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Arthur

Arthur Report 9 Mar 2013 21:47

Just came across this thread.
The Eliza Mitchell mentioned in the 1871 census was the daughter of Walter Mitchell and Elizabeth Neil and who was born in Symington, Ayrshire on 24 Sep 1859. Her full name is Elizabeth Neil Mitchell and in 1871 she was staying with her eldest sister, Mary born 1849 who is a Milliner staying at Melness Shop, Sorn, Ayrshire

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 30 Sep 2008 19:37

Keep looking at this family

1861
Name: John Mitchell
Age: 33
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
Relationship: Head
Spouse's name : Mary A
Gender: Male
Where born: Maybole, Ayrshire
Registration Number: 594
Registration district: Girvan
Civil Parish: Girvan
Town: Girvan
County: Ayrshire
Address: Vicearton St
Occupation: Cotton Weaver
ED: 1
Household schedule number: 104
Line: 7
Roll: CSSCT1861_85
Household Members: Name Age
William Banks 19
John Mitchell 33
Mary Mitchell 2
Mary A Mitchell 30
Robert Mitchell 4


Possible marriage in 1855 for John Mitchell to Mary A Banks

But no Elizabeth shown with this family - can find same family in 1871 and again no Elizabeth so will have to rule them out

Really struggling with this

Phyllis

Phyllis Report 30 Sep 2008 18:04

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Phyllis

Phyllis Report 30 Sep 2008 16:31

I am not sure if that is her or not, her father was a muslin weaver. I have witness to Elizabeth marriage if thats any help James Moore and M.E. Hair.
I have to go and get tea now but will be back at 6.
Many thanks for your help. Its very much appreciated

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 30 Sep 2008 16:27

1871 is this her?

Name: Eliza Mitchell
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Relationship: Sister
Gender: Female
Where born: Symington, Ayrshire
Registration Number: 613
Registration district: Sorn
Civil Parish: Sorn
County: Ayrshire
Address: Melness Shop
Occupation: Scholar
ED: 12/4
Household schedule number: 63
Line: 25
Roll: CSSCT1871_115
Household Members: Name Age
Eliza Mitchell 11
Mary Mitchell 21



Not yet found a birth to match on IGI


What is the occupation of father?


Rule out this one in 1871 as she has parents of Walter and Elizabeth in 1861

Phyllis

Phyllis Report 30 Sep 2008 16:25

Yes that the right family but Peters birth place was transcribed wrong he was born Auchenleck Aryshire

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 30 Sep 2008 16:16

1901 is this the right family - just to give some idea of birth place

Name: Elizabeth Connelly
Age: 41
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860
Relationship: Wife
Spouse's name : Peter
Gender: Female
Where born: Catrine, Ayrshire
Registration Number: 647
Registration district: Hamilton
Civil Parish: Hamilton
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 18 Udston Sq
ED: 31
Household schedule number: 68
Line: 19
Roll: CSSCT1901_340
Household Members: Name Age
Johnstone Calligan 25
Elizabeth Colligan 7
Janet Colligan 20
Elizabeth Connelly 41
John Connelly 8
Peter Connelly 43 Oban, Argyleshire
Peter Connelly 16 Catrane, Ayrshire
Thomas Connelly 14 Catrane, Ayrshire
William Connelly 6
George Reid 22

1881 just for info
Name: Elizth Connelly
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1854
Relationship: Wife
Spouse's name : Peter
Gender: Female
Where born: Sorn, Ayr
Registration Number: 613
Registration district: Sorn
Civil Parish: Sorn
County: Ayrshire
Address: Stewart Place
ED: 10
Household schedule number: 140
Line: 7
Roll: cssct1881_196
Household Members: Name Age
Elizth Connelly 27
Janet Connelly 11 Mo
Peter Connelly 24
George Reid 2

Phyllis

Phyllis Report 30 Sep 2008 16:07

Daughter Elizabeth Mitchell born approx 1856. she married Peter Connelly I have them in 1901 living Hamilton. Daughter was 23 when she married. and that was in Catrine Sorn parish

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 30 Sep 2008 16:03

Name, age and birthplace of daughter would be useful.

Which census have you found the family on ?

Phyllis

Phyllis Report 30 Sep 2008 16:00

Please could you help me find a marriage between John Mitchell born approx 1836 to Mary Boris (Bards or Baras ) born 1836 approx Boris is the name on death cert of daughter but on daughter marriage cert it looks different daughter married 1879 in Scotland and on census it says she was born Catrine Ayrshire. But I cant find anything for her parents birth deaths or marriage, and on daughter marriage cert both parents where deseased.
Many thanks for any help.