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Trying to find Stevens

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MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 1 Mar 2013 09:28

Kevin, the only thing I can suggest is getting a copy of his death certificate to see what it says. I've had a look in the newspaper archives to see if there was a report but can't see anything. At the age of 93 it would be hard to say.

I'm still looking for clues as to why most census give his birthplace as Croydon when he was born Brighton, perhaps he lived there for a while when small and thought that's where he was born - most people then didn't have their birth certificates to check the details!

Annslow Matilda's birthplace also varies between Tunbridge Wells on census and Frant, Sussex on the baptism - I checked and they're actually only 3 miles apart so that's OK.

Kevin

Kevin Report 1 Mar 2013 09:59

Anslow & George are my great great grandparents, their daughter also called Matilda Anslow is my great grandma & her daughter Doris is my gran. Almost all my grans family came from Tunbridge, Tunbridge Wells or Tonbridge in Kent.
I really appreciate all the help being given. :) :) :)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 1 Mar 2013 10:28

Do you have your great gran's baptism?

Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915

Name: Annslow Matilda Stevens
Baptism Date: 6 Jul 1881
Parish: Longsight, St Clement
Parish as it Appears: S Clement Longsight
Father's Name: George Stevens - Painter
Mother's name: Annslow Matilda Stevens
Reference Number: M352/3/1/1
Item Number: 1
Archive Roll: 851

Address: 29 Wycliffe Street

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 1 Mar 2013 10:33

Also:

Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915
Name: Emily Victoria Stevens
Baptism Date: 8 Dec 1881
Parish: Ardwick, St Matthew
Parish as it Appears: Ardwick, St Matthew
Father's Name: George Stevens
Mother's name: Anslow Matilda Stevens
Reference Number: GB127.M352/2/1/2

Same occupation and address as above. Baptised only 5 months after her sister?

Kevin

Kevin Report 1 Mar 2013 10:33

No I didn't have that, I have her birth year as 1882. Thank you very much for all this help you're giving me :) :) :)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 1 Mar 2013 10:38

I haven't seen this one on any census?

Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915

Name: Hubert Stevens
Baptism Date: 12 Jun 1895
Parish: Birch in Rusholme, St Agnes
Parish as it Appears: Birch in Rusholme, St Agnes
Father's Name: George Stevens - Painter
Mother's name: Matilda Stevens
Reference Number: GB127.M477/1/1/1

Address: 20 Midway Street.


Possibly:

England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915
Name: Hubert Stevens
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1895
Age at Death: 0
Registration district: Chorlton
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 8c
Page: 569

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 1 Mar 2013 12:42

Great gran's marriage:

Manchester, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930

Name: Annslow Malildd Stevens, of 20 Pimlott street
Birth Year: abt 1881
Age: 23
Marriage Date: 18 Jun 1904
Parish: Birch in Rusholme, St Agnes
Parish as it Appears: Birch in Rusholme, St Agnes
Father's Name: George Stevens - Painter
Spouse's Name: Frederick Wild (22) - tram guard, of 16 Pimlott Street
Spouse's Father's Name: Enoch Wild - millwright

Neither had been married before.

Witnesses: Arthur Wild and May Amelia Stevens

Kevin

Kevin Report 1 Mar 2013 20:34

Thank you. I don't have any of this new info you are giving me. :) :) :)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 1 Mar 2013 20:49

You're welcome Kevin, I'll send you the actual images of the marriage and baptism tomorrow.

Kevin

Kevin Report 1 Mar 2013 22:08

Thank you. Is there anyway I can give you my private email address so you can send them to that please :) :) :)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 2 Mar 2013 09:30

Kevin - just click on my board name and it will open up a message box, send your email address in a message and I'll send the docs that way.

Kevin

Kevin Report 2 Mar 2013 16:42

Hi,
Thanks, message sent.