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Jayne

Jayne Report 7 Jun 2013 00:01

Trying to find a last address for a Ruby Mary A Groom d.o.b. 1894 died Jan- Feb 1981 known to be living in Bristol. My grandmother ( mums mum) her maiden name was Fisher. Married my grandfather in 1919, but think she may have left the marital home when my mother was only young. My mum had been told her mother had died. Please can anyone help? I don't think there are any divorce records, and my grandfather didn't marry again. :-(

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 7 Jun 2013 00:10

Her last known address should be on the death certificate:-

Name: GROOM, Ruby Mary A
Registration district: Bristol
County: Gloucestershire
Year of registration: 1981
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Date of birth: 13 May 1894
Volume no: 22
Page no: 0493

Kath. x

Jayne

Jayne Report 7 Jun 2013 16:58

Thank you for the reply. Is there any way I can get this info without having to buy a death certificate. I have just sent off for a copy of my mother's birth cert, as my sister who holds on to my mums paperwork, is unable to read the original, as its very old and a bit tatty and the ink has faded really badly. I am hunted by the fact that my mum grew up not knowing who her mother was, believing she had died when she was young. My sisters were shocked when I told them I had found out mums mum had died when she was 86, in 1981. I feel so sad. :-(

jax

jax Report 7 Jun 2013 17:07

No not really

It will also give name of informant although she could well have died in a nursing home

HeyJudeB4Beatles

HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 7 Jun 2013 18:26

Jayne..I feel for you. Families are funny things.

When I married, my husband's side of the church consisted of his parents and his brother and his wife and their son. His sister was our bridesmaid and her son was too young to be there. I had to pad the church out with my friends :-)

When I started researching my family tree in 2004/5, I concentrated on my lines. When I had done as much as I thought I could I turned my attention to my husband's family. After all, they were my children's family. Imagine my surprise and sadness to find that his paternal grandparents were not only alive when we married, they were alive after until the children were around six years old. Great grandparents they never knew :-(

If you are sure it's her then buy the death certificate. Whether it tells you all you want to know it will still be worth £9.25

Jude

Jayne

Jayne Report 7 Jun 2013 22:24

Thanks for the posts. I just don't want to keep sending off for endless documentation, and not be any nearer to finding out what really happened between family members. Maybe I will never find out the truth. Jude thank you for your post, that is a bit how I feel. When my mum was in hospital nearing the end of her like, my sister's and I took it in turns to stay all night at mums bedside. Mum drifted in and out of sleep, when I was with her, she woke up in the early hours, and said just out of the blue, "Is that you mummy". I was a bit shocked, she didn't have dementia or any think like that. I just cuddled her, and told her I loved her. Its only now that I think how she must have thought about her own mother all those years, not even knowing she was still alive. Mum died two days later on my birthday. I feel I need to find out what really happened.

Reggie

Reggie Report 7 Jun 2013 22:28

Better to spend £9.25 than to be left wondering.................,

Reggie

Reggie Report 7 Jun 2013 22:32

1911 census

Person: FISHER, Ruby Address: 136 Pennywell Road

FISHER, Ruben Head Married M 61 1850 General Dealer Plymouth VIEW
FISHER, Clara Wife Married17 years F 36 1875 Bristol Glos VIEW
FISHER, Ernest Son M 13 1898 School Bristol Glos VIEW
FISHER, Ruby Daughter Single F 16 1895 Chocolate Manufacture Packer Bristol Glos

Reggie

Reggie Report 7 Jun 2013 22:37

Marriages Sep 1893 (>99%)

Fisher Reuben Martin Barton R. 6a 362
Granville Clara Barton R. 6a 362

Reggie

Reggie Report 7 Jun 2013 22:40

1901 census

Person: FISHER, Ruby Address: 90, Lawrence Hill, Bristol

FISHER, Reuben Head Married M 52 1849 General Dealer
Cullampton, Devonshire VIEW
FISHER, Clara Wife Married F 28 1873 Shop Keeper (Toys)
Bristol, Gloucestershire VIEW
FISHER, Ruby Daughter Single F 6 1895
Bristol, Gloucestershire VIEW
FISHER, Ernest Son Single M 3 1898
Bristol, Gloucestershire

Jayne

Jayne Report 7 Jun 2013 22:47

Thanks Reggie. At last I have something to go on.

