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robert dixon born 1885

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brummiejan Report 2 Feb 2013 23:13

Looks like them, in fact it's definite as Eleanor has correct birthplace:

1871 England Census
Name: Robert Dixon
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856
Relation: Stepson
Mother's Name: Eleanor Mills
Gender: Male
Where born: Billesley, Durham, England
Civil parish: Walker
Ecclesiastical parish: Walker
Town: Walker
County/Island: Northumberland
Country: England
Registration district: Tynemouth
Sub-registration district: Longbenton

William Mills 59
Eleanor Mills 46 Where born: West Boldon, Durham, England
George Dixon 19
Robert Dixon 15
John Dixon 13


Kim Annette

Kim Annette Report 2 Feb 2013 23:03

so.. thomas died between 1858 and 1861... which also explains why i cant locate them after this census.. she must have remarried and given the children new surnames..... and hints and tips team.....

Kim Annette

Kim Annette Report 2 Feb 2013 22:56

thats it B.... i think i was having a moment... i think i will delete my delete button... or stop playing on computers late at night... thanks heaps...


brummiejan Report 2 Feb 2013 22:53

Kim, do you know his father's name from the marriage cert?


1861 England Census
Name: Robert Dixon
Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856
Relation: Son
Mother's Name: Eleanor Dixon
Gender: Male
Where born: Heworth, Durham, England

Civil parish: Heworth
Ecclesiastical parish: Heworth
County/Island: Durham

Registration district: Gateshead
Sub-registration district: Heworth

Eleanor Dixon 38
George Dixon 10
Robert Dixon 5
John Dixon 2


Kim Annette

Kim Annette Report 2 Feb 2013 22:47

i have hit the delete button thinking i was on the wrong track but wasnt and now cant find him on the census... He married ellen in 1875 and had many children... i just cant seem to locate him prior to his marriage.... he was born Heworth Gateshead durham any help much appreciated.. thanks :-S :-S