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Drawbridge Family
« on: Sunday 07 March 10 16:27 GMT (UK) »
I am a Drawbridge living in Canada. I am looking for information on my Grandfather  Frank Arthur Drawbridge. He had brothers Otto, Ernest Alfred, Percy Samuel John, Charles Henry Victor,    William Charles. Sisters were Annie, Ellen, Beatrice, Fannie.
His mother was Annie Booth , his father was William.
Any info would be appreciated.

O1dgobbo , it seems you are a Drawbridge or have a link.

I have attached  photos of
Otto Drawbridge's family,
Frank and Ernie in Guelph Ontario circa 1950's

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Re: Drawbridge Family
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 07 March 10 16:30 GMT (UK) »
Probably best to start a new thread and include all you know about the names - Dates and place of birth etc.

Few people will look on a wingy post about Ancestry for potential look-up requests  :)

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Re: Drawbridge Family
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 07 March 10 16:38 GMT (UK) »
a close match to those names can be found in the England 1901 census

RG13; Piece: 892; Folio: 118; Page: 12 Burwash Parish in Sussex


open a new thread and I will transcribe the names.

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Re: Drawbridge Family
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 07 March 10 16:43 GMT (UK) »
Sounds good. I just found this thread by searching for Drawbridge, and added to it.

Mort29 I've been reading some beginner info while responding and haven't found clear info on starting a new thread.

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Re: Drawbridge Family
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 07 March 10 16:51 GMT (UK) »
OK, well posting in this Forum doesnt increase your post count, which you need to receive PMs, so I cant go that route yet.

Otherwise, see if you can navigate to the 'Census Lookups Requests' Board - click this link - http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/board,48.0.html - and then click on the NEW TOPIC button   :)


Paste in the names, and known dates and places.

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Re: Drawbridge Family
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 07 March 10 17:05 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Mod - I wondered if it would be 'spotted' - lets hope that OC can find it again   :)

1891 is best to show all the names (1881(Goudhurst) only the 2 eldest, and by 1901 (Burwash) they are leaving the nest)


1891 RG12; Piece: 778; Folio 116; Page 7 Burwash (ticehurst District): 'Witherenden'

 
William Drawbridge 35 Head of Household born Kent, Goudhurst: Miller & Grinder
Annie J Drawbridge 33 Wife born Sussex, Horsham
Ernest Alfd Drawbridge 15 son born Surrey, Horne (Godstone in 1901): House Boy Domestic
William C Drawbridge 11 son Goudhurst
Beatrice J Drawbridge 9 dau ditto
Charles H V Drawbridge 7 son ditto
Percy John Drawbridge 5 son ditto
Arthur F Drawbridge 3 son ditto
Annie Drawbridge 1 dau Burwash
Ellen Drawbridge 2 months Burwas

John Drawbridge 22 Brother born Goudhurst: Millers Loader


The only additional child in the 1901 census is:-

RG13; Piece: 892; Folio: 118; Page: 12 (same address)
 
Otto Drawbridge 2 born Burwash




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Re: Drawbridge Family
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 07 March 10 17:16 GMT (UK) »
This has to be the parents marriage - but it means that the eldest lad Ernest was born earlier than the marriage.

Marriages Jun 1878
 
Carpenter  Fanny    Godstone  2a 291   
Drawbridge  William      Godstone  2a 291   
HUGGETT  Albert     Godstone  2a 291   
Taylor  Annie      Godstone  2a 291   


His PoB of Horne is in this Godstone District.


I wonder if this is in fact him? The middle name doesnt match, but otherwise perfect age and place and surname of Mum ....

Ernest Albert Taylor
Jan-Feb-Mar 1876
Godstone District, Surrey
Volume - 2a
Page - 193



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Re: Drawbridge Family
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 07 March 10 17:30 GMT (UK) »
Do you want to go further back?

After a quick look, it seems that they were 'always' in Goudhurst - William's father was a Charles born c1830 and his Grandfather a Samuel, born c1796-1801

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Re: Drawbridge Family
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 07 March 10 17:36 GMT (UK) »
Mort29,

Frank's mother's maiden name was Annie Jane Arnold according to  Frank's marriage licence ( I have a picture of it.)
Marriage in  Portsmouth, Ontario, Sept 20, 1918 (now part of Kingston).
Frank was 27 which puts his DoB as 1891. His wife Gertrude May Haffie was 24 which puts here DoB as 1894.