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Re: Trying to date these two but which wife?
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 30 May 19 17:12 BST (UK) »
And Isabella's death

Isabella Furness
Age:   58
Birth:   abt 1865
Reg Date:   Jan/Feb/Mar 1923
Reg district:   Belper
Derbyshire
Vol:   7b
Page:   768
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Re: Trying to date these two but which wife?
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 30 May 19 17:15 BST (UK) »
And it looks like their son Godfrey Gordon Furness was killed aged 19 in WWI

9/2/17  2nd Lt in Sherwood Foresters.

These things are so sad, aren't they.
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Re: Trying to date these two but which wife?
« Reply #20 on: Thursday 30 May 19 17:20 BST (UK) »
They also had a daughter Jean Margaret Gordon Furness, born c 1904.

She was living in Scotland after her mother's death - shown in Edinburgh Electoral Registers at 9C Saunders Street, Edinburgh 1935/6
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Re: Trying to date these two but which wife?
« Reply #21 on: Thursday 30 May 19 17:57 BST (UK) »
This is great. You are doing really well and the info is very helpful. Amazing what RootsChat can do!

And all from a photo I have borrowed. 

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Re: Trying to date these two but which wife?
« Reply #22 on: Thursday 30 May 19 18:23 BST (UK) »
If they married in 1925, I don't think it's honeymoon. It's probably a holiday in Hove in circa 1935. Those lovely lines in the dress were typical of that time - see the wedding pics of Duke of Windsor's wedding to Mrs Simpson  :)
Census &  BMD information Crown Copyright www.nationalarchives.gov.uk and GROS - www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk

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Re: Trying to date these two but which wife?
« Reply #23 on: Thursday 30 May 19 18:49 BST (UK) »
This is great. You are doing really well and the info is very helpful. Amazing what RootsChat can do!

And all from a photo I have borrowed.

And the names and possible dates!
Also helped by relatively unusual surname.  If it'd been Smith, it'd have been a different story.

Gordon and Isabella were also at High Street, Alfreton in the 1911.  They say they've been married 14 years, with 2 children (Gordon and Jean) both living.
Can't see their marriage - perhaps it was in Scotland.

Going back to Godfrey's family -
in the 1891 he is with his father and mother Samuel and Jane.  Samuel is a farmer, and the address is Highfield, Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire.
With the family are the children Gordon J, Matthew B, Gertie S, Amy A. 
Godfrey is 22, but shown simply as Farmer's Son.

Samuel Furness was born in Hope, Derbyshire in c 1831, and wife Jane (nee Barnsley, from son Godfrey's birth ref on GRO) also in Hope in c 1836.








Pay, Kent. 
Barham, Kent. 
Cork(e), Kent. 
Cooley, Kent.
Barwell, Rutland/Northants/Greenwich.
Cotterill, Derbys.
Van Steenhoven/Steenhoven/Hoven, Belgium/East London.
Burton, East London.
Barlow, East London
Wayling, East London
Wade, Greenwich/Brightlingsea, Essex.
Thorpe, Brightlingsea, Essex

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Re: Trying to date these two but which wife?
« Reply #24 on: Thursday 30 May 19 18:52 BST (UK) »
In the 1881 the family are at the same farm.  This time there's more details about Samuel - he's a farmer of 264 acres, employing 1 man.

More children shown with the couple:
Samuel Furness   50
Jane Furness   45
Georgiana Furness   23
George B. Furness   20
Peter Furness   17
Matthew B. Furness   14
Godfrey J. Furness   12
Gladstone Furness   11
Margaret B. Furness   9
Gertrude S. Furness   7
Amy A. Furness   4
Pay, Kent. 
Barham, Kent. 
Cork(e), Kent. 
Cooley, Kent.
Barwell, Rutland/Northants/Greenwich.
Cotterill, Derbys.
Van Steenhoven/Steenhoven/Hoven, Belgium/East London.
Burton, East London.
Barlow, East London
Wayling, East London
Wade, Greenwich/Brightlingsea, Essex.
Thorpe, Brightlingsea, Essex

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Re: Trying to date these two but which wife?
« Reply #25 on: Thursday 30 May 19 19:06 BST (UK) »
by the way, I've not given the census refs, please let me know if you'd like these
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Barham, Kent. 
Cork(e), Kent. 
Cooley, Kent.
Barwell, Rutland/Northants/Greenwich.
Cotterill, Derbys.
Van Steenhoven/Steenhoven/Hoven, Belgium/East London.
Burton, East London.
Barlow, East London
Wayling, East London
Wade, Greenwich/Brightlingsea, Essex.
Thorpe, Brightlingsea, Essex

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Re: Trying to date these two but which wife?
« Reply #26 on: Thursday 30 May 19 20:42 BST (UK) »
Hi, Godfrey and Isabella were married in Fetteresso(Stonehaven) in 1897. Info from Scotlandspeople.

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