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Beverly Report 16 Oct 2008 23:42

I am starting a new thread who are we looking for in Leicester part nineteen could everyone use that one please


Sheila Report 16 Oct 2008 22:55

Thanks for checking I will keeplooking Thanks for all the helpyou give to everybody Sheila

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Oct 2008 22:49

(¯`*•.¸ (¯`*•.¸*** F.A.O. SHEILA *** ¸.•*¨) ¸.•*¨)

Greeting’s again Sheila. ….

Confirmation of baptism for Samuel as written = HUTCHENSON

Fiche No’ D. E. 610. / 12.
Page 3.
Entry No’ 23. 1813. March. 28th.

Samuel. Son of William & Ann HUTCHENSON
Frame Work Knitter.
Chas. Allsoppe. Vicar.

No Baptism for a Benjamin or Children of a William & Ann
found trawling Registers 1779 ~ 1822.




Karen Report 16 Oct 2008 22:33

Hi Mike,

I did not realiza the records office was closed, so sorry for being so pushy. Sometimes ones patience for the info gets the better of us.... but many many thanks for what you have sent and any more you may find.

I am very very grateful for you time and effort..

Karen of Brisbane

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Oct 2008 22:25

(¯`*•.¸ (¯`*•.¸*** F.A.O. KAREN O’ BRISBANE.***¸.•*¨) ¸.•*¨)

Greeting’s again…… Karen.

Sorry for the delay but it’s been a case of catching up on the back log of look ups since the Records Office reopened following their week long closure
For their annual stock take. ……

Confirmation of Baptism :~

All Saints Parish Church Wigston Magna.

Mary daughter of Samuel & Jane Davenport...Bapt….6th. November.


Fiche No ‘ D. E. 644. / 3.

Reads thus :~
Between Thomas Bunney of the St: Philip & St: James Parish RATBY.
In the County of Leicestershire.
And Mary Davenport of this Parish were published on thrice Sundays
January 21st, 28th. & February 6th.

Thomas Bunney of Ratby Parish.
Mary Davenport of this Parish.

Married in this Church by Banns
This Twelfth day of February
One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty-nine.
By Me :~ F. Liptrott. Curate.

Both signed the register by their own signatures.

In the Presence of :~
Wm. Bunney.
John Freer.

Same Fiche. :~


Thomas Talbot. of WESTON BY WELLAND Parish
in the County of NORTHAMPTONSHIRE.
Mary Bunney. Of the Parish of Great Wigstone.

Married in this Church by Banns
This Eighth Day of September.
One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Three.
By Me :~ James Pigott. Vicar.

Both signed the register by own signatures.

In the Presence of :~
John Davenport.
Mary Marriott.
Jno’ Taylor.

There was NO marriage status given e.g. Bachelor , Widow.
So not able to say if Mary was a Widow.
But going on one of the Wit’s names
I think it stood a good chance Mary was a Widow ?

I only had time for a quick look at the registers for Ratby
But will expand search next time
But Noted these :~

1708…..William. Son of Thomas & Mary Bunney……Bapt. June ?? ( Too faint )

Could this be Thomas’s Father ? and his Father & Mother

Guessing this year going back for twenty odd years since his Marriage :~


Sarah. Daughter of William & Ann Bunney…..Bapt……18th. January.

No baptism recorded for Thomas but could above be his Father & Mother ?



Karen Report 15 Oct 2008 08:34

Hi Mike,

Have you had any luck with my query dated 5th Oct... re Davenports and Bunney families ??

Look forward to hearing from you..

Karen of Brisbane

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 15 Oct 2008 02:21

Greeting’s and Welcome Marie….

You did not say what years……..
or was he in a Leicester Regiment ?

below a link to web site of the “ Green Tigers “

which give links & address for research

Good luck.



Marie Report 14 Oct 2008 21:47

Hi everyone,
I just wondered if anyone would know how i went about looking for any info on ARMY RECORDS? All i have is an old photo of my Great grandfather wearing his uniform.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Marie x

***Rose Tea***

***Rose Tea*** Report 14 Oct 2008 21:39

nudge up for janet


Sheila Report 14 Oct 2008 14:52

I have a Samuel Hutchinson Christened 28/03/1813at Shepshed Leics who was a witness at a wedding I wonder if you could find out if he has any brothers or sisters looking for a Benjamin Hutchinson I know this is a long shot Thanks Sheila

sue t

sue t Report 13 Oct 2008 13:08

Hi Mike and thanks alot for taking the time to look.

I don't think the Thomas on the 1871 in the Marines can be my Tom because he also appears on the 1881 married to Eliza with about 6 children.
This must be the same one because it's the same birth year, born in Leics and he is still living in Devon, his profession is also R. Marines. My Thomas can be found in Leicester with Betsy on the 1881.

The earlier census's look interesting but could these be the family of the Thomas in Devon.

There are a few others that could fit the bill born 1836 / 7 in Leicestershire but how can i be sure i have the right family.

Thanks again for your time

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 12 Oct 2008 00:58

(¯`*•.¸ (¯`*•.¸*** F.A.O….SUE T. *** ¸.•*¨) ¸.•*¨)

Greeting’s & Welcome….Sue T.

I understand you might have full access to the Census returns. ….?
Therefore I’ll give you the Census return No’s
So you can see for yourself.

Picking up where you got stuck..1881.
Working back to 1841.

1871.RG. 10. / 2140./ 67. / Page. 23. Keyword = Palmer.
Thomas Palmer was in the Royal Marines stationed in Devon.

1861. RG.9. / 2294. / 593. / Page. 4.( New Bridge Street.)
With Parents. Looks like he could have been a TWIN ?
Thomas George / & George Thomas c 1837.

