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Josiah Bennett - beginning an English family research
« on: Monday 04 January 21 12:38 GMT (UK) »
Hi!

I am researching on behalf of my husband from Stockport - I myself am Danish and his fathers side was Scottish, so the English Cheshire side is new to me.

I googled his grand fathers name (Josiah Bennett of Hazel Grove, 1916-1953) and this post came up https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=28578.msg115444#msg115444

I have done to searching on http://www.cheshirebmd.org.uk/, but the info on the search results are sparse (no dates, parents names on births etc.).

How do I go about this? Is there a place where I can search the census? In Denmark everything is free and available online in on spot, so Britain is no easy task for me and I am thankful for any help I can get :-)

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Re: Beginner to English family research
« Reply #1 on: Monday 04 January 21 14:56 GMT (UK) »
Hi , welcome to RC  :)

From https://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl -
Birth , Josiah Bennett , 2nd quarter 1916 , Stockport , mother's maiden name Brooke.

Try https://www.familysearch.org/en/ for the England & Wales Census(1841 - 1911).


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Possible marriage , Josiah Bennett / Matilda Brooke , 4th quarter 1908 Stockport.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F3R5-DQL
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Re: Beginner to English family research
« Reply #2 on: Monday 04 January 21 15:05 GMT (UK) »
Also https://www.freecen.org.uk & https://www.freereg.org.uk
available free, transcribed by volunteers.

ADDED: Welcome from me too  :). Most rootschat members are very helpful and will be willing to help using all the resources they have available. You are never researching on your own once you have put up a rootschat query.

However I suggest you change the subject of your post to say Josiah Bennett in the title. You can do this within 24 hours of posting by hitting the 'Modify' button at the top right of your first post. This will help focus the search.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray Feb ish 1814 said to be nr Chatham Kent.
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Halifax & Pictou, NS: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON


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Re: Beginner to English family research
« Reply #3 on: Monday 04 January 21 15:39 GMT (UK) »
Mother and father(Tilly and Jesse) of Josiah Bennett(born 1916) on 1911 Census ?
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWSG-K7R


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Re: Beginner to English family research
« Reply #4 on: Monday 04 January 21 16:22 GMT (UK) »
Matilda Brooke was a woman born in 1888 in Stockport Cheshire Stockport. During the 1891 UK Census she was 3 years old and lived in Stockport She appears as the daughter of her house in the 1891 UK Census.
LAST NAME:   Brooke
FIRST NAME:   Matilda
MIDDLE NAME:   
BIRTH YEAR:   1888
BIRTH PLACE:   Stockport Cheshire Stockport
COUNTY:   Cheshire
AGE:   3
GENDER:   Female
RESIDENCE:   25, Edwin St
Stockport,
HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS:   
Fred K W Brooke (32, Male)
Mary Brooke (32, Female)
Edith Brooke (10, Female)
William Brooke (10, Male)
Harriett Brooke (8, Female)
May Brooke (4, Female)
Matilda Brooke (3, Female)
oakes,liverpool..neston..backford..poulton cum spittal(bebington)middlewich,cheshire......   sacht,helgoland  .......merrick,herefordshire adams,shropshire...tipping..ellis..  jones,garston,liverpool..hartley.dunham massey..barker. salford

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Re: Beginner to English family research
« Reply #5 on: Monday 04 January 21 16:31 GMT (UK) »
From GRO free index https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/indexes_search.asp
BROOKE, MATILDA       Mother's maiden name ROBERTS 
GRO Reference: 1888  M Quarter in STOCKPORT  Volume 08A  Page 82

leading to this marriage on freebmd
Marriages Dec 1877   
BROOKE    Frederick William        Stockport    8a   12    
HYDE    Jane        Stockport    8a   12    
ROBERTS    Mary        Stockport    8a   12    
Winterbottom    Robert        Stockport    8a   12

Frederick married a second time in 1895
Marriages Jun 1895 
Brimelow    Charlotte        Stockport    8a   102   
Briscoe    William Seed        Stockport    8a   102    
BROOKE    Frederick William        Stockport    8a   102    
Townley    Esther        Stockport    8a   102
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray Feb ish 1814 said to be nr Chatham Kent.
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Halifax & Pictou, NS: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Beginner to English family research
« Reply #6 on: Monday 04 January 21 16:39 GMT (UK) »
sadly Mary Roberts died and Frederick William Brooke re married a Charlotte Brimelow in 1895 .
Fred was a Hatter
but where is Tilly / Matilda in 1901 ?
Household   Role   Sex   Age   Birthplace
Frederick W Brooke   Head   Male   42   Stockport, Lancashire
Charlotte Brooke   Wife   Female   42   Stockport, Lancashire
Edith Brooke   Daughter   Female   22   Stockport, Cheshire
William Brooke   Son   Male   20   Stockport, Cheshire
...................at a different address - WITH Charlottes daughter and Son - in Hall Street
Household   Role   Sex   Age   Birthplace
Harriet Brooke   Daughter   Female   18   Stockport, Cheshire
May Brooke   Daughter   Female   14   Stockport, Cheshire
Matilda Brooke   Daughter   Female   13   Stockport, Cheshire
William H Brimelow   Step Son   Male   16   Stockport, Lancashire
Charlotte Brimelow   Step Daughter   Female   14   Stockport, Lancashire

Matilda is a Cotton Winder
oakes,liverpool..neston..backford..poulton cum spittal(bebington)middlewich,cheshire......   sacht,helgoland  .......merrick,herefordshire adams,shropshire...tipping..ellis..  jones,garston,liverpool..hartley.dunham massey..barker. salford

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Re: Beginner to English family research
« Reply #7 on: Monday 04 January 21 16:41 GMT (UK) »
I disagree, Matilda is at same address 344 Turncroft Lane but on next page to Frederick & Charlotte....
RG13; Piece: 3297; Folio: 88; Pages: 38 & 39
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray Feb ish 1814 said to be nr Chatham Kent.
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Halifax & Pictou, NS: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Beginner to English family research
« Reply #8 on: Monday 04 January 21 16:44 GMT (UK) »
Familysearch states Hall St ??
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Matilda Brooke
Event Type:   
Census
Event Date:   
31 Mar 1901
Event Place:   
Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
County:   
Cheshire
Civil Parish:   
Stockport
Ecclesiastical Parish:   
Hall Street
Sub-District:   
Stockport Second
Registration District:   
Stockport
Gender:   
Female
Age:   
13
Occupation:   
COTTON WINDER
Relationship to Head of Household:   
Daughter
Birth Year (Estimated):   
1888
Birthplace:   
Stockport, Cheshire
Schedule Type:   
278
oakes,liverpool..neston..backford..poulton cum spittal(bebington)middlewich,cheshire......   sacht,helgoland  .......merrick,herefordshire adams,shropshire...tipping..ellis..  jones,garston,liverpool..hartley.dunham massey..barker. salford