Author Topic: A complicated story - do you get the same conclusion  (Read 703 times)

Offline BenRalph

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A complicated story - do you get the same conclusion
« on: Sunday 04 March 18 16:52 GMT (UK) »
I have spent over a decade looking into all lines of my family but spent a lot of the time on one line in particular. I think we (my uncle & me) have finally cracked it, but thought it may be a bit of fun (and hopefully show someone else can work it out too, which will prove it's correct) to see if anybody else can get the same outcome from what info we had. A bit of a game, if you like.

It concerns my great grandfather's family. The Kirby line.

This is the info we had:
William Kirby (1912-1968, Leeds
His parents were William Rain Kirby (1887-1948) & May Clark (1889-1953). Both of Leeds.
We knew William Rain had a brother, Samuel, who lived 'down south'.
William Rain & May's marriage showed William's father as John Aaron Raine Kirby, labourer.

That's all we knew.

Nearly every tree on Ancestry has the wrong in, and mine is Dojackson149 so if you are trying to work this out then you might want to stay clear of Ancestry trees.

Hope you don't get as confused as we did.

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Re: A complicated story - do you get the same conclusion
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 04 March 18 17:48 GMT (UK) »
I have to confess I cannot understand your post,could you clarify it please.?
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Re: A complicated story - do you get the same conclusion
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 04 March 18 17:54 GMT (UK) »
I have to confess I cannot understand your post,could you clarify it please.?
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Neither can I Viktoria - I'm not sure what BenRalph is asking us to do.
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Re: A complicated story - do you get the same conclusion
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 04 March 18 17:57 GMT (UK) »
I have solved the complicated story of a line of my family and thought it'd be fun for others to try and work it out with only the info that I had when I started searching.

I think it may have been better in the Lighter Side section.

Sorry for the confusion.

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Re: A complicated story - do you get the same conclusion
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 04 March 18 17:58 GMT (UK) »

If you are at all unsure of your  records, deductions etc, the you relate them on here in full and ask for it to be verified.

That means census entries (give links on familysearch)
the birth certificates that you followed. (eg , you've given no address nor occupation on that 1912 birth)
The marriage certs that you followed. (include ages, residences, witnesses)

If something is awry, you'll be told.
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Re: A complicated story - do you get the same conclusion
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 04 March 18 18:07 GMT (UK) »
Sorry Ben ,but there is nothing at all that is reasonably obvious to go on.
Is that really all you got? Wherever did you start for I cannot see anything that is even sensible.
You have got us curious now so a little more info please. Viktoria.

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Re: A complicated story - do you get the same conclusion
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 04 March 18 18:14 GMT (UK) »
Not even sure what the question is, but a William Rain Kirby born 06.03.1887 was baptised 04.05.1887 at Christ Church, Leeds.  Parents John (labourer) and Sarah.

GRO shows William Rain Kirby, mmn Allen, birth reg Jun qtr 1887 Hunslet.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: A complicated story - do you get the same conclusion
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 04 March 18 18:15 GMT (UK) »
KIRBY, WILLIAM  RAIN     mmn ALLEN     
1887  June Quarter in HUNSLET  Volume 09B  Page 267

Marriages Dec 1872 
Allen    Sarah       
KIRBY    John       
 Leeds    9b   590   
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