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census detail search for a HOUSE not person

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Canaan

Canaan Report 10 Dec 2013 08:02

I want to know if it's possible to look for who lived in a row of cottages in a particular village in North Yorkshire in every census 1911-1841 as there are ghost stories and I'd like to put names to stories (and photos). Is this possible on genesteunited please? seems to only have a "name search" option....

Gai

Gai Report 10 Dec 2013 09:22

Hi there,

I could be wrong but I don't believe you can search a census on Genes by address but you can on Find My Past.

If you post the address on here there are members who can do a look up for you.

Gai :-)

Reggie

Reggie Report 10 Dec 2013 09:41

You can search by address in 1881 on FMP and Ancestry. No idea about GR - never use it for research

FMP has address search for all censuses................but bear in mind that any 'address' which is current may not have been applicable in earlier times.

Villages were mostly recorded purely by the name of the village..............sometimes with a road/street name, if you're lucky

I believe FMP offer 14-day free trial option...................might be worth your taking it up

Potty

Potty Report 10 Dec 2013 12:53

The 1911 census on Ancestry is also searchable by address. It is possible to search other censuses on there by address but it is complicated. If it is only a small village, you can page through the images. If it is a larger one, you can look at the Enumeration District descriptions for the street name and then page through the images for the correct ED but it is very time consuming.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Dec 2013 22:36

Hello Canaan - is there a basis or particular set of circumstances to these spooky stories?

Another way of finding out info is the newspaper archives.

Tell us more and we'll see what we can find.

Potty

Potty Report 11 Dec 2013 12:01

As Canaan is a new poster, I will PM her to let her know she replies here.

Canaan

Canaan Report 15 Dec 2013 12:07

Thanks everyone, that's really great advice....the stories are relating to the High Street cottages in the village of Swainby North Yorkshire and I managed to find some 1911 details for the village on here but there aren't any specific addresses really and certainly no house numbers. And just about to finish my free trial on GR so not sure if I will be allowed on here to read or post without a paid subs....so thanks everyone....theghost hunt continues! if anyone wants get in touch again, which would be much appreciated! Happy Christmas to you all..... xx

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 15 Dec 2013 12:14

Once your free sub runs out, you can read but not post.

If someone has sent (or sends) you a personal message, you can still reply to them, but not initiate contact.
The same applies to access to trees - they can view yours if you give them permission, but you can't see theirs in the same situation.

alviegal

alviegal Report 15 Dec 2013 20:32

Don't know if this is any good but it has a house number. There are quite a few like this.
I know it says Whorlton but the village is Swainby.



1901 Census transcription details for: 13, Swainby, High Street, Whorlton, Swainby & Trenholme

National Archive Reference:
RG number RG13
Piece: 4593
Folio: 46
Page: 6
Reg. District: Stokesley
Sub District: Hutton
Parish: Whorlton
Enum. District: 5
Ecclesiastical District: Holy Cross Whorlton
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 13, Swainby, High Street, Whorlton, Swainby & Trenholme
County: Yorkshire (North riding)
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
HALL, John Chas Head Married M 50 1851 Joiner & Wheelwright
Potto, Yorkshire
HALL, Margaret Wife Married F 47 1854
Whorlton, Yorkshire


1901 Census transcription details for: 14, High Street, Whorlton, Swainby & Trenholme

National Archive Reference:
RG number RG13
Piece: 4593
Folio: 46
Page: 6
Reg. District: Stokesley
Sub District: Hutton
Parish: Whorlton
Enum. District: 5
Ecclesiastical District: Holy Cross Whorlton
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 14, High Street, Whorlton, Swainby & Trenholme
County: Yorkshire (North riding)
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
STANGER, George Head Single M 79 1822 Living On Own Means
Swainby, Yorkshire
STANGER, Robert Brother Single M 73 1828 Living On Own Means
Swainby, Yorkshire
JOBLIN, Hannah Servant Single F 65 1836 Housekeeper (Domestic)
Broughton, Yorkshire



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1901 Census transcription details for: 5, High Street, Whorlton, Swainby & Trenholme

National Archive Reference:
RG number RG13
Piece: 4593
Folio: 45
Page: 4
Reg. District: Stokesley
Sub District: Hutton
Parish: Whorlton
Enum. District: 5
Ecclesiastical District: Holy Cross Whorlton
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 5, High Street, Whorlton, Swainby & Trenholme
County: Yorkshire (North riding)
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
ROBINSON, John Head Married M 36 1865 Insurance Agent
Swainby, Yorkshire
ROBINSON, Elizabeth Ann Wife Married F 40 1861
East Witton, Yorkshire
ROBINSON, Ellen Daughter F 8 1893 Scholar
Stockton, Durham
ROBINSON, Cecil Grant Son M 5 1896 Scholar
Swainby, Yorkshire
SMITH, Grace Head Widow F 66 1835
Knaresborough, Yorkshire
SMITH, George Son Widower M 29 1872 Stone Mason
Swainby, Yorkshire
FLINTOFF, Thomas William Head Married M 32 1869 Steam Engine Maker
Sunderland Southwick, Durham
FLINTOFF, Eleanor Wife Married F 30 1871
Rothbury, Northumberland
FLINTOFF, Catherine Mary Daughter F 3 1898
Stockton, Durham
FLINTOFF, Elsie May Daughter F 1 1900
Thornaby, Yorkshire

Reggie

Reggie Report 16 Dec 2013 11:38

If you don't remove the e-mail from your post.....it will probably be reported