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sydenham Report 1 Sep 2006 08:01

Mike Thanks for the Holyland baptismal date - she did know how old she was - makes a change! I'm looking for BROOKES. Thomas born c1809.Osbaston Father George c1766-1771 (1841 census age rounded to 70). George married Mary Argel Wain Cadeby 1798. She was 60 rounded down in 1841SOOO 1781-1777ish. I don't have access to Cadeby at all. So anything from the Cadeby register would be great. Jan


MaryfromItaly Report 1 Sep 2006 17:21

Hi Mike, I'm looking for burials in Leicester at the moment. I've been searching on FamilyHistoryOnline, but their Leicester City burials only go up to 1909. If you have anything more recent, could you look up Lilla Annis and Horace Charles Annis for me? They both died after 1901.


Tracey Report 1 Sep 2006 19:23

Hi Mike and everybody I've read in the Mercury twice recently that you can now look at some parish registers online but I can't find it anywhere, has anybody else found it please? Tracey x


Anne Report 1 Sep 2006 20:31

Hi Everyone, Looking for a second marriage for Leonard Philip Isaacs in Leicester roughly around late 1920's, to Rose ? (Not Rosetta Townsend, this was his first marriage). Unable to find births registered for two of his known sons, Miles and Frederick Lewis. I know that in the 1970's they lived in Ocean Close, Leicester. Leonard's D.O.B - 1894. Would appreciate any information at all. Thank You Anne P.S Leonard's father was a Commission Agent, does anyone know what this actually means?

Rosemary in Wales

Rosemary in Wales Report 1 Sep 2006 20:46

Hi there I wonder if you might be able to help me, please? I'm trying to find out about the father of ENOCH TOON, born Thurcaston, 1833. His name was HENRY TOON - he's on the 1841 census, living in Thurcaston, born abt 1801 - but I can't find anything more about him on the IGI. I'll be very grateful for any info you might be able to tell me!!! Thanks Rosemary

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 1 Sep 2006 22:42

*** F.A,O, Sylvia *** Your very Welcome to the information Yes it was down as Thur-pence but thought you would not know what it was Due to you tender age Don't think you had better pursue the 3d. debt think about the Compound interest ? ...OH My...£ £ £ I think it might have been for another Christening ? Don't forget that 3d was a lot of money in those days ...... But great to get one in your Christmas pudding either as a brass coloured one or a Silver one .....8-) *** F.A.O. *** Janice. Printed all that off.... I'll have alook at Osbaston next time I'm at the Records Office. Sorry again you had to wait for confirmation of date * Note to myself more attention * *** F.A.O.*** Tracey O' Leicester. It was on page 11 of tonights Mercury 01/ 09 / 06. Head lines = 'A Net Results ' links to site :- Click on link to Records Office ( Left hand side ) but doubt if it will be a Free view ...... MIKE.xx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 1 Sep 2006 22:57

*** F.A.O.*** Ann Dosdale…. Welcome …. Old Occupations :- ' Commission Agent ' Salesman who derives his income solely from commission on sales I’ll have a whiz round the resources I have to hand and see what develops for the other half of your query MIKE. xxx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 1 Sep 2006 23:27

*** F.A.O. ***.......Rosemary Greeting's & Welcome...... From my Per 1841. Census Lists for Thurcaston :- 1801 Census (Head count ONLY ) Head of Household :- Thomas Toon. Ag.Lab. Others within the same Household 4 Males. 4 Females. 1811. Census ( Head count only ) Head of Household :- Thomas Toon. Trade 3 Males. 1 Females. Sorry but that's all the details we got on these lists just got the Head of Household his trade and Males & Female within the same Household But that's a start .... I'll have a whiz round my other disks and see what develops MIKE.xx UPDATED 02.009.06....... 00.26. Early Burials for Toon / Toone for Thurcaston. Names. / Dates. / Ages. / Notes. Toon Ann 29 Jul 1833 76 Toon John 2 Jul 1841 6mths Toon Ann 18 Jul 1843 1 1/4 Toon Joseph 31 Aug 1846 46 Toon Fanny 10 Sept 1846 12 Toon John 11 Dec 1846 47 Toon Henry 24 Sept 1856 60 Toone Thomas 5 Mar 1837 76 Toone Lydia 6 Jan 1842 17 Toone Sarah 26 Mar 1852 23 Abode Rothley Toone Louisa 31 Mar 1852 1mth Abode Rothley Union Toone Charles 16 Jan 1853 14wks Toone Eliza 10 Sept 1857 1mth Toone John Henry 26 Jan 1861 2 1/4 Toone Elizabeth 19 Mar 1865 73 Toone Arthur 22 May 1867 18mths Toone William 27 May 1871 44 Toone Mary Ann 30 Jun 1871 2 Abode Rothley Union Toone Joseph 10 Sept 1882 41 Abode Rothley Union And you may already have the following ? :- Marriage found :- Enoch Toone ( 23 ) ~ Jane SHARP.( 30 ) 26th. Nov. 1856. All Saints Parish Church. Thurcaston. Grooms Father :- Henry Toone. Brides Father :- Thomas Sharp. By Banns. Siblings Christening’s :- Eliza 17th. August 1857. ~ Buried 10th. September. 1857.Inf. Adah. 16th. January. 1859. Sarah Ann 21st. April. 1861. MIKE.xx


Sylvia Report 2 Sep 2006 07:35

Hey Mike, thank you for your kindness about my tender age, LOL I do have a silver threepence and a farthing, oops showing my age, I did a conversion on that 3d, and although the site i used only went to 2005, its not much at all. In 2005, £0 0s 3d from 1792 is worth: £1.12 using the retail price index then changing it to Australian 1.12 GBP United Kingdom Pounds = 2.78260 AUD Australia Dollars Sylvia


