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ken from Hunua

ken from Hunua Report 18 Oct 2005 09:15

Hi Mike Thanks for the information, that is the my family of Timsons. I have the mainline back to 1714 in Higham on the Hill, then Burbage and by mid 1800's to the city of Leicester. What I am now trying to discover is the unknown details of great uncles and aunts and their families mainly from 1901 onwards. Regards Ken


Sheila Report 18 Oct 2005 13:34

Mike Thanks for your input again. Like the Boer War theory although it makes ggg'ma sound like bit of a flighty piece. Perhaps that's where I get it from ;-) However in 1891 she's back at 2 Denmark Street , describing herself as married, but Samuel Riley is round the corner with his children from his first marriage, so guess the marriage must have failed. How I wish my grandmother (who was 37 when Annie died and didn't die herself until 1986) had seen fit to tell me about this instead of the rubbish I didn't need to know! Can't find a William Chapman or a William Smith that even comes close to matching on previous censuses. Anyone know a good medium? Over and out Sheila


Sidami Report 18 Oct 2005 22:43

Hello, Could I have a look up for 1841 for William Page born 1818 Willoughby Leics think he will be with his wife Sophia. Thankyou.....Sue

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 18 Oct 2005 23:41

Greeting's M' Duck...... Now the 1841. Census was too faded to read all 14 pages So..went to the 1851. Census, INDEX ONLY I'm afraid But Hey Ho ..... 1851. Census Vol. 18. Index No. 228. = Willoughby Waterless. PAGE. William. 30. Sophia. 30. William. 10. Louisa. 7. John. 3. Thomas. 10 Months Old. MIKE.xx


Sidami Report 19 Oct 2005 00:02

Thanks Mike, Night night sleep tight..... Sue.......x

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 19 Oct 2005 01:33

Greeting's Again M' Duck... Marriages found :- William Page. ~ Elizabeth Hacket. St. Mary's Church. Willoughby Waterless. 7th. November. 1814. By Banns. William Page. ~ Sophia Thompson. St. Mary's Church. Willoughby Waterless. 19th. February. 1837. By Banns. MIKE.....Time of blow out the candle me thinks ....<3 ii ~


John Report 19 Oct 2005 18:31

Mike You recently provided me with marriage details for aThomas TOMPKIN and Ann STEVENS, could you confirm if there was an age given for Thomas or were ages not noted pre 1837 ?. Many thanks Jon

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 19 Oct 2005 20:17

Greeting’s Again John….. If there was an age then I would have typed it I try to give a true as picture of the details which I see in front of me as possible from the Parish Registers. Following a check list at me side.... Just checked the Grimston Census returns (1841) for a cue.. But drew a blank so they must have moved on......Sorry. MIKE.


Sidami Report 19 Oct 2005 21:21

Thanks again Mike for your help. Can you see if you have a second marriage for John Page I have his first wife Elizabeth Johnson 1872 but she died 1887 he is then with Emma in 1891 I think her name is Emma Brettnee.Marriage would be either Willoughby Blaby or Whetstone at a guess. Ta very much....Sue.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 20 Oct 2005 01:06

Greeting’s Again.... M’ Duck…. In a nut shell……….”Nope no Second Marriage found for John Page. ~ Emma. “ But…. Go along with your theory Emma’s name was Brett. ( Born Whetstone.) On the 1881. Census.( RG 11 / 3154 / 106 / Page. 46.) She was married to a William Brett (27) ( Born Blaby.) Living at No. 9, Spinney Hill Road Leicester. Along with Annie & Florence. But didn't find a burial for William But there again the Boar War was still going on ? In 1881. John Page & Elizabeth ( 1846.) in Whetstone ( RG 11 / 3129 / 29 / Page. 22. (You have to go through Elizabeth’s details to get the census Image up ) Burial details:- Elizabeth Page.( Living at Blaby ) Burial at St. Peter's Church.Whetstone. Aged 42. 23rd. June 1887. ( Which is the year of Florence Page’s Birth aged 4 on the 1891. Census So Elizabeth might have died following Child Birth ? ) I see that John & Emma are living in Countesthorpe (Main Street) 1891.Census. RG 12 / 2497 / 39 / Page. 14. And John as changed his Occupation from Butcher to Farmer. In Conclution...... Get this…… A Louisa Page marries a Henry John RINGROSE … 30th. April. 1872. Whetstone. “ Not a lot know that “….lol :0) MIKE...' Early Night me thinks' ..>3 ii ~


