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1901 census look up please.

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Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 19 Sep 2013 15:13

Please will someone post the 1901 census details for Gertrude L Dowey b1900 Iron Bridge, Shropshire.

The correct name is Dewey, but on the 1901 index on Ancestry she is listed as Dowey.

She should be with mother Elizabeth and sister Elsie M. Not sure of father's name.

Thank you.


Maddie Report 19 Sep 2013 15:22

DEWEY, William Head Married M 32 1869 General Labourer
Stanton, Shropshire VIEW
DEWEY, Elizabeth Wife Married F 26 1875
Bloxwich, Staffordshire VIEW
DEWEY, Elsie M Daughter F 1 1900
Iron Bridge, Shropshire VIEW
DEWEY, Gertrude L Daughter F 0 (6 MOS) 1901
Iron Bridge, Shropshire VIEW

Piece: 2630

Folio: 114

Page: 10

Registration District: Cheadle

Civil Parish: Dilhorne

Municipal Borough:

Address: Godley Lane, Dilhorne

County: Staffordshire

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 19 Sep 2013 15:27

Thank you Maddie. Much appreciated. :-)


MargaretM Report 19 Sep 2013 15:39

Had her mother remarried by 1911?

1911 England Census
about Girtride Lilian Dewey Name: Girtride Lilian Dewey
Age in 1911: 10
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1901
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Ironbridge, Shoprshire
Civil Parish: Madeley
County/Island: Shropshire
Country: England
Street Address: 17 St Lukes Rd, Iron Bridge, Salop
Registration District: Madeley
Registration District Number: 348
Sub-registration District: Madeley
ED, institution, or vessel: 5
Household Schedule Number: 252
Piece: 16027
Household Members: Name Age
Thomas Henry Evans 35
Elizabeth Evans 36
Elsie May Dewey 11
Girtride Lilian Dewey 10
William Charles Dewey 8
Albert Dewey 7
Annie Dewey 4
Thomas Henry Evans 3
William Francis Evans 1
George Edward Evans 6/12

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 19 Sep 2013 15:50

Yes Margee, thank you. That is the family in 1911. I wasn't sure if Elizabeth had been married before as it said on the 1911 census that 10 children were born to this marriage and the children are all close in age.

Could I ask you to look for Thomas Henry Evans in 1901 please.

Born c 1876 Little Wenlock. I can't see anything for him on the index.

Thank you.


MargaretM Report 19 Sep 2013 16:08

Sorry, Christina, can't find Thomas in 1901.

I think the 10 children on the 1911 census was just a mistake. Elizabeth probably gave birth to 10 children but only the last 3 were from that marriage. After all they'd only been married 4 years.

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 19 Sep 2013 16:26

Thanks for looking Margee. :-)


MargaretM Report 19 Sep 2013 17:07

Possibly his birth? Wellington district covers Little Wenlock:

Births Dec 1875 (>99%)

Evans Thomas Henry Wellington, Sh. 6a 755