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John Ryan Armstrong known as Jack

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Sheena Jane

Sheena Jane Report 23 Jul 2013 16:57

He was brought up in Gateshead and born in about 1909.
He travelled to North Borneo by ship in 1950, lived in Sandakan and was an engineer. Don't know which company he worked for.

Returned to England in the 60's and passed away in Gosport Hampshire in 1966.

He had a half sister called Pat married to Jack and they had one daughter called Joan, all living in the Gateshead area.

Can anyone help please?

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jul 2013 17:00

Here he is in 1911:-

1911 England Census about John Ryan Armstrong
Name: John Ryan Armstrong
Age in 1911: 2
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1909
Relation to Head: Grandson
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Gateshead, Durham, England
Civil Parish: Elswick
County/Island: Northumberland
Country: England
Street Address: 42 Maple St N C
Registration District: Newcastle upon Tyne
Registration District Number: 558
Sub-registration District: Elswick
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Piece: 30584
Household Members:
Name Age
Elizebeth McGuire 46
Catherine McGuire 26
Theresa McGuire 20
Catherine McKiver 19
Sydney Armstrong 3
John Ryan Armstrong 2
John Edward Armstrong 26 - Son in law (widower)
Michael Davitt Kelly 28
Andrew Bell 50

States married for 4yrs so possible marriage for John Ed. Armstrong:-
Marriages Sep 1907 (>99%)
Armstrong John Edwin Gateshead 10a 1816
HOOD Samuel Gateshead 10a 1816
HOPKINS Florence Maud Gateshead 10a 1816
HOPPER Mary Ann Gateshead 10a 1816
HOWD Mary Ann Gateshead 10a 1816

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jul 2013 17:01

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 about John Ryan Armstrong
Name: John Ryan Armstrong
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1909
Registration District: Gateshead
Inferred County: Durham
Volume: 10a
Page: 1065

Birth cert. will give you his parents names + mmn.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 23 Jul 2013 17:02

Hello Sheena, what sort of info are you looking for?

Births Jun 1909 (>99%)
ARMSTRONG John Ryan Gateshead 10a 1065

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 23 Jul 2013 17:05

Probable marriage given grandmother's name

Marriages Mar 1907 (>99%)
ARMSTRONG John Edward Newcastle T. 10b 177

MCGUIRE Mary Elizabeth Newcastle T. 10b 177

Stuart

Stuart Report 23 Jul 2013 17:09

Welcome to the boards Sheena. What do you want to know? Do you know if he married and where/to who or his parents names. There are quite a few John Armstrongs aged 1/2 in Gateshead 1911 census

To get back to the thread click on My Threads under Tools on the left hand side of the page and put a reply in the white box at the bottom of your thread.

Births Jun 1909 (>99%)
ARMSTRONG John Ryan Gateshead 10a 1065

So he may have shown on the 1911 (Taken 2 April)as aged 1 or 2 as it's possible he was born up to 6 weeks before he was registered


Civil Registration event: Death

Name: ARMSTRONG, John R
Registration district: Gosport
County: Hampshire
Year of registration: 1966
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Age at death: 57
Volume no: 6B
Page no: 433

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 23 Jul 2013 17:12

If that marriage is correct possible death for Mary E Armstrong ( nee McGuire)

ARMSTRONG Mary E 25 Newcastle T. 10b 46

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jul 2013 17:13

Looks as though married in Newcastle not Gateshead:-

Marriages Mar 1907 (>99%)
xxxxx ARMSTRONG John Edward Newcastle T. 10b 177
BRUCE Benjamin Thomas Newcastle T. 10b 177
Chambers Elizabeth Ann Newcastle T. 10b 177
xxxxx MCGUIRE Mary Elizabeth Newcastle T. 10b 177

Stuart

Stuart Report 23 Jul 2013 17:14

1911 census transcription details for: 42 Maple Street Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

National Archive Reference:
RG14PN30584 RG78PN1753 RD558 SD3 ED6 SN18
Reg. District: Newcastle upon Tyne
Sub District: Elswick
Parish: Elswick
Enum. District: 6
Address: 42 Maple Street Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
County: Northumberland
Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
MCGUIRE, Elizabeth Head Married F 46 1865 Carlisle Cumberland
MCGUIRE, Catherine Daughter Single F 26 1885 Barmaid Longhdon Dumfresshire
MCGUIRE, Theresa Daughter Single F 20 1891 Barmaid Newcastle/tyne Northumberland
ARMSTRONG, Sydney Grandson M 3 1908 Gateshead Durham
ARMSTRONG, John Bryan Grandson M 2 1909 Gateshead Durham
ARMSTRONG, John Edward Son-In-Law Widow M 26 1885 Publican's Manager Gateshead Durham
KELLY, Michael Davitt Boarder Single M 28 1883 Publican's Manager Draperstown Co Down
BELL, Andrew Brother Single M 50 1861 Labourer General Tyrone Co Tyrone Resident

John Edward Armstrong already a widower - it says 4 children born to marriage and 2 still living, 2 died

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 23 Jul 2013 17:15

What is quite interesting is following that census in 1911, John Edward appears to have married his late wife's sister?


