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Help with strange surname/writting please

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Ozibird Report 4 Sep 2007 23:55

Have you got this one?

Name: Lizzie Benton
Age: 74
Estimated birth year: abt 1807
Relation: Boarder
Gender: Female
Where born: Wentworth, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Llantwit Vairdre
County/Island: Glamorgan
Country: Wales

Street address: 88 Richard St
Condition as to marriage: Windower (Widower)

Occupation: Formerly Cook

Registration district: Pontypridd
Sub-registration district: Llantrisant
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Thomas Jenkins 77
Harriet Jenkins 75
Lizzie Benton 74


Daniel Report 5 Sep 2007 00:00

Ozbird you are a genius, well done. I just had a look, living with an old couple, thankyou Ozbird you have been excellent, and excellent help


Daniel Report 5 Sep 2007 00:06

Thank you Ozbird, just google earthed her address from the 1881 census and her great,great grandchild (my great aunt) lives about 3/4 of a mile away.

I'm off to bed now, when I get the birth cert of other children I will message you and tell you what her maiden name realy is Temple, Tempill, Tempil, Tempilly etc...


Ozibird Report 5 Sep 2007 00:16

Lovely. It would be great to have that follow-up.

Gotta go & do some work now.

At least you're a little further along the track!



SylviaInCanada Report 5 Sep 2007 00:44

If that is the correct death registration for James that ozibird found, then it explains the name of the son born in 1843 in Devon!

I'd also love to hear what you finally find out about Eliza's surname!!



SylviaInCanada Report 5 Sep 2007 00:50

a possibility for James in 1841????

Name: James Benton
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1806
Gender: Male

Civil Parish: Portsmouth Town
Hundred: Portsmouth Borough
County/Island: Hampshire
Country: England
Registration district: Portsea Island
Sub-registration district: Portsmouth Town

He's a Private Soldier, Royal Marine Barracks, born "out of county"