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Who are we looking for in Leicester(Part Four)

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Margaret Report 5 Apr 2005 15:13

Please nudge this Margaret


Margaret Report 5 Apr 2005 15:18

Hi Mike Found Edward Heawood death in Oldbury. Can forget him now. Another request. I now how Robert Heawood born 1735 married Elizabeth Revell born 1740.Could have been Braunstone. This is now top of my tree, can you find anything about these two. Would be so grateful. Margaret

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 5 Apr 2005 19:00

Greeting's Again Margaret..... I'm Glad you found further details for Edward.... Now this Robert...... it's not Edwards brother is it ? It's the one who's marriage I found for you 26th. Nov. 1770. at RATBY Church. .... Due to the early date I doubt if you will find much other than trawling through the Parish Records for RATBY... But having said that...... Below is an extract from the Leicestershire Philiomore's Disk Heading Ratby Parish:- Notes :- The fine old Church of Ratby was partially destroyed by fire, and with it, we understand the old Records And again the earlier part of the last century. Therefore practically nothing remains of the Records of Baptisms and burials prior to the year 1813. Even the records from the 1813. ~1853. show signs of smoke discouloration...... I did have a whizz round my disks but drew a blank Sorry.... MIKE.


Sheila Report 5 Apr 2005 19:19

Cheers Mike Here goes 1881 Beaumont Street Oadby Thomas Simons 41 Bricklayer Oadby Rechabina Simons 39 Oadby Children, Mary, henry, John, Alice, Ada, Zilla Thomas and Ernest - all born Oadby Zillah went on to marry Robert Davy and shows up in 1901 at 34 Skipworth Street Leicester Her daughter Winifred Davy was my mother's godmother!


sarahjw03 Report 5 Apr 2005 21:20

I'm back! Its been a while but here goes: Mike (whining!) Could you check your 1861 for Sarah Walker, born about 1846 in Syston/Queniborough area. She didn't marry until 1866, so hopefully she was with her family (of wheelbarrow fame!!) Thankyou loads (again!) Hows the prozac/brasso habit going along?!! Sarah


Wendy Report 5 Apr 2005 23:14

HI Mike Where on earth is the Book Shop on High Street, Bev and I walked up and down at least three times looking for it. I even went in Dominoes and asked them but to no avail.We went up as far as St Nicholas's Place.Were we on the right track or had they moved it over night, lol.

Mad Alice

Mad Alice Report 5 Apr 2005 23:17

Hello again Mike, I'm afraid it is me again! Worse than that I am still chasing John Smith! Well I did give you a couple of day's break........ I wonder do you have acess to the 1861 census for Foleshill Warwick? If so could you please look up John Smith born Wigston about 1842. Have this feeling he might be there. Thanks Alice

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 6 Apr 2005 00:19

Greeting's Again Sheila .... The answer to your brick wall is :- RECHABINA LUDLAM. born 1843. But her family is missing from 41, and 51. Census. EYES DOWN ....... 1841. Scanned Census Image. HO 107 / 599 / 06 / Page.31. Oadby. London Road. Sharpe's Yard. John Simons. 30. Cotton Stocking Maker. Elizabeth. 30. THOMAS. 2. All born within the County. © Crown Copyright National Archives. 1851. INDEX ONLY Census Returns. Vol. 10. Index. No. 110. SIMONS. John. 40. Elizabeth. 40. THOMAS. 11. Alice. 8. Ann. 5. Sorry no other details given. © Copyright Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society.2003. This is where Rahabinia Family appears...... 1861. Scanned Census Images. RG9 2255. / Folder. 82. / Page. 4. Oadby. London Road. Rawlins Yard. John Joseph Samson Ludlam. Head. Mar. 43. Stocking Weaver. Susannah Ludlam. Wife. Sock Stitcher. RECHABINA. Dau. Um. 18. Stocking Weaver. Elina. dau. Um. 16. Ditto. Ezer. Son. 13. Winder. Samson. Son. 11. Ditto. Ada. Dau. 8. Nurse Girl. Omer. Son. 6. Scholar. Ellen. Dau. 3. Ditto. Rachel. Dau. 1. All born Oadby. RG 9. / 2255. / Folder.88. / Page.15. Oadby. London Road. John Simons Head. Mar. 50. Frame Work Knitter. b. Shearsby Leicestershire. Elizabeth. Wife. 51. Ditto. b. Oadby. THOMAS. Son. Um. 21. Baker (Journeyman) b Oadby. Ann. Dau. Um. 15. Shock Stitcher. b. Oadby. 3 Doors down could be John's Father.? Thomas Simon. Head.Umar. 88. Retired Grocer. b. Shearsby. Leicestershire. Jane Simmonds. Nice Visitor. 10. Scholar. b. Shearsby. Ann. Tuckey. Servant. Um. 54. Housekeeper. b. Lutterworth Leicestershire. © Copyright Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society. 2004. 1871. Census. Scanned Census Image. RG 10. / 3231. / Folder. 59. / Page. 16. Oadby. 22, South side London Road. Thomas Simons. Head. Mar. 31. Bricklayer. b. Oadby. Rechabinia Wife. 28. B. Oadby. Mary. Dau. 9. Scholar. Henry. Son. 7. John.W. Son. 5. Alice. E. Dau. 3. Ada. Dau. 3 Months Old. All born at Oadby. © Copyright Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society.2004. 1881. You have seen. 1891. Scanned Census Image. RG 12. / 2527. / Folder. 75. / Pages 7. ~ 8. Leicester. St. Margaret's Parish. 60. Frederick Street. Rechabina Simons. Head Widow. 49. b. Oadby. John. W. Son. Um. 25. Shoe Riveter. Alice. Dau. Um. 22. Shoe Machinist. Zilla. dau. Dau. Um. 18. Shoe Fitter. Thomas. Son. 16. Shoe Hand. (Heel Builder) Ernest. Son. 14. Cycle Trade. Nellie. dau. 7. Scholar. Emily Bromley.9. Grd. dau. 9. Scholar. Mary A. Simon.29. Visitor. 29. Shoe Fitter. Henry Simons. Son.Visitor. Mar.27. Bricklayer. Page 8. Bertha Simson. Dau.-in-Law. Mar. 27. b Leicester. Joseph Knight. Visitor. Um. 30. Shoe Finisher. b. Whisendine Leicestershire. © Crown Copyright National Archives. And there you have it .... MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 6 Apr 2005 00:32

