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WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR IN LEICESTER (PART FOURTEEN

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***Rose Tea***

***Rose Tea*** Report 15 Sep 2007 21:54

hi mike
I was wondering if you could help find a batism
his name is benjamin cant he was born around 1790 in uppingham rutland a second marriage says his father was joseph cant but i cannot seem to find his baptism. he married ann twellridge in gaddesby 1819
thanks tina

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Sep 2007 18:59

Greeting’s Tina…..

Using the resources I have to hand……..
I’m afraid nothing is showing up to match your given details.
Plenty of evidences of Cant Families within Uppingham
But no Baptisms with a Joseph has Father .

My Index Marriage disk confirms that
Benjamin did in deed marry Ann Tweltridge 1819.
But unfortunately my early Parish Marriages for Gaddesby
only goes up to 1812….So snookered there….Grrr.

There was another Marriage in 1819. for a Benjamin Cant. ?

Benjamin Cant. ~ Sarah DALBY.
4th. October. 1819.
St. Margaret’s Parish Church.
Leicester.
By Banns.

But did spot this marriage which could give you the Parents of Ann ?

St. Luke’s Parish Church.
Gaddesby.

Thomas TWELTRIDGE.~ Sarah BAILY. Both of this Parish.
21st.January. 1788.
By Banns.

So……… with your permission.
I can but have a look at all the Pariah Registers mentioned.
for you next week at the Records Office.
Then report back on this tread.

MIKE.

***Rose Tea***

***Rose Tea*** Report 16 Sep 2007 21:37

Greetings to you to mike
thank you for looking for me . i have managed to get anns parants and a brother. i also have a copy of benjamin and sarah dalby marriage.the marriage to sarah i am not sure if it its connected? whether he married her then 2 months later married ann twellridge. its all a bit of a puzzle. there is no sign of any children to sarah or even a death. would he have been able to have remarried so soon after ?
Tina.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Sep 2007 22:54

Greeting’s Again Tina…….

We need the date of Benjamin ~ Ann's Marriage
to be able to see which came first Sarah or Ann.

Burial record for Gaddesby
Might belong to Benjamin & Ann / Sarah?

CANT MARY 4 May 1821 Aged. 13 Wks Abode Leicester

I have asked a colleague from another genealogy site
Who has a better resources for Rutland than I have
For help with Benjamin’s Baptism.

Re Benjamin marring quickly ?
If his first wife has passed on then there should be no reason why he could not remarry.

MIKE.

***Rose Tea***

***Rose Tea*** Report 17 Sep 2007 11:13

hello again mike.
Sarah dalby and benjamin was married on the 4 day of oct 1819 both was down as being single witness was pos richard stringer and a james twelvetricks that was the mark of james. but on the marriage to ann twelltridge it does not say if they was single that was the 5 day of dec 1819 at gaddesby.. mary was also there child and they had 9 other children but lost most of them the last one was 1843 which was quite late in life , ann his wife died 10 years later then he married a sarah west nee carpenter in 1855.
thanks again mike for your help its much appreciated by me and no doubt many others on here.
tina

sydenham

sydenham Report 17 Sep 2007 12:58

Mike

I was wondering if you had Sheepshed marriages. I am looking for the marriage of a JOHN HENSON to a Maria c1815.

Thanks for any help you can give.

Kind regards

Jan

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 17 Sep 2007 18:14

Greeting’s Again Tina……..

Umm…….. Barely eight weeks between Marriages then.!!

Re:~ Wit’s at St.Margaret’s Church.
Richard Stringer :~
Was the Son of Thomas Stringer the Church Sextant.
Richard was a Church Warren.
James Twelvetricks.
Could this be James TWELTRIDGE. ?

I’ll still have a look at the original Registers here at the Records Office.for any extra clues.

MIKE. xx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 17 Sep 2007 18:42

Greeting’s & Welcome Jan……

There you Go. ….

From my Marriage Index disk. …….
John HENSON.~ Maria HARRIS.
15th. September. 1818.
St. Botolph Parish Church.
Shepshed.
By Banns.

Via I.G.I Batch Numbers :~

They have it down as HANSON or Henson.

* NOTE * year 1818. not 1815.
Do you wish me to have a look at the original Registers
at the Records Office. ?
This will give us the Wit’s names
But seeing the date then I doubt if ages will be given.

MIKE.

***Rose Tea***

***Rose Tea*** Report 17 Sep 2007 19:00

hi again mike
It could have been james twelltridge but why would he be on ben,s and sarahs not ann and sarah? they did not make it easy for us to do the researching, i may never get back much furthur at this rate. been searching for the last 5 years on benjamin.never found the death of sarah cant nee dalby either
tina

LorraineG

LorraineG Report 17 Sep 2007 19:43

Hi Mike

I am trying to find David Robinson born in Leicester in approx 1827. From his marriage certificate to Jane Bradley 21/8/1848 in Parish Church, Dewsbury, York it says his father is John Robinson and that he is a soldier. David is down as a traveller. I have been unable to locate a baptism for him. There are two David Robinsons born this year in Leicester. For information he was blind in one eye and on the 1881 census he is down as blind and a photographer!!!