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Jun 2013 08:27

1891 census


Person: GRANVILLE, Clara Address: 2, Gloucester Road, St Philip & St Jacob Out, Bristol

GULWELL, Henry Head Married M 60 1831 General Dealer
Newington-Bagpath, Gloucestershire VIEW
GULWELL, Mary A Wife Married F 59 1832 General Dealer
Bristol VIEW
GRANVILLE, Clara Adopted Daughter Single F 17 1874
Bristol

Marriages Dec 1875 (>99%)
Clack Mary Ann Bristol 6a 186
GULWELL Henry Bristol 6a 186
Murphy Susan Mary Bristol 6a 186
SPENCER Frederick Bristol 6a 186

Clara's birth was not registered..............so I'm afraid the line ends there, unless you can find a baptism record

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Jun 2013 08:40

Reuben Martin
Surname:Fisher
Year:1848
Month:Apr
Day:16
Father's Forename:Robert
Mother's Forename:Sarah
Mother's Surname:
Birth Day:28
Birth Month:Apr
Birth Year:1846
Dedication:St AndrewPlace:Plymouth
County:DevonPage:354
Archive Ref:358/14/b
Notes:Record source:Baptism Register - Transcripts Data provider:Plymouth & West Devon Record Office CollectionTranscriptions © brightsolid online publishing ltd

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Jun 2013 08:43

Deaths Mar 1928 (>99%)
Fisher Rueben M 82 Bristol 6a 243

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Jun 2013 08:45

1851 census


Person: FISHER, Robert Address: 12, Nicholls's Court, High Street, Saint Andrew, Plymouth

FISHER, Robert Head Married M 36 1815 Mason
Ottery St Mary, Devonshire VIEW
FISHER, Sarah Wife Married F 39 1812
Collumpton, Devonshire VIEW
FISHER, William Son M 12 1839 Errand Boy
Collumpton, Devonshire VIEW
FISHER, Elizabeth Daughter F 8 1843 Scholar
Collumpton, Devonshire VIEW
FISHER, Robert Son M 7 1844 Scholar
Collumpton, Devonshire VIEW
FISHER, Reuben Son M 5 1846 Scholar
Collumpton, Devonshire VIEW
FISHER, James Son M 3 1848 Scholar
Plymouth, Devonshire VIEW
FISHER, Uriah Son M 1 1850
Plymouth, Devonshire

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Jun 2013 08:50

Surname:Fisher
Forenames:Robert
Father's Forename:James
Mother's Forename:Anne
Father's Occupation:Weaver
Year:1814
Month:Jun
Day:1
Abode:Yonder Street
Parish:Ottery St Mary
Town Or City:County:Devon
Record source:Devon Baptisms - Transcripts
Find out more Data provider:Devon Family History SocietyTranscriptions © Devon Family History Society

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Jun 2013 08:52


Groom's Surname:Fisher
Groom's Forename:Robert
Bride's Surname:Martin
Bride's Forename:Sarah
Year:1835
Month:Oct
Day:4
Parish:Cullompton
Town Or City:County:Devon
Entry No.:Notes:
Record source:Devon Marriages - Transcripts
Find out more Data provider:Devon Family History SocietyTranscriptions © Devon Family History Society

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Jun 2013 08:57

Groom's Surname:Fisher
Groom's Forename:James
Bride's Surname:Turner
Bride's Forename:Ann
Year:1802
Month:Oct
Day:16
Parish:Ottery St Mary
Town Or City:County:Devon
Entry No.:Notes:Record source:Devon Marriages - Transcripts
Find out more Data provider:Devon Family History Society

Reggie

Reggie Report 25 Jun 2013 23:15

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