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Louisa Jane Speed born abt 1898.

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Heather

Heather Report 26 Apr 2014 18:31

Would like to hear from relatives of Louisa Jane Speed. She was married to Elias George Nicholls in Bridgwater, Somerset in 1921. Thank you.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Apr 2014 19:00

look on Search Trees to see if anyone has them in their tree

Its highly unlikely a relative will just respond to your enquiry.

have you checked on FreeBMD to see if they had a children?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Apr 2014 19:02

looks like just one son born 1921 !!

Heather

Heather Report 26 Apr 2014 20:02

Thank you for your reply, yes their son Henry is our father. We have exhausted all other paths with our research for Louisa, this post was just a chance that we would strike lucky with a contact with new info.

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 26 Apr 2014 20:15

Heather, have you done any research into the family already? Not sure what sort of info you require, but you might be able to find out a lot without input from other family members, if you haven't already done so.
Jan

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Apr 2014 20:45

Have you bought their marriage cert. it will give her age and her dads name if known

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Apr 2014 20:53

Looks like her on the 1911 census

1911 England Census about Louisa Speed
Name: Louisa Speed
Age in 1911: 12
Estimated birth year: abt 1899
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Somerset
Civil Parish: Thurlbear and Staple Fitzpaine
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England
Street address: Underhill, Staple Fitzpaine, Taunton
Occupation: school
Registration district: Taunton
Registration District Number: 305
Sub-registration district: Pitminster
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Household schedule number: 40
Piece: 14217
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Speed 48
Mary Ann Speed 48
Emma Speed 22
Frederick Speed 14
Louisa Speed 12
Florence Speed 9

Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 14217; Schedule Number: 40.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Apr 2014 20:58

Louisa Jane ?

Looks like she was. Louisa May

Births Sep 1898
Speed Louisa May Bridgwater 5c 327

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Apr 2014 21:04

Is this Elias
Deaths Sep 1931
Nicholls Elias G 40 Taunton 5c 318

Heather

Heather Report 26 Apr 2014 22:08

Yes, we have all of the above info. She is named as Louisa Jane on her marriage certificate and her sons birth certificate. Her father is named as Joseph Speed. She was supposed to be French, but not sure how that fits unless she was illegitimate.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Apr 2014 22:21

maybe she didnt like the name May so dropped that for Jane

the birth cert should confirm if her dad was Joseph

cant see how she was French tho as the 1911 census states born Somerset

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Apr 2014 22:27

???
First Name LOUISA M
Last Name NICHOLLS
Year 1931
Event Quarter 4
Spouse HINES
Country England
County Somerset
District TAUNTON
Volume 5C
Page 717
Line Number 23
Potential Spouse Names RALPH H HINES


???

irst Name LOUISA
Last Name HINES
Age At Death 43
Year 1941
Event Quarter 1
Year Of Birth 1898
District WESTON-SUPER-MARE
County Somerset
Country England
Volume 5C
Page 1418

National Burial Index for England & Wales Transcription
First Name LOUISA
Last Name HINES
Year Of Birth -
Year Of Death 1941
Burial Day -
Burial Month 1
Burial Year 1941
Age -
Place BURNHAM ON SEA
County Somerset
Extended Information -
Church Denomination CEMETERY
Church Description CEMETERY
Country England

Heather

Heather Report 10 Jun 2014 20:37

Hi Shirley, thank you for that. Yes that could be her married to Ralph Hines, I will look into all of that info.