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Timmins Family move from West Bromwich

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David Report 27 Aug 2013 00:14

My Great Grandfather and his family moved up to Woodhouse, Sheffield from West Bromwich and I am trying to find when.

The 1881 census places the family in West Bromwich and on the 1891 census they are listed living in Woodhouse,Sheffield.

His last child a girl called Minnie was born in 1885 in West Bromwich and his wife is noted as caring for the sick in the Buck Croft area of Woodhouse in 1890.

So it would be safe to assume the family moved between 1885 to 1890.

Can anyone help please, maybe looking them up in the West Bromwich Directories or Electoral rolls although not too accurate, they would help to narrow it down.
Any help or advice appreciated. David Timmins


GlitterBaby Report 27 Aug 2013 00:29

I presume this is David and Mary J Timmins

Not sure with his occupation he would be on any register or directory

Have you looked at historicaldirectories

Elizabeth Ann

Elizabeth Ann Report 27 Aug 2013 16:16

1901 Census (This sounds like them)

living at 84 Talbot Rd.Handsworth(hard to make out if this is correct)Yorkshire

David Timmins Head 58yrs Ironworkers Labourer.. b West Bromwich
Mary Wife 54 yrs Dressmaker/ own acct.. . b West Bromwich
Albert Son 20 yrs Coal miner/Filler b West Bromwich
Mary Dau 19 yrs b West Bromwich
Minnie Dau 16yrs b West Bromwich
Hedley Grandson 1yr b Woodhouse Yorkshire

Elizabeth Ann

Elizabeth Ann Report 27 Aug 2013 16:19

You probably have this info already...but looks like they have acquired a grandson

I'm not very good at this as yet,so apologies if this does'nt help


David Report 27 Aug 2013 20:21

Thanks folks for your interest & help.

This is the correct family on the 1901 census

They did acquire a Grandson Hedley son of unmarried daughter Mary.

I've had a look in the directories but being trade entries omits such as iron Puddlers & Iron workers.
I was hoping they would be in the Electoral Rolls for West Bromwich.
The search continues. David Timmins