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Stanley William Tracey, born 1909 in Nottingham
« on: Thursday 20 April 17 17:59 BST (UK) »
Hello There,
The above person was born in December 1909 in Nottingham. I have been researching my Ringrose Ancestry. I found Stanley Tracey in the 1911 Census in Nottingham, living with Frederick Ringrose, who was born in Radford, and his Wife Ada (nee Bentley). They were living in Sherwood at the time.

Anyway, on this Census Stanley Tracey's relationship to the head of the house is listed as: "Nurse Child". Stanley Tracey seems to have been adopted (?)by the Ringrose's at some point. He married Mabel Bosworth in around 1932, in Nottingham. He died in Nottingham in 1995. His surname when Stanley got Married, and when he died was Ringrose.

What I would like to know please is does anyone know who his parents were / what happened to them please?
And also if possible please, what link did they have to the Ringrose's?

Any information would be gratefully accepted.

Thank you very much.  :) ;)

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Re: Stanley William Tracey, born 1909, Nottingham
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 20 April 17 18:07 BST (UK) »
You could order a copy of his birth cert from www.gro.gov.uk quoting these references

Births Mar 1910
TRACEY    Stanley William         Nottingham    7b   469

a quick look at the recent addition to the GRO site of being able to search births before 1911 which shows the mothers maiden surnames, his entry in blank suggesting he might have been illegitimate which is why he's a nurse child on the 1911 census
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Sherry-Paddington & Marylebone,
Longhurst-Ealing & Capel, Abinger, Ewhurst & Ockley,
Chandler-Chelsea

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Re: Stanley William Tracey, born 1909, Nottingham
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 20 April 17 18:16 BST (UK) »
You could order a copy of his birth cert from www.gro.gov.uk quoting these references

Births Mar 1910
TRACEY    Stanley William         Nottingham    7b   469

a quick look at the recent addition to the GRO site of being able to search births before 1911 which shows the mothers maiden surnames, his entry in blank suggesting he might have been illegitimate which is why he's a nurse child on the 1911 census
Thank you. I was wandering what the: "Nurse Child" reference in the Census meant.  :)


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Re: Stanley William Tracey, born 1909 in Nottingham
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 20 April 17 18:23 BST (UK) »
Nurse children were usually those being 'nursed by' (breastfed) or cared for by another woman and her family depending on the age because their mothers paid for this service either through choice (too posh to breastfeed) or necessity (couldn't breastfeed or had to work).

If you have a look at Board of Guardians records or children put out to nurse by the workhouse guardians or Foundling Hospitals authorities, you get wet nurses and dry nurses again depending on the age of the child.

It could also mean that he was already in a fostering type arrangement as formal adoption didn't become a legal process in England until 1927
Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Sherry-Paddington & Marylebone,
Longhurst-Ealing & Capel, Abinger, Ewhurst & Ockley,
Chandler-Chelsea

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Re: Stanley William Tracey, born 1909 in Nottingham
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 20 April 17 18:25 BST (UK) »
Nurse children were usually those being 'nursed by' (breastfed) or cared for by another woman and her family depending on the age because their mothers paid for this service either through choice (too posh to breastfeed) or necessity (couldn't breastfeed or had to work).

If you have a look at Board of Guardians records or children put out to nurse by the workhouse guardians or Foundling Hospitals authorities, you get wet nurses and dry nurses again depending on the age of the child.

It could also mean that he was already in a fostering type arrangement as formal adoption didn't become a legal process in England until 1927
Thank you. Some interesting information there.  :)