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Herschell from montrose
« on: Sunday 09 April 17 18:47 BST (UK) »
I am researching my ansestors named Alexander herschell and his wife Mary Reilly . He was from Montrose Scotland . She was from linligoth
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Re: Herschell from montrose
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 09 April 17 23:01 BST (UK) »
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I am researching my ansestors named Alexander herschell and his wife Mary Reilly . He was from Montrose Scotland . She was from linligoth

You haven't given any details of what information you want help with?  Can you also tell us all info you already have so we don't waste time duplicating?

Please include their birthyears

When and where did they marry?

What census do you have them on?

Were they travellers as you have posted on the Travelling People board?
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Re: Herschell from montrose
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 09 April 17 23:16 BST (UK) »
I can't find a record of their marriage.  Alexander was born in Montrose in 1846.  Their children were born in different places all down the country until they got to Warrington, where my ancestor was born in 1890.  5 years later Mary died and I can't find anything else on Alexander. 
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Re: Herschell from montrose
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 09 April 17 23:26 BST (UK) »
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where my ancestor was born in 1890

Can you please include names of children so we can trace them

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5 years later Mary died

Where?  How old was she when she died?

Freebmd has a death in Warrington aged 33 but it was 1891 - not 1895 - please confirm
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Re: Herschell from montrose
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 09 April 17 23:36 BST (UK) »
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until they got to Warrington, where my ancestor was born in 1890.

John George W Herchell was born 1889 - not 1890 - please see freebmd

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and his wife Mary Reilly

Variation on John's birth reg - maiden name is Riley

Please list names, birthyears and birthplaces of all their children
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Re: Herschell from montrose
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 09 April 17 23:49 BST (UK) »
Found them in 1881 in Lythe Yorkshire - address "hut on railway".  Suspect you already have this entry which would have been useful to include in your opening post

Alexander Herschell   33 contractors horsekeeper b Montrose
Mary  26 b Linlithgow
Margaret  9 b Aberdeen
Alexander 7 b Dundee
Mary  5 b Durham
Marjery     4  ditto
Isabella  1 b Yorkshire
RG11 Piece 4837 Folio 60 Page 21

On Mary & Margery's birth registrations - mmn is Riley - not Reilly.  On Isabella's it's Rillie
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Re: Herschell from montrose
« Reply #6 on: Monday 10 April 17 00:12 BST (UK) »
Do we have 2 Alexander Herschell's born 1846 and married to Mary??

See 1901 entry for Northumberland for Alexander Herschel b 1846

RG13 Piece 4793 Folio 118 Page 9
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Re: Herschell from montrose
« Reply #7 on: Monday 10 April 17 09:18 BST (UK) »
Thanks..I will get back later and post all my info !
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Re: Herschell from montrose
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 30 April 17 19:29 BST (UK) »
Alexander Herschel was my great great grandfather, story was he was kicked out by his family when he was 21 became a shepherd and settled in Newcastle working for a wool company. That's what my granda said.