Would appreciate any help.

Thanks.

Lorraine

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 17 Sep 2007 20:33

Greeting’s Again………… Tina.

Just wonder if Sarah was buried as
A Elizabeth Dalby ?
Year & dates are within the time scale we have.
St. Martins’ Parish Church. Leicester
Burial :~
DALBY ELIZABETH OCT 1819 27

This is Benjamin . Age matches the birth year we have for him.
Plus with the details of 1851. Census.( See below, )
Welford Road Cemetery. Plot C.G. 195. Common Plot.
CANT BENJAMIN 1859 Sep 19 69 Stamford Street Saint George 5489

Plus Ann ?
Welford Road Cemetery Plot. C.E. 737. Common Plot.
CANT ANN 1853 Dec 2 60 Little Lane High Street Saint Martin 2054


1851. census returns for the Borough of Leicester.
HO 107. / 2090. / 237. / 33.~34.
Leicester.
St. Martin’s Parish.
High Street.
Little Lane.

BENJAMIN CANT Head M 63 M Gardener Rut UPPINGHAM
ANN CANT Wife M 49 F Lei GADSBY
MARY ANN CANT Dau U 25 F Lei LEICESTER
REBECCA CANT Dau U 21 F Lei LEICESTER
CHARLES CANT Son 6 M Scholar Lei LEICESTER
ADAM CANT Son 3 M Lei LEICESTER
JOHN WARD Visitor M 36 M Annuitant Lei BRINGHURST
ELIZA PAYNE Visitor U 26 F Dressmaker Lei LEICESTER
EMMA WARD Visitor 5 F Scholar Rut STAMFORD
HENRY WARD Visitor 6mths M Lei LEICESTER


MIKE. xxx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 17 Sep 2007 22:44

Greeting’s & Welcome Lorraine…….

Nothing showing up……… just yet

Having tracked him back 81. through to 61.

Just wonder why his surname changed on the 1871.Census
To..... Robinson ~ Welsh ?

If his Father was a Soldier then I need to checkout
the Parish Registers for St. Mary’s which the Barracks came under.
Unfortunately my St. Mary’s Baptism resources only go up to 1820.
So it’s down to a Records Office search sometime this week.
I’ll report back on this thread which ever way it goes.

MIKE. xx

English Bob

English Bob Report 17 Sep 2007 23:00

Hi Mike,
I left a message page eleven of this thread, bit of a forlorn hope.
Nevertheless, just checking to see whether you had worked any of your magic!

Regards, Bob

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 17 Sep 2007 23:23

Greeting's Again ......Bob.

lol.... Me thinks my wand needs a service. lol

At the moment still getting the same info as last time ......
But there again things tend to jump out at you when you're not expecting it.!!!

MIKE............ the search continues

LorraineG

LorraineG Report 18 Sep 2007 07:53

Thanks Mike thats greatly appreciated.

Lorraine xx

sydenham

sydenham Report 18 Sep 2007 09:28

Mike

Thanks for the henson l/up. Only check registers if you have them out - it would be nice to see witnesses as they are often brothers or sisters but no urgency. One thing - is it Shepshed or Sheepshed?

jan

***Rose Tea***

***Rose Tea*** Report 18 Sep 2007 14:14

hi mike

what was common plot? and is that the buriel dates ? i have been to the cemetry but did not have much look in finding them . i have the ref numbers from the family history centre, i believe it was concercrated ground.

tina

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 18 Sep 2007 16:54

Greeting’s Again. ...... Tina .

Common Plots. :~
The MODE of burial indicates whether the plot has been purchased at that time
(F = freehold)
or not (C = common).
Dates. :~
The dates posted are for the BURIAL.

Location of Plots :~

If you visit next time go to the Visitors Centre
Just in side main gate on your right.

This Centre is manned by Volunteers
Thursday ~ Friday ~ Saturday ~ Sunday……. 10.00 till Dusk.

They have the full plans of the sections
And if not too busy they have been known to escort you to the plot
Or if you get in touch with them in advance
they will then mark out the plot for you.

Yes the Welford Road plot No's posted
were ALL in Consecrated Ground.

MIKE.xx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 18 Sep 2007 17:18

Greeting’s Again Jan…..

That’s no problem to do the look at Parish Registers
That’s what this site is all about.

In Modern times it’s = SHEPSHED.

In older times = SHEEPSHED.

This came about because of the Village of Dishley
Which is 3.1. miles North East of Shepshed.
Was the Centre of the Sheep breading for Leicestershire.

MIKE. xx

English Bob

English Bob Report 18 Sep 2007 18:20

Hello Mike,
I really appreciated your reply and do know how hard you work for everyone! I'll have to get into my workshop and make you a new wand.

I'll also keep reading every Q & A on your threads, like you say, someone might just post and ask something for a linking surname.

Happy hunting, thank you again and best regards, Bob