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Surname Hynan

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Miranda Report 4 May 2013 19:12

I am looking to trace my ancestors

I Have a john hynan c1859 who married sarah woolley c1855 but cant trace it back any further. where do i look next?


lancashireAnn Report 4 May 2013 19:27

Hi Miranda

can you tell us roughly when and where they married please


TootyFruity Report 4 May 2013 19:43

Hi Miranda and welcome to the boards

It would be very much appreciated if you could give details on where you found the marriage as nothing turning up on freebmd.


Miranda Report 4 May 2013 19:44

im not 100 % sure if they married but they had children together..

all i know is she was from killdare ireland

she had two children with the surname hynan

john thomas hynan 1878-1968
sarah i hynan 1879


Miranda Report 4 May 2013 19:46

she was also with a william woolley who she had more children with im guessing she married him as same surname...

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 4 May 2013 19:47

Were the children also born in Ireland?


Miranda Report 4 May 2013 19:48

no manchester

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 4 May 2013 19:54

for ref

Births Mar 1879
Hynan Sarah Jane Prestwich 8d 404

not seeing a birth for John?


Miranda Report 4 May 2013 19:56

1901 Census Record
Personal Information
Name John T Hynan
Relation to Head of Family Visitor
Age Last Birthday 23
Sex Male
Profession or Occupation Core Maker Iron
Condition as to Marriage Single
Where Born Openshaw Manchester
Address 36 Barnabas St
Civil Parish South Manchester
Rural District
Town or Village or Hamlet
Ecclesiastical Parish Openshaw St Barnabas With St Luke
Parliamentary Borough or Division Lancashire S E Gorton Division
County Borough, Municipal Borough or Urban District Manchester
Administrative County Manchester
Ward of Municipal Borough or Urban District Openshaw
Reference Information
Folio 74
Page 28
Piece 3680
© brightsolid online publishing ltd


Miranda Report 4 May 2013 19:59

rambling rose who is sarah jane preswich? im confused


MarieCeleste Report 4 May 2013 20:03

Just posting the full 1901 in case we establish a link via the family he is visiting:

LONGLEY, Edith J Head Married F 29 1872 Manchester, Lancashire
LONGLEY, Robert Son Single M 10 1891 Horwich
LONGLEY, Elizabeth A Daughter Single F 8 1893 Horwich
LONGLEY, John Son Single M 3 1898 Horwich
LONGLEY, Thomas Son Single M 0 (2 MOS) 1901 Openshaw Manchester
MAKIN, Sarah A Niece Single F 21 1880 Cotton Spinner Manchester
HYNAN, John T Visitor Single M 23 1878 Core Maker Manchester
COOPER, James A Nephew Single M 14 1887 Steam Hammer Driver
Manchester, Lancashire

Piece: 3680 Folio: 74 Page: 28
Registration District: Chorlton
Civil Parish: South Manchester

Address: 36, Barnabas Street, South Manchester County: Lancashire


Londonbelle Report 4 May 2013 20:04

1911 Census..... John?

Name: John Thomas Hynan
Age in 1911: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1877
Relation to Head: Boarder
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Civil parish: Manchester
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Street Address: 9 Abington Street Miles Platting Manchester
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Core Maker
Registration district: Manchester
Registration District Number: 466
Sub-registration district: St George
ED, institution, or vessel: 30
Piece: 24163
Household Members:
Name Age
George Edwin Green 35
Sarah Jane Green 32
John Thomas Hynan 34
George William Green 8

If so this is the marriage of Sarah Jane

Name: Sarah Jones Hynan
Birth Year: abt 1879
Age: 22
Marriage Date: 6 Apr 1901
Parish: Higher Openshaw, St Clement
Parish as it Appears: Higher Openshaw, St Clement
Father's Name: William Hynan
Spouse's Name: George Edwin Green
Spouse's Father's Name: George Green
Reference Number: GB127.M799/1/2/2



MarieCeleste Report 4 May 2013 20:06

Miranda, who were the children she had with William Woolley and when/where were they born?


Miranda Report 4 May 2013 20:08

Sarah jane
or sarah jones hynan?

or was jones her maiden name?

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 4 May 2013 20:08

Sarah Jane Hynan , born Prestwich is the only birth I can see for that date Miranda?


Miranda Report 4 May 2013 20:12

I dont know place of birth..

children are hannah woolley 1883
elizabeth a wooley 1885
clara woolley 1887


MarieCeleste Report 4 May 2013 20:12

On the 1901 marriage posted above Sarah Jane Hynan's address is 28 Margaret Street, this is who was there when the census was taken on 31 March 1901:

HYLAND, Ann Head Widow F 39 1862 Washer In Laundry Ireland Kings County
HYLAND, Mary Daughter Single F 22 1879 Ironer Laundry Ireland Kings County
SANKEY, Charles Adopted Single M 8 1893 Harrogate, Yorkshire

RG number: RG13 Piece: 3681 Folio: 50 Page: 31
Sub District: Ardwick Enumeration
District: 51 Ecclesiastical
Parish: Higher Openshaw St Clements

Address: 28, Margaret Street, South Manchester County: Lancashire


MarieCeleste Report 4 May 2013 20:17

Miranda, if she had the Woolley children in the 1880s but had the children with John Hynan in the 1870s the her maiden name is going to be something else altogether.

I have a suspicion that things aren't adding up here.

Who are you working back from?

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 4 May 2013 20:17

1891 England Census about Hannah Woolley
Name: Hannah Woolley
Age: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1883
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: William Woolley
Mother's Name: Sarah Woolley
Gender: Female
Where born: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Civil parish: Newton
Ecclesiastical parish: Newton St Ann
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status:

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Registration district: Prestwich
Sub-registration district: Newton
ED, institution, or vessel: 13
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3253
Folio: 110
Page Number: 39
Household Members:
Name Age
William Woolley 48
Sarah Woolley 36
Hannah Woolley 8
Elizabeth A Woolley 6
Clara Woolley 4
John T Hyman 14
Sarah J Hyman 12


Miranda Report 4 May 2013 20:21

im completely confused now.

i want to find out john hynan c1859 (who fathered sarah and john) s parents names