Marriages Mar 1912 (>99%)
Armstrong John E McGuire Newcastle T. 10b 142

McGuire Theresa Armstrong Newcastle T. 10b 142

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jul 2013 17:16

Possible death, but only a possible:-

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007 about John E Armstrong
Name: John E Armstrong
Birth Date: abt 1885
Date of Registration: Jun 1949
Age at Death: 64
Registration District: Gateshead
Inferred County: Durham
Volume: 1a
Page: 729
...................................

Another possible:-

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007 about John E Armstrong
Name: John E Armstrong
Birth Date: abt 1884
Date of Registration: Dec 1950
Age at Death: 66
Registration District: Durham South eastern
Inferred County: Durham
Volume: 1a
Page: 619

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 23 Jul 2013 17:17

Half sister to Ryan?

Births Sep 1917 (>99%)
Armstrong Patricia T McGuire Newcastle T. 10b 82

and marriage to John J ( Jack?)

Marriages Sep 1959 (>99%)
ARMSTRONG Patricia T DEVLIN Gateshead 1a 2164
DEVLIN John J ARMSTRONG Gateshead 1a 2164

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 23 Jul 2013 17:21

BUT that marriage appears to have more children and none called Joan so maybe not?

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jul 2013 17:27

Wonder if these are relevant????

Deaths Jun 1912 (>99%)
Armstrong Theresa 0 Newcastle T. 10b 9

Deaths Mar 1930 (>99%)
Armstrong Theresa 36 Gateshead 10a 1007

Catherine

Catherine Report 23 Jul 2013 17:29

Lots of possible children to this couple:-

Births Jun 1912 (>99%)
Armstrong Theresa McGuire Newcastle T. 10b 122
(see death above)

Births Sep 1913 (>99%)
Armstrong Annie McGuire Newcastle T 10b 213
Births Mar 1914 (>99%)
ARMSTRONG Elizabeth McGuire Newcastle T 10b 227
Births Mar 1915 (>99%)
Armstrong William J McGuire Newcastle T. 10b 136
Births Jun 1917 (>99%)
Armstrong John McGuire Newcastle T. 10b 102
Armstrong John McGuire Newcastle T. 10b 98
Births Sep 1917 (>99%)
Armstrong Patricia T McGuire Newcastle T. 10b 82
Births Mar 1919 (>99%)
Armstrong Elsie McGuire Newcastle T. 10b 157
Births Jun 1920 (>99%)
Armstrong Irene M McGuire Newcastle T. 10b 85
Births Mar 1923 (>99%)
Armstrong Margaret McGuire Newcastle T. 10b 81

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 24 Jul 2013 18:59

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

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 24 Jul 2013 20:44

Name: John Ryan Armstrong
Event Type: Military Service
Event Year Range: 1921-1941
Event Place: United Kingdom
Birthplace: Durham
Birth Year: 1909


Merchant Navy Seamans Records.

I dont have access to check out details...

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KCFT-VW9

Dea

Dea Report 24 Jul 2013 20:59

Erin - I am confused........

Is it me or have you posted the wrong link above ?? - It seems to take me to

James Charles O'Connell, "Ireland, Landed Estate Court Files, 1850-1885"

I can't see a connection :-S

Dea Xxx

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 24 Jul 2013 21:17

This is the Merchant Navy record from FMP:

Merchant Navy Seamen 1835-1941

Last name: ARMSTRONG
First names: John Ryan
Age:
Day of birth:
Month of birth:
Year of birth: 1909
Place of birth: Gateshead
County/country of birth: Durham
Card type: CR1
Discharge number: R 81167
Identity certificate no.:
Series: BT349
Date range: 1921-1941

Rating was 5th Eng.

5' 7" tall, grey eyes, light brown hair, fresh complexion.

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 24 Jul 2013 21:47

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KC7D-73P


Dea...Sorry the above is the correct link....!!

MarieCeleste has managed to get the details.....she's obviously psychic....!!!!