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Pamela Report 23 Aug 2008 22:28

Looking for marriage of JOhn Rodwell b 1834 and Emma Smith - could be 1868 - could be 1863, not sure.
He was previously married to Charlotte Kind of Knighton , Leicester.

Also marriage of John Rodwell 1804 to Jane Achurch - IGI has Gt Glen 1828 but perhaps someone has parish record of this marriage??

Hope someoe can help, Pamela


Pamela Report 13 Aug 2008 22:32

Looking for Burdett, Mansfield, Chapman Rodwell and Holwell in Leicester.

Anyone out there looking for the same?


MaryfromItaly Report 7 Apr 2008 14:44

Hi Mike,

Could you check out a marriage at St. Margaret's for me when you have time?

Richard Pool(e) and Hannah Abraham, 23rd August 1829.

I'm particularly interested in their abode and marital status, as well as the witnesses.

Thanks a lot,


Frazzled Report 3 Apr 2008 18:12

Hello again Mike

Thank you for looking for Samuel's burial, I think you are right it must be Stamford town. I noticed Samuel didn't mention 2 of his children in his will, James b1827 and Jane b1828. I am pretty sure I have found the death of Jane in 1847 and again it is Stamford.

I will order Samuel's death certificate tomorrow and then we shall get some answers!!

Thank you also for checking with your solicitor friend but I knew that you had made a great job as my legal adviser!! Another string to your bow!

Will be back when I have death cert.
Caroline xx


faerykingdom Report 3 Apr 2008 17:49

Hi again Mike,

Thank you, yes that is Alfred and his sister Sarah who were buried together.

I did go in search of their graves at welford road about a month ago, but sadly it was no longer there. Their parents graves were quite close by though so I left some flowers for them.

Thanks again, I will look at the nearby parishes you mentioned on my next visit to the records office.

Vicky X

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 3 Apr 2008 16:38

That's the one I found, good luck


sarahjw03 Report 3 Apr 2008 15:46

Hi Elaine, thanks for that, I'm really lost here!
Thomas and Mary were witnesses at the wedding of George Chapman in Wolvey in 1867, which got me thinking that maybe Mary was nee Chapman and Georges sister/cousin/niece etc (long shot I know). Anyway I have now found a Mary Chapman born Braunston, Leicestershire, born in 1839 (on the 1851 census), so I have been searching her marriage out to see if anything fits! If this is my Mary, then she was living in leicester City, as a servant in 1851, but seems to appear to be living in Islington, with her family on the 1861, this then fits with the Islington marriage so I might check that out!
Am I making any sense anymore?!!
Thanks for the help again,

** Marriages Dec 1864
Chapman Mary Islington 1b 530 to

Bingo!! Thanks Elaine - what was she doing in Islington and what was the relationship to George?! Onwards I go...!!

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 3 Apr 2008 14:48

Hi Sarah

Have had a look 1861 to 1866 and have seen 4 but are these worth looking at?

Thomas Kirkland

1. Derby 7b 445 Mar Quarter

2.Stourbridge 6c 329 Dec Quarter 1861

The other 2 are Islington and Cheadle



sarahjw03 Report 3 Apr 2008 14:18

Hello to all you lovely helpful people!
Can anyone help me, I am completely stuck! Trying to find a marriage between Thomas Kirkland (1834, Earl Shilton) and Mary (c.1838 Braunston(e), Leicestershire). They had (from what I can see) their 1st child in 1866, supposedly in Wolvey, although I think I have found births registered in Hinckley. By 1871 they were definitely living in Wolvey, so I am looking for a marriage sometime earlier than 1866, presumably somewhere in Leicestershire. Thomas was living in Earl Shilton in 1861. Have found one marriage on Ancestry to a Mary Clewes in Shardlow in 1856, but am not sure if that is the one, and 1837's images are illegible..
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Many many thanks

***Rose Tea***

***Rose Tea*** Report 2 Apr 2008 22:59

i have put a thread up on the records board for ellen abbott it states that her father was arthur abbott she married 1870 to arthur briggs
but no one can find her on the 1851/61 census
i have look through the sapcote on the census but there just does not seem to be anyone that matchs
tina x

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 2 Apr 2008 22:49

Greeting's again Rose Tea....

