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Locating my Great GrandAunt

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john

john Report 20 Jun 2013 20:34

Looking or a Catherine Minkley born 1846 Plungar, Notts census give s datails 1851 and 1861 where shae was at Radford in service then she disappears any help could be of use. :-S

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 20 Jun 2013 21:18

Hi John


welcome to the Boards

Have you checked www.freebmd.org.uk to find a marriage, or death for her?

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 20 Jun 2013 21:31

The other option is that she might have emigrated.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 20 Jun 2013 21:32

Births Dec 1845 (>99%)
Minkley Catherine Bingham 15 451

Can see her on '51 and '61 census but not onwards no obvious marriage or death. I would try looking for the rest of her family ,

Just putting this here for ref

1851 England Census about Catherine Minkley
Name: Catherine Minkley
Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Enoch Minkley
Mother's Name: Ann Minkley
Gender: F (Female)
Where born: Plungar, Leicestershire, England
Civil Parish: Plungar
County/Island: Leicestershire
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability:

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Registration District: Bingham
Sub-registration District: Bingham
ED, institution, or vessel: 18
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Schedule Number: 42
Piece: 2139
Folio: 271
Page Number: 10
Household Members:
Name Age
Enoch Minkley 31
Ann Minkley 30
William Minkley 7
John Minkley 6
Catherine Minkley 5
Ellen Minkley 3
Robert Minkley 2

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 20 Jun 2013 21:37

Rather odd this

1871 England Census about Enoch Minkley
Name: Enoch Minkley
Age: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1821
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Ann Minkley
Gender: Male
Where born: Plungar, Leicestershire, England
Civil Parish: Plungar
Town: Plungar
County/Island: Leicestershire
Country: England
Registration District: Bingham
Sub-registration District: Bingham
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Household Schedule Number: 20
Piece: 3546
Folio: 17
Page Number: 4
Household Members:
Name Age
Enoch Minkley 50
Ann Minkley 49
Harriett Minkley 12
John Minkley 4
Catherine Minkley 2 <<<<< listed as daughter ?
William Hill 20

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 20 Jun 2013 21:39

but in 1881, the John who was listed as son in 1871 appears as grandson and no sign of Catherine


Name: Enock Minkley
Age (Original): 61
Gender: Male
Birth Year: 1820
Birthplace: Plungar, Leicestershire, England
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Farm Lab
Address: ?
Event Place: Plungar (Leicester), Nottinghamshire, England
Disability:
Record Type: Household
GS Film number: 1341808
Affiliate Publication Number: RG11
Piece/Folio: 3381 / 81
Page Number: 9
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Enock Minkley M 61 Plungar, Leicestershire, England
Wife Ann Minkley F 61 Long Bennington
Grand Son John Minkley M 14 Plungar, Leicestershire, England
Grand Daughter Annie Minkley F 2 Old Basford, Leicestershire, England

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 20 Jun 2013 21:42

I keep coming back to this

Births Jun 1869 (>99%)
Minkley Catherine Barker Bingham 7b 303
Deaths Sep 1871 (>99%)
Minkley Catherine Barker 2 Bingham 7b 214

Would tie in with the Catherine on the 1871...I think it might be worth checking who her parents were?

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 20 Jun 2013 21:52

RR

I did spot the birth registration of that Catherine Minkley .............


England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 about Catherine Barker Minkley

Name: Catherine Barker Minkley
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1869
Registration District: Bingham
Inferred County: Nottinghamshire
Volume: 7b
Page: 303

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 21 Jun 2013 17:15

As John is a new poster, I will send him a friendly message re how to return to his thread. :-)

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 21 Jun 2013 22:44

I would be very tempted to buy the 1869 birth certificate to see her parents.

NigelBS

NigelBS Report 22 Jun 2013 22:14

I would suspect that both John and Catherine, shown in 1871 are the illegitimate children of the Catherine you seek. You will also see Annie, aged 2 in the 1881 census, and she is the illegitimate daughter of Elizabeth born about 1853, who later married Charles Dickman in 1882 (DEC 1882 Bingham 7b 795). This couple are shown in the 1891 census, with Annie as a stepdaughter.

It would be likely, that if Catherine became pregnant whilst in service, she would lose her job, as the house would not want to be associated with a child born out of wedlock. As to her whereabouts I can offer no advice