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Orlando William Blackburn c1875

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Potty Report 16 Feb 2013 14:42

The marriage took place in 1915 and Harry was born10 years before. Alberta shown as a spinster. According to his marriage on Ancestry, Ross was a widower, so Henry was probably from his first marriage.

Manchester, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930
about Ross Whitehead
Name: Ross Whitehead
Birth Year: abt 1881
Age: 34
Marriage Date: 5 May 1915
Parish: Oldham, St Stephen and All Martyrs
Parish as it Appears: S Stephen, Oldham
Father's Name: John Henry Whitehead
Spouse's Name: Alberta May Blackburn
Spouse's Father's Name: Thomas Blackburn
Reference Number: L228
Item Number: 2
Archive Roll: 634


Potty Report 16 Feb 2013 14:49

From Lancashire-bmd - gives MMN as Wild:

WHITEHEAD Harry Bramhall Oldham East Oldham WILD

from the same site - shows that Ross's name was actually Roscoe:

Lancashire Marriage indexes for the years: 1903
WHITEHEAD Roscoe WILD Ann Oldham, St. James Oldham


Mark Report 16 Feb 2013 15:01

Thank you Potty for that