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Who are we looking for in Leicester (Part Six)

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Beverly Report 18 Aug 2005 23:02

I am looking for Stretton,Masters,Gilford and Packwood

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 18 Aug 2005 23:10

Greeting's Jo Jo ... Look at my last post on Part FIVE .... And then answer on this thread This is to make sure we don't miss any posts from part five limit of 250 ish posts MIKE.

Jo Jo

Jo Jo Report 18 Aug 2005 23:18

Thanks Mike, that’s just brilliant. Does it give any indication of where she might have been born? I will have a general trawl to see if I can find any christenings that match. Thanks again for your help and pointing me in the right direction. I have put the spade away for the time being. Regards JoJo

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 18 Aug 2005 23:41

' Your very Welcome Jo Jo ' The search site is down for the moment but the search will continue.... I'm starting in Surrey then Nottingham Mary might have been farmed out to a relative in Nottingham at an early age so Mary would think that is where she was born? MIKE.


Beverly Report 19 Aug 2005 00:27

Hi On IGI its got Mary Birth 1827 Leicester daughter of William and Matilda Hart Bev

Maggie in Leics

Maggie in Leics Report 19 Aug 2005 07:52

Shouldn't this be called the 'Mike from Leicester' thread ?? LOL

Jo Jo

Jo Jo Report 19 Aug 2005 13:03

Thanks for that Bev, but If Mary was born in Leicester, then why on the 1861 and 1871 census does she state that she comes from Nottingham in one and Surrey in the other. As I said in previous postings I have her marriage cert and death cert so hope that the name is correct (unless she changed it!!) I think this is one I will not get to the bottom of, unless the occupation of her father on the marriage certificate is incorrect. Thanks for your help. Will be back soon. Perhaps the spade suggestion is the only answer! JoJo


Beverly Report 19 Aug 2005 19:38

Hi Jo Jo Just found another Mary Birth 1823 St Marys Nottingham daughter Of William And Matilda Hart Bev

Jo Jo

Jo Jo Report 19 Aug 2005 22:02

Bev & Mike, a big thanks to you both for sorting this out for me. Have found the marriage of William to Matilda in 1818 St Marys Nottingham and a christening for a William in 1799, but no father listed. Regards JoJo. PS. Have put the spade away for the time being.

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 20 Aug 2005 18:55

Bev/Mike Have a Mary Elizabeth Wright who marries a a Thomas Moore (have swopped to my grandad's side for a bit as I was getting nowhere!!!) She is born c 1849 in Thurmaston, have found a birth on Freebmd Dec 1848 for Barrow and am not assuming this is right but would Thurmaston be registered in this area or simply Leicester ??? Elaine

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 20 Aug 2005 19:17

PS Would Whitwick appear under a certain area of Leicester when registering a birth ??? THIS SIDE DON'T SEEM TO KNOW FOUNDRY LANE MIKE LOL Elaine


Jane Report 20 Aug 2005 19:46

Hi Elaine, i think Thurmaston would come under Barrow, Syston definatley does & thats only the next village......... also Whitwick comes under Ashby de la Zouch, Leics, Jane

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 20 Aug 2005 19:55

Thanks Jane Elaine

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 20 Aug 2005 20:33

Greeting’s Again Elaine… Conformation of Registration Areas :- Barrow upon Soar Created 1st July 1837. Sub-districts : Barrow upon Soar; Quorndon; Rothley; Syston. GRO volumes : XV (1837-51); 7a (1852-1930). Anstey, Anstey Pastures, Barkby, Barkby Thorpe, Barrow upon Soar, Beaumont Leys, Beeby, Belgrave (1837-92), Birstall, Bradgate Park, Cossington, Cropston, Gilroes, Leicester Abbey (1837-91), Leicester Frith, Maplewell Longdale, Mountsorrel North End, Mountsorrel South End, Newtown Linford,* North Thurmaston,* Queniborough, Quorndon, Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Rearsby, Rothley, Rothley Temple, Seagrave, Sileby, South Croxton, * South Thurmaston,* Swithland, Syston, Thrussington, Thurcaston, Ulverscroft, Walton on the Wolds, Wanlip, Woodhouse. Ashby-de-la-Zouch Created 1st July 1837. Mainly in Leicestershire, but included parts of Derbyshire. Sub-districts : Ashby-de-la-Zouch; Hartshorn; Measham; Whitwick. GRO volumes : XV (1837-51); 7a (1852-1930). Appleby Magna North (from 1897), Appleby Magna South, Ashby de la Zouch, Ashby Woulds, Bardon (from 1862), Blackfordby, Chilcote (from 1895), Coalville, Coleorton, Donisthorpe (from 1897), Heather, Hugglescote and Donington, Measham (from 1897), Nether Seal (1837-97), Normanton le Heath, Oakthorpe (from 1897), Osgathorpe, Over Seal (1837-97), Packington, Ravenstone, Snarestone, Snibston (from 1884), Staunton Harold, Stretton en le Field (from 1897), Swannington, Swepstone, Thringstone, * Whitwick,* Willesley (from 1897), Worthington. MIKE.

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 20 Aug 2005 20:40

Hi Mike Knew you would know !!! Elaine


Beverly Report 26 Aug 2005 09:12

Hi June I cant find them either but will keep looking maybe Mike can have better luck Bev

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 27 Aug 2005 19:47

Hi all Was wondering if you could have more success than me, have a marriage cert for Mary Elizabeth Wright who marries Thomas Moore 1870. On it her father William Wright is a gamekeeper. Think I may be missing something, she is 21 then and so far I have not found her 1861. Wondered if some kind soul would have more luck in finding her and the family in 1961 , she is down as living in Clara Street when she marries. Not had a gamekeeper in the family before !!! Elaine


Beverly Report 27 Aug 2005 20:55

Hi Elaine have you found her on 1871 and where was she born in Leicester itself or outskirts Bev

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 27 Aug 2005 21:55

There' a Thomas & Mary E. Moore :- 1871. Census-RG 10 / 3290 / 92 / Page.7. Rudding Street. No.2. Bethel Court. States Mary was born in Thurlaston. Claria Street was NOT in my Street Index for 1861. :0(( MIKE.

Willsy once more

Willsy once more Report 27 Aug 2005 22:02

Hi bev Have looked at loads of Mary's to try and find her. Here she is married in 1871 so only have marriage cert to go on 1870 Living at Clara Street, Leicester Marriage Witnesses William Moore and Anne Moore 1871 Census Living at 2 Bethal Court, Ruding Street, Black Friars, Leicester Thomas Moore head Mar Age 23 Occupation elastic web weaver Born Whitwick, Leicester Mary E. Moore Wife Age 22 Born Thurmaston, Leicester Florence K. Moore Dau 4 Scholar Born Leicester Thomas W. Moore Son Age 9 Mths Born Leicester Father William wright occupation gamekeeper. She is 21 in Mar 1870 Thanks have to go now Elaine