1851.HO 107. / 2090.. / 593. / Page. 4. ( New Bridge Street.)
With Parents.

1841.HO 107. / 599. / Bk.3. / Fol. 7. / Page.7. ( Knighton Street.)
With Parents.

1871. RG. 10./ 3224./ 5. / Page. 5. ( 35 ~ 37. New bridge Street.)
Susanna Palmer . Widow

1881. RG. 11. / 3890. / 42. / Page. 21. Lancs. Didsbury Wilmslow Road Shop.
Susanna Palmer Mother aged. 82.WIDOW.
Within the Household of John & Sarah J. KELVE.

Welford Road Cemetery Burials :~

Plot No’ U. Q. 731.
Q 731 C Palmer * Thomas 1867 Sep 4 72 New Bridge Street Saint Mary 19156
Q 731 C Palmer Arthur 1871 Dec 22 9mths James Street Saint Mary 27302
Q 731 C Palmer Arthur 1872 Oct 4 3mths New Bridge Street Saint Mary 29038
Abv. :~
U. = Unconsecrated Ground.
Q = Section.
731.= Plot No’
Last Column Burial No’
C.= Common Plot. ( No lease taken out )

Plot No’ U. A. 945.
A 945 F Palmer Mary 1887 Mar 9 54 New Bridge Street Saint Mary 59304
A 945 F Palmer * Susannah 1890 Oct 15 92 New Bridge Street Saint Mary 66791
A 945 F Palmer George Thomas 1896 Dec 28 60 New Bridge Street Leicester 80200
A 945 F Palmer George 1941 Feb 1 78 2 Swain Street
Home. 42 Dunton Street Leicester 126880

Abv’s. :~ Same as above.
F.= Freehold ( Lease taken out )

Plus a marriage for Thomas & Susanna :~
Susanna's surname matches with a Christian name given to a daughter on the 1851. Census returns

Thomas Palmer. ~ Susanna ANGUS.
St: Margaret's Parish Church.
By Banns.

Sorry I'm not able to give you an actual date
because the site I use to get this information
has been Hacked into and is now out of order.....Gr...!!. :o(((

sue t

sue t Report 11 Oct 2008 16:50

I wonder if any of you clever people on here could point me in the right direction, i'm at a total loss !!
I'm looking for a Thomas Palmer .
I have him on the 1901 listed as Tom Palmer born 1837 Leics. Wife Betsy and 4 children

1891 Tom Palmer same details but this time he is a boarder. Betsy is head of household, Betsy and all children named Underwood

1881 Thomas Palmer same details this time head , Betsy and children all Palmer.

Betsy Moore married Richard Underwood in 1868 in Blaby. and i think he died in 1877
All Thomas and Betsys children were registered as Palmer.
Betsy died in 1922 the death was registered as Underwood. So it looks as if Thomas was already married
To make matters worse on his daughters marriage cert he is named as John Thomas Palmer

The thing is i cannot find anything definate, earlier than 1881 on Thomas so have hit a brick wall. How can i proceed ???
Any idea's would be most welcome
Thanks for reading


Sarah Report 10 Oct 2008 09:47

thanks for the info mike

many thanks


Beverly Report 10 Oct 2008 08:41

Thanks Mike
I thought because children were born there thats where they would have got married. I'll have to start looking somewhere else,but theres nothing about them on LDS.
Thanks again Bev xx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 9 Oct 2008 22:43

*** F.A.O. Jon O' Kent ****

Sorry nothing found for as James Tomkins for both those years
did trawl from July to February to be sure of the Dec Qrt.



Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 9 Oct 2008 22:33

(¯`*•.¸ (¯`*•.¸*** F.A.O……BEVERLY . *** ¸.•*¨) ¸.•*¨)

Greeting’s Founder member ….lol :0))))

Sorry No MARRIAGE found within the Parish of Coleorton

Samuel Stretton ~ Hannah ? c 1753.

BAPTISMS Found though :~


Thomas Son of Samuel & Hannah Stretton……..Bapt……….11th.. March.

Mary. Daughter of Samuel & Hannah Stretton…….Bapt. ..4th. March.

TAMER ? Daughter of Samuel & Hannah Stretton….Bapt….1st.. November.

MIKE. xxx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 9 Oct 2008 22:11

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1D63. / 11.


Henry. Son of Ann Howard B.B………24th. February
( B. B.= Parish Clark's polite way of pulling = Baseborn child )


Were published on the following three Sundays
Wm Dale. Ann Howard.
29th. June to 12th. August. 1810.

Fiche No’ 1D63. / 8. 4th of 8 fiches.


Entry No’ 46.

William Dale. Ann Howard
Both of this Parish.

Married in this Church by Banns

This Fourteenth Day of August.
One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ten.

By Me :~ Edwin Sandys. Curate.

Both signed the register by their Marks….X times two.

In the Presence of :~
William Fox. By Mark ….x
Hannah Howard. By Mark …..X

Hope this helps



OH the way Sorry NO Marriage of Benjamin Spencer to an Ann ? found
In the Parish of Swinford 1784. +/- 5 years ....Sorry

But the Baptisms are correct....


Carol71 Report 8 Oct 2008 19:49

I presume sophia could be a sister, don't know about twins though.
Have you found anything on Alfred Alfonze/Alphonse?
Would I be able to access any court records online for military imprisonment for desertion?
I did find all their children on the LDS site. Sarah Kirk remarried after he abandoned her, but the lady I am helping has no surname for the 2nd husband.
All the children went to Fostercare, but I think only 2 are still alive, aged, and don't know anything.


Sarah Report 7 Oct 2008 21:25

thanks mike