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John Report 21 Aug 2006 18:50

Mike (he who must be obeyed) Version 7 downloaded, viewing restored. Regards Jon O'Kent

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 21 Aug 2006 22:57

*** F.A.O. ***…….. Elaine. The where abouts of the Marriage of Florence Kate 1891 ? Ummm ? Nothing showed up using my resources to hand. But thinking aloud here……. I see they are newly wed on the 1891.Census. Your Free BMD Ref = March Qrt. 1891. My G.R.O. BMD = Jan. Feb. Mar. Qrt 1891. Both do have the same Ref No. 7a 337. though. Therefore Common denominator is MARCH. then.? The address on that Census return puts them in the Fast growing St. Matthews Estate. Churches within that Estate..... Were St. Matthew’s, St. Luke’s, Christ Church. ( All theses were part of St. Margaret’s Parish Hence Bishop Fees was in the title on the Censuses . ) and the Nonconformist St. George's Chapel. So maybe Thomas & Florence married in one of these? I can but have a look at these for you next time I’m at Records Office. ( Thursday ) Or they could have had a Civil Service Marriage ? in which case No records will be available at the Records Office. Yes……. Pass the other details for that Marriage conducted under Licence. (A year would be very helpful. ). I might be able find them using the Licence Index Cards…… That will at lest give us the Church. Then I could find the Registers for that Church. If that’s what you were looking for.. MIKE. xx *** F.A.O. ***……… Jon O’ Kent. Well Done Mate ….. All ways use the Web site & NOT the “ Update pop up box “ whilst viewing files….. It always seems to miss a file this way....... MIKE.....( NO..... I'm not in charge ....:0 ( )

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 22 Aug 2006 07:39

Hi Mike Am looking for the licence for George Ward and Ann Revell 8th Oct 1838 at St Margarets Church Many thanks and hoping to sit down and search a bit tomorrow, have missed it big time Elaine


Sylvia Report 22 Aug 2006 07:59

Hi Mike, Would you have anything on the Gough family, my great grandfather John Gough,born 1839 in Leicester. He married a Sarah Ann Underwood in Melton Mowbray in 1859. In 1881 hes in Derby, with the occupation as a tailor and mission preacher. If possible i would like to know who his siblings and parents were? Thank you Sylvia

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 22 Aug 2006 17:34

Greeting’s Again Elaine …. There you GO ........ Transcript of that Marriage…….. Marriage Register St. Margaret’s Parish Church. Leicester. Entry No.404, OCT 8, 1838, by LICENCE GEORGE ISAAC WARD, Full age, Bachelor. FISHMONGER, of RUTLAND St, Son. of JONAS WARD, FISHMONGER ANN REVELL, Full age, Spinster. SERVANT, of BELGRAVE GATE, Dau. of WM. REVELL, WOOL COMBER Wits: GEORGE BIRCH, ANN ? HOULT. With the above info I hope to find out Who put up the bonds or consent ? from the Index Cards At Wigston. **************************************** Was it you with Elizabeth Hopewell who gave us the run about Look who is one of the Witnesses is then ? St. Margaret’s Parish Church Leicester. > Entry No.329, JUL 9, 1853, after Banns GEORGE WARD, 26, WID.. TURNER, of HUMBERSTONE GATE, Son. of ROBERT WARD, FWK EMMA ELIZABETH BARLOW, 20, Spinster. of UPPER CHARLES St, d. of JAMES BARLOW, SAWYER Wits: FREDERICK BARLOW, ELIZABETH HOPEWELL. MIKE.xx

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 22 Aug 2006 19:10

Hi Mike Many thanks for that, it's become a mission to find all of my Wards LOL and as yet have not followed up a licence. Can't wait Elaine

