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Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 28 May 2006 19:32

Elaine ... Did you mean the cross roads on the A 6 ? the A46 is the Six Hills Truck Road .... One of my Cousins ( Jim Owen ) worked or managed the Garage on this cross roads opposite .... ' The Red Lion Inn. ' ( Todays Birthday boy )


MaryfromItaly Report 28 May 2006 19:44

Happy birthday, Mike! I remember that crossroads well - I went through it on the bus on the way to school twice a day for 7 years!


Beverly Report 28 May 2006 20:51

Happy Birthday Mike Bevxx

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 28 May 2006 21:05

Hi Mary Was trying to remember the pubs name and yes that's the road. Elaine HAPPY BIRTHDAY MIKE


Ralph Report 29 May 2006 15:13

Hello Mike, I wonder if I can prevail on your good self once again, when you are next at wigston, is it possible to look up the deaths/burials for Kegworth. Yes its Jane Pym again !! last child Phillip born 1833 Kegworth, then Jane just vanishes, I wonder if she died as a result of childbirth, between 1833 and 1841, Many thanks, Regards, Ralph

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 29 May 2006 18:09

Greeting’s Ralph….. ALL the Pym Burials Kegworth….. I have on disk Names. / Dates./ Ages. PYM JOSEPH 19 JAN 1840 INF PYM JOHN 29 OCT 1840 INF PYM WILLIAM 18 APR 1887 35 Lockington different spelling though…. LOCKINGTON & HEMINGTON PIMM MARGARET 03 JUL 1831 76 ABODE KEGWORTH Measham PIMM ANN 5 APR 1816 61 PIMM R. 13 DEC 1834 2MTHS PIMM JOHN 24 JAN 1835 88 PIMM RICHARD 14 FEB 1841 68 PIMM MARY 18 SEP 1844 70 Using the GRO site Jul 1837 ( When records started ) ~ 1842.…. Closest :- Jul. ~ Aug. ~ Sept Qrt. 1840. JANE PYM. Melton Mowbray. Cert No. XV 138. Jan. Qrt. 1839. Thomas Pym. Barrow - Upon - Soar. XV. 24. Jan. Qrt. 1840. Joseph Pym. Shardlow.( very close to Kegworth ) XIX 469. Oct. Qrt. 1840. John Pym. Shardlow. XV. 394. ( Looks like Shardlow might have changed to Leicestershire for a while.... Ref ....XV not XIX as in Jan Qrt ) We’ll see what I can come up with at Wigston Oh……… was this the Nonconformist Family We were looking at before ? MIKE.


Sidami Report 29 May 2006 18:44

Mike Just popped in here to see if there is any of my names and noticed it is your birthday so my very best wishes that's 2 pints when you get to Lincolnshire now.Oh and a meat pie lunch thrown in. Sue........x


Ralph Report 29 May 2006 19:02

Hi Mike, Yes its the same family as before (good memory), it turned out that the children were all baptised at St Andrews, Kegworth after all!! Janes husband my 2xGGf was at Castle Donnington with youngest child Phillip for 1841, no sign of Jane, his wife. As she vanished for the census,('41, '51, '61) I thought she may have died as a result of childbirth Regards, Ralph


MaryfromItaly Report 30 May 2006 23:17

Hi Mike, Can I bother you again? I'm at a dead end with William North, and not sure where to look next. Would you have time to check out this birth which you found to see who the parents are? Jan.~ Feb.~ Mar. Qrt. 1858. William North. Barrow - Upon - Soar. Cert No. 7 a. 147. Thanks a lot, Mary

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 31 May 2006 00:01

Greeting's Again Mary..... I'll have a look for you this week and get back to you..... I'll start with Rothley Parish 1st. Then if unsuccessful I'll widen my search But it may take a while.... Barrow Upon Soar District was a very Big District there is over Forty One Parishes to this District. MIKE. xx


MaryfromItaly Report 31 May 2006 00:17

Thanks Mike, that's really kind of you. The birth should be in Rothley parish - at least according to all the censuses he was born in Rothley. But if you can't find it immediately, don't waste too much time on it - I shall be in Leicester this summer, and I was planning on a trip to Wigston.

Maggie in Leics

Maggie in Leics Report 31 May 2006 08:25

Belated Birthday Greetings Mike!! How many candles should we put on the cake??!! LOL (Only 66 days to go!!!!!)

