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Jooleh

Jooleh Report 25 Feb 2013 20:00

All those children appear as adults with Henry Richard Aldridge in the Midlands electoral rolls.

The first 3 entries are all for 40 Curzon Street

Ward or Division/Constituency: Duddeston
Residence Place: Birmingham

Year: 1920

Moore, Emily
Windle, James
Aldridge, Henry Richard

Year: 1922

Moore, Emily
Aldridge, Henry Richard


Year: 1927


Aldridge, Henry Richard
Aldridge, Emily
Aldridge, William Henry
Aldridge, Albert Edward
Barber, Henry John

Year: 1935

Ward or Division/Constituency: Deritend
Street Address: 8 Hollier Street

Aldridge, Henry Richard
Aldridge, George
Flynn, John
Flynn, Myra

Year: 1939

Ward or Division/Constituency: Deritend
Street Address: 1 court 4 Marston Green
Residence Place: Birmingham

Aldridge, Albert Edward
Aldridge, Rose Katherine
Aldridge, Henry Richard






So it looks like Henry Richard married Emily Moore.

Marriages Jun 1924   (>99%)
Aldridge  Henry R  Moore  Birmingham  6d 480   
Moore  Emily  Aldridge  Birmingham  6d 480   

Myra married John Flynn:

Marriages Jun 1931   (>99%)
Aldridge  Myra  Flynn  Birmingham S.  6d 781   
Flynn  John P  Aldridge  Birmingham S.  6d 781   

Albert Edward married Rose Ford:

Marriages Sep 1932   (>99%)
Aldridge  Albert E  Ford  Birmingham S.  6d 54      
Ford  Rose C  Aldridge  Birmingham S.  6d 54   


Julie

patchem

patchem Report 25 Feb 2013 18:04

You want the children to be William, George, Albert and Moira, in that birth order.
These are the children that we found in 1911:
Albt Ed Aldridge 9 (Albert)
William Hy Aldridge 7 (William)
Myra Aldridge 2 (Moira)
So birth order is wrong, but 3 of the 4 children are there.
And this has already been posted by Rose for the 4th child:
Births Sep 1911
ALDRIDGE George E Beesley Aston 6d 615 (George)

mark

mark Report 25 Feb 2013 12:13

Hi rose and patchem i was given the names billy , george and moira by my mother whose father it is. i do not have any ages or birth dates but i was told that william was the oldest george was next then albert and then moira. but that is all i have.

mark

patchem

patchem Report 25 Feb 2013 07:13

Who gave you the names of the half brothers and sisters?
Also, as Rose put, could you tell us them with ages and birth places?
Thank-you

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 25 Feb 2013 01:46

Mark,

I am very certain we have found the correct Albert. Look at the information again. The address for Richard in 1901 fits with the address where Albert was born and the 1911 census lists Albert Ed Aldridge with mother Bertha and father Richard.

What names have you been given for the "half" siblings?

Rose

mark

mark Report 25 Feb 2013 00:06

YES ROY HE WAS ILLEGITIMATE ,AND HE WAS REGISTERED IN BIRMINGHAM ON THE 17/09/1902 , BUT ITHINK HE WAS ADOPTED VERTUALLY STRAIGHT AWAY. THE NAMES OF THE HALF BROTHERS AND SISTER THAT I HAVE BEEN GIVEN DO NOT TIE UP WITH THE NAMES IN THE HOUSE HOLDS THAT YOU HAVE SO KINDLY SUPPLIED. I HAVE LEARNED THAT MY GREAT GRANDFATHER WAS IN THE ARMED FORCES AND DIED AS A RESULT OF MUSTARD GAS POISONING AFTER THE FIRST WORLD WAR. BUT I'M NOT SURE IF HIS NAME WAS BEESELEY OR IF THAT WAS HIS MOTHERS MAIDEN NAME. I WILL CHECK HARRY ALDRIDGE OUT AS THIS MIGHT BE A LEAD.THANKS TO EVERY ONE
MARK

patchem

patchem Report 23 Feb 2013 07:56

1871 England Census
Henry Aldridge Age: 10 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Relation: Son
Father's Name: William Aldridge Mother's name: Mary Aldridge
Gender: Male Where born: Kings Stanley, Gloucestershire, England
Civil parish: Kings Stanley
Ecclesiastical parish: Kings Stanley
Town: Kings Stanley County/Island: Gloucestershire
Country: England Registration district: Stroud Sub-registration district: Rodborough
ED, institution, or vessel: 4 Household schedule number: 83 Piece: 2636
Folio: 58 Page Number: 13
William Aldridge 51 Cloth worker Kings Stanley
Mary Aldridge 51 Rodborough, Gloucestershire
Maria Aldridge 14
Henry Aldridge 10

mgnv

mgnv Report 23 Feb 2013 02:40

Checking Rose's hit in the local index:

Child Surname Child Forename Father Surname Mother Surname Mother's Former Name Year District Office Register Entry
ALDRIDGE Henry Richard ALDRIDGE ALDRIDGE LEECH 1861 Stroud Stroud, Rodborough 8 147
http://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/bmd/

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Death?

