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Caroline Report 11 Oct 2009 17:55

Does anyone know the whereabouts of any of the DURK family of SHEPTON MALLETT> CAROLINE>

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 11 Oct 2009 18:11

Is this any connection
1901 census
Name: Marquerite Durk
Age: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1894
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: William Charles
Mother's Name: Florence
Gender: Female
Where born: Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England

Civil parish: Wellington
Ecclesiastical parish: Wellington
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England

Street Address:Pyles Thorn


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status: View image

Registration district: Wellington (Somerset)
Sub-registration district: Wellington
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 104
Household Members: Name Age
William Charles Durk 35 b Taunton occ Tailor
Florence Durk 33 b Taunton
William Charles Durk 9 b Taunton
Marquerite Durk 7 b Shepton Mallett
Mary Catherine Durk 4 b Shepton Mallett
Lucy Emily Durk 7 months b Wellington Somerset
Charles Baker 68
Elizabeth Baker 63 MIL b Norton Fitzwarren Somerset

Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 2271; Folio: 13; Page: 17.


Caroline Report 11 Oct 2009 22:07

Ok .Thanks george. emily and royston durk came down from bedminster to shepton in 1930. They had three children, Jenny- born 1931,Ruth-born 1933 Mervyn-born1936 Im trying to find anyone who knew of the family. Caroline