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Re: William or Neil Ward marriage to Jane Meechan
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 03 July 19 20:53 BST (UK) »
Was busy watching 11 Blondes with 11 Oranges...


just had a look on Census for Ward age 70 (+/-5), no sign of Parents

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Re: William or Neil Ward marriage to Jane Meechan
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 03 July 19 21:01 BST (UK) »
This might be one to look at:

Jane Connor b 1877 with parents Daniel Connor and Mary Mason   :-\

https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1877/03010/2103264.pdf

There is a marriage for Jane Connor with father Daniel but it is 1917
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1917/09752/5539227.pdf
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Re: William or Neil Ward marriage to Jane Meechan
« Reply #11 on: Wednesday 03 July 19 21:09 BST (UK) »
Thanks so much Hallmark - I have searched on the census returns although not on the site you have kindly supplied the link for - usually, I get rerouted to that site from Ancestry!  I have searched the censuses from 1901 and, on occasion, 1911 on FindMyPast/Ancestry and not come across anything that ties up with the info I have - eg, Daniel Connor/O'Connor, Londonderry - one in 1901 has different family names I know nothing of, although age could be correct whereas the one in 1911 is a young boy so not the Daniel I am seeking - I think William Ward just turned up so many I got cross eyed at my laptop lol - but I shall take another look using the site you've linked!  You just never know!  The only thing I am fairly certain of is that my DNA done via Ancestry does link me strongly in Donegal and Derry - no links further South despite whispers that Wexford and Dublin focussed in the tree!
Doran / Ward / Carr / Kerr / O'Kane / O'Connor / Goostrey / McLaughlin

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Re: William or Neil Ward marriage to Jane Meechan
« Reply #12 on: Wednesday 03 July 19 21:12 BST (UK) »
Sorry, just missed your later posts - I think that Annie Connor had a sister Mary-Anne and there is a link to the O'Kanes, I will have to root out the snippet I found re that which could add more clues!  William and Annie, like the other side of my Irish family - Dorans and Kerrs, all came across at some point prior to 1891 to Glasgow but one brother from Doran side came to England - I think this is what makes me nervy - did their parents come across or stay put lol - 11 Blondes and 11 Oranges??? Love Island?? Sounds most intriguing lol
Doran / Ward / Carr / Kerr / O'Kane / O'Connor / Goostrey / McLaughlin

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Re: William or Neil Ward marriage to Jane Meechan
« Reply #13 on: Wednesday 03 July 19 21:16 BST (UK) »
  11 Blondes and 11 Oranges??? Love Island?? Sounds most intriguing lol

 ;D  ;D  Sweden v Holland 
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Re: William or Neil Ward marriage to Jane Meechan
« Reply #14 on: Wednesday 03 July 19 21:59 BST (UK) »
This might be one to look at:

Jane Connor b 1877 with parents Daniel Connor and Mary Mason   :-\

https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1877/03010/2103264.pdf

There is a marriage for Jane Connor with father Daniel but it is 1917
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1917/09752/5539227.pdf

I found other children to this couple and realised that this Daniel would be too young.
Here is that marriage in 1876
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1876/11157/8087279.pdf

So he is not your Daniel, sadly.
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Re: William or Neil Ward marriage to Jane Meechan
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 03 July 19 22:04 BST (UK) »
  11 Blondes and 11 Oranges??? Love Island?? Sounds most intriguing lol

 ;D  ;D  Sweden v Holland

LOL - of course   ;D
Doran / Ward / Carr / Kerr / O'Kane / O'Connor / Goostrey / McLaughlin

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Re: William or Neil Ward marriage to Jane Meechan
« Reply #16 on: Wednesday 03 July 19 22:06 BST (UK) »
This might be one to look at:

Jane Connor b 1877 with parents Daniel Connor and Mary Mason   :-\

https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1877/03010/2103264.pdf

There is a marriage for Jane Connor with father Daniel but it is 1917
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1917/09752/5539227.pdf

I found other children to this couple and realised that this Daniel would be too young.
Here is that marriage in 1876
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1876/11157/8087279.pdf

So he is not your Daniel, sadly.

Aw, no worries, thank you so very much for taking time to have a look for me though!  I will get to the bottom of them - the Wards/O'Connors do seem to have more records, albeit sporadic ones, than t'other side lol
Doran / Ward / Carr / Kerr / O'Kane / O'Connor / Goostrey / McLaughlin

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Re: William or Neil Ward marriage to Jane Meechan
« Reply #17 on: Thursday 04 July 19 05:57 BST (UK) »
There is only one other WARD marriage in Londonderry 1869-1889 with a father named as William, and that is Eliza who married George DOBBS in 1885.  Her father William was a painter.  Perhaps this suggests that you need to look elsewhere for William's baptism, or perhaps he wasn't Catholic.

Debra  :)