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still missing thomas on 71 and 91 census

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Looby Report 7 May 2006 09:41

can anyone find thomas galsworthy on the 71 and 91 census'? he was born in 1835 in north molton, devon. i have him in 41 living with parents in st colomb, cornwall, 51 in crediton as an apprentice blacksmith, 61 is a possibility although birth place doesnt match, 81 hes lodging with his sister and her family and has a daughter ellen born 1874. then in 1901 he is in hull as is his daughter but not together. thanks everyone thats already had a look for me, just really struggling to find him. especially in 71. can anyone help lou


Georgina Report 7 May 2006 09:56

Probably a longshot in 1891.. Charlotte Belworthy abt 1832 Crediton, Devon, England Wife St David Devon Thomas Belworthy abt 1834 Crediton, Devon, England Head St David Devon Source information: RG12/1691 Registration district: Exeter Sub registration district: Exeter Western ED, institution, or vessel: 5 Folio: 5 Page: 3 (click to see others on page) GSU Number: 6096801 Georgina.


Christine Report 7 May 2006 10:06

Georgina's find on census image looks like Belworthy -occupation: railway labourer.


Christine Report 7 May 2006 10:08

Is this his daughter in 1891? Name: Ellen Galsworthy Age: 19 Estimated birth year: abt 1872 Relation: Servant Where Born: Elwick, Devon, England Civil parish: Holy Trinity Ecclesiastical parish: St John Town: Queens Dock Hull County/Island: Yorkshire Source information: RG12/3936 Registration district: Hull Sub registration district: Myton


Georgina Report 7 May 2006 10:15

Possible marriage.. Marriages Jun 1859 Galsworthy Thomas Crediton 5b 693 Shore Harriet Crediton 5b 693 Georgina.


Looby Report 7 May 2006 10:24

sorry about the delay then, children to deal with! thomas was definately a black smith although was a bottlewasher in 1901. up till 81 hes definately a smith. that is his daughter ellen for sure. i had looked on bmd for a marraige but didnt get anything so thanks, thats a good possibility. lou


Georgina Report 7 May 2006 10:32

I think this is Harriet in 1861 but no sign of Thomas.. Harriet Golsworthy abt 1839 Morchard Bishop, Devon, England Daughter Sandford Devon Isabella Golsworthy abt 1860 Sandford, Devon, England Granddaughter Sandford Devon Harriet Shore abt 1811 Morchard Bishop, Devon, England Wife Sandford Devon Robert Shore abt 1813 Morchard Bishop, Devon, England Head Sandford Devon William Shore abt 1854 Sandford, Devon, England Son Sandford Devon Source information: RG9/1474 Registration district: Crediton Sub-registration district: Cheriton Fitzpaine ED, institution, or vessel: 10 Folio: 91 Page: 7 (click to see others on page) Household schedule number: 32 GSU Number: 542818 It looks like Harriet died in 1879 Deaths Jun 1879 Galsworthy Harriet 39 St. Thomas 5b 48 Georgina.


Looby Report 7 May 2006 10:35

that looks promising! i have a possibility of thomas in 61. hes down as married but his wife isnt with him. the birth yr is 33 but thats not far out. the only thing is he is down as born in truro cornwall. that definately looks like his wife though which means that ellen had siblings! thanks


Georgina Report 7 May 2006 10:42

This is the only marriage for an Isabella Galsworthy (cant find a death) but it looks like there is a missing groom and I cant see her in 1891 under Cartwright or Timms.... Marriages Jun 1890 Cartwright William Evans Dover 2a 1616 Galsworthy Isabella Dover 2a 1616 HORN Rosina Dover 2a 1616 KAIRNS Margaret Dover 2a 1616 TIMMS William Dover 2a 1616 This could be her in 1881.. Isabella Galsworthy abt 1860 NK Servant Ottery St Mary Devon Archibald M.H. Gray abt 1880 Ottery St Mary, Devon, England Son Ottery St Mary Devon Bessie Gray abt 1855 Exeter, Devon, England Sister Ottery St Mary Devon Frederick A. Gray abt 1852 Exeter, Devon, England Head Ottery St Mary Devon Louisa F Gray abt 1848 Cheltenham Wife Ottery St Mary Devon Louisa Ware abt 1861 Ottery St Mary, Devon, England Servant Ottery St Mary Devon Georgina.


Christine Report 7 May 2006 10:47

Computer keeps crashing this morning - so lose track of Georgina's discoveries! Looked for Isabella in 1871 - guess what, can't find her either. Whole family must be dreadfully mistranscribed. Going back for another look. Update: nothing obvious for Thomas, Harriet, Isabella in 1871 - used places of birth.


Looby Report 7 May 2006 10:47

arent u clever georgina, u should start charging! thomas is a widow in 81 so that fits in perfectly too. i can confirm this if i order the certificate of ellens birth as there is one on free bmd. lou


Georgina Report 7 May 2006 11:13

Lou sorry in 1871 & 1891 Thomas is well hidden, I was wondering if part of the Devon census was missing for 1871. Georgina.


Looby Report 7 May 2006 11:42

oh well, thanks for trying! i dont think its missing to be honest as other siblings of thomas etc are all present and correct! will keep plodding on! all your help appreciated. Lou


Looby Report 7 May 2006 12:48

just been continuing my quest. there is nothing obvious that i can see for thomas, harriett and isabella in 71. they could be in scotland i suppose.


Maxine Report 23 Dec 2012 13:24

Hi looby
I have Thomas Galsworthy in my family tree. He is my 2 daughters 3rd gt grand father
I have his marriage date, wifes name - Harriet Moore, etc and also i have him on all the census from 1851 to 1911.
He was a blacksmith.
He had 3 daughters Isabella, Elizabeth and Ellen
I can help you out if needed.