Tracey Report 2 Sep 2006 12:24

Hi Mike I had another look but still couldn't see any online records, free or pay so have sent message to records office to ask about it. Kind Regards Tracey x


Anne Report 2 Sep 2006 19:20

F.A.O MIKE THE LEICESTER LAD. Thanks for the reply Mike. Someone else has told me that a Commission Agent was a 'Bookie'. Something not quite legal! Regards Anne

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 2 Sep 2006 20:20

*** F.A.O. *** Ann Dosdale...... There you Go ... ALL Details from the G.R.O. Site. MARRIAGE :- April ~ May. ~ June. Qrt. 1926. Leonard P. Isaac's ~ Taylor. Leicester. Cert No. 7 a. 686. BIRTHS :- July ~Aug ~ Sept. Qrt. 1926. Doreen M. Isaac's Leicester. Cert No. 7 a. 351. Mother's Maiden Name = Tylor. Oct ~ Nov ~Dec. Qrt. 1926. Leonard P. Isaac's Leicester. Cert No. 7 a. 418. Mother's Maiden Name = Taylor. April ~May~ Jun Qrt. 1928. Frederick L. Isaac's Leicester. Cert No. 7 a. 274. Mother's Maiden Name = Taylor. April ~ May ~ June Qrt. 1931. Miles L.. Isaac's Blaby District. Cert No. 7a 78. Mother's Maiden Name = Taylor I'm not too sure about the one for Doreen Surname not quite the right spelling ? Hope this helps you. MIKE. xx P.S. I thought that the term ...Runner appled to a 'Bookie'.


Jane Report 2 Sep 2006 21:06

Uncle Mike a belated THANK YOU for looking at the trade directories for me... i'm going to go with this AW GOODING being married to this Aunt Daisy, still trawling through the marriage indexes, lol good job i've got nothing better to do, pmsl !!!! Jx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 2 Sep 2006 22:35

Greeting’s & Welcome…. Julie Fox. Burial Records for Village of Barkby Leicestershire Names./ Dates. / Ages./ Notes. Earby Sarah 2 Dec 1816 -- Earby Daniel 3 Feb 1830 89 Earby Joseph 30 Jan 1841 8 Earby Christiana 6 Apr 1843 75 Earby * Elizabeth * 14 Oct 1849 65 Earby Daniel 22 Mar 1851 83 Earby Ann 14 Jul 1852 15 Earby Henry 3 Feb 1857 33 EARBY THOMAS 30 NOV 1860 61 Earby Daniel 12 Oct 1865 60 Earby John Henry 19 Apr 1880 3days Is the * Elizabeth *…… Thomas’s Wife ? ….Ummm Thomas in Bold print Christening found Henry Early. 16th. November. 1823. Barkby. Father Thomas Early. Mother :- Elizabeth. I would think the 1851 address is the same one as for 1841. = Brook Street. I also see that Elizabeth was NOT born within the County On the 1841. Census. To get Thomas’s Christening & Parents I think we‘ll have to look at the Parish Registers Nothing showing up on my resources to hand…… MIKE. xx Where did Julie's post...... 21:29:04.....GO ...?

Right said Fred

Right said Fred Report 2 Sep 2006 22:39

Hi Mike, thanks for your help the last couple of times. I don;t know if you know whether or not there was any sort of local census in Coleorton previous to 1841 at all do you? I've had a google but don't seem to be able to see anything. Thanks, tom.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 2 Sep 2006 22:57

Greeting’s Again Tom ……… The Closest I can get is for the 1831. Census ( Head Count only ) For Osgathorpe Which only 2.5 miles from Coleorton.:- Names. / Families.1 / Occupation. / Males.2 / Boys 1/ Females.2 / Date./ Place. / Fiche No./ No. William Davenport 1 Trade 2 1 2 30 May 1831 Osgathorpe DE1668/83/3 18 The original documents are to be found in the Records Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland (ROLLR), Long Street, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire, LE18 2AH. The ROLLR reference number of the documents follows the parish name. Best get in touch with Records Office :- Leicestershire & Rutland Record Office. Long Street. Wigston Magna. Leicester. LE 18 2 AH. Tel. 0116 257 1080. Fax. 0116 257 1120. Mon. Tues. Thurs. 9.15 ~ Wed. 9.15 ~ 7.30. pm. Fri. 9.15. ~ 4.45. pm. Sat. 9.15. ~ 12.15. e-mail :- recordoffice( at ) MIKE.

Right said Fred

Right said Fred Report 2 Sep 2006 23:19

thanks for that Mike - I'm hoping to get there soon to look into licenses and any records about that - so will add that to the list 'to do'. thanks


Beverly Report 3 Sep 2006 20:25

Hi Mike I was wondering if you could help someone as e mailed me direct and as got a John Barsby Marriage to a Mary Chambers 1779 Hungerton he is trying to find parents names Thanks Bev

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 3 Sep 2006 21:35

Greeting's Beverley..... Just this moment sent him what I could find out via a Pm I need to look at the early Parish Registers for Hungerton at the Records Office to get the information he requires...... He did me a favor whist looking at burials for Hungerton Found the Two younger Brothers of an Uncle of mime Both killed in tragic circumstances One was drown & the other kill on his cycle I always thought they were buried at Tilton - on - the Hill. But NO it's Hungerton. MIKE.xx ( A Happy Bunny ) ....:0)))))


Beverly Report 3 Sep 2006 21:49

Hi (Happy Bunny)Mike glad its turned out good for you and thanks for helping Bev