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Marriage for Lydia Martin after 1922

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MarieCeleste Report 8 Jul 2013 17:45

Well Christine, I would certainly recommend getting the 1918 and the 1925 marriage certificates for Edward to see what he gives as his marital status.

Looks like he was still married to at least one wife when he married the next!


Christine Report 8 Jul 2013 17:35

Thank you to each and every one very useful info. christine


MarieCeleste Report 8 Jul 2013 17:30

Going back to the question whether Edward Thomas Linsdell had children from a previous marriage, I can't find him or Rosina on the 1901. It looks like Ada Florence on the 1911, recorded as Linsdell, was actually Harriett's daughter from a previous relationship per this 1901:

TONKS, Edward Head Married M 54 1847 Brass Finisher St Lukes, London
TONKS, Mary Wife Married F 51 1850 St Lukes, London
BOWTELL, Harriett Daughter Married F 25 1876 Tailoress St Lukes, London
TONKS, Susan Daughter Single F 20 1881 Feather Curler Stepney, London
TONKS, Edward Son Single M 13 1888 Errant Boy Stepney, London
BOWTELL, Florence Grand Daughter F 3 1898 Bow, London

Piece: 329 Folio: 117 Page: 15
Registration District: Mile End Old Town
Civil Parish: Mile End Old Town

Address: 2, Silver Street, Mile End Old Town County: London

Her father was William Arthur Bowtell per baptism.


MarieCeleste Report 8 Jul 2013 17:10

I can find no record of a death for Rosina Lindsell, and there is nothing in divorce records on ancestry or National Archives.

There is this:

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005

Name: Rosina Linsdell
Spouse : William P Start
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1929
Registration District: West Ham
Inferred County: Essex
Volume Number: 4a
Page Number: 594


This death matches the age on the marriage 1896 to Linsdell:

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Rosina Start
Birth Date: abt 1874
Date of Registration: Mar 1937
Age at Death: 63
Registration District: Islington
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume: 1b
Page: 400

EDIT: There is also a Rosina Start of a similar age on th 1901 & 1911 married to a Joseph J so that death might be hers.


MarieCeleste Report 8 Jul 2013 16:59

Some further info from that 1896 marriage in case it comes in useful.

Edward Thomas was a draper of 43 Clark Street. Father Alfred deceased.

Rosina's address Continental Hotel, Euston Road. Father Henry Jacob was a drayman.

Neither married before.

Witnesses: Richard Chamberlin and Georgina Taylor.


MarieCeleste Report 8 Jul 2013 16:54

Rather odd! If the marriages above all relate to the same man (and there's no reason why they shouldn't) then he was married twice before he married Lydia, as shown above. The first time to Rosina in 1896 and the second to Harriett in 1918. However, the 1911 shows him already with Harriet:

1911 England Census

Name: Edward Thomas Linsdell
Age in 1911: 38
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1873
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male

Birth Place: Ridge, Cambridge, England
Civil Parish: Mile End Old Town
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 28 Pattison St, Stepney, London E

Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 14
Estimated Marriage Year: 1897
Occupation: CARTER

Registration District: Mile End Old Town
Registration District Number: 21
Sub-registration District: Mile End Old Town South Western
ED, institution, or vessel: 20
Piece: 1591

Household Members:
Name Age
Edward Thomas Linsdell 38
Harriett Ada Linsdell 35 b St Luke's London
Ada Florence Linsdell 13 b Bow, London

Harriett had borne 4 children, only 1 alive.


Cynthia Report 8 Jul 2013 13:51

As Christine is a fairly new poster, I will send her a friendly message on how to return to her thread. :-)


Reggie Report 7 Jul 2013 19:21


Gins Report 7 Jul 2013 18:36

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921

Name:Edward Thomas Linsdell
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1874
Spouse Name:Rosina Taylor

Spouse Age:22

Event Date:10 May 1896

Parish:Stepney St Philip

Borough:Tower Hamlets

Father Name:
Alfred Linsdell
Spouse Father Name:Henry Jacob Taylor

Register Type:Parish Register

Do you have any ages, birth places etc?


brummiejan Report 7 Jul 2013 18:34


Births Mar 1874 (>99%)
LINSDELL Edward Thomas Newmarket 3b 562

Name: Edward T Linsdell
Spouse Harriett A Bowtell
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1918
Registration District: Stepney
Inferred County: London
Volume Number: 1c
Page Number: 432
Name: Edward T Linsdell
Birth Date: abt 1875
Date of Registration: Mar 1950
Age at Death: 75
Registration District: essex South Western
Inferred County: Essex
Volume: 5a
Page: 201


Londonbelle Report 7 Jul 2013 18:30

Possible marriage

Marriages Dec 1925
Clarke Dudley Hickey W.Ham 4a 668
Hickey Bridget Clarke W.Ham 4a 668
>>>Linsdell Edward T Martin W.Ham 4a 668
>>>Martin Lydia Linsdell W.Ham 4a 668


brummiejan Report 7 Jul 2013 18:29

It's on Freebmd Christine!

Marriages Dec 1925
Linsdell Edward T Martin W.Ham 4a 668
Martin Lydia Linsdell W.Ham 4a 668



brummiejan Report 7 Jul 2013 18:28

For location:

Marriages Dec 1903 (>99%)
EASTOE Lydia Stepney 1c 611
MARTIN Alexander John Stepney 1c 611


Christine Report 7 Jul 2013 18:25

My Grandmother was married to Alexander Martin who died in 1922. She then married an Edward Linsdell but I am unable to find this marriage. Her maiden name was eastoe her first marriage was 1903. He took on six children and although my father never said he had step brothers or sisters I was wondering if Edward himself had been married before. Thanks Christine