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Whisky Soda

Whisky Soda Report 16 Jul 2007 14:00

Hi I am looking for the following 'Pole 'family they for most of the time lived in Thurmaston, but at some point John H Pole b1868 went to Nova Scotia and married Johanna b1865, whilst there their first child was born Thomas b1894, they then must have come to Thurmaston ( where John H was born ) and had three more children Ernest b1896,Leonard b1898 and Eliza b1900


Sarah Report 16 Jul 2007 16:13

hi kath have you tried looking on or sj ps where did mary allen die what county ??


Gemma Report 16 Jul 2007 16:46

Hi Elaine and Mike Thanks for your replies. George has proven to be VERY tricky!!!! I have tried to trace his nephew back. I have found a William Fauks on the 1861 census: Name: William Fauks Age: 7 Estimated birth year: abt 1854 Relation: Son Father's name: George Mother's name: Ann Gender: Male Where born: Hickling, Nottinghamshire, England Civil parish: Hickling County/Island: Nottinghamshire Country: England Household Members: Name Age Ann Fauks 38 Elizabeth Fauks 11 Thomas Fauks 7 William Fauks 7 Ann Faulks 1 George Faulks 38 George Faulks 4 However, this does not link with his birth in Cumberland as on the 1871 census when he is living with George!!!! The only thing I have found is that sometimes the name Whitehead is mis-spelt to Whitchead, but still not been able to trace any further back. I am very reliant on the net as I live in Vancouver, so I am not able to go to parish registry's myself. Are there any other websites you could recommend??? Thanks again Gemma.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Jul 2007 19:42

Greeting’s Again Ken O' Hunua…… There is a Visitors Centre just inside the Main gates ( Welford Road ) Car Park is well within the grounds so you’ll have to walk BACK to Centre. OPENING HOURS :~ FRIDAY ~ SUNDAY. 10.00. am ~ 4.00. pm or dusk. To help out I suggest you have ALL your the plot No’s ready ( If you have not got these then ask me I have full details 1849 ~ 1950 ) If you get in touch with the centre well in advance I have known them to mark up the plot locations very helpful staff. MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Jul 2007 20:17

Greeting’s & Welcome Kathleen….. Not knowing the year of birth The closest to your details I can find is as follows :~ 1854 Welford Road Cemetery All within Plot No C. E. 937.:~ E 937 C ALLEN * Mary Ann * 1854 May 17 1yr 6mths Leicester Union House Saint Nicholas 2391 E 937 C GARNER Thomas Cornelius Fowler 1884 Dec 15 2 Woodgate Saint Leonard 25886 E 937 C HUDSTON Emma Louisa 1894 Mar 28 8mths Regent Road Saint Mary 36288 E 937 C WARNER Ernest Walter 1914 Feb 12 6mths 118 Stoughton Street Leicester 54488 E 937 F HEMMINGS William 1928 Mar 16 78 R.I. / 14 Percival Street Leicester 62677 the other C stands for Common plot F = Freehold Plot. 1857 Plot No. U.N. 1234. N 1234 C ALLEN * Mary Ann * 1858 May 20 72 Leicester Union House Saint Margaret 6336 N 1234 C GRANT William 1881 Jan 22 3mths Curzon Street Saint Margaret 46173 N 1234 C SABIN Harold Gough 1892 Nov 26 6mths Gresham Street Saint Margaret 71569 N 1234 F WARNER Oliver C 1924 Jan 30 57 61 Lorne Road Leicester 113222 No sign of the other Mary Ann 1909. Her burial could have taken place at Gilroes Cemetery / Crematory If you do have a birth year then ask again MIKE.

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 16 Jul 2007 20:29

For Sarah Sorry but you can't view birth or death certs at the records office, there is no other way except to buy them, Elaine

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 16 Jul 2007 20:51

Hello Gemma I have looked at the 1871 census again, I read it as this for William William Fawkes nephew 16 whip thong maker born Nottingham Do I have the right census return as you? They are living in Shelton Street, Nottingham Elaine

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Jul 2007 20:57

Greeting’s & Welcome Whiskey Soda There you Go. …….. 1901 Census returns :~ RG 13. / 2983 / 28 / Page. 23. Leicestershire. St. Michael & all Angels Parish South Thurmaston. Wheatley Road. In Benskins Yard. John H. Pole. Head Mar. 33. Gen Labourer. b Thurmaston. Leicestershire. Johanna Wife. 36. b Nova Scotia. Thomas. Son. 7. b Ditto. Ernest, Son. 5. b South Thurmaston. Leicestershire. Leonard. Son. 3. b Ditto. Eliza. Dau. 1. b Ditto. Which confirms all your details. MIKE.


