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Robert William Breslin LONGFORD & Lillian Ricketts

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Samantha

Samantha Report 25 Nov 2017 12:04

Have hit a stumbling block with my grandad Robert William Breslin born in Longford Ireland 1921. Died 31/5/1988 Brighton. He Married a Lillian Ricketts bn 1927 died 22/12/1991 and one of 5.

Robert and Lillian had four children which I know about. Would like to trace more about them and their parents and any more.

Lillians dad was Samuel Ricketts.

Charles Burke i would like to find out more on please

Gins

Gins Report 25 Nov 2017 13:26

He should be on the 1939 Register @ FMP


Robert William Breslin

Death Age:65

Birth Date:7 Jul 1922

Registration Date:May 1988

Registration district:Brighton
Inferred County:East Sussex

Volume:18
Page:227


Robert William Breslin

Death Date:30 May 1988

Death Place:Brighton 20 Hollingbury Cres

Probate Date:20 Oct 1988

Registry:Brighton
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Do you know where in Ireland he was born? Maybe this one?

Robert Breslan

Date of Registration:Jul-Aug-Sep 1922

Registration district:Longford

Birth Country:Ireland

Volume:3
Page:126

FHL Film Number:101229

Samantha

Samantha Report 25 Nov 2017 13:53

yes he was born in Longford, does it say who his parents were at all?

Gins

Gins Report 25 Nov 2017 14:05

You would need to buy the birth certificate to see his parents names

https://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Apply-for-Certificates.aspx

You can get a photo copy which is exactly the same as a certificate but is only of use for research purposes It's 4 euros

Samantha

Samantha Report 25 Nov 2017 14:32

Thankyou, just went to do that and needed to know mothers name unfortunately.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 25 Nov 2017 15:23

He isn't on the 1939 register so probably still in Ireland then

His marriage cert to Lilian should name his father'



First name(s) ROBERT W
Last name BRESLIN
Marriage quarter 4
Marriage year 1945
Registration month -
MarriageFinderâ„¢ ROBERT W BRESLIN married
Lilian R Ricketts
Spouse's last name Ricketts
District Brighton
District number -
County Sussex
Country England
Volume 2B
Page 747


He left a wil

VIEW England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995
Name: Robert William Breslin
Death Date: 30 May 1988
Death Place: Brighton
Probate Date: 20 Oct 1988
Registry: Brighton

Nyx

Nyx Report 25 Nov 2017 15:23


First name(s) LILIAN R
Last name RICKETTS
Marriage quarter 4
Marriage year 1945
Registration month -
MarriageFinderâ„¢ LILIAN R RICKETTS married
Robert W Breslin
Spouse's last name Breslin
District Brighton
District number -
County Sussex
Country England
Volume 2B
Page 747
Record set England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Civil Marriage & Divorce
Collections from Great Britain, England

Nyx

Nyx Report 25 Nov 2017 15:32

Births Mar 1927 (>99%)
Ricketts Lilian R Barnden Brighton 2b 273

Rickett Household (5 People) **Ricketts on image
Firle Road , Brighton C.B., Sussex, England

Samuel J Rickett 11 Jan 1894 Male Foreman Painter Widowed 217 1
Maisie Reed (Rickett) 01 May 1920 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Single 217 2
Sorry, this record is officially closed. Check if you can open a closed record.
Irene E Rickett 15 Mar 1925 Female Dressmakers Apprentice Single 217 4
Sorry, this record is officially closed. Check if you can open a closed record.

Tiggit

Tiggit Report 25 Nov 2017 15:34

Birth for Lilian:

Births Mar 1927
Ricketts Lilian R mothers maiden name Barnden Brighton 2b 273

Death:

Breslin Lilian Rose 1927 1991 1991 England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007 Brighton, Sussex, England


Possible parents marriage:

Marriages Jun 1919
Barnden Mary E Ricketts Lewes 2b 550 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
LEE William E Styles Lewes 2b 550
Ricketts Samuel J Barnden Lewes 2b 550 <<<<<<<<<<<
Wadey John F Wilkinson Lewes 2b 550

Tiggit

Tiggit Report 25 Nov 2017 15:37

Possible Birth:

RICKETTS, SAMUEL JAMES JANES mothers maiden name LOWER
GRO Reference: 1894 M Quarter in BRIGHTON Volume 02B Page 232

Death:

Location
Ricketts Samuel James 1894 1980 1980 England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007 Brighton, Sussex, England

Tiggit

Tiggit Report 25 Nov 2017 15:45

1911 census???

