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Messages - Tessa Spencer

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The Common Room / Re: Catherine Maria Rix b.1859 Canada
« on: Tuesday 26 February 19 19:13 GMT (UK)  »
Hi PB,
Yes, you are quite right - I've got in a muddle over this.
I've just had another look at the 1861 census for Canada and the youngest daughter's name could be read as Miria. I think this must be Kate/Catherine and then the year of birth would fit. It would be interesting to know when her brother Joseph Edward returned to UK.
I'm interested to know what happened to her parents. Did they die? If so why is there no record?
Thanks for your help anyway, things are a bit clearer now.
Tess

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The Common Room / Re: Catherine Maria Rix b.1859 Canada
« on: Tuesday 26 February 19 06:36 GMT (UK)  »
Mary Park was Catherine's grandmother. In 1871 she is registered with her family the Jolly Farmer Inn in Llanor but also in Henllan with Catherine.
My guess is that Mary went up to Liverpool and collected Catherine from a boat from Canada and stayed with the Parrys on the way back. Henllan is halfway between Liverpool and Llanor. She may have been related to the Parrys or it could just have been a B&B of the day.
The rest of Catherine's family is still a mystery. Looks like they stayed in Canada.
Thanks for your help.

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The Common Room / Re: Catherine Maria Rix b.1859 Canada
« on: Monday 25 February 19 10:08 GMT (UK)  »
I've found Catherine in 1871. She was recorded in Ancestry as Catherine Rise

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The Common Room / Re: Catherine Maria Rix b.1859 Canada
« on: Monday 25 February 19 09:11 GMT (UK)  »
No, I can't find the death now.
Can you give me an address for the 1871 census with Catherine Rix on. After a quick look I can't find it.
Thanks

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The Common Room / Re: Catherine Maria Rix b.1859 Canada
« on: Monday 25 February 19 08:12 GMT (UK)  »
No, only Kate. This is my problem. But notes I made some days ago have Edward dying in Efailnewydd in 1884.

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The Common Room / Catherine Maria Rix b.1859 Canada
« on: Monday 25 February 19 06:59 GMT (UK)  »
I'm looking for the family of Catherine (Kate) Rix
In 1861 she was in Canada with her parents Edward b.1826 and Charlotte b.1830 and siblings Joseph Edward, Charlotte and Minie (I think she was Muriel)
According to the marriage certificate with her second husband (Experious Ollerenshaw) in Everton in 1893, her father was Edward Jones, mechanic. I think the registrar made a mistake - Kate's first husband was Jones, not her father.
I think Kate's mother was Charlotte Parks because in 1881 Kate/Catherine was living with grandparents Joseph and Mary Park in Pwllheli, working as a barmaid in their pub. She married Robert Jones in 1882 in Pwllheli, and had 3 children with him, Mary, Joseph and Charlotte.
I can't find any immigration documents for any of the family returning to UK, or any emigration documents for that matter.
It is possible Edward was christened Joseph Edward, son of Joseph Rix b.1809.
Any help with any of these people would be very welcome. Thanks

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England / Re: George Tagg b.1877
« on: Monday 04 February 19 08:54 GMT (UK)  »
A good point, but I still think it's worth 6 to look at the certificate. If it's not him, it should be obvious.

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England / Re: George Tagg b.1877
« on: Monday 04 February 19 08:22 GMT (UK)  »
Thanks for that, Rosie - brilliant!  I like your logic and will sent for certificate with his age as 41.

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England / George Tagg b.1877
« on: Sunday 03 February 19 08:17 GMT (UK)  »
I am looking for the death of George Tagg. He was born in 1877 in South Ferriby, Lincs.
In 1907 he married Isabella Adelaide Meeks in Marylebone, London. They had one child, Cecil William Tagg, b.1915 in Fulham.
I have found George on censuses for 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911. Also on the 1920 electoral register living at 137 Wandsworth Bridge Rd, Fulham with his wife Isabella.
There is a death registered in 1928 in Islington for a George William Tagg, but as there is no evidence that his second name was William. By 1930 his widow had married again.
Can anyone find an alternative death for George between 1920 and 1930? If not I will send for the above mentioned certificate.

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