Sidami Report 20 Oct 2005 09:36

Thankyou Mike, Sue............x don't forget a free pub lunch when you come my way !

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 20 Oct 2005 21:13

Greeting's Again M' Duck.... I'll look forward to that meal when I'm in your neck of the Woods then...:0) I continued the search today at the Records Office which was not so far away as last time :0))) Trawled through :- Willoughby Waterless,Cosby Whetstone, Blaby,Narborough, Enderby & Countesthorpe. But drew a Blank for the Second Marriage in fact I didn't even come across the 1st. one 1872. to Elizabeth.....:0( Just wonder if they were non-conformists ? I did come across Louisa Page ~ Henry John Ringrose's Marriage though......... He was 29. and Louisa was 23. Louisa's Father was William Page (grazer) Whetstone. Henry's Father was John Ringrose. (Grazer).in Countesthorpe. Both Henry & Louisa signed by they own signature and both Fathers were the Wittness..... MIKE. xxx


Angela Report 21 Oct 2005 07:03

Please can anyone help - this is not so much a who but where? I have recently received a B.Cert. which states Reg Dist- Leicester, Sub District -North West Leicester and actual address is given as' back of No6 Grove Street Leicester'. The only Grove St. I can find is in Swadlincote, which is actually in Derbyshire (just outside N.W. Leics Boarder) Would you go for Swadlincote as place of birth or would you assume Grove St. should be Grove Rd (or similar) - and presumably Parish Records for Swadlincote will be in Derby? - knowing my luck!


Donna Report 21 Oct 2005 08:48

Hi Angela I have a map of Leicester dated 1907...and there is a Grove street it is off of Bedford street it is not there now Burleys flyover is there now....hope this helps. Donna


Beverly Report 21 Oct 2005 08:53

Hi Also known as Nursling Street on old street names before changing to Grove Street Bev


Donna Report 21 Oct 2005 10:44

Hi all Can someone have a look on 1841/51 census and see if there is a Ruth Gamble . I have her christened at George street primitive methodist on 24th March 1826 (same parents as Job) trying to see if she is with her parents (who would be Edward and Elizabeth) Thanks in advance . warm regards Donna


Angela Report 21 Oct 2005 13:14

Thanks Donna and Beverly

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 21 Oct 2005 18:23

Greeting’s Again Donna. Just wonder if Ruth was put down as a Rachel But the Village of birth is right of your lot … = Enderby ? 1851. Census. 2090 / 269 / 11 / 42 Gallowtree – Gate. NICHOLAS MILNE HEAD U 42 M BANK MANAGER SCT ELIZABETH CARPENDALE SERV U 42 F HOUSEKEEPER LEI MELTON MOWBRAY * RACHEL GAMBLE SERV U 23 F HOUSEMAID LEI ENDERBY MIKE.


Sidami Report 21 Oct 2005 18:58

Hello Mike. You are a gem you really go out of your way to do look ups for people, thankyou very much for searching for my lot..... That marriage you found was my gt x 2 grandparent's.Louisa Page and Henry Ringrose. My kindest regards to a wonderful man........... Sue.........


Sheila Report 22 Oct 2005 13:18

ANother one for you Mike What was the Workmens Home at 20 Bedford Street? My William Whitworth was there in the 1881 census. His son William was living with his Bodycote inlaws at 2 Denmark Street, not too far away. Interestingly William always told the enumerators he was born in America, but the 1881 specifically says New York. Wonder what that was all about? All the best Sheila