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Offline lyn4_7

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Roberts Family help please
« on: Sunday 05 November 06 09:37 GMT (UK) »
Can anyone help by doing a search for this family in any Census & bd&m info.    ???

George William Roberts b Dec 1844
Mary Jane nee Claxon ???  b ????
married 1858 in Sunderland Durham

1 child that I know of George William born Sept 1864

I know that George William junior married in 1888 Sunderland Durham to Mary H Bell.

Thanks

Lyn   :)

BAKER - Braintree,Essex & Australia
ROBERTS -  Durham,Sunderland Bishopwearmouth
HOWE -  Herrington, Durham
FIRTH -  Mudgee, Australia
BELL -  Durham, England & Australia
LOWNDS -  Durham
MOLONEY -  Ireland to Australia
MALEY -  Ireland to Australia
COSTELLO -  Ireland to Australia
RYAN -  Ireland to Australia
NEWMAN -  Ireland to Australia

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Re: Roberts Family help please
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 05 November 06 10:24 GMT (UK) »
Hi Lyn

1871 Census

RG10/4998  Folio 10  Page 13  Sch 63
4&5 Hope Street, BpWearmouth

John ROBERTS Head Mar 68 Chelsea Pensioner Yorkshire Car?s?orth
Mary ROBERTS Wife Mar 61 Ireland
George W ROBERTS Grandson 6 Scholar Durham Bishopwearmouth

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Helen K
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Re: Roberts Family help please
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 05 November 06 10:29 GMT (UK) »
Hi Lyn

1851 Census

HO107/2395  Folio 272  Page 47  Sch 207
5 Hope Street, Bishopwearmouth

John ROBERTS Head Mar 48 Chelsea out Pensioner Yorkshire
Mary ROBERTS Wife Mar 41 Ireland
John ROBERTS Son 15 Glass Labourer Mediteranean Corfu
Mary ROBERTS Daur 13 Scholar Norfolk Norwich
George W ROBERTS Son 6 Scholar Durham Sunderland
Martha J ROBERTS Daur 3 Durham Sunderland

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Helen K
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Re: Roberts Family help please
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 05 November 06 11:00 GMT (UK) »
Hi Helen

Thanks for your quick reply.

Could you also do a lookup for George W in the 1861 census, he would have been married to Mary Jane nee Claxon then.  I am having trouble finding any information on her birth and family, and I am trying to find out if they had any other children apart from George W junior born 1864.

Thanks
Lyn
BAKER - Braintree,Essex & Australia
ROBERTS -  Durham,Sunderland Bishopwearmouth
HOWE -  Herrington, Durham
FIRTH -  Mudgee, Australia
BELL -  Durham, England & Australia
LOWNDS -  Durham
MOLONEY -  Ireland to Australia
MALEY -  Ireland to Australia
COSTELLO -  Ireland to Australia
RYAN -  Ireland to Australia
NEWMAN -  Ireland to Australia

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Re: Roberts Family help please
« Reply #4 on: Monday 06 November 06 10:22 GMT (UK) »
Hi Lyn

Here are the ROBERTS parents in 1861 - John W is a mystery as he doesn't appear aged 6 in 1851 and I've not found him on later Census.

I've also not found George W and Mary in 1861.  Was George W connected to Boat Building at the time of his marriage?

1861

RG9/3766  Folio 63  Page 32  Sch 166
5 New Hope Street, BpWearmouth

John ROBERTS Head Mar 59 Chelsea Pensioner Yorks Carlworth
Mary ROBERTS Wife Mar 50 Ireland
John W ROBERTS Son 16 Boat Builder (ap) Durham Sunderland

Just another point - do you have the marriage certificate?  From the information you've given George W. would have been only 14 when he married - is that right?

Regards

Helen K


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Re: Roberts Family help please
« Reply #5 on: Monday 06 November 06 19:28 GMT (UK) »
Hi Helen

Thanks for your help.  I believe that George W was a ships captain and he and one of his sisters, were emigrating to Australia when the ship sank, I didn't know which sister so from what you have said it could have been Mary, but I haven't been able to find any documentation on that.

The men in the family all seemed to have some shipping experience judging by the census info.

I also found that George would have only been about 14 when he married,  I am pretty sure it is the right one. Of course I could be totally on the wrong track which wouldn't be the first time. The parents names and area of birth match but there a quite a few George Roberts around, so it is something I will keep looking at.

George and John may not have stayed in Durham and gone elsewhere but I will keep looking.

Lyn
BAKER - Braintree,Essex & Australia
ROBERTS -  Durham,Sunderland Bishopwearmouth
HOWE -  Herrington, Durham
FIRTH -  Mudgee, Australia
BELL -  Durham, England & Australia
LOWNDS -  Durham
MOLONEY -  Ireland to Australia
MALEY -  Ireland to Australia
COSTELLO -  Ireland to Australia
RYAN -  Ireland to Australia
NEWMAN -  Ireland to Australia

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Re: Roberts Family help please
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 26 November 17 21:20 GMT (UK) »
Hi Lyn,

The daughter of Mary & John (also Mary) married my ancestor John Lownds. Do you have any information on John or Mary Roberts? I understand Mary was a Mary McGrath from Ireland.

Ryan