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Title: mary anne driver/ovington
Post by: tom-dick on Thursday 23 May 13 19:08 BST (UK)
mary ann driver was born in 1920 app,i think around baltinglass.she married a robert james ovington from woodfield,does anyone have anymore information on her,i.e.her siblings or parents,thank you in advance,tom
Title: Re: mary anne driver/ovington
Post by: shanew147 on Thursday 23 May 13 19:36 BST (UK)
The place to start would be with a marriage cert to establish further details - e.g. places of residence for the bride & groom, father's names, occupations etc

There's a possible match for the marriage of the BMD Index for the marriage as follows :

  Name : Robert James Ovington
  Event Type : Marriage
  Quarter and Year : Jul-Sep 1939
  Registration District : Baltinglass
  Volume: 2 / Page: 203

A matching index entry appears for a Mary Anne Driver

Once you have confirmed father's names and occupation you could search for possible birth for Mary & Robert to establish their mother's names and then search for any siblings...

The most likely birth reference for Mary Ann seems to be this one : https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F1M7-RTB
Title: Re: mary anne driver/ovington
Post by: tom-dick on Thursday 23 May 13 21:37 BST (UK)
thanks shane,is shillelagh registration district near baltinglass registration district?tom
Title: Re: mary anne driver/ovington
Post by: shanew147 on Thursday 23 May 13 22:00 BST (UK)
...is shillelagh registration district near baltinglass registration district?tom

yes - it's located immediately to the south of Baltinglass Registration district
Title: Re: mary anne driver/ovington
Post by: nikki83 on Monday 20 November 17 16:10 GMT (UK)
Maryanne Moorehouse (previously Ovington) (nee Driver)was my grandmother.
Title: Re: mary anne driver/ovington
Post by: tom-dick on Friday 24 November 17 06:03 GMT (UK)
Hello Nikki,sorry about the delay in getting back to you.Tom Moorhouse was my uncle.I was doing my family tree,and I wanted to get the details right.Do you know when they got married.I think it was in the early 70s or late 60s.I live in Australia.I do remember that Maryann was a great cook.thank you for your time,Tom
Title: Re: mary anne driver/ovington
Post by: nikki83 on Friday 24 November 17 10:29 GMT (UK)
My mother (Daphne) will have lots of information about Tom. I can pass on any questions or information you are looking for.
Title: Re: mary anne driver/ovington
Post by: tom-dick on Wednesday 29 November 17 10:03 GMT (UK)
Hello Nicki,I am away a lot for the next few weeks so I will only ask a few questions now.Can you tell me the exact year of marriage?I know he was born in Coolnarrig.Is it far from Baltinglass?Did he live anywhere else,maybe Hacketstown.His grandmother came from Coolamaddra,is it far from where he was born,thank you for your help,tom
Title: Re: mary anne driver/ovington
Post by: nikki83 on Wednesday 29 November 17 11:12 GMT (UK)
They were married in 1970 (my mam has some of their wedding photos). Coolinarrig is only about 5km from Baltinglass, and Coolamaddra is only 10km away so all very close.