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Peter Higgins

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Angela

Angela Report 20 Jun 2013 15:18

I'm looking for a Peter Higgins born 1940 in the Manchester area.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Jun 2013 15:28

Looking for as in what context please ?

His birth is on FreeBMD

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Jun 2013 15:29

Are you related?

When - and where- did you last have direct contact with him?

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 20 Jun 2013 15:59

Have you searched trees? There are several possibles if you haven't already tried.

Angela

Angela Report 20 Jun 2013 16:22

Hi,
Thanks for your replies. One of my relatives said that she had a cousin called Peter Higgins that was in her class at school in the Manchester area & would have been born in 1940. I do not have him in my tree at present & would like to find how he fits in & maybe contact him.
Angela

Angela

Angela Report 20 Jun 2013 16:33

From the free bmd it would appear that his mother's surname was Campbell-Morrell.
I'm drawing a blank when trying to find father via marriage records.
Marriage would have been in the Manchester area.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Jun 2013 17:07

If you cant find a marriage then how would you know it was in Manchester??

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Jun 2013 17:11

You may have to buy his cert to see his parents names .

Maybe the marriage was Scotland .

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Jun 2013 17:26

That Campbell -Morrell surname only comes up in the context of his mmn no other records .

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Jun 2013 22:03

Never assume anything about location...........especially during wartime

What was the birth surname of the relative who told you Peter was her cousin?

Angela

Angela Report 20 Jun 2013 22:45

Thank you.
All of the Higgins family that I already have in my tree since 1829 have lived in the Manchester area. (Ancoats).
The birth surname of my relative that told me is Mason. My great Grandmother was Rebecca Higgins 1875 - 1937. Her brothers were:
Nathaniel 1880 - 1953- Married Annie Jackson had son James 1916.
Joseph c 1887 - ?
Edward 1893 - ?
Ernest 1897 - ?
I have been unable to find out any more about her brothers & suspect Peter may be related to one of them.

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Jun 2013 22:54

Where have you looked for info about Rebecca's brothers?

Have you used freebmd?

Which of the family is the Mason relative descended from?


1911

HIGGINS, Nathaniel Head Married M 58 1853 Coffin Maker Ancoats Manchester VIEW
HIGGINS, Elizabeth Ann Wife Married36 years F 57 1854 House Duties Hull Yorkshire VIEW
HIGGINS, Sophia Daughter Single F 32 1879 House Duties Ancoats Manchester VIEW
HIGGINS, Nathaniel Son Single M 30 1881 Coffin Maker Ancoats Manchester VIEW
HIGGINS, Sarah Ann Daughter Single F 28 1883 Laundry Foulders Ancoats Manchester VIEW
HIGGINS, Edward Son Single M 18 1893 Bread Van Man Ancoats Manchester VIEW
HIGGINS, Earnest Son M 14 1897 Rivett Carrier Boiler Ancoats Manchester

10 children born in marriage........3 have died.

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Jun 2013 22:59

1891 census

Person: HIGGINS, Nathaniel H Address: 161, Ridgway Street, Manchester

HIGGINS, Nathaniel H Head Married M 38 1853 Joiner
Manchester, Lancashire VIEW
HIGGINS, Elizabeth A Wife Married F 38 1853
Hull, Yorkshire VIEW
HIGGINS, Rebecca Daughter Single F 15 1876 Factory Operative Braid Tenter
Newton, Lancashire VIEW
HIGGINS, Sophia Daughter F 13 1878 Domestic Help
Newton, Lancashire VIEW
HIGGINS, Nathaniel H Son M 11 1880 Scholar
Newton, Lancashire VIEW
HIGGINS, Sarah A Daughter F 9 1882 Scholar
Newton, Lancashire VIEW
HIGGINS, Joseph Son M 7 1884 Scholar
Newton, Lancashire VIEW
HIGGINS, James Son M 5 1886 Scholar
Newton, Lancashire VIEW
HIGGINS, Edward Son M 1 1890
Manchester, Lancashire VIEW
RUSHTON, Martha Boarder Single F 26 1865 Factory Operative Cotton
Macclesfield, Cheshire

Angela

Angela Report 20 Jun 2013 23:06

Nathaniel Higgins 58 1853 was my Great Grandfather and father of Rebecca my great grandmother.

I have been unable to get any further with any of those shown above.
Apart from:
Sophia did not marry & died 1941. James b. 1886- 1897. Edward 1891- 1891 These are all buried in the same grave with parents in Philips Park- details were from the headstone.
(they had another son who they also called Edward b.1893.)

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Jun 2013 23:06

One of the deaths...............

Deaths Jun 1891 (>99%)
Higgins Edward 1 Manchester 8d 178

And another?

Deaths Jun 1897 (>99%)
Higgins James 11 Manchester 8d 166

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Jun 2013 23:11

Births Jun 1892 (>99%)
HIGGINS Edward Manchester 8d 217


???????
Deaths Dec 1957 (>99%)
HIGGINS Edward 65 Manchester 10e 444

Where did you look?

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Jun 2013 23:12

Births Sep 1896 (>99%)
Higgins Ernest Manchester 8d 236

???????????
Deaths Sep 1961 (>99%)
HIGGINS Ernest 65 Middleton 10e 427

Angela

Angela Report 20 Jun 2013 23:15

Thanks. Yes, those are the correct Edwards.

My great grandmother Rebecca Higgins married William Henry Mason.

I do not known which Higgins family member that Peter is descended from. The relative that told me was told by her father that Peter was her cousin. She has no further information other than that unfortunately as she was quite small when told. We have lost touch with all Higgins family members. An elderly lady who lived in Ancoats & knew the family told my mum that there were still Higgins family members in the Manchester area possibly a Darrell or Darren.

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Jun 2013 23:21

Which school was it?

Try looking at Friends reunited....it''s school-based.

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Jun 2013 23:22

Higgins is a very common name in the area...............