Greeting's Wendy.... It's No 100. High Street. on the same side as Domino's about 100 yards beyond Domino's The name of the shop is ' The Typewriter Centres ' Tel 0116 253 8745. ALICE...... Sorry I've not got the 1861. Census for Warwickshire... MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 6 Apr 2005 01:06

Greeting's Again Sarah.... Squeek...Squeek........ 1861. Scanned Census Image. RG 09 / 2282. / Folder. 27. / Page 12. Syston. Chapel Street. John Walker. Head. Mar. 76. Frame Work Knitter. b. Syston. Sarah. Wife. 48. Ditto. b. Hathern Leicestershire. SARAH. Dau. 18. Stitcher. b. Syston. © Copyright Leicestershire & Rutland Family History Society. 2004. Squeek...Squeek....Squeek ...Squeek. MIKE.


niahunt Report 6 Apr 2005 01:30

Hi Mike, any chance you can help me? This is what i've got so far. Charles Hubbard, born 26th April 1841, District Barrow upon Soar, Sub-district Rothley, Leicester. Father Isaac Hubbard, Mother Caroline Pymm. Married 28th November, 1836. Leicestershire.(might be the parish of Prestwold) I'd be realy gratefull of any help you can offer. 9


Sheila Report 6 Apr 2005 18:33

Many many thanks Mike once again. Going to lie low for a while now..... Cheers Sheila


Deborah Report 6 Apr 2005 18:51

I am looking for Newell and Tillson


sarahjw03 Report 6 Apr 2005 19:21

Thanks Mike, you are a star! Am getting a bit concerned though as the prozac seems to be having an adverse effect making you believe you're a mouse!!! Sarah

Mad Alice

Mad Alice Report 6 Apr 2005 20:52

Thank you anyway Mike Alice

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 6 Apr 2005 20:56

Greeting's And Welcome Jayne..... I can confirm that marriage of:- Isaac Hubbard. ~ Caroline Pymms. Prestwold 1836. By Banns. But then no sign of them on the 1841. Census for any of the Villages around Prestwold...... I've a Isaac Hubbard on the 1851. Census (Index only ) aged 54. Living on his own in the Village of Hoton. (next Village to Prestwold) But no sign of either Caroline or Charles... There's a Charles Hubbard Lodging with a Family in Loughborough on the 1861. Census aged 18.(1843) states he was born in Rearsby (same Registration area as your details) I wonder if Isaac married again ? Also on the 1861. Census Hoton. Isaac Hubbard. 74. Ag Lab. b. Thrusington Elizabeth Wife. 78. b. Seagrave. I've a Burial (1864) Isaac Hubbard aged 77. in Hoton. Also a Elizabeth Hubbard (1886) aged 86. in Hoton. The same Charles Hubbard comes up again on the 1871. Census (aged 29) with a large and extended Family living in Burton-Upon-Trent. Not sure if I've got it right for you if not then We've eliminated these above...... MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 6 Apr 2005 21:00

Greeting's & Welcome Deberah.... Have you any more details like ages, Christian names and possible locations ? also what Census you are interested in MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 6 Apr 2005 21:05

Greeting's Again Sarah...... ' Your very Welcome ' That was another wheelbarrow going over the :0) Squeek....Squeek...... MIKE.


Darksecretz Report 6 Apr 2005 23:34

hiya there, I'm fairly new to this and am having problems locating, my ggparents, I wondered if someone could please help me?? John Holmes b. 1846, in either Newbold, Lount, leicester Married Fanny Robinson b. 1847 Melton Mowbray, Rutland, Leicester they married in 1867 @ Whitwick parish church 30/04/1867 All places of birth come from '71-1901 census, Johns fathers name is given as Thomas Holmes. Fannys Father is given as John Robinson. I cannot find any records of john and fanny living in whitwick area prior to marriage, they were living in church lane swannington, sept 1867. Cannot find a birth record for Fanny, (I have a b.cert but it doesnt give fathers name, and mothers maiden name is given as robinson, so am a bit dubious as to whether this is the cert i actually want) The b.cert I have for John Holmes born Newbold 1846 fathers name stated as edward, (not thomas as on marriage) am at a loss where to look now as he is only one listed as being born in newbold, in 1846, have trawled through 1837, but no luck am really sorry to waffle on but need to get down all info so not to waste anyones time looking for stuff i already got. please be patient with me, if anyone could help me find my ggparents it would be really fannylastic :) your hoping Julie


Wendy Report 7 Apr 2005 01:52

Hi Mike, Thanks for your reply, no wonder Beverly and I couldn't find the shop as we were looking for THE BOOK SHOP. The next time i'm in Leicester i'll know where to go. Thanks so much . Wendy