Samuel James Ricketts
England and Wales Census, 1911
Name Samuel James Ricketts
Event Type Census
Event Date 1911
Event Place Brighton, Brighton, Sussex, England
County Sussex
Parish Brighton
Sub-District West Brighton
Registration District Brighton
Gender Male
Age 36
Marital Status (Original) MARRIED
Occupation PAPER - HANGER
Birth Year (Estimated) 1875
Birthplace Guildford, Surrey
Relationship to Head of Household Head


Samuel James Ricketts Head M 36 Guildford, Surrey
Lottie Ricketts Wife F 36 Brighton, Sussex
Samuel James Ricketts Son M 17 Brighton, Sussex<occ:Porter Grocers
Lottie Ellen Ricketts Daughter F 15 Brighton, Sussex
Emma Grace Ricketts Daughter F 12 Brighton, Sussex
Lilian Mainie Ricketts Daughter F 7 Brighton, Sussex
Rose Helena Ricketts Daughter F 4 Brighton, Sussex
Frank William Ricketts Son M 1 Brighton, Sussex
Edward Alfred Ricketts Son M 1 Brighton, Sussex


Marriage:
Marriages Sep 1893
Lower Lottie Brighton 2b 445 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Payne George Albert Brighton 2b 445
Ricketts Samuel James Brighton 2b 445 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Scruby Mary Jane Brighton 2b 445



1901 census:


Samuel Ricketts
England and Wales Census, 1901
Name Samuel Ricketts
Event Type Census
Event Date 31 Mar 1901
Event Place Brighton, Sussex, England
County Sussex
Civil Parish Brighton
Ecclesiastical Parish Brighton St Peter With West Blatchington St Peter
Sub-District East Brighton
Registration District Brighton
Residence Note Sussex Street
Gender Male
Age 26
Occupation DAYMAN EDEN THEATRE
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Birth Year (Estimated) 1875
Birthplace Guildford, Surrey
Schedule Type 50
Page Number 6
Household

Samuel Ricketts Head M 26 Guildford, Surrey
Lottie Ricketts Wife F 26 Brighton, Sussex
Samuel Ricketts Son M 7 Brighton, Sussex
Lottie Ellen Ricketts Daughter F 5 Brighton, Sussex
Emma Ricketts Daughter F 2 Brighton, Sussex
Albert Lower Brother-In-Law M 20 Brighton, Sussex
Elizabeth Tower Sister-In-Law F 16 Brighton, Sussex

Tiggit

Tiggit Report 25 Nov 2017 15:58

Possible birth for Lottie:

LOWER, CHARLOTTE mother's maiden name MEAKIN
GRO Reference: 1874 D Quarter in BRIGHTON Volume 02B Page 204

Parents marriage:


Marriages Jun 1872
HEARD Henrietta Studey Chichester 2b 361
HEATHER Louisa Lucy Brighton 2b 361
LONGHURST Joseph Brighton 2b 361
LOWER Jesse Brighton 2b 361 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
MEAKIN Ellen Brighton 2b 361 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 25 Nov 2017 16:02

A tree on Ancestry says (without offering any proof) that Robert's father was Charles Burke, and his mother's surname was Breslin.

No further details about his mother.
The tree says Charles Burke was born in Scotland and died in Longford - no date given.

Samantha

Samantha Report 25 Nov 2017 16:10

Hi Argyll Gran, how would i go about viewing this tree please? This is my family.

safc

safc Report 25 Nov 2017 16:43

hi
do you have the marriage cert for robert in 1945

this could be a brother

Name THOMAS BRESLAND
Date of Birth 03 May 1915
Group Registration ID 1453335
SR District/Reg Area Longford
Sex Male
Mother's Birth Surname KERRIGAN
Image(s) 1 2

father is charles mother is mary kerrigan

charles is a soldier

Samantha

Samantha Report 25 Nov 2017 16:57

robert Breslin 1922 father is Charles Burke (scotland) we believe robert took his mothers maiden name as the family disapproved of charles marrying her.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 25 Nov 2017 18:37

From a tree on ancestry
Charles Burke was born in 1895. Scotland

There is a private tree owner on Ancestry who you can try to contact

SUEKNAPP178

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 25 Nov 2017 18:57

Samantha -

Do you have a sub to Ancestry (or a 14-day trial) ?
If so, search "Public Member Trees" for Robert William Breslin born 1922.

Among the results you'll see a tree called "Breslin Tree". The owner is"brez25".

That's where I found the mention of Charles Burke.

On some other tree Shirley has found Charles as being born 1895, Scotland.
I don't see that tree, but I'm sure she can tell you which one it is.

[and has now edited her post above]

Samantha

Samantha Report 25 Nov 2017 19:06

Thankyou both, i will sign up to that one.

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 29 Nov 2017 12:10

Copied from another thread Samantha started today - to keep everything together:


Samantha Report 29 Nov 2017 11:41

I would like to find out Charles parents and his wifes first name please and if possible her parents names. The only information i have is the folllowing:

Charles Burke (Scotland) bn approx 1895 married ????? Breslin in Ireland


they had 11?? children
Robert Breslin 1921-1988 ( Longford) my grandfather
jimmy
charlie
anne ( 2 children david and joan)
margaret
mal