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Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson*

Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson* Report 4 Feb 2006 18:39

Now looking for Joseph Sharp/Sharpe born abt 1830 in Quorndon in 1841 Census. His father is John and his mother is Elizabeth. Ages for parents and other members of the household if possible please. Thanks in anticipation. Joy

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 9 Feb 2006 21:33

*** F.A.O. Tracey *** Results of my visit to the Records Office today Re :- Sutton Luther Street. Electoral Rolls:- No. 10. Westcotes Ward. Division K. 1920 ~ 1825.. No. 40. LUTHER STREET. 8977. Frank Sutton. 8978. Mary Eleanor Sutton. Kelly's Trade Directory 1841. No.40, LUTHER STREET. Mary Eleanor Sutton. Shopkeeper. No. 46. Thomas Sutton. Chauffeur. NO sign of any Sutton's or Ellen,Agnes,Ada. in LATIMER STREET. through above dates... Sorry...... *** F.A.O. JOY.*** Trawled St. Mary Magdalene Parish Registers 1769. Through to 1781. Re:- Benjamin Mellor / Ann Abbott. Knighton. Leicester. 1700's I'm sorry but the Only Benjamin Christening found for 1775. :- Benjamin Son of John & Esther CUTLER. 17th. June 1775. J. D. Ross Curate. Also the only Ann Christening found for 1771. :- Ann Daughter of William & Elizabeth KIND. 15th. Dec. 1771. C.W. Newton. Curate. Also your Joseph Sharp / Sharpe of Quorndon didn't show up in the Census for 1841. Sorry The Census INDEX only are on line ... if you type Quorndon into your search engine ( Goggle ) and click on the link to site and then scroll down you'll see the links for 1841,51 Census returns Sorry ..... MIKE.

Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson*

Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson* Report 9 Feb 2006 21:39

Thanks for looking Mike, was that the only chuch in Knighton? Joy

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 9 Feb 2006 21:42

Joy. just updated my last post Sharpe. The other Church for the Parish of Knighton St. Michael & all Angels didn't start till way past the dates you required .... Sorry..... MIKE.


Tracey Report 9 Feb 2006 21:54

Hi Mike Thank very much for looking for me. I still think that Frank could be mine so will have to dig deeper. Appreciate your help. Tracey x

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 9 Feb 2006 23:17

' Your very Welcome..... Tracey ' If I can help again just ask ..... MIKE.

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 11 Feb 2006 16:08

Hi Mike Hope all is well, was hoping you could check out a couple of Sarah Wards on St Margs. There is one married 1844 and another 1853, was hoping to find Jonas Ward as the father of one and if poss there are a few Mary's but again looking for Jonas Ward (fishmonger) as father. Would just like to mention to you and BEV, have at last found my Albert Victor Ward who I think was one of the first people I ever asked for help on, he was in the Northampton regiment and was in India and South Africa, so missing on 1891 and 1901 census Thanks Elaine

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 11 Feb 2006 19:03

Greeting’s Again Elaine There you Go… SARAH’S…… Entry No.469, JUN 25, 1844, after Banns JAMES REEVES, full age, Bach. F.W.K, of ARCHDEACON LANE, s. of WILLIAM REEVES, FWK SARAH WARD, full age, Sp. of LUKE St, d. of JOHN WARD, FWK Wits: JAMES WARD, ELIZABETH ??? Entry No.305, JUN 2, 1853, after Banns THOMAS LIGGINS FOXON, 25, Bach. HAIR DRESSER, of HAYMARKET, s. of JOHN FOXON, HAIR DRESSER SARAH WARD, 22, Sp. of THAMES St, d. of THOMAS WARD, BOATMAN Wits: JOSEPH WHEATLEY, JANE WARD. MARY’S ……… None found Having a Farther…….. Jonas Also tried MARY ANN’S But again none found …… I Thought that the Ward’s ( Fish mongers ) used St. Georges Church ? But check this out but drew a blank Then just wondered if Sarah married back in the same Church as Mother in Newark The only closest to that via the I.G.I. is :- Sarah Ward. ~ George Silverton. 30th. April 1837. Newark Upon Trent. But no other information given…..Grrrr So glad you caught up with your Albert at last… Sounds like a case of … “ Albert………. Pick up thee musket.. Lad “ ….lol :0)))) ' I’ll get me coat…'.......Exits right >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 11 Feb 2006 20:14

Hi Mike One of the sons was married at St margs and thought I would check a few out but they seem to have disappeared. Chuffed to bits with stuff about Albert and I think I have now found them in Coventry but they will have to wait for another day Elaine

Jo Jo

Jo Jo Report 11 Feb 2006 23:35

Mike your help would be very much appreciated. I am looking at the Burbidge family. I have found Clara Burbidge as a widow age 28 on the 1881 census living at no 4 Court Northgate Street All Saints District 52 with her four children. I know that her husband Walter died in Sept quarter 1879. Fine. On the 1891 census she is now Bradshaw and is living at 3 Emerald Street, St Leonard District 43 She has remarried has her original four children with her and now two new ones but no husband is listed on the census night. I have looked the marriage up and she married John Bradshaw Sept quarter 1886 7a page 282. On the 1901 census she is again a widow. I cannot find a death for John Bradshaw or where he was on census night or any other information for him. Help or suggestions please. Thanks JoJo

