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house search without names

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Leighton

Leighton Report 13 Jan 2013 01:17

Does anyone know if it is possible to search for a house address without knowing any family names?

jax

jax Report 13 Jan 2013 01:22

On Find my past you can from 1841 - 1911

If you want to give the address we can take a look for you

Leighton

Leighton Report 13 Jan 2013 10:53

Thanks Jax,

Thant would be great!

Im just need some names so i can then look up on GR and view them myself, i am mainly interested in the 1901 and 1911 censuses

the address is

36 Great Holme Street Leicester

Thanks again

LindainHerriotCountry

LindainHerriotCountry Report 13 Jan 2013 11:04

1901
93 BROWN, Edward Head Widower M 51 1850 Labourer At Rubber Works
Leicester VIEW
93 BROWN, John Son M 14 1887 Shoe Hand (Jobber)
Leicester VIEW
93 BROWN, Jane Daughter F 12 1889
Leicester VIEW RG number: RG13 Piece: 3008 Folio: 176 Page: 13 Sub District: South Leicester Enumeration District: 59 Ecclesiastical Parish: St Marys Municipal Borough: Address: 36, (Large Factory), Great Holme Street, Leicester

LindainHerriotCountry

LindainHerriotCountry Report 13 Jan 2013 11:07

In 1911, there is no number 36, it goes from 35 to 37, I have looked at all the numbers in the street and it is not there

There is a diffferent Brown family at number 35 in 1911

143 BROWN, William Head Married
16 years M 40 1871 Shoe Finisher Leicestershire Lester VIEW
143 BROWN, Lucy Wife Married F 41 1870 Lamp Wool Reeler Leicester Lester VIEW
143 BROWN, James Son M 14 1897 Factory Boy Shoes Leicester Lester VIEW
143 BROWN, Harry Son Single M 12 1899 Leicester Lester VIEW
143 BROWN, Elsie Daughter Single F 10 1901 Leicester Lester VIEW
143 BROWN, Sidney Son Single M 8 1903 Leicester Lester VIEW
143 BROWN, Millicent Daughter Single F 5 1906 Leicester Lester VIEW
143 BROWN, John Willie Son Single M 2 1909 Leicester Lester VIEW RG number: RG14 Piece: 19317 Reference: RG14PN19317 RG78PN1152B RD407 SD3 ED53 SN143 Registration District: Leicester Sub District: South Leicester Enumeration District: 53 Parish: Leicester Address: 35 Great Holme Street Leicester County: Leicestershire

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 13 Jan 2013 11:32

My grandad was brought up in the same house all his life (as was his dad) - and the road name/numbering changed!!
Here's a pic of some of Great Holme Street

http://cdm15407.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15407coll5/id/1041/rec/16

They were possibly pulling them down and re-naming the rest of the street as early as 1911

Leighton

Leighton Report 13 Jan 2013 11:45

Thanks everyone for your comments,

My great grandmother Elsie Gertrude east lived in 21 great holme street and my Great grandad Albert Edwin Boyes (prior to marrying in 1914) lived in 36 great holme street

i did see a tiny image record on ancestry.co.uk (couldnt see the whole thing) that had an Albert Edwin Boyes living in either 23 or 25 Great home Street (record not clear.

i have been trying to find out the father of Albert Edwin Boyes, i have the marriage certificate of Albert and elsie and that says his father was edward, however all other research i have suggests his father was Edwin Boyes.

so i was hoping to find out some more info from house searches.

anyway thanks again for your help

Potty

Potty Report 13 Jan 2013 11:50

Edwin and Edward were fairly interchangeable. When and where was Albert born?

Potty

Potty Report 13 Jan 2013 11:54

Albert and father in 1911?

1911 England Census
about Albert Boyes
Name: Albert Boyes
Age in 1911: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Civil parish: Leicester
County/Island: Leicestershire
Country: England
Street Address: 26 Western Rd
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Sheff
Registration district: Leicester
Registration District Number: 407
Sub-registration district: South Leicester
ED, institution, or vessel: 38
Piece: 19302
Household Members: Name Age
Edwin Boyes 45
Albert Boyes 25
Richard Boyes 16


Choccy

Choccy Report 13 Jan 2013 12:05



?? address in Great Holme Street

1901

RG number: RG13
Piece: 3008
Folio: 69
Page: 28
Reg. District: Leicester
Sub District: South Leicester
Parish: Leicester
Enum. District: 54
Ecclesiastical District: St Pauls
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 157, Great Holme Street, Leicester
County: Leicestershire



BOYES, Edwin Head Married M 35 1866 Shoe Laster
Northampton
BOYES, Margret Wife Married F 33 1868
Scotland
>>>>>BOYES, Albert Son Single M 14 1887 Shoe Hand (Lad)
Nottingham
BOYES, Richard Son Single M 6 1895
Leicester
BOYES, Lilian M Daughter Single F 0 (3 MOS) 1901
Leicester


LindainHerriotCountry

LindainHerriotCountry Report 13 Jan 2013 12:11

There are no Boyes or East families in Great Holme Street in 1911, so the family Choccy found looks good

Leighton

Leighton Report 13 Jan 2013 12:31

Thanks again People,

Potty, i am not 100% sure of Albert Edwin Boyes birthplace, he was born abt 1886.
On GR there is only one result for an Albert Edwin Boyes born in 1886 and the birthplace is Nottingham, in the 1911 census there is an Edwin Boyes born in northampton in abt 1866 edwin was in Nottingham in the 1881 census so i guess the edwin boyes in the 1911 leicester census is the father of the Albert edwin boyes born in nottingham?

on albert and elsie marriage certificate his father is down as edward, albert is down as being 28 on his marriage cert on the 1st aug 1914, which would make him born abt 1886 (i guess the same one in nottingham).

but as i said on his marriage cert his father is edward, yet in the 1911 census the father is edwin.

but i know sometimes people are not called by their real name?

if the edwin boyes in leicester 1911 census is albert edwin boyes's father then this means my great grandparents where first cousins!

as edwin had a sister (emily boyes 1869 northampton who was the mother of Elise gurtrude east.

anyway, i think i might order a copy of the cemetery records at welford road to see if he may be buried there.

Thanks again

Leighton

Leighton Report 13 Jan 2013 12:36

LindainHerriotCountry

in 1911 census there is an elsie east living at 21 great holme street (where my father was born)

she is living with a george and emily stevens.

emily stevens is elsie's mother

emily maiden name boyes married a william steer then married william lawrence east then after he died she married george stevens.

Elsie was born out of wedlock in 1894 and her parents William lawrence east and emily steer (formerly boyes) married in 1906.

Leighton

Leighton Report 13 Jan 2013 12:39

Choccy

many thanks!

how did you find that information at 157 great holme street?

Thanks again in advance

Choccy

Choccy Report 13 Jan 2013 13:26



Just looked for a BOYES family in Leicester :-)