Can I help you find her on the Censuses ?
Put up some details
and we'll see what develops ...

MIKE. xx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 2 Apr 2008 22:44

(¯`*•.¸ (¯`*•.¸F.A.O. Caroline ¸.•*¨) ¸.•*¨)

Greeting’s again……… Caroline.

Sorry but I drew a blank for a Burial of Samuel Sanby 1850.
St. Mary the Virgin Parish Church. Ketton.
At the Records Office today…..Sorry.

But I did have that word with my Solicitor friend today…..

After reading the Will he said that I had made a fair translation of the Will…
Those legal wordings is just the way Solicitors put things in order that it can not be miss understood. ………
So we can go with the details for now….But I’m not give up the day job… :0)))

That sounds a good move to order that Death Certificate then it will at lest pin point the death place ( I’m thinking now it is Stamford it’s self )

With these details we will be able to then ask for help from the Lincolnshire section on the other Genealogy Site for the finial resting place of Samuel and maybe Rebecca is reunited with him as well ?

Come back again when you have the details from that death certificate.
And we can take it from there.


***Rose Tea***

***Rose Tea*** Report 2 Apr 2008 22:20

hello again mike
i found the marraige i was looking for but canot find her on any of the census under her maiden name with her father

sorry if i put you of your search lol

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 2 Apr 2008 22:15

*** F.A.O.***…….. Sue O’ Lincolnshire.

Greeting’s again Sue …….

Sorry but St. Andrew’s Registers for the year 1595.

Were too faded to make out for sure any of the names….
Even half closing my eyes I was still not sure
But there again it’s well over 400 years old. ……8 o (((

MIKE. xx

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 2 Apr 2008 22:04

Greeting’s again……. ***Rose Tea. ***…

Likewise…….. It’s so much better when you now can put a face
to the names you see on here………

I trust you was successful with your searches ? ………

Must say it was not one of my better days for look ups. .....
But Hey…..we can’t win them all every time……:0(((


***Rose Tea***

***Rose Tea*** Report 2 Apr 2008 20:51

n again
and to say nice meeting you today mike


MaryfromItaly Report 2 Apr 2008 15:48


Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 31 Mar 2008 14:06

Greeting’s again Victoria…..

Conformation of Alfred’s Burial details

Welford Road Cemetery. :~

Plot. No. U.Q. 1011.

Q 1011 C Boeme Walter Sebastian 1868 Jul 1 23 Garton Street Saint Mary 20673
Q 1011 C Thorpe John Joseph 1887 Jun 23 13days Bedford Street Saint Margaret 59880
Q 1011 C Perkins Beatrice Lilian 1918 Oct 25 1 131 Lothair Road Leicester 105988

I see that there is a Sarah Doris Pearce also of Bardoph Street & within the same Plot. ……



faerykingdom Report 31 Mar 2008 08:49

Hi again Mike,

Thank you for your help.

I do have Elizabeth’s birth cert and she was born on Bardolph Street. She was 1 Month at the time of the census (born Feb 1901), but a dash on the M makes it look like 17 months. She did have a brother called Alfred Pearce who died in 1897 who also died in Bardloph Street.

I have looked at St Peter’s church, but I haven’t yet looked at St Michael’s, All Angels or St Lukes, so that is where I will try next!

Thank you again for your help,

Vicky X


Frazzled Report 30 Mar 2008 10:33

There will never be another MIKE but hopefully there might be someone who is as generous with their time as you!

That's quite a way to travel from Quadring, I wonder how long it took by horse?!

Big thank you again
Caroline xx