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Devereux
« on: Tuesday 24 May 16 15:58 BST (UK) »
Hi can anyone please help me before i start pulling my hair out I am looking for any information on my great grandfather his name was William Joseph Devereux he is on the 1911 census as living in Formby Lancashire but it says he was born in wexford Ireland 1881-1882 but I can't get any further if anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated thank you x

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Re: Devereux
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 24 May 16 16:07 BST (UK) »
Hi

His marriage certificate should name his father  ;)

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Re: Devereux
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 24 May 16 16:15 BST (UK) »
Yes it does name his father it's the same William Joseph Devereux

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Re: Devereux
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 24 May 16 16:30 BST (UK) »
Yes it does name his father it's the same William Joseph Devereux

What is his father's occupation?
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Re: Devereux
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 24 May 16 16:35 BST (UK) »
His father's occupation is a wine and spirit merchant

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Re: Devereux
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 24 May 16 16:50 BST (UK) »
I see he was a sailor, there is a merchant seamens card for a William Devereux , fireman, born 25/05/1882 Wexford.
There is a photo too but there is no real way of knowing if its your William or not unfortunately.
Cathy
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Re: Devereux
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 24 May 16 17:05 BST (UK) »
familysearch has Irish civil registration index, but I can only find a William James Devereux born in Co Wexford in 1881
and a William without a middle name in 1882
Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Lanark: Scott (soldier went to Jersey CI)
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott

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Re: Devereux
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 24 May 16 17:07 BST (UK) »
I see he was a sailor, there is a merchant seamens card for a William Devereux , fireman, born 25/05/1882 Wexford.
No 125682, there is a photo too but there is no real way of knowing if its your William or not unfortunately.
Cathy
Hi cathy do you know what year this was because on my nans birth certificate in 1915 he is a warehouse man

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Re: Devereux
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 24 May 16 17:10 BST (UK) »
FindMyPast has Merchant seaman medal card for a William Devereux b abt 1882 Kilbrane, can't find that place name but there is a Kilrane not far from Wexford
Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Lanark: Scott (soldier went to Jersey CI)
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott