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William Campbell Finlay
« on: Thursday 25 May 23 17:45 BST (UK) »
I wonder if anyone can help please.  I am currently trying to help a relative who knows nothing at all about her paternal father's family and so is eager to find some information.  I have located the family as far gt.grandfather William Campbell Finlay, born 1849 Morpeth, Northumberland.  He married Frances Marley at All Saints Church, Newcastle in 1870 and I have the family to date.  Where I am really hitting a brick wall is trying to find William Campbell's parents with any certainty.  I don't seem to be able to locate his parents on the 1851 or 1861 Census so perhaps some of our more experienced researchers than I may be able to untangle for me and would be very grateful of any assistance.

Many thanks.
 
Schellenberg of Yorkshire/Durham
Westgarth of Durham/Pittington
Johnson of Sunderland/Houghton-le-Spring/Worksop/Yorks/Scotland
Charlton of Hexham and Houghton-le-Spring areas
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Hailes of Chester-le-Street
Hope of Chester-le-Street
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Reed of Houghton-le-Spring
Baister of Houghton-le-Spring
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Re: William Campbell Finlay
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 25 May 23 17:56 BST (UK) »
What information does the marriage to Frances give about Williams father
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Re: William Campbell Finlay
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 25 May 23 17:57 BST (UK) »
I assume this is the birth registration but sadly no mothers maiden name?

FINLAY, WILLIAM       - 
GRO Reference: 1848  S Quarter in THE HEXHAM UNION  Volume 25  Page 317

I do not see another in the County?

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Re: William Campbell Finlay
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 25 May 23 18:01 BST (UK) »
Transcript for marriage just names him as William FinleR with no middle name - his father is also William. 
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Re: William Campbell Finlay
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 25 May 23 18:08 BST (UK) »

Possible 1851 census with an interesting transcript.

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SG1Z-CYZ

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Re: William Campbell Finlay
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 25 May 23 18:10 BST (UK) »
Barrington - See: Bedlington [Parish]
(RegD/SubD) Morpeth/Bedlington - See: Northumberland Central
(OS Grid Ref) NZ2883, (Lat/Lng) N 55 08.698', W 001 33.169'
(Maps) Lndrngr 81, Pthfndr 524, Explr 325
12.5 miles [20 Km] N of Newcastle.

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Re: William Campbell Finlay
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 25 May 23 18:14 BST (UK) »
Is this his possible birth

CAMPBELL, WILLIAM       - 
GRO Reference: 1849  S Quarter in THE MORPETH UNION  Volume 25  Page 332

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HOOD- STAFFORDSHIRE/LONDON/AUSTRALIA
WALKER-LONDON
HIGGS-LONDON
GOSLING-DEVON

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Re: William Campbell Finlay
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 25 May 23 18:15 BST (UK) »
Clarke, Trickett, Orton, Lawless, Norton, Detheridge, Kirby, Goodfellow, Wagstaff, Lowe, etc.

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Re: William Campbell Finlay
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 25 May 23 18:19 BST (UK) »

This looks likely on freereg.

William FINLAY   Baptism 15 Oct 1848   Northumberland   Chollerton : St Giles : Bishop's Transcript

Mother: Isabella FINLAY

Person abode   Barrasford
Notes   Mother spinster


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