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 22 Aug 2006 19:32

Greeting’s & Welcome Sylvia…. EYES DOWN……… 1841. Census HO 107 / 604. / Book No. 9. / Folder. 8. / Page. 10. St. Margaret’s & Bishops Fees. Metcalf Street. John Gough. 35. Tailor. Mary. 35. Mary. 15. Eliza. 12. Harrt ? Female 8. Harriett see 1871. Census ? JOHN. 2. ALL born within the County. MARRIAGE Found.:- John Gough. ~ Mary Hearn. St. Margaret’s Parish church. 19th. Jan. 1824. By Banns. Don't forget the enumerates rounded DOWN the ages of those over 15 To the nearest multibles of 5. on this Census therefore John,Mary. Eliza could be older than ages shown. So just wonder if these are John & Mary's burial in St. Margaret's Parish Church :- Names. / Dates. / Ages. / GOUGH JOHN 18 SEPT 1844 42 GOUGH MARY 21 MAY 1845 42 Which might explain why John at 12 years was on his own and making his way in life? 1851, Census. HO 107 / 2091. / 80. / Pages 21.~ 22. Melton Mowbray.. Great Dalby. John Parrs. Head Mar. 31. Master Tailor. Emp 1 Man b Great Dalby. Lyndia Wife. 25. b Ditto. Jane. Dau. 6. Ditto. Simon. Son. 3. b Ditto. Josiah. Son. 2. b Ditto. Sarah Ann. 11. Months Old. b Great Dalby. Also within the Household Thomas Martin Servant. 22. Tailor Journeyman. b Markfield. Leicestershire. JOHN GOUGH. App. 12. Apprentice Tailor. b St. Margaret’s Leicester. MARRIAGE Found :- John Gough. ~ Sarah Ann Underwood. St. Mary’s Church. Melton Mowbray. 20th. March. 1859. By Banns. 1861. Census. RG 9. 2288. / 47. / Page. 10. St. Margaret’s Parish Christ Church. Feuton Street ( But I believe it to be Melton Street.) John Gough. Head. Mar. 22. Tailor. b St. Margaret’s Leicester. Sarah A. Wife. 22. Dress maker. b Melton Leicestershire. Betsy. Dau. 1. b St. Margaret’s Leicester. 1871. Census. RG 10. 3573. / 62. / Page. 22. Derbyshire. St. James Parish. Litchurch. Strutt Street. John Gough. Head. Mar. 32. Tailor. b St. Margaret’s Leicester. Sarah A. Wife. 332. b Melton Leicestershire. Betsy. Dau. 11. Scholar. b St. Margaret’s Leicester. Fanny. Dau. 9. Ditto. b Ditto. John. H. Son. 7. Ditto b Derbyshire. Harriett Dau. 5. Ditto b Ditto. Josiah. 3. Ditto b Ditto. Mary. Dau. 1. b Litchurch Derbyshire. So…. There you have it …. I take it you have details of 1881 census then ? Parrs were bespoken Tailors & Saddler's in Belgravegate MIKE. xx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 22 Aug 2006 19:39

Greeting Again Elaine .... lol ' Don't get the Champer's out just yet '...:0)))) If I find the details it will only be a transcript of those details on an ordinary white Index Card 4 inches by 3 inches ...:0(((( Was that Elizabeth HOPEWELL one of your's then ? MIKE. xx


Sylvia Report 23 Aug 2006 07:23

Thank you so much for all that information Mike, yes i do have 1881, but being in Oz and not having Ancestry, that is such a great help. I have found John jr in1941 birth, he was born in 1839, so age would be about right for him. In 1851 can you tell me what Emp 1 Man stands for, see below. John Parrs. Head Mar. 31. Master Tailor. Emp 1 Man b Great Dalby. . Sylvia

Jo Jo

Jo Jo Report 23 Aug 2006 08:46

Sylvia I am sure Mike will get back to you but this is what I think it means. John Parrs. Head Mar. 31. Master Tailor. Emp 1 Man b Great Dalby. John Parrs - Name Head - head of household Mar - married 31 - his age Master Tailor - occupation Emp 1 Man - employs one man b Great Dalby - born in Great Dalby Hope this helps. JoJo


