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Mariya Report 20 Sep 2013 19:58

I am trying to find the parents of John Giles of Shorditch. I shall give you his d.o.b. when I find it.
Cheers, Claire :-)


patchem Report 20 Sep 2013 20:10

Any of these?
Births Mar 1850
Giles John Henry Shoreditch 2 411
Births Jun 1853
GILES John William Shoreditch 1c 116
Births Sep 1855
Giles John Shoreditch 1c 116
Births Mar 1870
Giles John Shoreditch 1c 107
Births Dec 1872
Giles John Henry Shoreditch 1c 57
Births Sep 1880
GILES John Henry Shoreditch 1c 124
Births Dec 1880
GILES John Robert Shoreditch 1c 73
Births Mar 1901
Giles John Robert Shoreditch 1c 57


GlitterBaby Report 20 Sep 2013 20:12

Need a bit more info such as what census have you found him on - when and where did he marry etc etc


GlitterBaby Report 20 Sep 2013 20:16

Was he born in Shoreditch or just lived there ?


Reggie Report 20 Sep 2013 22:52

It would have been better to find the birth year info before posting


GlitterBaby Report 21 Sep 2013 14:41

Oops obviously still looking for the information


You really need to have the info to hand when you ask for help as you will get asked questions which will help with finding the information you are looking for.

Such as do you have a marriage cert - so give details from that cert - such as when and where, the name of father if named and his occupation - sometimes the witnesses are family members..

Have you found him on any census - so give brief details so the helpers can also look at those records.

Anything would be useful



Cynthia Report 22 Sep 2013 16:05

Hello Claire and welcome to the community Boards. :-)

I'll send Claire a message re how to return to her thread. :-)


Mariya Report 29 Sep 2013 12:19

Thanks so much it is john william giles of shorditch thx do you know his relations? :-)


Mariya Report 29 Sep 2013 12:23

john william giles born 1818 in shorditch-think he married Eleanor Lines (?) :-)


GlitterBaby Report 29 Sep 2013 12:29

Unlikely that any of us that have posted on this thread are related as we are just members who like to help others.

Have you found him on any census at all - found his death etc, etc

You really need to try and give more info


Potty Report 29 Sep 2013 12:30

Claire, lots of John Giles born about that time. Can you give us a bit more info? You must have got back to him somehow.

Did he have any children? If so, what were their names and when and where were they born? Have you found him on any census?


GlitterBaby Report 29 Sep 2013 12:32

Did he die in 1872 in Kingston, Surrey ?


GlitterBaby Report 29 Sep 2013 12:36

Banns for John Giles to Eleanor Lines in 1836

No middle name mentioned


GlitterBaby Report 29 Sep 2013 12:37


We ask questions to try and help you but they need to be answered



GlitterBaby Report 29 Sep 2013 12:44

1871 ??

Name: John W Giles
Age: 54
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1817
Relation: Son
Mother's Name: Mary E Giles
Gender: Male
Where born: Effingham, Surrey, England
Civil Parish: Kingston on Thames
Ecclesiastical parish: St Peter
Town: Kingston
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England
Registration District: Kingston
Sub-registration District: Kingston
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Household Schedule Number: 164
Piece: 859
Folio: 47
Page Number: 29
Household Members: Name Age
Mary E Giles 74
John W Giles 54
Louisa Giles 38
Joshua Parlly 16

Class: RG10; Piece: 859; Folio: 47; Page: 29; GSU roll: 827763.

This is probably the one that died in Kingston

Wrong place of birth


GlitterBaby Report 29 Sep 2013 12:56

Name: John William Giles - occupation of wood cutter
Age: Full Age
Spouse Name: Esther Shell
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 5 Dec 1841
Parish: Shoreditch St Leonard
Borough: Hackney
Father Name: John Giles - brush maker
Spouse Father Name: Thos Shell
Register Type: Parish Register

Think I found them on one census

How on earth have you got back to this person !!!!


Potty Report 29 Sep 2013 13:16

John Giles and Eleanor Giles marriage - he was a widower. The image is for their marriage, not banns:

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921
about Eleanor Lines

Name:Eleanor Lines
Spouse Name:John Giles
Record Type:Banns
Event Date:30 Oct 1836
Parish:Christ Church
Borough:City of London
Register Type:Parish Register

This looks like them in 1851; John's POB given as Reading:

1851 England Census
Name:John Giles
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1808
Spouse's Name:Elester Giles - Eleanor on image
Where born:Reading, Berkshire, England
Civil Parish:St Luke Old Street
Ecclesiastical parish:St Luke
John Giles 43
Elester Giles 31
John Giles 18
Henry Giles 14
William Giles 12
Robert Abbott Giles 9
Elizabeth E Giles 7
Mary Ann Giles 4
Eliza Giles 10 Mo
William Robb Searles 24
George Frost 19


Potty Report 29 Sep 2013 13:21

The same family in 1841 - John is a Clothier on both censuses:

Name:John Giles - not born in county
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1811
Civil Parish:St Leonard Shoreditch
Hundred:Ossulstone (Tower Division)

John Giles 30
Ellen Giles 20
John Giles 9
Henry Giles 5
William Giles 3
Frederic Giles 1
Ann Ash 70
Elizabeth Merlany 20


Mariya Report 8 Oct 2013 17:23

thanks so much though I don't think thats him. I do belive he had children:
Robert Albert Giles born 1841 died 1862 married Jessey Moses in 1859 in Greenwich

Henry Giles born 1839
Frederick Giles born 1840
Mary Giles born in 1846
Eliza Giles born 1850
Elizabeth Giles born in 1843

All I know about John is that he was born in 1818 in Shoreditch
Probably married Eleanor Lines who was born in 1820 in Shoreditch
And he had those children.

:-) :-) :-) :-) :-)


Mariya Report 8 Oct 2013 17:31

No wait that is him! thanks!!!!!