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James Doolan 2nd Dorset Regiment

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Malcolm Report 13 Jun 2021 19:25

Thankyou again for the information, I assumed Hester's family was in Ireland.
More links to follow.



ArgyllGran Report 13 Jun 2021 18:16

No help with James Dolan, but just for interest -

the niece Hester in the 1891 census (I had hoped she was on the Dolan side of the family for further clues - but she's on the Bowles side) :

Esther Alice Mabel M Emery
in the Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958
Name: Esther Alice Mabel M Emery
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1887
Registration District: Dublin South
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 616
FHL Film Number: 101061

Parents' marriage:

George Emery
in the Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921
Name: George Emery
Gender: Male
Marriage Age: Full Age
Marriage Date: 21 Feb 1884
Marriage Place: West Fordington, Dorset, England
Father: George Emery
Spouse: Alice Marion Bowles

Mabel M Emery
in the 1901 England Census
Name: Mabel M Emery
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Father: George Emery
Mother: Alice M Emery
Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
Civil Parish: Winterslow
Ecclesiastical parish: Winterslow All Saints
Town: Winterslow
County/Island: Wiltshire
Country: England
Street Address:
Registration District: Salisbury
Sub-registration District: Alderbury
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Piece: 1951
Folio: 33
Page Number: 6
Household Schedule Number: 41
Household Members:
Name Age
George Emery 56 - Marston, Staffs., agricultural labourer
Alice M Emery 43 - Dorset, Cerne Abbas
George A Emery 15 - carter on farm, Dorset, Charminster.
Mabel M Emery 13 - Dublin
Eveline H Emery 11 - Dorset, Puddletown
Annie V Emery 2 - Dorset, Cerne Abbas

Esther Alice M M Emery
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915
Name: Esther Alice M M Emery
Registration Year: 1909
Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration District: Romsey
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume: 2c
Page: 216
Records on Page:
James Bundy
Esther Alice M M Emery

May Bundy
in the 1911 England Census
Name: May Bundy
[May Emery]
Age in 1911: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Relation to Head: Wife
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Dublin
Civil Parish: Durley
Country: England
Street Address: Parlins Cottages, Kites Lane, Durley Near Bishops Waltham, Hants
Marital status: Married
Years Married: 1
Estimated Marriage Year: 1910
Registration District Number: 104
Sub-registration District: Bishops Waltham
ED, institution, or vessel: 06
Piece: 6150
Household Members:
Name Age
James Bundy 32
May Bundy 23
Reginald James Bundy 0
Alice Marion Emery 53

James Bundy
in the UK, British Army World War I Service Records, 1914-1920
Name: James Bundy
Gender: Male
Enlistment Age: 36
Birth Date: abt 1879
Marriage Date: 4 Sep 1909
Marriage Place: Romsey
Document Date: 1915
Residence Place: Halter?? Cottage, Ramsey Hants
Military Date: 1915
Relationship to Soldier: Self (Head)
Regimental Number: 26830
Other Regimental Numbers: 274880
Regiment Name: Road Conster Coys Re [ Road Construction Coys. Royal Engineers]
Number of Images: 9
Form Title: Short Service Attestation
Family Members:
Name Relation to Soldier
James Bundy Self (Head)
Esther Alice Mabel Mary Emery Spouse
Reginald James Bundy Child
Jack Bundy Bundy Child

Esther A M Bundy
in the 1939 England and Wales Register
Name: Esther A M Bundy
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 9 May 1887
Residence Year: 1939
Address: Dorlie
Residence Place: Romsey and Stockbridge, Hampshire, England
Occupation: Home Duties
Line Number: 7
Schedule Number: 120
Sub Schedule Number: 2
Enumeration District: EETJ
Borough: Romsey and Stockbridge
Registration district: ROMSEY & STOCKBRIDGE
Inferred Spouse:
James Bundy
Household Members Age
James Bundy 60
Esther A M Bundy 52
Dorothy M Fowler 34

Esther A M M Bundy
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Esther A M M Bundy
Death Age: 74
Birth Date: abt 1888
Registration Date: Jan 1962[Feb 1962] [Mar 1962]
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration District: Southampton
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume: 6b
Page: 964


Malcolm Report 13 Jun 2021 15:54

Thank you for the information, most helpful.


ArgyllGran Report 13 Jun 2021 14:48

Also for our reference:

James Dolan
in the UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Admissions and Discharges, 1715-1925
View Original Image on Fold3.
Name: James Dolan
Pension Admission or Examination Age: 41
Birth Year: abt 1847
Birth Place: Portarlington, Kings Co.
Pension Admission or Examination Date: 11 Sep 1888
Regiment: Dorsetshire
Rank: P.
Regimental Number: 2221

I'm afraid I'm seeing no sign of him before his marriage.


ArgyllGran Report 13 Jun 2021 14:37

For our reference:

James Doolan
in the 1891 England Census
Name: James Doolan
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Relationship: Head
Birth Year: 1847
Spouse: Elizabeth E Doolan
Birth Place: Ireland
Civil Parish: Charminster
Ecclesiastical parish: Charminster
Residence Place: Charminster, Charminster, Dorset, England
Registration District: Dorchester
Sub registration district: Maiden Newton
ED, Institution or Vessel: 2
Piece: 1655
Folio: 23
Household Members:
Name Age
James Doolan 44
Elizabeth E Doolan 25
Frederick Campbell 34 - boarder
Frances Campbell 30 - boarder
Hester A M M Emery 4 - niece, Ireland

James Dolan
in the 1911 England Census
Name: James Dolan
Age in 1911: 62
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Portarlington Queens
Civil Parish: Fareham
Country: England
Street Address: Glovers Cottages, Gosport Road, Fareham, Hants
Marital status: Married
Occupation: Army Pensioner
Registration District Number: 92
Sub-registration District: Fareham
ED, institution, or vessel: 09
Piece: 5656
Household Members:
Name Age
James Dolan 62 - army pensioner
Elizabeth Esther Dolan 45
Dora Dolan 11 - daughter
James Herbert Dolan 10 - son
Elizabeth Esther Mary Dolan 9 - daughter
Herbert Barber 46 - boarder
Jessie Carpenter 32 - boarder
John Douglas Tedcastle Harper 3 - nurse child
Harry Carpenter 0 [under 3 months ]

James Doolan
in the Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921
Name: James Doolan [ bachelor, soldier ]
Gender: Male
Marriage Age: 41
Birth Year: abt 1847
Marriage Date: 10 Sep 1888
Marriage Place: West Fordington, Dorset, England
Father: Michael Doolan [soldier ]
Spouse: Elizabeth Esther Bowles


Malcolm Report 13 Jun 2021 13:49

James Doolan was born in 1847 at Portarlington Laois Ireland his father was Michael Doolan.
James married Elizabeth Ester Bowles on the Sept 10th 1888, James was a private in the 2nd Dorset regiment based at the West Fordington barracks Dorset.
Any information on James Doolan or his father Michael Doolan prior to 1900 would be most welcome.