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Paul

Paul Report 16 Oct 2012 22:07

my nan was margaret blackman,i know she had a few relatives in the pewsey area where she was from, today i found out that she was in pewsey workhouse and with her was a violet and gwendoline who were babies.if you can shed any light please

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 16 Oct 2012 22:25

Can you give us some rough dates please Paul? It might help to know who she married and when.
Also, where is Pewsey?
Jan

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 16 Oct 2012 22:26

Is this her?


1911 England Census about Margaret Blackman
Name: Margaret Blackman
Age in 1911: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Relation to Head: Inmate
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Rushall, Wiltshire, England
Civil parish: Netheravon
County/Island: Wiltshire
Country: England
Street Address: Pewsey Union Workhouse, Union Workhouse, Pewsey, Wilts
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Formerly General Domestic Servant
Registration district: Pewsey
Registration District Number: 251
Sub-registration district: Netheravon
ED, institution, or vessel: 16-17
Piece: 12050

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 16 Oct 2012 22:26


1901 England Census

Name: Margaret Blackman
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: David Blackman
Mother's Name: Mary Blackman
Gender: Female
Where born: Rushall, Wiltshire, England

Civil parish: Rushall
Ecclesiastical parish: Rushall St Matthew
County/Island: Wiltshire

Registration district: Pewsey
Sub-registration district: Netheravon
ED, institution, or vessel: 5

David Blackman 63
Mary Blackman 53
Ernest Blackman 21
Margaret Blackman 13

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 16 Oct 2012 22:28

I am guessing these are the children you are referring to:

1911 England Census

Name: Violet Blackman
Age in 1911: 0
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1911
Relation to Head: Inmate
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Pewsey, Wiltshire, England
Civil parish: Netheravon
County/Island: Wiltshire
Country: England
Street Address: Pewsey Union Workhouse, Union Workhouse, Pewsey, Wilts
Registration district: Pewsey
Registration District Number: 251
Sub-registration district: Netheravon

Gwendoline Blackman 3
Violet Blackman 0

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 16 Oct 2012 22:30

It suggests they are her children doesn't it? But you would need birth cert(s) to be sure.

Births Dec 1908 (>99%)
Blackman Gwendoline Emma M Pewsey 5a 140

Births Jun 1911 (>99%)
Blackman Violet E Pewsey 5a 127

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 16 Oct 2012 22:45

One more thing - there are a few other members with margaret in their tree. Look for them using 'search all trees' option from search box above right.
Jan

Reggie

Reggie Report 16 Oct 2012 23:12

Paul

Please read the guidelines about how to post requests for help............they will be invaluable to you

patchem

patchem Report 17 Oct 2012 18:13

Is this her marriage?
Marriages Mar 1920
Blackman Margaret Sherred Christchurch 2b 1319
Sherred Montague D J Blackman Christchurch 2b 1319

patchem

patchem Report 17 Oct 2012 18:22

If Violet never married, this is a possibility:
Violet Edith Blackman
Birth Date: 30 Mar 1911
Date of Registration: Jul 2004
Age at Death: 93
Registration district: Worcester
Inferred County: Worcestershire
Register Number: C5E
District and Subdistrict: 527/1C
Entry number: 251