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 12 Feb 2006 09:42

Hi Jo Jo What was his occupation, might give us a clue and could he have joined the army? Elaine

Jo Jo

Jo Jo Report 12 Feb 2006 17:24

Sorry Elaine, I do not have any other information. I have taken this from the census and he is not on it the night it was taken in 1891and cannot see him anywhere else in Leicester. As I do not know his age is impossible to look for. I will have to send for the marriage cert to see if that gives anything useful. JoJo

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 12 Feb 2006 19:32

Greeting’s Again..... Jo Jo… Not wanting to burst your bubble…. I hope this entry is not the Burial you have for a Walter Burbridge ? Which is the ONLY Walter burial around 1879 ~80. anywhere in Leicester.on my disks Welford Road Cemetery :- Names. / Dates, / Age. / Last known Address. / Parish. BURBIDGE WALTER 6 SEP 1879 6WKS PEEL STREET SAINT GEORGE C I 574 C 20765 C. = Consecrated Ground. I. = Section. 574. = Plot No. C. = Common grave. 20765. = Burial No. Going on the christen name of the eldest Son ( Edwin ) from the 1881 Census returns Was it not the usual practice They named the 1st Son after the Father ? And the age is on par with Clara’s And Pringle Street ran off North-gate’s So….. Have you conceded this one ? Welford Road cemetery BURBIDGE EDWIN 27 JUL 1880 27 PINGLE STREET ALL SAINTS U N 551 C 44798 Has to the death of John Bradshaw As Elaine has said was he in the Army ? 1881 ~ 81.1st Boar War. 1896 ~7 Sudan War. 2nd.Boar War. ( 1899.~1902.) was going on at the time of the 1901. Census. MIKE.

Jo Jo

Jo Jo Report 12 Feb 2006 22:34

Mike - Elaine sorry I should have typed Edwin not Walter as the first husband of Clara. Walter was their third child. I have Edwin as 1880 September quarter Vol 7a 177 age approx 27. I have looked on the Boer was site but could find nothing for a John Bradshaw. I will go back and have another look in case I missed anything. Thanks JoJo

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 12 Feb 2006 23:40

Greeting's Again..... Jo Jo There you Go then ... Next time your up this neck of the woods you'll be able to go and say hello to Edwin following those details for his burial .... I'll have another go at John..... MIKE.

Jo Jo

Jo Jo Report 13 Feb 2006 07:05

Mike thanks. Reading two lines of writing and type part of one and part of the second, no excuse early senility????? LOL I was going to add that Clara and John Bradshaw children were called Rowland and Louisa on the census for 1891. I can only find a Thomas Rowland born Dec q 1886 & Louisa born June q 1888. I went for a walk around Welford Road cemetery last summer and identified three graves of relatives all with markers luckily, the rest could only look in the general area as no markers anywhere. Although reading markers that are laying down and covered in grass cuttings is not easy. JoJo


John Report 16 Feb 2006 18:50

Hi Mike Back with more dreaded TOMKINS queries. Do your bibles hold any reference to George TOMKINS b1830/31 Leicester, he married Eliza GREGORY in 1851(Dec), the 1851 census shows him as a lodger, I need to identify his birth parents if possible. Regards Jon

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Feb 2006 22:03

Belated Seasonal Greeting's John...... There you Go..... St. Margaret's Parish Church.:- Entry No.305, DEC 25, 1851, after Banns GEORGE TOMKINS, 22, Bach. CHIMNEY SWEEPER, of No. 49. ROYAL EAST St, * Son. of WILLIAM TOMKINS, LABORER * ELIZA GREGORY, 20, Sp. of No.49. ROYAL EAST St, * Dau.. of JOHN GREGORY, BRAZIER * Wits: SAMUEL FOX, LOUISA FOX . Phew.... That was painless :0))))) I see they got in for a FREE Marriage then 25.12.1851. Also see that the Witnesses are thoses George was lodging with in No.8. Fox Lane (1851 Census ) And No. 49 Royal East Street is were Eliza was lodging with a Elizabeth Matthews ( Head of Household ) both Glove stitchers on the 1851.Census. MIKE.

Jo Jo

Jo Jo Report 16 Feb 2006 23:13

Mike in your marriage records do you have a marriage for Walter Burbidge and Sarah Hunt. They married in Sept quarter 1900. In the 1891 census Walter lived in Emerald Street district of St Leonards and in 1901 they both lived At Simpson Street St Margarets. I am looking for the fathers name for Sarah as Walters father should be Edwin. Thanks JoJo.

sue t

sue t Report 16 Feb 2006 23:26

Hi all, This is my first time on this thread, my father in law Arthur S Tansley was born in 1910 he married my mum in law Margaret in 1947 ( both now dec ) I know for a fact he was married before but have'nt been able to find any record anywhere, any idea's anyone ????? All in Leicester by the way. Thanks Sue