Author Topic: Swain family in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire  (Read 1604 times)

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Re: Swain family in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 16:16 GMT (UK) »
Even more confusing on their marriage record in 1816 William marks his name with a cross but Eleanor signs her name as Hellen Johnson

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Re: Swain family in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 16:25 GMT (UK) »
Ellenmai How do you know what and where have you found  this?

Thank you for your help

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Re: Swain family in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 16:41 GMT (UK) »
It's on the Leicestershire Marriage Transcriptions on FindMyPast.

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Re: Swain family in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 16:48 GMT (UK) »
Thank you for this, do you think that there is more behind this?

Surely the fact the has put his mark doesnt really show much as that was nearly the norm back than (esp in the Swain side) .

I am surprised with the whole Hellen thing tho.

Do you think it is worth looking up the people it was in the presence of?

Also both William Snr and William Jnr are down ass boatman in William Jnr's marriage certificate

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Re: Swain family in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 16:50 GMT (UK) »
Ellen/Helen/Eleanor/Ellenor/Helena are all variations that should be considered  :-X
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Re: Swain family in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
« Reply #14 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 16:57 GMT (UK) »
It does chuck more of an option into tings I can look into, I always thought I would be able to find the children but cant wait even find them in 1841 census

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Re: Swain family in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 17:08 GMT (UK) »
I have just noticed that on all the marriages above William and Eleanor's that Eleanor is at both marriages and signs to say in the presence of in both, and the lady that signs William and Eleanor's Ann Finn her wedding is the one above

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Re: Swain family in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
« Reply #16 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 17:18 GMT (UK) »
Could it be that she worked at the church?

She is on a few others aswell

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Re: Swain family in Leicestershire and Lincolnshire
« Reply #17 on: Wednesday 03 January 18 17:23 GMT (UK) »
Could be Mary in 1851, in Lincolnshire, with son
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGNW-HBL

Possibility in Grantham in 1841
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ12-6CM