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Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 17 Jul 2008 21:04

Thanks Mike

Will look into it....little joke in there!!!


Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 17 Jul 2008 21:22

Oh.... er misses.....You come into money then ?

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 17 Jul 2008 21:28

Was hoping it would give clues as to where the children are. Can't track anyone and one son left for America again 1906. On the Ward side, I want to know where the case of stuffed birds are my rellie left to his son!!!

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 17 Jul 2008 21:42

Another easy one.....

Gone to " Paxo "....flown the :o)

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 17 Jul 2008 22:53

Having a good LOL
Elaine x


MaryfromItaly Report 19 Jul 2008 12:41

Hi Mike, could you look up the following marriage for me when you have time?

Elizabeth Ann Day, married Samuel Weston in Leicester, 2nd quarter of 1890.

I'm trying to find out if she's the daughter of Henry Hales Day and Rebecca Pool.



MaryfromItaly Report 19 Jul 2008 12:48

Elaine, the procedure for applying for a will from York is explained here.

I gather York take several weeks; Cardiff are supposed to be quicker, but I haven't tried them yet.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 19 Jul 2008 17:54

Greeting's again......Mary O' Italy

Any educated guesses as to which Church the Marriage was conducted in ?



MaryfromItaly Report 19 Jul 2008 21:22

Most of the family got married at St Margaret's, but the marriage isn't listed on the David Mann page.

In 1881 she was living in East Bond Street, so maybe All Saints.

Don't waste too much time searching if you don't have it on a conveniently searchable disc, though.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 19 Jul 2008 22:10

Greeting’s again…….. Mary O’ Italy.

Yes saw that one …..But I’m not sure if that’s the right one

She is down only as ELIZABETH Day aged 20. c 1861.( 4 years out ? )

I was looking at a better one :~

1881.Census RG 11 / 3174 / 128 / Page. 18.

No 5. Henshaw Street
ELIZABETH ANN Day aged 16 c 1865. ( spot on ? )
Daughter of Thomas & Elizabeth.

Ancestery as her as Elizabeth J Day
But my Index Census returns Disc down as Elizabeth A. Day

On 1891. Census Elizabeth & Samuel. after their marriage Cert No 7 a 335.
are living at No 3 Henshaw Street.
Which seems a better match ?

Could be St. Mary’s Parish Church a better choice for marriage ?

MIKE. xxx


MaryfromItaly Report 19 Jul 2008 23:08

Hi Mike,

Yes, I was just looking at the censuses, and I think I've got the wrong marriage.

That Elizabeth Ann Day from Henshaw Street seems to have been the one who married Samuel Weston, whereas my Elizabeth Day is the one born in 1861; in 1881 she was living with her uncle and aunt, my great-grandparents William and Maria Pool, in East Bond Street. Her parents were Henry Day and Rebecca Pool.

She isn't in the 1891 census under the name of Day, but I've now found a more likely marriage; her age fits in 1891, and some of her children have the same names as her sisters.

This marriage took place in Leicester in the 3rd quarter of 1884, between Alfred Edward Albert Vaughan Winter(s), widower, and Elizabeth Day.

It wasn't at St. Margaret's, which is where Alfred married his first wife, Jane.

I'm interested in finding out what happened to Elizabeth, because all the rest of her family seem to have died young (one of her sisters was the Louisa Day who had all the Freer children who died in infancy you found for me ages ago). She and her sisters were taken in by my GG-grandparents Hannah and Joseph Pool when their mother died.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 20 Jul 2008 00:35

Greeting’s again Mary O’ Italy……

Right !!! …Screws up several pages. …… Aims for the bin…….:0)))

Did I read it right you have NOT found Elizabeth on the 1891. Census ?

Have you looked at this one ? :~ RG 12 / 2522 / 50 / Pages 41 ~ 42.
No 5, Newington Street.

Right on the bottom of the census page 41.

Alfred aged 46. Elizabeth 30. Winters.

MIKE. xxx


MaryfromItaly Report 20 Jul 2008 01:21

Oh dear, sorry about that.

I meant that I didn't find Elizabeth with the surname Day in 1891, but I did find Elizabeth and Alfred Winter(s) in 1891 and 1901. They're in Shepshed in 1901.

That's how I knew Alfred was a widower - his children by his first marriage are living with him and Elizabeth.

That Elizabeth's age does fit my Elizabeth Day, and some of her children's names are those of her sisters (Louisa and Janet).

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 20 Jul 2008 13:24

Thanks Mary

Have just got back from a family do in Blackpool so will have a look later



Beverly Report 25 Jul 2008 10:57


English Bob

English Bob Report 28 Jul 2008 20:47

nudge...adding to my threads, Hi Mike and all, Bob

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 29 Jul 2008 23:08



Request review
Today at 22:07
Hi Mike,

Karen from Brisbane here.....

Hoping you can help with the following...
Looking for a marriage and the origin of
Henry Harley and Ann ???
first child born (I think) 1788 in Buckminster.
I have foun this family on the IGI and also info that was given to me, with no 'source' .

Many thanks for any help.

Karen of Brisbane (a verrrrry chilly place at the moment)


Karen Report 30 Jul 2008 08:12

Hi Mike

Tks for moving my request... Must have had a 'senior moment' and did not read that there was a new thread ....

Look forward to hearing from you soon.

Karen of Brisbane

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 31 Jul 2008 23:04

Greeting’s again. ……… Karen O’ Brisbane.

Trawled the Parish Marriage Registers for Buckminster 1754. ~ 1798.

But NO Harley events showed up…..:0(((


John Son of Henry & Ann Harley…….Bapt.12th. October. Daniel Hitchin. Curate.

Ann daughter of Henry & Ann Harley. Bapt.19th. November.Wm.Bissile. Curate.

Seeing the early dates we are researching then I’m afraid any information gained will only be very basic. Therefore might not give place of birth. ....:0(((



Karen Report 3 Aug 2008 21:37

Hi Mike

Sorry for the delay in replying..have spent the weekend in Melbourne, went to see the musical 'Wicked'.. what a great show...

Tks so much for the info. I am currently 'trying' to read a 'film' at my local LDS family history centre on Buckminster..its so faint its almost impossible to read unless one is expert at reading these things and I am not.. Just thought you might have access to other info...

Tks once again.. till next time...

Karen of Brisbane