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For who are we looking for in (Leicester)

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Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 23 Aug 2004 17:20

Sue Hare. . . . Eh up M' Duck. . . Best get your skates on 1st thing in the morning. . . Parcel should be with you 24/08/04. Sent by recorded delivery (To be signed for) So send hubby to the door with a pen that :0)) MIKE.


Jan Report 24 Aug 2004 11:25

Sue another Ringrose! found in Mkt Harborough Workhouse 1881 census. John RINGROSE U 62 M Inmate No Occ Imbecile Braybrook, Northampton Followed links on rootschat for leicestershire

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 24 Aug 2004 22:19

Greeting's Again Geraldine. . . Think I've got all of that but owing to the slowness on here tonight I'll post my finding's tomorrow or latter if it improves. NOW. . .There was an article and picture from 1900's. About a John Baxter of Churchgate in my local paper tonight. . . If you would like a copy of this can you click on my name and send me your e-mail address and then make sure your in box is empty. . . it will be a large file that I send. . . MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 25 Aug 2004 00:19

Greeting’s Again Geraldine.. . . I’ve retraced my steps. . . Here are the burials in Thrussington for BAXTER. . . . Which I meant to put up on this thread for you. THRUSSINGTON. . BAXTER ANN. 26.JUN. 1862. 41. THRUSSINGTON. . BAXTER FREDERICK WILLIAM. 7.FEB.1867.14 THRUSSINGTON. . BAXTER JOHN THOMAS.14.MAR.1870. 19 THRUSSINGTON. . BAXTER ARTHUR FRANCIS. 7.NOV.1870.14 THRUSSINGTON. . BAXTER HENRY.2.NOV.1880. 2YRS 8MTHS On the 1861 Census. (I posted earlier. At 02:39 AM. 18.08.04.) The Arthur Baxter should have read ARTHUR. F. BAXTER. Son aged 5. and not ARTHUR T. BAXTER. Sorry my typing error. See above for burial details.(Which I think answers your question.) Yes you are right it was very common to name a child the same if the has died. (Which can be very frustrating) You mentioned “ Jack Baxter The Pikelet King “ No he was just a bit before my time. . lol. :0)) But there was a Photo of him in my local paper a few months back. . . Did he sell his wares around the Market Place / East- Gates ? Hope the emended information helps you. . . . MIKE.


Maud Report 26 Aug 2004 22:34

Hi, Can anyone tell me where I could obtain a photograph of a hospital in Leicester? Home Hospital, Princess Road, my gt uncle died there in 1915 Also, I wonder when this hospital disappeared?

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 26 Aug 2004 23:15

Greeting's. . . .Maud. From the details you have given it sounds like it could be the old "Fielding & Johnson Hospital " which stands on the corner of Regent Rd / Waterloo Way. and backs onto Princes Road. This Building has recently undergone renovations and turned into Office Blocks. . . So It wouldn't be any trouble for me to take a few snaps of it and send them on via e-mail to you.? MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 27 Aug 2004 22:39

Greeting’s Tracey. . . I had a look for Marriages For “ Tedds” 1899 ~ 1906. on the 1837 site. (I thought this would be a better name to search than Wright.) But drew a blank for Leicester or Leicestershire. These are the closest I could find:- Nottingham.1902. Nuneaton.1902. Coventry.1901. & 1902. Boston.1902. Atherstone.1901. And one in Thetford 1901. The only Alice Wright closest to her age on the 1891. Census. Was only aged 7. and living with her Parents in Belgrave Area of Leicester. Did Alice marry a “Tedds” then around 1901 ish ? and do you know the Surname of the Uncle ? If you post further details e.g. Christian names and dates I’ll have an other look for you. Just had a look and found 50 Linthwaite’s on the 1851. Living within the Borough of Leicester City. MIKE. Sue. . . . . . THANK YOU. . for your letter and yes it will go towards my Scouts funds. . . Oh not sure if I've sent this one before But. . . . (Wait for it ! ! ! . . .lol ) v v v v v v v Marriage. . . . . HANNAH RINGROSE ~ THOMAS BOWLES. By Banns. 1814. Wigston Magna. MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 31 Aug 2004 21:24

Greeting’s Again Tracey.. . St Georges would have been my 1st. choice. Then there was a Church,which stood next the Railway Station. But this was moved brick by brick (not sure when.) And rebuilt on University Road / New Walk. Now it‘s either. . St. Stephens or St. Christopher not sure. St. Martins. St Margaret’s. All Saint’s. St. Leonard’s. St. Luke’s. And there was a Congregational Church on Charles Street ? And the Methodist Church in Bishop Street. If I think of any more I’ll post them for you.


sarahjw03 Report 31 Aug 2004 22:09

I am trying to trace the Bonds from Hinckley - there were lots I know, but the ones I am most interested in are: William 1797 born Warwickshire and wife Mary born 1808 somewhere in Derby (see the thread!). They moved to Hinckley in 1820s and had 10 children: Jemma 1829, Mary 1831, William 1832, Hannah 1833, John 1835, Alfred 1837, Elizabeth 1838, Helen 1839, Frederick 1842 and Imela(?) Could be Amelia/Emily? 1844 Anyone with info PLEASE help!! Sarah x

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 31 Aug 2004 23:58

Greeting’s Again Sarah. . . There you go…. 1841. Scanned Census Return. HO 107/601/05 Page 38. Castle Street Hinckley. William Bond.40.Head Baker. Not born within the County. Mary. Wife. 30. Born within the County. William.Son.9. Scholar. Thomas.Son.8. “ “ John.Son.5. “ “ Mary.Dau.10. Elizabeth.Dau.2. ******************* Andrew Robottom.20. Baker’s Apprentice. Benjamin Mallaby.15. Baker’s Apprentice. All Born within the County Except William Head. No sign of Jemma. Hannah. Alfred. Helen. or Frederick And Imelia ? Amelia/Emily was not born then. I’ll go check out Deaths in Hinckley and have a look at 1851.Census But that will only be an Index one. I’ll post either latter tonight or tomorrow Evening. MIKE.


