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Sheena Peckham looking for Thomas Sullivan (b1850)

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JoyDean

JoyDean Report 22 Feb 2014 22:18

Sheena, the ancestry site is free for UK records for this weekend only:
http://www.ancestry.co.uk/free-access?AID=11630046&PID=1793701
*Access to the records in the featured collections will be free until 23.59 GMT on 23 February 2014.

nameslessone

nameslessone Report 23 Feb 2014 10:37

I hope Sheena comes back to read her replies.

Guernsey marriage records show the names of the parents of the Bride & Groom. Researching these may give an indication of where Marie might have gone to have her child and therefore where her child may have been baptised.

The records are all at the Priaulx Library and are the tapes are very readable and the staff helpful. I am surprised that no evidence has been found.

Maybe Sheena could arrange a short holiday in Guernsey and do some research herself. It is also very possible that she will find the houses the family lived in still standing.

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 23 Feb 2014 19:17

[EDIT: Oops! Just noticed that Sheena already has this, and all its info! Well, I'll leave it for the record.]

This is the death record which Linda found on an Ancestry tree on 21 Feb:

1913 SULLIVAN THOMAS M 63 PLANTATION GLASGOW CITY/LANARK 644/20 0196

It says:
Thomas Sullivan, dock labourer, married to Isabella Allan.
Died 9.55pm 30/06/1913 at 72 Eaglesham Street, Govan, Glasgow.
Parents: Thomas James Sullivan, blacksmith, deceased.
Maria Sullivan, ms De l'Coutts , deceased.
Cause of death: Lobar pneumonia.