Deaths Dec 1940
Aldridge Henry R 79 Birmingham 6d 561

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 23 Feb 2013 01:23

Looks like he still wasn't telling the truth:

Births Mar 1861
ALDRIDGE Henry Richard Stroud 6a 287

Rose

Jooleh

Jooleh Report 23 Feb 2013 01:12

Couldn't find Richard Aldridge in earlier census. He's very specific about birthplace on 1911 census so I thought first name/ age might differ.

Reckon this is him:


Name: Harry Aldridge
Age: 38
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Relation: Lodger
Gender: Male
Where born: Kings Stanley, Gloucestershire, England
Civil parish: Aston
Ecclesiastical parish: St James
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England


Registration district: Aston
Sub-registration district: Duddeston
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 71
Piece: 2867
Folio: 167
Page Number: 13
Household Members:
Name Age
Sarah Lock 52
Eliza Gasevine 61
Laura Clarke 16
Harry Aldridge 38
Maggie Satchell 19
Alice Adye 17
Betsy Douglass 68

Address is 66 St.James Street - same as Albert Edward's birth address!

Julie

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 23 Feb 2013 00:40

Richard's place of birth is Kings Stanley and Bertha's is Stratford on Avon.

Rose

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 23 Feb 2013 00:18

I doubt they married? as for adoption their was no legal adoption at that time so i think the children registered in mmn just adopted dads name over time

The question asked by Reggie never got answered, was he illegitimate?

and what evidance do you have for an adoption?

Roy

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 22 Feb 2013 23:52

Oh bother says married 13 years on image but they might have lied about that

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 22 Feb 2013 23:47

1911 Ancestry version

Name: Herbard Aldridge
Age in 1911: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Steep Stanley, Glass
Civil parish: Aston
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England
Street Address: 20 Galton St
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Labourer
Registration district: Aston
Registration District Number: 385
Sub-registration district: Duddeston
ED, institution, or vessel: 10
Piece: 18240
Household Members: Name Age
Herbard Aldridge 43
Bertha Aldridge 33
Albt Gd Aldridge 9
William Hy Aldridge 7
Myra Aldridge 2
Elizabeth Debney 44

patchem

patchem Report 22 Feb 2013 23:47

Ancestry:
1911 England Census
Herbard Aldridge Age in 1911: 43 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868
Relation to Head: Head Gender: Male Birth Place: Steep Stanley, Glass
Civil parish: Aston County/Island: Warwickshire Country: England Street Address: 20 Galton St
Marital Status: Married Occupation: Labourer
Registration district: Aston
Registration District Number: 385 Sub-registration district: Duddeston
ED, institution, or vessel: 10 Piece: 18240
Herbard Aldridge 43 Gloucester RICHARD?
Bertha Aldridge 33 married 13 years, 5 children born, 3 living Stratford
Albt Gd Aldridge 9
William Hy Aldridge 7
Myra Aldridge 2
Elizabeth Debney 44
Ancestry.com. 1911 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 22 Feb 2013 23:46

Another brother:

Births Sep 1911 (>99%)
ALDRIDGE George E Beesley Aston 6d 615

Rose

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They are all on FMP.

Schedule type Last names First names Sex Birth year Age in 1911 District / other County / other Transcript Original page
1
HOUSEHOLD ALDRIDGE BERTHA F 1878 33 Aston Warwickshire
HOUSEHOLD ALDRIDGE MYRA LANADA F 1909 2 Aston Warwickshire
HOUSEHOLD ALDRIDGE RICHARD M 1868 43 Aston Warwickshire
HOUSEHOLD ALDRIDGE WILLIAM HENRY M 1904 7 Aston Warwickshire
HOUSEHOLD ALDRIDGE ALBT GD M 1902 9 Aston Warwickshire

Rose

patchem

patchem Report 22 Feb 2013 23:32

?
Marriages Mar 1917
BEESLEY Bertha Jefferson Coventry 6d 989
Jefferson George K Beesley Coventry 6d 989

??
Deaths Sep 1959
JEFFERSON Bertha 72 Aylesbury 6a 254

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 22 Feb 2013 23:32

Only other Beeseleys born around that time in Warwickshire are:

Births Dec 1904
Beeseley William Henry Aston 6d 279

Births Mar 1907
BEESELEY Harry Richard Aston 6d 234

Makes me think they are Alberts's brothers.

Rose