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james kirk

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Sarah Report 9 May 2013 20:35

im trying to find information on the parents of my 3x great grandfather James kirk born c.1798 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. he was married to Aviss Clarke
Any information that can be found would be gratefully accepted
thank you

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 9 May 2013 22:02

1851 (not sure if them?)
KIRK, James Head Married M 52 1799 Ag Lab
Loughton, Lincolnshire
KIRK, Avis Wife Married F 52 1799
Wainfleet All Sts, Lincolnshire
Piece: 2109
Folio: 215
Page: 18
Registration District: Spilsby
Civil Parish: Wainfleet St Marys
Municipal Borough:
Address: Mouse Lane, Wainfleet St Marys
County: Lincolnshire

Chris :)


alviegal Report 9 May 2013 22:05

This is the 1841 but no news of his parents. Wonder where young Emma is in 1851?

1841 census transcription details for: Marsh, Wainfleet St Mary
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National Archive Reference:
RG number: HO107
Piece: 648
Book/Folio: 4/24
Page: 16
Reg. District: Spilsby
Sub District: Wainfleet All Saints
Parish: Wainfleet St Mary
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Marsh, Wainfleet St Mary
County: Lincolnshire
Name Relation Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
KIRK, James M 40 1801 Lincolnshire
KIRK, Avice F 40 1801 Lincolnshire
KIRK, Elizabeth F 14 1827 Lincolnshire
KIRK, James M 11 1830 Lincolnshire
KIRK, William M 9 1832 Lincolnshire
KIRK, Eliza F 7 1834 Lincolnshire
KIRK, Emma F 5 1836 Lincolnshire


Pam Report 9 May 2013 22:08

Not sure how you know whether or not it is the right James Kirk but there is this one on Familysearch

James Kirk
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

parents:William Kirk, Mary

Name :James Kirk
Gender :Male
Christening Date :28 Aug 1796
Birth Date
Death Date
Name Note
Father's Name :William Kirk
Father's Birthplace
Father's Age
Mother's Name :Mary
Mother's Birthplace
Mother's Age
Indexing Project (Batch) NumberC02975-1
System OriginEngland-ODM
GS Film number504556
Reference ID


brummiejan Report 9 May 2013 22:10

This is from Freereg - a bit late, though not unheard of for baptisms to take place some time after birth:

County Lincolnshire
Place Gainsborough
Church All Saints
BaptismDate 31 Oct 1807
Forename James
Sex M
FatherForename Robt
MotherForename Elizth
FatherSurname KIRK
MotherSurname KIRK
FatherOccupation Tailor
FileNumber 18225

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 9 May 2013 22:13

County Lincolnshire
Place Wainfleet St Mary
Church St Mary
RegisterNumber 122
BaptismDate 29 Aug 1819
Forename Mary
Sex F
FatherForename James
MotherForename Avis
FatherSurname KIRK
Abode Wainfleet St Mary
FatherOccupation Labourer

(above from below link)

Chris :)

Groom Forename(s):James
Groom Surname:Kirk
Bride Forename(s):Avise
Bride Surname:Clark
Parish:Wainfleet All Saints
Deanery:Calcewaithe and Candleshoe
Notes:Bishop's Transcript only. Also in Thorpe Register
Record source:Lincolnshire Marriage Index
Data provider:Lincolnshire Family History Society

First name(s): Avis
Last name: KIRK
Date of burial 21 Feb 1889
Age at death: 90
Calculated year of birth: 1799
Place of burial Wainfleet
Dedication: All Saints
County: Lincolnshire

First name(s): James
Last name: KIRK
Date of burial 17 Nov 1875
Age at death: 76
Calculated year of birth: 1799
Place of burial Wainfleet
Dedication: St Mary
County: Lincolnshire


brummiejan Report 9 May 2013 22:15

Not sure where you get info he was born Gainsborough - though I'm not familiar with the area I must admit!!

1861 England Census
Name: James Kirk
Age: 66
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1795
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Aviss Kirk
Gender: Male
Where born: Stockworth, Lincolnshire, England

Civil parish: Wainfleet St Mary
County/Island: Lincolnshire

Registration district: Spilsby
Sub-registration district: Wainfleet All Saints

James Kirk 66
Aviss Kirk 63


alviegal Report 9 May 2013 22:24

You probably already know Avis' parents.

parents:Edward Clark, Mary

NameAvis Clark
Christening Date17 Jun 1798


Sarah Report 9 May 2013 23:29

thanks everyone i think i will have to go to Lincoln to the record hall to find out for sure who is parents but im gathering that it will be william and mary but there is no information on them.
and thank you alviegal for putting on avis's parents aswell