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Re: Sarah Hannah Shepherd
« Reply #9 on: Monday 01 September 14 23:46 BST (UK) »
Thank you for clarifying Groom, on findmypast it indicates a divorce in 1898 for the same couple and I assumed divorce would only be stated if it occurred.
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Re: Sarah Hannah Shepherd
« Reply #10 on: Monday 01 September 14 23:50 BST (UK) »
Hi a Sarah H Jones Married aged  25 b Kendal with a husband Porter Jones aged 37 and son George E aged 2 are visiting a Bailey family in Wellingborough, Northants in 1901 RG13/1443/128/40

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Up to 5 children by 1911. If you then look at Freebmd there are quite a few children, father Jones and mother Shepherd registered Hayfield district, Derbyshire between 1911 and 1921 including a Porter Jones.   

Does it actually just say divorce, I cant find that - the record category says "marriages and divorce"?
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Re: Sarah Hannah Shepherd
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 02 September 14 00:29 BST (UK) »
Wish I had taken a screenshot, it had marriage on one line with the date and on a second line divorce with the same date, followed by Service Records on another line with the same date, all 1898 listed separately.  Now I just did another look-up and I see Marriage and Divorce together with one date and instead of just "Service Record", I see "Regimental and Service Records".  Since  she did not get a divorce, I will continue to look for Sarah Hannah Soulby but so far I see very little.
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Re: Sarah Hannah Shepherd
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 02 September 14 01:14 BST (UK) »
I've just searched FindMyPast divorce records and there is nothing coming up in either name I'm afraid.

From what I can see, He enlisted on 30th September 1898 4th Manchester regiment, but he had also been in the Border Regiment - 34th & 55th Foot from 1885 until January 1898.

Something odd going on here if this is the right man, in 1898 he gives his POB  as Kendal but his address as Manchester, where he has been living since he left the army in January and he states that he is single. I wonder if they married and then he deserted her?
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Re: Sarah Hannah Shepherd
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 02 September 14 07:46 BST (UK) »
A relative was told that she had 15 children but I have no way of confirming this.  I will follow up with Porter Jones as husband, thank you for your replies.

You will need to check deaths. The total number of children may be 15 but some may not have survived.

It looks to me as though they split up for whatever reason soon after marriage and Sarah Hannah then married Porter Jones - perhaps bigamously.
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Re: Sarah Hannah Shepherd
« Reply #14 on: Wednesday 03 September 14 15:48 BST (UK) »
Thank you Keyboard, Groom and Heywood for some good leads. I will follow-up and obtain marriage certificates.  Sarah Hannah has been such a mystery and I had no idea that events would turn in this direction.
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Re: Sarah Hannah Shepherd
« Reply #15 on: Monday 08 September 14 17:25 BST (UK) »
Would anyone be able to help locate the death of Sarah Hannah Jones (nee Shepherd)?  She was born in 1878 and died after 1921.  Uncertain of her location in England after 1921, husband Porter Jones.  This would help solve a mystery.  Thank you.
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Re: Sarah Hannah Shepherd
« Reply #16 on: Monday 08 September 14 17:45 BST (UK) »
Hi possibly to give a clue, a Porter Jones died Dec qtr 1930 Hayfield 7b 890 aged 67

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Re: Sarah Hannah Shepherd
« Reply #17 on: Monday 08 September 14 17:53 BST (UK) »
Hi again, and a possible re-marriage?

Sarah H Jones to George Pritchard March qtr 1932 Hayfield 7b 1771

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