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Trying to Find Marriage in Yorkshire

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Milton

Milton Report 17 Sep 2013 18:05

I have been trying to find for a long time the marriage of my ggg grandfather, William Brown (born 1789 in Alverthorpe, Yorkshire/baptized May 1, 1789 in East Ardsley, Yorkshire). He was buried May 1, 1831 at St. Michael's Church in East Ardsley. His wife Elizabeth (nee ?) was born 1791 in Alverthorpe and was buried Oct 6, 1867 at St. Peter's Church in Stanley. Based on her age and that their first son, George, was born in 1813, I assume William & Elizabeth were married somewhere between 1810 and 1813. I have found no marriages of a William Brown to an Elizabeth during this time frame or in the Alverthorpe/ Wakefield area. Does anyone have any suggestions?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 17 Sep 2013 18:48

Name: William Brown
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 01 Mar 1789
Christening Place: EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
Father's Name: James Brown
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: P00616-1
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 98531

Pam

Pam Report 17 Sep 2013 21:40

This was the only one I could find :


West Yorkshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812
about William Brown

Name:
William Brown

Event Date:
9 Nov 1812

Event Type:
Marriage

Parish:
Leeds, St Peter

Spouse's Name:
Elizabeth Northrop


Source Citation: West Yorkshire Archive Service; Wakefield, Yorkshire, England; Yorkshire Parish Records.


Reggie

Reggie Report 17 Sep 2013 22:19

Where have you been looking?

Ozibird

Ozibird Report 17 Sep 2013 22:39

Have you found her on a census considering you know where she was born?

Ozibird

Ozibird Report 17 Sep 2013 22:56

Presuming all these belong to your William and Elizabeth:

George Brown
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 7 March 1813 EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
father: William Brown
mother: Elizabeth

Jane Brown
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 29 May 1814 EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
father: Wm. Brown
mother: Elizabeth

James Brown
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 17 March 1816 EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
father: Wm. Brown
mother: Elizabeth

Thos. Brown
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 28 December 1817 EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
father: Willm. Brown
mother: Elizabeth

Sarah Brown
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 16 April 1820 EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
father: Wm. Brown
mother: Elizabeth

Wm. Brown
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 28 April 1822 EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
father: Wm. Brown
mother: Elizabeth

John Brown
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 8 February 1824 EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
father: Wm. Brown
mother: Elizabeth

Joseph Brown
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 12 February 1826 EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
father: William Brown
mother: Elizh.

Benjamin Brown
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 16 March 1828 EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
father: William Brown
mother: Elizabeth

Henry Brown
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 20 June 1830 EAST ARDSLEY,YORK,ENGLAND
father: William Brown
mother: Betty


I'm assuming this is her:

Coal miner's widow of Newton Lane End.
1851 England Census
Name: Elizabeth Brown
Age: 63
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1788
Relation: Head
Gender: F (Female)
Where born: Wakefield, Yorkshire, England
Civil Parish: Stanley cum Wrenthorpe
Ecclesiastical parish: Stanley
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England
Registration District: Wakefield
Sub-registration District: Bretton
Piece: 2326
Folio: 601
Page Number: 4
Household Members: Name Age
Elizabeth Brown 63
John Brown 27
Benjamin Brown 23
Henry Brown 21

Sylvia

Sylvia Report 17 Sep 2013 23:22

I can only find the same marriage as Pam for this couple

safc

safc Report 18 Sep 2013 09:59

hi milton
you could buy this from the parish chest site

http://www.parishchest.com/east_ardsley_parish_registers_1598-1837__P95344

Ozibird

Ozibird Report 18 Sep 2013 22:07

What made you think she was born in Alverthorpe?
1861 England Census
Name: Elizabeth Brown
Age: 73
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1788
Relation: Mother-in-law ??????????????????????????????????????
Gender: Female
Where born: Bowling Bradford, Yorkshire, England <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Civil Parish: Stanley
Ecclesiastical parish: Stanley
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England
Street Address: Lake Lock
Occupation: Coal Miner Widow
Condition as to marriage: widow
Registration District: Wakefield
Sub-registration District: Stanley
Piece: 3420
Folio: 126
Page Number: 12
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Brown 30 born Brandy Carchr?
Hannah Brown 23
Emily Brown 1
Elizabeth Brown 73

Mother-in-law was the Victorian term for stepmother.

Ozibird

Ozibird Report 18 Sep 2013 22:17

For reference:

1841 England Census
Name: Elizabeth Brown
Age: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1791
Gender: Female
Where born: Yorkshire, England
Civil Parish: Wakefield
Hundred: Agbrigg (Lower Division)
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England
Street Address: Brandy Carr <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Registration District: Wakefield
Sub-registration District: Alverthorpe
Piece: 1271
Book: 4
Folio: 6
Page Number: 4
Elizabeth Brown abt 1791 Yorkshire, England - Independent
Sarah Brown abt 1821 Yorkshire, England - Worsted weaver
William Brown abt 1826 Yorkshire, England - Coal miner
Josh Brown abt 1826 Yorkshire, England - Coal miner (the image looks more like an abbreviation Jos h with the 'h' written as superscript)
Benjamin Brown abt 1828 Yorkshire, England - Coal miner
Henry Brown abt 1830 Yorkshire, England - Coal miner

Same address separate household:
George Brown abt 1816 Yorkshire, England - Coal miner
Ann Brown abt 1816 Yorkshire, England
Sarah Brown abt 1835 Yorkshire, England
Thomas Brown abt 1838 Yorkshire, England