Author Topic: William Henry MATTHEWS and Mary MATTHEWS (born HOLMAN)  (Read 2171 times)

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Re: looking for info on james (chewbacca) matthews and lydia gowan
« Reply #27 on: Sunday 13 May 18 10:01 BST (UK) »
One of those links goes to this family, with the ages of the parents very different to the 1901 census that I posted:
Immigration in March 1907 going to Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada on the Empress of Britain   
William Matthews   51   1856   England
Mary Matthews          52   1855   England   
Edward Matthews   17   1890   England   
Richard Matthews   13   1894   England   
Frederick Matthews   11   1896   England   

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Re: looking for info on james (chewbacca) matthews and lydia gowan
« Reply #28 on: Sunday 13 May 18 11:31 BST (UK) »
hi chempat..k i'll get serious again today too. too much fooling around yesterday..now to make this as simple as possible..i'll just copy and paste.

William Matthews   Head   M   54   Hastings, Sussex
Mary Matthews   Wife   F   55   Not Known
John Matthews   Son   M   19   Hastings, Sussex
George Matthews   Son   M   17   Hastings, Sussex
Harry Matthews   Son   M   13   Hastings, Sussex
Edward Matthews   Son   M   11   Hastings, Sussex
Richard Matthews   Son   M   8   Hastings, Sussex
Frederick Matthews   Son   M   6   Hastings, Sussex
Mary Gibbs

Name   Richard Matthews
Event Type   Birth Registration
Registration Quarter   Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration Year   1893
Registration District   Hastings
County   Sussex
Event Place   Hastings, Sussex, England
Volume   2B
Page   28
Line Number   86.

k now this must be the line..this also matches what i saw in richard matthews war paper.  now the other thing that one of your friends posted about a william joseph holman....who was a ship stoker...and moved to vancouver, bc..intriguied me as well. because on the war paper...richard matthews was listed as a ship stoker...and supposedly he ended up in B.C..though u have to remember after splitting with his wife.. he pretty much never ever came back..which i guess is normal for a divorce.

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Re: looking for info on james (chewbacca) matthews and lydia gowan
« Reply #29 on: Sunday 13 May 18 11:33 BST (UK) »
correction. sorry i meant the Joseph Matthews thing u posted.

Joseph Matthews age 36,married, a stoker, born Sussex, is intending to go to Vancouver in 1906 (Liverpool to Quebec listings).

k next question.. was William Matthews...of James and Lydia's family line...so was William one of James's sons

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Re: looking for info on james (chewbacca) matthews and lydia gowan
« Reply #30 on: Sunday 13 May 18 12:11 BST (UK) »
anyways i want you all to know that i thank you guys for helping me in regards to the family stuff.. u guys rock!!! now steal 10 from your husband's wallets..BUT ONLY 10!! DON'T GET CAUGHT!!