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 1 Jun 2006 10:11

Mike Where was that message about John Davenport the registrar? I have found him on one of my certificates but can't find the original message. Funny isn't it, my aunty came to see me yesterday and was telling me about the family meal they had at The Red Lion in Rothley the other week, turns out once she remarried she lived down the road in Rothley village and I never knew even though I went past her house to see a friend every week, family history has got us all meeting up again but I can't believe how close I was to her house and not seeing her for nearly 20 years! Elaine


Paul Report 1 Jun 2006 11:53

Hi Mike, I wonder if you can help with the details of a marriage at St Margarets in 1825 please. The marriage was between Thomas Oram and Sarah Allen on 14 August 1825. They were my 3x greatgrand parents. Thanks Paul

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 1 Jun 2006 21:57

** EYES DOWN *** F.A.O. …SUE of Lincolnshire. It’s JANE…….. Fiche No. DE 1445. / 1. 2. of 2 Envelopes. Countesthorpe. St. Andrews Parish Church. 5th. December. 1703. Joseph Burley . ~ Jane Tailor. This is all that is written in what appears to be the Minster’s Pocket Book. Baptisms.. Burials & Marriages. All together on the one page. In Ye oldie English writing as well What a nightmare to read…. F.A.O. Ralph…… Mixed results I’m afraid….. NO Burials found for a Jane Pym. In the Village of Kegworth.1833 through to 1842. But Did find these two interesting Entries:- KEGWORTH> Fiche No. DE 1287. / 22. Page. 108. Entry. No. 863. 19th. January. 1839. Joseph Pym. Kegworth. INFANT. ( usually indicates = Still birth ? ) Page. 113. Entry. 890. 29th. October. 1840. John Pym. Kegworth. INFANT. Minster for both Burials…. B. Brewitt. Curate. I did trawl through Castle Donington Parish Burials for the same period But drew a blank. So did these two Infant Deaths tip both Jane and the Marriage over the edge ? Next time I’ll continue looking round the other villages known to be used by the Pym’s MIKE, Mary of Italy .... I need to sort and type yours out....


MaryfromItaly Report 1 Jun 2006 22:00

Thanks, Mike. < waiting with bated breath >

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 1 Jun 2006 22:08

ELAINE..... It's on the Tips board currently on page 7. Does anybody have a cert for Ashby De le Zouch ....Tom Connelly He has several threads going at the moment MIKE.


MaryfromItaly Report 1 Jun 2006 22:23

Ralph, if any of your Pyms are from Hoby/Melton area, I'm in touch with a Pym who's researching them.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 1 Jun 2006 23:04

Greeting’s Again Mary from Italy…… Sorry to keep you waiting… You would not believe how many William North births in Rothley there was …. Right…. Think this is the William North from the Marriage Cert posted…… Fiche No. DE 996. / 6. Envelope No. 1. of 2. Rothley. Page. 56. Entry No. 441. 24th. January. 1831. William. Son of William & Elizabeth. North. Father a Carrier. Tho. H. Madge. Curate. The Birth fourth quarter 1858. :- Fiche No. DE 3938. / 1. Envelope No. 1. of two. Rothley. Page. 56. Entry.441. 29th. May.1859. William born. 8th. Dec. 1856 John & Eliza. North. Frame Work Knitter. Next entry. No. 442. Same date as above. Benjamin. Born 29th. 1st. April. 1856. John & Eliza North . N.B. It did not state “ Son of “ for the above two entries…..Ummmm ? Was hoping to find the William aged 6 on that Census return Christening ..... But is seems that most of the Baptisms I saw were held some time well after the births Sounds like the Minster was on a recruitment campaign…lol Did not have enough time to check out Marriages of William ~ Elizabeth Sharpe. Rothley 1829. William ~ Elizabeth Biddle 1824. So that next time …. Sorry for the delay Hope I have helped in some way But feal I have not hit the nail on the head ? MIKE.


MaryfromItaly Report 2 Jun 2006 00:03

Oh dear, sorry I sounded impatient! I'm afraid this doesn't take us much further. William North's father has to be the William Wood North named in William's marriage certificate, so the John and Eliza are no help. I forgot to remind you that he may well have been christened at the Rothley Baptist church - was that included in your search? I can well believe how many William Norths there were in Rothley - they seem to make up half the population. I'm a bit puzzled about the birth you've found for his father William Wood North, too. The date you've found is 24/1/1831, but the date of birth given in the Rothley Baptist list is 22/6/1830. Is your date the birth or the christening, though? If it's the christening, that'd make sense. William Wood North was a carrier though, although at some point he switched to being a butcher. It'd certainly be great if you could check the Elizabeth Sharpe/Biddles marriage when you have time. Thanks for all your help.