Sarah Report 16 Jul 2007 21:03

how come things fall into peoples laps and some of us have a real hard time finding info iv been looking for a death for ages and i still cant find it im giving up on the whole tree now nuts to it sj


Gemma Report 16 Jul 2007 21:19

Hi Elaine Yes that is the correct entry. The William Fawkes entry I found on the 1861 census is just a guess, I could not find him anywhere else on that census and thought that could possibly be him??? Let me know what you think? Thanks Gemma.


Gemma Report 16 Jul 2007 21:24

Hi Guys As well as my George Whitehead, I am also trying to trace relatives on the other side of my family from Leicestershire. I am looking for the parents / sibling of John Fox (b. 1812) in Thurmaston, Leicestershire. He married a lady named Ann Toon and had the following children: William Emma Eliza Any help would be most welcome. Many thanks Gemma.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Jul 2007 21:29

Greeting's Again ..... Gemma There you GO....... Baptism John Fox. 18th October 1812. St. Michael & all Angel's Parish Church. Thurmaston. Father :~ James Fox. Mother :~ Sarah. Need a bit more time to find other Brothers & Sisters Back in a tic hopefully with these MIKE. UPDATED 21.54 HRS GMT Baptism with Parents James & Sarah FOX. John. 18th. October. 1812. Joseph. 25th. December. 1814. ( Free as Christmas Day ) James. 28th. March. 1819. Mary, Baptised 28th. December. 1820. Death. 25th February 1823. William. 6th. September. 1824. James. 30th. July. 1826. ( I Need to check burials for the other James.) James. 7th. June . 1829.( again need to checkout burials ) Charles. 25th. March. 1832.


Sarah Report 16 Jul 2007 22:14

1901 census look up plz for a mary clarke aged 71 b 1830 woodhouse leicester thanks sj


Gemma Report 16 Jul 2007 22:14

Hi Mike That is fantastic thank you. Why do you think they had so many boys named James? Do you suppose the earlier ones died???

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Jul 2007 22:21

Greeting's Again Gemma Yes I suspect that's why there was several James with Parents James & Sarah Just had a whiz round my disks but could not find those other James burials But I have an other disk to go through yet. ..... By the way Marriage found :~ 22nd. December 1811. James Fox. ~ Sarah GREASLEY. St. Michael & All Angels South Thurmaston. By Banns. MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Jul 2007 22:41

*** F.A.,O. Sarah.*** There you GO…….. 1801. Census returns RG 13. / 2998 / 61 / Page. 21. Leicester East. St. Saviour's Parish Formally St. Margaret’s Parish. No 12. Beaumont Road. Selina Clarke Head. Sing. 32.Dressmaker. own A/cc b Woodhouse. Mary. Mother Wid. 71. b Woodhouse. Leicestershire. Mary J. Clarke. Niece. Sing. 22. Fancy Hosier Trimmer.Worker b Leicester. Frances Gilbert. Boarder. Sing. 34. Tailoress. Worker.Bradby Northants. William D,J. Richards. Boarder. Sing. 23. Grocer’s Asst.Worker. b Glos. Cheltenham. MIKE.


Sarah Report 16 Jul 2007 23:02

thanks mike now just need to find mary clarkes husbands death as she was a widow in 1901 thanks again

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 17 Jul 2007 00:04

***F.A.O. Sarah *** Looks like there could well be a split in the marriage or John has gone in search of work ? 1891. Census returns Mary is with Selina in Bradgate Street Leicester. John is Lodging in Loddington Northamptonshire So it might prove difficult to tract his death down. MIKE.

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 17 Jul 2007 07:38

Hi Gemma Have come to the conclusion he's with George 1861 !!! Was hoping that would make you smile, well there are 38 William Fawkes and not one born in Nottingham. I guess it will be a case of looking at variations of the name and a quick look at freebmd for Nottingham only has one marraige in Nottingham for a William Fawkes 1900 ( I put a search in from 1871). Sorry I couldn't help anymore at the moment Elaine


Sarah Report 17 Jul 2007 16:57

hi mike can you let me have info on mary and selina in 1891 i have the info on john in 1891 thanks sj