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maria

maria Report 4 Jun 2013 18:18

I am trying to find a marriage cert for a Ada Spurr born in Nottingham 1903 to a William and Lizzie Spurr. I believe she married possibly someone in the high commision for jamaica? They lived on a plantation there sometime in the 1950s? Cannot find a marriage for her as I do not know spouses name.
Any help gratefully received!

LindainHerriotCountry

LindainHerriotCountry Report 4 Jun 2013 18:33

https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Jamaica

This gives a guide and links to research in Jamaica, you could try digging about in there

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 4 Jun 2013 19:00

Name: Ada Spurr
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1911
Gender: Female
Age: 7
Birthplace: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Nottingham
Sub-District: Nottingham South East
Parish: Nottingham
County: Nottinghamshire

patchem

patchem Report 4 Jun 2013 19:10

Welcome to the boards, Maria.

Have you any other information about her?

Thank-you

Fredk

Fredk Report 4 Jun 2013 19:17



1911 Census Household Record
Household information
Address 94 St Stephen's Road Nottingham
Parish Nottingham
Town Nottingham
Type of Building Private House
Number of Rooms Seven Rooms
Inhabited Y
Reference RG14PN20523 RG78PN1229 RD430 SD2 ED10 SN132
Administrative County Nottinghamshire
Registration District Nottingham
Registration Sub District Nottingham South East
Enumeration District 10
Householder 1
Name William Spurr
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Condition / Years Married Married
Gender M
Age 47
Estimated Year of Birth 1864
Occupation Clerk Nottm Corporation
Employed Y
Working at Home N
Industry Nottm Corporation
Place of Birth Nottingham
Nationality British
Householder 2
Name Lizzie Spurr
Relationship to Head of Household Wife
Condition / Years Married Married / 29 Years
Total Children Born Alive 7
Children Still Living 7
Gender F
Age 46
Estimated Year of Birth 1865
Occupation Housewife
Employed N
Working at Home N
Place of Birth Nottingham
Nationality British
Householder 3
Name Bertie Spurr
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Condition / Years Married Single
Gender M
Age 15
Estimated Year of Birth 1896
Occupation Carter Wine Merchants
Employed Y
Working at Home N
Place of Birth Nottingham
Nationality British
Householder 4
Name Bertha Spurr
Relationship to Head of Household Daughter
Condition / Years Married Single
Gender F
Age 12
Estimated Year of Birth 1899
Occupation School
Employed Y
Working at Home N
Place of Birth Nottingham
Nationality British
Householder 5
Name Robert Spurr
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Condition / Years Married Single
Gender M
Age 10
Estimated Year of Birth 1901
Occupation School
Employed Y
Working at Home N
Place of Birth Nottingham
Nationality British
Householder 6
Name Ada Spurr
Relationship to Head of Household Daughter
Condition / Years Married Single
Gender F
Age 7
Estimated Year of Birth 1904
Occupation School
Employed Y
Working at Home N
Place of Birth Nottingham
Nationality British
Householder 7
Name Walter Rose
Relationship to Head of Household Son In Law
Condition / Years Married Married
Gender M
Age 22
Estimated Year of Birth 1889
Occupation Clerk Costing
Employed Y
Working at Home N
Industry Furniture Manftrs
Place of Birth Nottingham
Nationality British
Householder 8
Name Hilda Rose
Relationship to Head of Household Daughter
Condition / Years Married Married
Gender F
Age 22
Estimated Year of Birth 1889
Occupation Assisting Housewife
Employed N
Working at Home N
Place of Birth Nottingham
Nationality British

Fredk

Fredk Report 4 Jun 2013 19:32


Birth Record
Name Ada Spurr
Year of Registration 1903
Quarter of Registration Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration District Nottingham
Registration County Nottinghamshire
Mother's maiden name
Volume Number 7B
Volume Page 356

Pam

Pam Report 4 Jun 2013 19:56

Have you tried Search All Trees which is under SEARCH on the right hand top of the page to see if anybody else has her in their tree ?

Catherine

Catherine Report 4 Jun 2013 21:17

Any idea if she had any children?
If she did, then what were their names, dates of birth?

Reggie

Reggie Report 4 Jun 2013 21:47

You don't need to know the spouse's name to look for a marriage

If her spouse was with the Jamaican High Commission in England, the odds are they married in England

Try looking for a marriage on ferebmd

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 4 Jun 2013 22:00

Household transcription
1911 census
Person: SPURR, Ada
Address: 94 St Stephen's Road Nottingham

SPURR, William Head Married M 47 1864 Clerk Nottm Corporation Nottingham VIEW
SPURR, Lizzie Wife Married29 years F 46 1865 Housewife Nottingham VIEW
SPURR, Bertie Son Single M 15 1896 Carter Wine Merchants Nottingham VIEW
SPURR, Bertha Daughter Single F 12 1899 School Nottingham VIEW
SPURR, Robert Son Single M 10 1901 School Nottingham VIEW
SPURR, Ada Daughter Single F 7 1904 School Nottingham VIEW
ROSE, Walter Son In Law Married M 22 1889 Clerk Costing Nottingham VIEW
ROSE, Hilda Daughter Married F 22 1889 Assisting Housewife Nottingham VIEW
RG number: RG14
Piece: 20523
Reference: RG14PN20523 RG78PN1229 RD430 SD2 ED10 SN132
Registration District: Nottingham
Sub District: Nottingham South East
Enumeration District: 10
Parish: Nottingham
Address: 94 St Stephen's Road Nottingham
County: Nottinghamshire
(7 children born and living)



Marriages Jun 1910 (>99%)
Rose Walter Nottingham 7b 704
SPURR Hilda Nottingham 7b 704

maria

maria Report 5 Jun 2013 03:15

Thanks for all of your replies folks - plenty to be getting on with...

Reggie

Reggie Report 5 Jun 2013 08:41

Linked.................

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1325874

maria

maria Report 11 Jun 2013 06:52

Have found a possible marriage for Ada on all of the various searches. I have a Ada Spurr marrying a john french in 1938 (which sounds a good possibility)....This Ada was born in 1903/4? But I cannot find whether this is the Ada I am looking for.....as I cannot cross check if this is the Ada born in nottingham and her mothers maiden name? Any help?

Fredk

Fredk Report 11 Jun 2013 07:08

For reference

Births Sep 1903 (>99%)
Spurr Ada Nottingham 7b 356 Scan available - click to view

ADA SPURR
England & Wales births 1837-2006
Collections from
Great Britain
Country
England
County
Nottinghamshire
Year
1903
Birth Year
1903
Event Quarter
3
District
NOTTINGHAM
Transcription

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 11 Jun 2013 08:23

Hello Maria, is this the marriage you found?

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005

Name: Ada Spurr
Spouse : John French
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1938
Registration District: Hemel Hempstead
Inferred County: Hertfordshire
Volume Number: 3a
Page Number: 4481

How do you know that this Ada was born 1903 - do you have the certificate?

If you don't have it then buying it will confirm, by the father's details on it, whether or not it is the right one.