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Montague Norman Martin in the 1901 census

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Thomas Report 12 Jul 2013 23:18

Montague Norman Martin born 1871 in Bromley (Farnborough) Kent (2a 349)
Married Mary Jane Spence in Bradford in 1891 (9b 159)

I have him in 1881 in Kent, 1891 and 1911 in Leeds but in 1901 he is missing whilst his wife Mary and family are living with her sister in Leeds who had become Eliza Taylor: -
Enumeration District 30
Parliamentary Borough WEST LEEDS
Registration District HOLBECK
Archive Reference RG13
Folio 31
Page 30
Piece Number 4204

1911 reference where he is present 10 years later: -

Enumeration District 31
Registration District HOLBECK
Registration District Number 502
SubDistrict Number 1
Census Reference RG14PN27207 RG78PN1554 RD502 SD1 ED31 SN258
Archive Reference RG14
Piece Number 27207

Please can anyone find him in the 1901 census? I would like to know why he was missing and why his wife and family were thus living with other family.
Thank You


MarieCeleste Report 12 Jul 2013 23:33

Was he much of a traveller? Perhaps he was away in 1901.

Don't know if this is him?

UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
Name: Montague Martin
Birth Date: abt 1869
Age: 27
Port of Departure: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Arrival Date: Oct 1896
Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England
Ship Name: Indiana
Official Number: 100080

Occupation is farmer


MarieCeleste Report 12 Jul 2013 23:34

Age a couple of years different on marriage:

West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935

Name: Monday William Martin (Montague Norman on image) grocers assistant
Birth Year: abt 1869
Age: 22
Marriage or Bann Date: 6 Sep 1891
Parish: Bradford, St Peter (Bradford Cathedral)
Father's Name: Richard Martin (Deceased)
Spouse's Name: Mary Jane Spence (19)
Spouse's Father's Name: James Spence - wood sawyer

Neither previously married, both give address as 79 Westgrove Street.

Witnesses: Henry Wood and Nellie Render


GlitterBaby Report 12 Jul 2013 23:35

Have you checked the 1901 image just in case he is missing from the transcription - it does happen


Thomas Report 12 Jul 2013 23:36

It could be a possibility, but he was only a mechanics labourer, unless he went over there for work? Thank You for looking it was very kind.


Thomas Report 12 Jul 2013 23:37

I have checked the 1901 image.