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Hardy and Gilgan Families

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Terence

Terence Report 9 Jul 2013 15:00

Hi,am looking for help regarding above families.There is a marriage certificate in the family which says Thomas Hardy,22 married Mary Gilgan,19,at St.Giles Church
Durham, 21/02/1853 and they were both residents of Gilesgate.Thomas was born
Co.Durham and we think was a Joiner.Mary was born Sligo,Ireland.Thomas's father is given as Peter Hardy,Pitman,and Mary's father is given as Brian Gilgan,Gardener,also b.Ireland.Unfortunately we have no proven information of any of them before this date.Can anyone help,please,
Terry L.

safc

safc Report 9 Jul 2013 15:13

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Name: Thomas Hardy
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 27 Dec 1830
Christening Place: AUCKLAND SAINT ANDREW,DURHAM,ENGLAND
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Peter Hardy
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Mary
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: P00021-4
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 434938

safc

safc Report 9 Jul 2013 15:18

Name: Thomas Hardy
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Male
Age: 39
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Birthplace: Bishop Auckland, Durham
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Durham
Sub-District: St Nicholas
Parish: St Giles
County: Durham
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Thomas Hardy M 39 Bishop Auckland, Durham
Wife Mary Hardy F 36 Sleyes, Ireland
Son John Hardy M 17 Durham, Durham
Son Thomas Hardy M 15 Durham, Durham
Son William Hardy M 13 Durham, Durham
Son Peter Hardy M 11 Durham, Durham
Son Matthew Hardy M 6 Durham, Durham
Daughter Sarah Ann Hardy F 2 Durham, Durham
Son Joseph Hardy M 0 Durham, Durham

Maddie

Maddie Report 9 Jul 2013 15:27

a tree on ancestry has peter hardy (n0 date 0f birth )

Marriage to Margaret Bennett
1829 26 Dec
Durham City, England.
Bishops Transcripts. Durham, St Giles. Page 224.
Death
1831 abt
Durham County, England.

MARGARET BENNETT
Birth
1804
Durham City, England.
5 source citations
Marriage to Peter Hardy
1829 26 Dec Age: 25
Durham City, England.
Bishops Transcripts. Durham, St Giles. Page 224.

Marriage to Thomas Sewell
1834 23 Jun Age: 30
Durham City, England.
Bishops Transcripts. Durham, St Giles. Page 268.

Residence
1841 Age: 37
Gillygate, Durham City, England.
1 source citation
Residence
1851 Age: 47
183 Gilesgate, Durham City, England.
1 source citation
Residence
1861 Age: 57
183 Gilesgate, Durham City, England.
1 source citation

Residence
1871 Age: 67
Station Lane, Gilesgate, Durham City, England.
Widow.
1 source citation

Death
1877 Jul Age: 73
Durham City, England.


1 source citation

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Maddie

Maddie Report 9 Jul 2013 15:30


Peter Hardy, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
Name: Peter Hardy
Gender: Male
Burial Date: 23 Oct 1831
Burial Place:
Death Date:
Death Place:
Age:
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status:
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I03213-7
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1545443
Reference ID: 78-621

Maddie

Maddie Report 9 Jul 2013 15:32

ONLY A POSSIBILTY

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
Name: Peter Hardy
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 21 Oct 1806
Christening Place: AUCKLAND SAINT ANDREW,DURHAM,ENGLAND
Birth Date: 21 Oct 1806
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Peter Hardy
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Mary Bowker
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: P00021-3
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 434937
Reference ID:

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 9 Jul 2013 15:34

An Ancestry tree has parents Peter Hardy and Margaret Bennett - obviously the Peter above.

Margaret must have re-married:

1851 England Census
Name: Thomas Hardy (JOINER)
Age: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Thomas Sewell
Mother's Name: Margaret Sewell
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Durham, England

Civil Parish: Durham St Giles
Town: Durham
County/Island: Durham
Country: England

Registration District: Durham(Street Indexed)
Sub-registration District: St Nicholas
ED, institution, or vessel: 5a

Thomas Sewell 41
Margaret Sewell 47
Mary Ann Bennet 26
Thomas Hardy 21
Margaret Sewell 15
Joseph Sewell 13
Bennet Sewell 10
James Sewell 10
John Bennet 2 Relation: Grandson

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 9 Jul 2013 15:34


1841 England Census
Name: Thomas Hardy
Age: 10
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1831
Gender: Male
Where born: Durham, England

Civil Parish: St Giles
Hundred: Durham City
County/Island: Durham

Registration District: Durham and Lanchester
Sub-registration District: St Nicholas

Mary Ann Bennett 14
Thomas Hardy 10

Also in household but not transcribed together:

Thomas Sewell 31
Margaret Sewell 39
Margaret Sewell 5
Joseph Sewell 2
Bennett Sewell 1 Mo
James Sewell 1 Mo




safc

safc Report 9 Jul 2013 15:36

????

Bryan Gilgan, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
Name: Bryan Gilgan
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1841
Gender: Male
Age: 40
Birthplace: Ireland
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Liverpool
Sub-District: Dale Street
Parish: Liverpool
County: Lancashire

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Jul 2013 15:46

To confirm safc's 1871............Thomas was recorded as being a Joiner

Terence

Terence Report 10 Jul 2013 09:26

Thanks very much to all you helpers.That certainly helps a bit.Keep any info. coming.


Cheers, Terry L.

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 10 Jul 2013 12:20

Terence....The children of Thomas and Mary were all Christened St Cuthberts Durham....I would suggest Mary's name was originally " Gilligan/"..some of the Baptisms have her transcribed as Lulligan..!!
The only Brian G.I have found so far corresponds with the one posted for Dale St.Liverpool (1871)

Brian "Gillighan" 77 b Co Sligo.

Name: Bryan Gillighan
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Male
Age: 77
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Birthplace: Sligo
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Liverpool
Sub-District: Dale Street
Parish: Liverpool
County: Lancashire
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Bryan Gillighan M 77 Sligo
Son-in-law Patrick Mcgrath M 50 Roscommon
Grandson John Mcgrath M 7 Liverpool, Lancashire

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 10 Jul 2013 12:54

The Patrick McGrath above married Catherine Gilligan..

Name: Patrick Mc Grath
Spouse's Name: Catherine Gillighan
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 06 Nov 1843
Event Place: Saint Nicholas,Liverpool,Lancashire,England

Terence

Terence Report 10 Jul 2013 16:01

Once again,a big thank you.I wonder when the family actually arrived in England, at Liverpool.?Not sure.
Thanks,Terry L.