Jan Report 1 Sep 2004 00:15

Mike, there was/is a baptist church on Charles St.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 1 Sep 2004 00:39

Greeting’s Again Sarah…. 1851. Index only Census. Umm. .. the plot thickens ?….. William Head. 53. Mary Dau. 20. John.Son.15. Elizabeth.Dau.12. Frederick.Son.8. Emily.Dau.6. No sign of Mary William’s Wife.? ? Thomas.(18) William.(19) these could have flown the coup. . . There was only ONE death for a Jane Bond but that was 1850. Off to check somewhere else now. . . MIKE. Jan. . . . Is that the one between MKP Insurance & Quick Fit ? That other one was a Congregational Chapel and I think it was where the AA Offices was and backed onto Colton Street. in the latter years it was used by the Guild of Disablement. MIKE.


Jan Report 1 Sep 2004 08:42

Mike I don't know is the answer, but info on the church is here:


sarahjw03 Report 1 Sep 2004 18:32

Hello Mike and thanks for the help. I am getting more confused! Where does this leave me in relation to where Mary was born (and what happened to her?!), as if she was born within the county, where would my Aithcoal near Church Greasley, Derbyshire be?! According to my family paper (which is proving ever more confusing) Mary died May 10 1861 - which I am unable to find a record of! Will keep at it! Thanks again, Sarah P.S Do you know where I would find records of asylums in the Hinckley area, there was a family rumour about an aunt.....??!! PPS Now I am getting really cheeky! Do you have the 1861, as I am trying to trace Farmer Staniforth b.1835 (Barwell) and wife unknown, I know he had a son Farmer in 1865.... BIG PLEASE/THANKYOU!

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 1 Sep 2004 21:13

Greeting’s Again Sarah. . . . On the 1841. Census. In the end column. To the question were they born within the County? It only allows either a Y =Yes or NO = NO. So if this ? ? ? village was on the border of Leicestershire / Derbyshire. Then the enumerator might have put a Y to simplify matters. Also Mary just might have been out visiting / Staying with a relative On the night of Sunday 30th. March. 1851. So at this stage I wouldn’t worry to much. Now I have found a Death for a Mary Bond in the year 1861. April Qrt. 1861. Mary Bond. Aston. Warwickshire. 6d.178. What year are we talking about for the Asylum list ? Some times they were called Workhouses. Yes I do have the 1861. Census of City & Leicestershire. both in Index and scanned images of returns. Was “ Farmer “ his Christian Name or Occupation ? MIKE.


sarahjw03 Report 1 Sep 2004 21:31

Farmer Staniforth was his full name! Years for the asylum info would be mid - late 1800s, am going to leave that one for now, as I am getting completely confused, I know it was my gt grans aunt! I am just trying to go through my other grandmothers side now, and just to complicate things further I have found my gt grandmother married into her fathers family again - (Barwell also!) ooer!! Mike, I might call on you again if thats ok to help me to sort this horrible mess out! You are a bright star in the dark for me right now!!! Thankyou and thankyou again. Sarah

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 1 Sep 2004 22:11

Greeting’s Again Sarah. . .. BINGO GOT HIM ! ! ! . . OH My. . . What a web they weave. . . Right.1861. Scanned Census returns. . . RG 9 /2262 /Page 33. William Staniforth. Head Married.66. FWK. Born Earl Shilton. Maria.Wife.63. Born Barwell. Daniel.Son.29. FWK. Born Earl Shilton. William. G/Son.5. Scholar. Born Earl Shilton. * * * * * * * * * * * * 4 doors down. . . RG 9/2262/Page 33. THE RED LION PUB. Ann Bonsor. Widow.68. Publican. Born Barwell. FARMER STANIFORTH. Nephew. 25. FWK. Born Earl Shilton. * * * * * * * * * * * 10 Doors down :- RG9 /2262 /Page 34. Thomas Hincks. Widow. 74.Cotton FWK. ELIZABETH STANIFORTH. Dau.Married.33.FWK. Richard Hincks.Son.U Mar.31. FWK. Ann ??? (Sorry Smudge) Dau. U Mar. 27. FWK. SAMUEL STANIFORTH.G/Son.10. FWK. Richard Hincks. G/Son. 5. Scholar. All Born Barwell. FWK = Frame Work Knitter. Sort that lot out. . .lol :0))) MIKE.


sarahjw03 Report 1 Sep 2004 22:14

Mike if I wasnt already married I would propose to you right now!!! I have spent hours looking for these tonight. You STAR!! Sarah

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 1 Sep 2004 22:25

Greeting's Again Sarah. . . Yes I'm on a Roll today Spent the day at Oxford Records Office and got back five more generations on my Mothers side back to late 1600's now. . . Also found the grave of my Gr/Gr Granddad & mother So all in all it's been a great day for me to. . . If you send me your postal address I'll pop the scanned Census Returns in the post for you. . . . MIKE.


Ellis Report 3 Sep 2004 06:23

Looking for info on Emily Hurdman lived in Parry St. number 26 in April 1911 could anyone throw a light on if she lived alone or where she came from as we have hit brick wall