Sylvia Report 23 Aug 2006 09:04

Thank you for that Jo Jo Sylvia

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 23 Aug 2006 09:35

Hi Mike Ah but not got anything about a marriage licence yet so excited anyway, always hopeful. Tracked a few of my Wards since you helped with the baptisms of Jonas's children. Still tracking fishmongers between Newark and Leicester! One daughter marries a Wand which I first thought said Ward and found their marriage in a parish record -my first poper find myself - I love it Elaine Hopwell isn't one of mine


sydenham Report 23 Aug 2006 11:31

HI Leicestershire people! I am struggling with a Maria Holyland who in Nov 1841 married in Cadeby. She was born c1816 and father was Thomas a labourer. A Phillis Holyland witnessed the wedding. I am trying to link her to the Holyland family of Market Bosworth where a Phillis lived in 1841 with father Thomas. Maria was working elsewhere in 1841 census. Also does anyone have burial records of Sheepy Magna/Parva for the Brookes family. Any help much appreciated. Jan mainly Somerset

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 23 Aug 2006 14:20

Greeting's Zummerzet Folk..... Brookes / Brooks Burials for Sheepy Magna.:- Names. / Dates./ Ages. / Notes.:- Brookes Thomas 15 Feb 1889 80 Brooks Edward 4 Dec 1857 5 Mths Abode Sheepy Parva. UPDATED :- Market Bosworth Burials for Holyland Names. / Dates. / Ages. / Notes. Hollyland John 7 Jun 1815 27 Holyland Sarah 2 Nov 1840 12 Holyland Anne 17 Dec 1870 84 Wife Of Thomas Holyland Thomas 24 Dec 1871 81 Widow Late Resident Of This Parish Abode Cadeby No Burials found for the Village of Sheepy Parva....Sorry. MIKE. xx

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 23 Aug 2006 14:36

Hi Janice Have you tried this site http://www.mdlp(.)co(.)uk/resources/Sheepy/ Elaine


Jane Report 23 Aug 2006 15:45

To the man that knows, Uncle Mike, ( or anyone else that might know, lol) is there a trade directory for the 1950's?? i am trying to find the licensees of the Bricklayers Arms on Welford Rd, thanks to my dad who JUST thought to tell me he had an Aunt Daisy who ran this pub in the 50's / 60's.......... haven't got a clue on her surname ( married or maiden!) or how on earth she fits in to our family. not holding out much hope on this one, i can tell you. Jane x

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 23 Aug 2006 16:55

L O...... Auntie Jane.... My Trade Directories only go up to 1914. When Walter Gilbet was the Licensee of the Bricklayers Arms 78 Welford Road. The years you want are 1950 ~ 60 's ....( Right ? ) Let me have a look at the Records Office to see what I can find for you. I know three doors down ( 84 ) Mr Woodward ran the Greengrocers Shop back in the 60's who I worked with.....but that ain't no use to you :0))) MIKE. xx


Jane Report 23 Aug 2006 17:37

Cheers Unc...... yes years are correct, well my dad was born in '52, and he can remember visiting this Aunt Daisy at this pub. why he's never bothered to mention it before is beyond me, lol. thanks Jx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 23 Aug 2006 18:21

Greeting's Again Auntie Jane......... ' why he's never bothered to mention it before is beyond me, ' You didn't cross his palm with enough Silver / Booze :0/ Unc..xx


sydenham Report 23 Aug 2006 19:33

Mike The only time I ever heard a Somerset accent like that was from a Wiltshire boy who had had too much scrumpy!! Great l/ups - Sheepy Thomas is Maria Holyland's husband and those Mkt Bosworth are likely to be Maria's parents. Many thanks! Elaine - not tried that site - will do it now. Hopping back to my Somerset board now! Jan