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Dawn Report 10 Nov 2006 20:53

Hi Thanks for your kind offer. I was wondering if you could find anything on this family for me. JOHN HIGGINBOTTOM/HIGANBOTTOM, age 10 on 1850 US Census living in Williamburgh, Kent, NY Father JOHN, age 43 (Leather Dresser) 1850 census Mother MARY, age 43 1850 Census Sister ELIZABETH, John went to America with his mother, older brother Samuel (3 x Great Grandad) and sister Elizabeth. Arrived 8 May 1846 Any info that you might find would be really helpful. Thanks for taking the time. Dawn


Angela Report 10 Nov 2006 22:30

Hi Mary Just read your message wonder if I could add one more! I do not have a lot of info so will understand if you cannot help. My grandmothers first marriage was in 1917 was to a Canadian named Fennisman in Devonport where she lived. I know she went to Canada and had a daughter named Audrey. At some point she and her daughter returned to England and she married my grandfather in 1922. As far as I know Mr Fennisman was in the forces. I have only just found out this information so am thinking of getting a copy of the marraige certificate. Regards Angela


John Report 10 Nov 2006 22:57

Hi Mary I appreciate you must be snowed under with requests but could you possibly look up in Canada & USA for me Looking for Aaron Hampson born 1860 Sheffield, Yorks and his wife Elizabeth, Aaron was an Engineering fitter The last sighting of him was in 1881 living in Sheffield, since then they have both disappeared in the Uk census. Many thanks John

Pat Kendrick

Pat Kendrick Report 11 Nov 2006 16:14

Hi again Mary Thank you for looking for the info. I am putting it here again to save you looking back. Added By Patricia Harper on 07/11/2006 18:30:39 | Update Message | Delete Message Hi Mary Do you have access to the 1930 census Canada? If you do could you please look for Bertha Lines b 1887 in Walsall, Staffordshire England Horatio Lines b. 1889 (could be down as Roland Lines) b England Eric Bernard Lines b 1914 in England Jessie Lines b 1924 England They emigrated to Canada in 1925 landed at Quebec Sailed on the ship Montroyal Reference RG76 - Immigration series C-1-a I do know that in the 1940's they were living in Peterborough, Ontario. Sorry I don't have any more info except they came to England for a visit in the 40's Update I know Jessie was 21 in 1945 and later married a young man (I think called Ken) who emigrated with his family from Walsall. I believe he worked at a radio station in Winnipeg. Jessie had 5 sons. Jessie would have been living in Peterborough ONTARIO at the time of her marriage. Eric married an American girl. For a time Bertha and family lived at 359, Harvey street. Mary all this is very vague and you have enough request already so do not worry or waste your time on this. Thank you Pat


Pam Report 11 Nov 2006 20:08

Hi Mary Please lf its not too much would you check for Arthur Louis Powney born 1889 Derby. Derbyshire. Son of John & Emma Powney. No one can find him after 1891 no death, no marriage or on census l have checked for war deaths too. l can only imagine he emigrated!! l have checked Ellis lsland even with alternate spellings but no luck there. lt would mean so much to finally find him Thanks Pam


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 14:34

CORRINE Hi I have had a look but I can't find a marriage for an Elijah Dowding and any Maria. I did however find a Marriage for a Maria Dowding to a Jessie Jestico. and on the 1861 and 1871 census there is a William Dowding living with this couple. on the 1871 census Maria is down as his mother. There marriage ref is Vol 2b and Page 328 they married 1859 April to June Q Brighton. Also there is a death of an Edwin Elisha Dowding Vol 2b Page 93 1855 Brighton. I you sent for these certs it shoule give you Marias maiden name (Perhaps) Mary


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 14:38

DERRICK HARRIDANCE Yes Derrick there are Bannocks in Canada. I would need some first names to go on . Mary


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 14:58

FRAN FROM OZ Hi Fran I think I may have looked for this before for you. I had another look and I think Maybe your william and Sarah married before 1837 so you would need to know where they married and check the parish records. I looked on IGI but nothing on there either. Have you tried their deaths. as the death cert should give parents names Mary


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 15:04

ELIZABETH ANN So sorry Elizabeth but the image just says born england, He does however have some children with him, but no wife. Perhaps she was dead. His occupation is down as Coal miner. I have saved the image if you think this might be him Regards Mary


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 15:24

CHRISPI HI AGAIN Hi I have found your John and Hannah on the 1851/1861 and 1871 with children. Also I found a John and Hannah _Rush born around the same time in the 1841 wondered if this was them. I have saved the images. Send me your E Mail addy and I will forward them to you. Sorry for delay. I did ask at the top not to send Me Private messages unless I ask, But people don't seem to read the full message. I have been inundated with PM's (LOL) so trying to do the thread and the PM's Best Regards Mary


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 15:38

JOANNE DOWSON So sorry Joanne None of those names come up in the -births in Durham The closest I got was a Julia Mary Quirk born 1884 Barton Regis Gloucestershire. and a Mary Ellen Quirck born 1885 Middlesbro Regards Mary


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 15:44

MICHELLE SHEEHAN So sorry Michelle there are only two on the 1901 census andI have tried soundex. both of these were not born anywhere around the time you say. Have you tried all the possible misspellings on Scotlands People Mary


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 15:51

DAWN ALLEN Could you tell me when your Samuel was born please. You say he is your Great Grampa x 3. Did they stay in the states or return to the UK. and can you tell me where they came from in the UK. Regards Mary

Elizabeth Anne

Elizabeth Anne Report 12 Nov 2006 16:10

Hi Mary, I would be extremely grateful if you could send me the image of James Holvey with children. I will PM with e-mail address. Thank you so much for all the time and effort you put into these searches, it is very much appreciated. Elizabeth


Jane61 Report 12 Nov 2006 16:12

Dear Mary, Would you mind looking up my gggrandfather Benjamin MING and family in the 1841 Census, probably in Middlesex/London. He was born in Buckinghamshire (Stewkley) in about 1811. His parents had both died by 1841 so I don't know with whom he was living. His wife was Ann Foster and they married in 1842. She was born in Soulbury Buckinghamshire in 1820. I can't find either of them. I'd also like them in 1851 - I know they are in London then and married. Thanks so much for your offer, Jane


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 16:46

ANGELA HESLOP Angela you have not given my your grandmothers name. (LOL). I would need her first names and poss birth to search the cnadian records Regards Mary


Derek Report 12 Nov 2006 16:57

Hi Mary, thanks for your time. I have to be honest, I did not know of any Bannock in Canada. To give you christian names would be guesswork, is there that many? I know there was a family who originated in Ireland, but no names, no dates. Au revoir, Derek in France


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 17:07

JOHN LEWIS So Sorry John NOthing showing in US or Canada Mary


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 17:15

PATRICA HARPER So sorry Patricia. But nothing much on ancestry in canada for the 1940¡s 50s etc Mary


Mary Report 12 Nov 2006 17:21

PAM LOGAN POWNEY Hi again Pam Can you tell me who he was with on the 1891 census as the only one I can find was born burton on trent. Mary