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Clive

Clive Report 13 Sep 2013 15:32

My grandfather's borther JOSEPH PURDY (b.1876 Derby St. Peter), married ANNIE E ROOME in 1899 (Derby). He was located in both the 1881 & 1891 census as being at home with parents William & Mary. The 1891 census listed his occupation as 'CARMAN' which clearly has links with the railway. I have his death in 1945, again Derby, and Annie in 1942 or 1965. I have not located any children, and more bizarre, there appears to no reference to either in the 1901 or 1911 census.

Could anybody point me in a direction here please.

many thanks

Clive Purdy

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Sep 2013 15:42

He is on the 1911 census
1911 England Census about Joseph Purdy
Name: Joseph Purdy
Age in 1911: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Derby, Derbyshire, England
Civil Parish: Derby
County/Island: Derbyshire
Country: England
Street Address: 63 Sherwood St Derby
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Stationary Engineman
Registration District: Derby
Registration District Number: 435
Sub-registration District: Derby
ED, institution, or vessel: 43
Piece: 20914
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Purdy 35
Annie Purdy 35
Mabel Purdy 9
Esther Ethel Purdy 6
Joseph Edward Purdy 8 months

Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 20914.
Married 12 years 3 children born

Thelma

Thelma Report 13 Sep 2013 15:43

Name: Joseph Purdy
Age in 1911: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Derby, Derbyshire, England
Civil Parish: Derby
County/Island: Derbyshire
Country: England
Street Address: 63 Sherwood St Derby
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Stationary Engineman
Registration District: Derby
Registration District Number: 435
Sub-registration District: Derby
ED, institution, or vessel: 43
Piece: 20914
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Purdy 35
Annie Purdy 35
Mabel Purdy 9
Esther Ethel Purdy 6
Joseph Edward Purdy 8

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 Sep 2013 15:43

Have you checked emigration records?

Have you used 'variant' surname searches? Or simply searched using forename and birth info?

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 13 Sep 2013 15:44

Is this them in the 1901 census mis-transcribed:-

1901 census transcription details for: 63, Sherwood Street, Derby

National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG13
Piece: 3220
Folio: 83
Page: 8
Reg. District: Derby
Sub District: Derby
Parish: Derby
Enum. District: 60
Ecclesiastical District: St Luke
City/Municipal Borough:

Address: 63, Sherwood Street, Derby
County: Derbyshire

Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born

PARDY, Joseph Head Married M 25 1876 Stationery Engine Driver
Derby, Derbyshire
PARDY, Annie Wife Married F 26 1875
Derby, Derbyshire

Kath. x

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 13 Sep 2013 15:48

Possible children born after the 1911 census:-


Name: PURDY, Eleanor
Registration district: Derby
County: Derbyshire
Year of registration: 1914
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Mother's maiden name: Roome
Volume no: 7B
Page no: 1210

and:-


Name: PURDY, Henry
Registration district: Derby
County: Derbyshire
Year of registration: 1915
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Mother's maiden name: Roome
Volume no: 7B
Page no: 982

and:-


Name: PURDY, Kathleen
Registration district: Derby
County: Derbyshire
Year of registration: 1916
Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
Mother's maiden name: Roome
Volume no: 7B
Page no: 1115

and:-


Name: PURDY, William
Registration district: Derby
County: Derbyshire
Year of registration: 1918
Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
Mother's maiden name: Roome
Volume no: 7B
Page no: 981

and:-


Name: PURDY, Arthur A
Registration district: Derby
County: Derbyshire
Year of registration: 1920
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Mother's maiden name: Roome
Volume no: 7B
Page no: 1457

and:-


Name: PURDY, Eric
Registration district: Derby
County: Derbyshire
Year of registration: 1923
Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
Mother's maiden name: Roome
Volume no: 7B
Page no: 1037

Kath. x

Clive

Clive Report 13 Sep 2013 17:00

Wow.... This is very impressive. I'm puzzled as to why I couldn't find this census info via my 'findthepast' website.

Thankyou so much

Clive Purdy

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 Sep 2013 17:11

You'd have found them using forename and birth year, as I suggested

1911 census

Person: PURLEY, Esther Ethel Address: 63 Sherwood St Derby
Cost


PURLEY, Joseph Head Married M 35 1876 Staionary Enigneman Derby Derbyshire VIEW
PURLEY, Annie Wife Married12 years F 35 1876 Derby Derbyshire VIEW
PURLEY, Mabel Daughter F 9 1902 Derby Derbyshire VIEW
PURLEY, Esther Ethel Daughter F 6 1905 Derby Derbyshire VIEW
PURLEY, Joseph Edward Son M 0 (8 MONTHS) 1911 Derby Derbyshire

Clive

Clive Report 13 Sep 2013 17:13

Strange... I have just searched through GenesReunited and still not able to locate details from 1911 census given above. I must be doing something wrong!!!

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 13 Sep 2013 17:20

Perhaps you are putting in too much detail. As Reggie has said - try putting in less and don't be too specific. I use Findmypast and that's where my information was from.

Kath. x

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 Sep 2013 22:28

The census info I posted was from FMP.........................