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Offline Mike in Cumbria

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sixes or zeros?
« on: Thursday 28 February 19 19:39 GMT (UK) »
What do you think the ages of these Joneses are?

Ancestry has the parents as 30 and Martha as 16, which would make the parents 14 when she was born.

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Re: sixes or zeros?
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 28 February 19 19:42 GMT (UK) »
It certainly looks like 16. Is Edward's age 34 or 36?
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Re: sixes or zeros?
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 28 February 19 19:43 GMT (UK) »
And if anyone could check to see what FindMyPast thinks, that would be much appreciated. it's the 1871 census, Shotatton, Shropshire.


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Re: sixes or zeros?
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 28 February 19 19:44 GMT (UK) »
Yes, 16 looks right, especially as Mary is so clearly 10. I was wondering whether the parents could be 36.
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Re: sixes or zeros?
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 28 February 19 19:44 GMT (UK) »
I'll have a look on FindMyPast. Have you got a marriage for them?
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Re: sixes or zeros?
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 28 February 19 19:45 GMT (UK) »
I'll have a look on FindMyPast. Have you got a marriage for them?

No, I'm trying to find one.
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Re: sixes or zeros?
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 28 February 19 19:46 GMT (UK) »
Interesting

30, 30, 10, 10  ???
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« Reply #7 on: Thursday 28 February 19 19:47 GMT (UK) »
On the image, Edward looks very clearly aged 36 and Martha 16.
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Re: sixes or zeros?
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 28 February 19 19:49 GMT (UK) »
Interesting

30, 30, 10, 10  ???

30, 30, 10, 10, would work if the girls were twins but I can see a baptism for Mary but not Martha. And it looks so much  like 16.
 36, 36, 16, 10 would work so much better!
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