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Birkhead Family

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Reggie Report 23 Apr 2013 16:20

To confirm Flip's statement............

1861 census

Person: BIRKHEAD, David Address: 16, Denmark Street, Hunslet, Leeds

BIRKHEAD, David Head Married M 30 1831 Engine Smith
Leeds, Yorkshire VIEW
BIRKHEAD, Emma Wife Married F 30 1831
Stanley, Yorkshire

1871 census

Person: BIRKHEAD, David Address: Haigh Street Haigh Terrace, Leeds, Hunslet

BIRKHEAD, David Head M 47 1824 Yorkshire VIEW
BIRKHEAD, Emma Wife F 40 1831 Yorkshire

Why do you think that John's parents were this couple?

Do you have any documents to support the idea?


Reggie Report 22 Apr 2013 09:49

Start with freebmd

Look for marriages/deaths


Flip Report 22 Apr 2013 06:28

Are you sure about the parents? The marriage you refer to is in West Yorkshire, and they appear on the 1861/71 census without any children.

Is this your family - no Emma, but this David was married to Elizabeth according to 1861 census.

David Birkhead
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
Relation: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Armley, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Headingley with Burley
Ecclesiastical parish: Burley
Town: Burley
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England
Registration district: Leeds
Sub-registration district: Kirkstall
ED, institution, or vessel: 9d
Household schedule number: 69
Piece: 4571
Folio: 54
Page Number: 14
Household Members:
Name Age
David Birkhead 43
Ann Elizabeth Birkhead 19
Emma Birkhead 13
William Birkhead 9
John Birkhead 6


jax Report 22 Apr 2013 04:11

Have you looked to see if anyone else has these people in their tree?

If you find a connection click on find out more and send a message, deleting the can I view your tree message first


rendcomb45 Report 22 Apr 2013 03:49

I am trying to find living descendants of the following: Emma Birkhead(1858) William Birkhead(1862) Ann Birkhead(1852) Parents were David birkhead(1824) and Emma howe (1831) They were married 1.11.1858 . Their other sibling was John Birkhead born 1864 he was my greatgrandfather.