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Vena

Vena Report 7 Feb 2013 22:43

i have done a big part of my family tree, i would however like to go on and find the history, of any of my family, anyone done this and how do i do it please

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 00:02

Not sure what you're looking for...............

Perhaps you could clarify.............and include some date/location info, in order that any advice will be more likely to be relevant

patchem

patchem Report 8 Feb 2013 00:05

What do you mean by the 'history'?
Have you got the marriage certificates, so you know the occupations?
Have you joined a local family history society, so you can gain from their local knowledge (or do you live away from the area?)
What era for history?
Did they belong to any trades that kept records?
Male or female ancestors?
Have you got any family photos?
Articles in magazines and books from library can go into details far better than a few lines on here.
:-)

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 8 Feb 2013 10:04

To be honest i find it hard to understand how you could have done a large part of your family tree without finding their history,

Did you do all your own research?

all records give historical details
census gives birth place, relationships and occupations, BMD also give occupations deaths can also tell you relationships and often cause of death can help

Then their are records such as trade directories, military, travel, immigration, apprenticeships, and Google searches for info, just for starters, the list is endless

Genealogy is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history.

Roy

Vena

Vena Report 8 Feb 2013 21:33

thankyou everyone, my father was named leonard steeples, he was born in dabesmoor in 1907 to my grandpatents william and elizabeth, i have census of all his brothers n sisters, and all children they had, i have sent for some death certificates, however, i was a child when my father died and all his family apart from one had already died, i am seeking to find occupations any photos the steeples family may be part of, im just unsure where to look.
i do appreaciate all your advice

Pam

Pam Report 8 Feb 2013 22:29

Have you tried Search All Trees which is under SEARCH at top right hand of the page.

You can contact from there anybody who has your relatives in their tree.

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 23:13

Occupations listed for all who were in employment

1911 census

Person: STEEPLES, Leonard Address: 273 Main St Danesmoor Clay X Chesterfield

STEEPLES, William Head Married M 46 1865 Coal Miner Hewer Derbyshire Belper Parish Belper VIEW
STEEPLES, Elizabeth Wife Married26 years F 45 1866 Derbyshire Heage VIEW
STEEPLES, Stephen Son Single M 22 1889 Coal Miner Hewer Derbyshire Clay Cross VIEW
STEEPLES, William Son Single M 19 1892 Coal Miner Loader Below Derbyshire Clay Cross VIEW
STEEPLES, John Son Single M 17 1894 Coal Miner Putter Pony Driver Below Ground Derbyshire Clay Cross VIEW
STEEPLES, Ethel Daughter F 14 1897 Derbyshire Clay Cross VIEW
STEEPLES, Ernest Son M 7 1904 Derbyshire Clay Cross VIEW
STEEPLES, Leonard Son M 4 1907 Derbyshire Whitwell VIEW
STEEPLES, Victor Son M 2 1909 Derbyshire Clay Cross VIEW

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 23:19

If this was your father.................

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Leonard Steeples
Birth Date: 5 Dec 1906
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1974
Age at Death: 67
Registration district: Chesterfield
Inferred County: Derbyshire
Volume: 3a
Page: 193

..........................at least two of his siblings outlived him.........

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Victor Steeples
Birth Date: 3 Nov 1908
Date of Registration: Oct 1987
Age at Death: 78
Registration district: Chesterfield
Inferred County: Derbyshire
Volume: 6
Page: 360
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England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Ernest Steeples
Birth Date: 8 Jan 1904
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1977
Age at Death: 73
Registration district: Newark
Inferred County: Lincolnshire
Volume: 8
Page: 0606

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 23:23

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Stephen Steeples
Birth Date: abt 1889
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1953
Age at Death: 64
Registration district: Bakewell
Inferred County: Derbyshire
Volume: 3a
Page: 17
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British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920
Name: Stephen Steeples
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889
Age at enlistment: 26
Birth Parish: Danesmoor
Birth County: Derbyshire
Document Year: 1915
Regimental Number: 4115
Regiment Name: Coldstream Guards
Number of images: 21

Married to Lizzie Pettit ......Apl 22 1911 at Clay Cross

Children: Eric William.....29.1.12
Lily.13.11.14

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 23:29

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Lizzie Steeples
Birth Date: abt 1888
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1916
Age at Death: 28
Registration district: Chesterfield
Inferred County: Derbyshire
Volume: 7b
Page: 767
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Deaths Jun 1916 (>99%)
Steeples Lily 1 Chesterfield 7b 763
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England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Eric W Steeples
Birth Date: abt 1912
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1934
Age at Death: 22
Registration district: Chesterfield
Inferred County: Derbyshire
Volume: 7b
Page: 680


Probable re-marriage for Stephen can be found on freebmd

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Feb 2013 09:56

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: William Steeples
Birth Date: 30 Nov 1891
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1972
Age at Death: 81
Registration district: Chesterfield
Inferred County: Derbyshire
Volume: 3a
Page: 154

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Feb 2013 10:00

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: John Steeples
Birth Date: abt 1893
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1964
Age at Death: 71
Registration district: Chesterfield
Inferred County: Derbyshire
Volume: 3a
Page: 85
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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
Name: John Steeples
Probate Date: 14 Sep 1964
Death Date: 3 Jun 1964
Death Place: Derbyshire, England
Registry: Nottinghamshire, England

Address of deceased: 179, Thanet St, Clay Cross

Probate to John Steeples, Insurance Agent

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Feb 2013 10:05

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Ethel Rowan
Birth Date: 6 Mar 1897
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1972
Age at Death: 75
Registration district: Chesterfield
Inferred County: Derbyshire
Volume: 3a
Page: 658

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Feb 2013 11:23

Have you had any contact with the children of your father's first marriage?

To.........................

Births Dec 1907 (>99%)
Ryder Fanny Chesterfield 7b 722


England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Fanny Taylor
Birth Date: 30 Sep 1907
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1973
Age at Death: 65
Registration district: Chesterfield
Inferred County: Derbyshire
Volume: 3a
Page: 381

Vena

Vena Report 9 Feb 2013 22:33

no contact with any of family, but i thank you all so much, ive got loads to go on
reggis i did find stephens details on census but not military im goin to print it all offf, thankyou all,