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Offline worth

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Francis or Frank Devine 1851-1861
« on: Monday 13 December 21 14:27 GMT (UK) »
Hi all
Im looking for the guy above but he cant seem to make up his mind what his name is, or where he was born.
Francis was born about 1844 ish in either Lancashire or Ireland. I have him as Francis Devine aged 30 living in Ormskirk Lancashire in 1871, b. Bolton Lancs, with wife Alice and 4 kids (John, Mary, Francis, Robert). 1881  Francis Devine aged 37 with wife Alice living in Tyldesley Lancs with 8 children, born Ringley Lancs. By 1891 he was calling himself Frank Devine aged 50 with Alice and the children, but his place of birth has changed to Ireland. 1901 is the same, Frank Devine aged 60 living in Tyldesley with his wife Alice again born in Ireland.  Francis /Frank Devine died in 1904 Lancashire.
Also i dont seem to be able to locate a marriage for Francis/Frank to Alice. All the children are registered under the mothers maiden name of Darlington, the oldest, John Devine being born in 1862. Any help on this is  much appreciated, and thanks in advance.

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Re: Francis or Frank Devine 1851-1861
« Reply #1 on: Monday 13 December 21 14:59 GMT (UK) »
Possible census on freecen but noted as married, no wife, an error maybe?

1861   Lancashire (LAN)   Farnworth   King St

DEVINE   Patrick   Head   M   40   Lab For Bricksetters   Ireland   -
DEVINE   Margaret   Wife   M   39      Ireland   -
DEVINE   John           Son   U   22   Fctry Worker(Cotton Grinder)   Ireland   -
DEVINE   Francis   Son   M   20   Fctry Worker(Cotton Grinder)   Ireland   -
DEVINE   Elimore   Dau   U   15   Factory Worker (Cttn Rover)   Ireland   -
DEVINE   Mary           Dau   -   5   Scholar   Lancashire   Liverpool
DEVINE   Catherine   Dau   -   3      Lancashire   Liverpool
DEVINE   Margaret   Dau   -   1      Lancashire   Liverpool
DEVINE   Mary           Sister   U   42   Washerwoman   Ireland   -
WALCH   John           Boardr   U   23   Lab For Bricksetters   Ireland   -

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Re: Francis or Frank Devine 1851-1861
« Reply #2 on: Monday 13 December 21 16:27 GMT (UK) »
In 1851 there is also a Francis Devine, aged 10 - born Ireland in what I think should be Kearsley, Bolton.


Patrick 37 Head
Mary 30
John 12
Francis 10 (transcribed as Franis on Ancestry)
Patrick 8
Ellen 5

All shown as born Ireland.
Places of interest;
Lancashire, West Yorkshire, Southern Ireland, Scotland.