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Re: British Army Barracks in Ireland 1876-1890
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 30 January 19 22:21 GMT (UK) »
MaxD, what I am most interested in finding out is where his wife might have had contacts due to her husbandís postings. It might give me a clue about death certificates worth checking for his wife, who may have returned to Ireland after she was widowed. Yes, itís Charles Salter and his peculiarly untraceable family... he, his wife, his daughter and granddaughter ALL just disappear.

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Re: British Army Barracks in Ireland 1876-1890
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 30 January 19 22:45 GMT (UK) »
Would you mind giving us the names of the wife, daughter and grandddaughter please? Someone may just be able to find them.

It is possible they returned to Ireland - but you would think only to the wife's family links. For work reasons more Irish people came and stayed over here (or perhaps went to America). If the wife did return to Ireland I can only think she returned to her own family.

When do you actually 'lose' them please?
West Yorks; ---- Illingworth, Marshall, Muffit/Muffett/Murfitt, Barber, Sanderson, Townend, Barraclough, Lister -- and lots more. Locations mainly in Birstall parish - Hartshead-- Drighlington --Adwalton --Mirfield - Heckmondwike --Kippax - Sherburn in Elmet.

Ireland ------Cleary, Whelan - Nenagh.
Dowling - Monasterevin
Daly - Westmeath

Lancashire ---- Smith from Alston , Johnson and Fairclough---- Tarleton and loads more from Tarleton and Accrington areas.

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Re: British Army Barracks in Ireland 1876-1890
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 30 January 19 22:47 GMT (UK) »
Have you searched for a death registration on Irish Genealogy website? Salter isn't a common surname in Ireland so there aren't many to trawl through.  Do you know her forenames? Age at death is included entries in index. Images of death registers after c1880 can be viewed. Earlier ones are being added. Occupation box usually has "wife of farmer", "labourer's widow" etc.

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Re: British Army Barracks in Ireland 1876-1890
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 30 January 19 23:47 GMT (UK) »
Would you mind giving us the names of the wife, daughter and grandddaughter please?

Charles Salter married Mary Carroll. Her abode at marriage was Moor Park Street, Birr. Her father was Denis Carroll who was a millwright.
Have you discounted Mary Salter, widow, at Blackrock Road, Cork, Cork Urban no. 5 on 1901 census? Her age on census was 42. She was niece to head of household, William Blake. Also in household was Grace Salter, 17, born Devonport, Devon. She was William's great-niece so perhaps Mary's daughter. Her birthplace might imply a family connection to army or navy. Also present was Reta Williamson, nephew, who was female.  ;D