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Re: Wife but no husband.....
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 09 February 19 19:56 GMT (UK) »
There is a James McClusky(born Ireland) on 1851 census. He's living with his mother in the same area (Botchergate) as Mary Ann and he is recorded as being Married, but there is no wife. His age is transcribed as 30 but it looks more like 20 when you look at the census. Possible contender?
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Re: Wife but no husband.....
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 09 February 19 20:36 GMT (UK) »
There is a James McClusky(born Ireland) on 1851 census. He's living with his mother in the same area (Botchergate) as Mary Ann and he is recorded as being Married, but there is no wife. His age is transcribed as 30 but it looks more like 20 when you look at the census. Possible contender?

Off to look, hoping this is one of those moments where Iíve been blind due to looking

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Re: Wife but no husband.....
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 09 February 19 20:43 GMT (UK) »
Blimey you might have just solved it

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Re: Wife but no husband.....
« Reply #12 on: Saturday 09 February 19 21:33 GMT (UK) »
There's another mention in Carlisle Journal on 28/06/64. James McCluskey brought back from Middlesboro by warrant for failing to maintain his wife and children. Don't have a sub to British Newspaper so can't see full article.
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Re: Wife but no husband.....
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 09 February 19 21:44 GMT (UK) »
There's another mention in Carlisle Journal on 28/06/64. James McCluskey brought back from Middlesboro by warrant for failing to maintain his wife and children. Don't have a sub to British Newspaper so can't see full article.

Just got it, my subscription ends on the 19th so right in time

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Re: Wife but no husband.....
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 10 February 19 15:16 GMT (UK) »
That really does look as if that's him! Well done!
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Re: Wife but no husband.....
« Reply #15 on: Monday 11 February 19 22:05 GMT (UK) »
Then a mysterious grandson turns up in 1881, this family is really mixed up.

One of the daughters was a teacher, then a dress maker, so Iím suspecting thatís who had the illegitimate child, but who knows, expect the least expected 🤣🤣

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Re: Wife but no husband.....
« Reply #16 on: Tuesday 12 February 19 09:52 GMT (UK) »
Blimey you might have just solved it

Although not born Ireland could this be the same James McCluskey bn c1831 Carlisle his
occupation is a plaster - heís married to Marjory nee  SCOTT
they have 2 children Jno age 4 & Mary age 1 and are living in Middlesbrough in
1861 - RG 9; Piece: 3688; Folio: 67; Page: 33;

MCCLUSKEY, John Scott  mmn   SCOTT
1857  M Quarter in STOCKTON  Volume 10A  Page 22

perhaps thatís the reason there is no marriage to  a Mary DUFF  :-\

RG10; Piece: 4514; Folio: 56; Page: 10 living Leeds in
1871 they have 3 more children Henry, Frederick & William E,
father James occupation plasterer

RG11; Piece: 4490; Folio: 113; Page: 39 Still in Leeds in
1881 another dau Elizabeth,
 father James occ Master Plasterer
with them is m-i-l  Elizabeth Scott

His death
James McCluskey
Estimated birth year:   abt 1832
Registration Year:   1884 Apr-May-Jun
Age at Death:   52
Registration district:   Hunslet Yorkshire West Riding Volume:   9b Page:   177

James Mccluskey
Marriage   2 Oct 1856 Middlesbrough,York,England
Father:   Daniel Mccluskey
Spouse:   Margrey Scott father John Scott















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Re: Wife but no husband.....
« Reply #17 on: Tuesday 12 February 19 13:48 GMT (UK) »
Blimey you might have just solved it

Although not born Ireland could this be the same James McCluskey bn c1831 Carlisle his
occupation is a plaster - heís married to Marjory nee  SCOTT
they have 2 children Jno age 4 & Mary age 1 and are living in Middlesbrough in
1861 - RG 9; Piece: 3688; Folio: 67; Page: 33;

The plot thickens . . .  :o

MCCLUSKEY, John Scott  mmn   SCOTT
1857  M Quarter in STOCKTON  Volume 10A  Page 22

perhaps thatís the reason there is no marriage to  a Mary DUFF  :-\

RG10; Piece: 4514; Folio: 56; Page: 10 living Leeds in
1871 they have 3 more children Henry, Frederick & William E,
father James occupation plasterer

RG11; Piece: 4490; Folio: 113; Page: 39 Still in Leeds in
1881 another dau Elizabeth,
 father James occ Master Plasterer
with them is m-i-l  Elizabeth Scott

His death
James McCluskey
Estimated birth year:   abt 1832
Registration Year:   1884 Apr-May-Jun
Age at Death:   52
Registration district:   Hunslet Yorkshire West Riding Volume:   9b Page:   177

James Mccluskey
Marriage   2 Oct 1856 Middlesbrough,York,England
Father:   Daniel Mccluskey
Spouse:   Margrey Scott father John Scott
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