In the 1911 Northern Ireland cenus for my great grandparents it indicated that 9 children were born and only 6 were surviving at the time. after researching and confirming a few names it has now been possible to identify the children who died.
William King was born on 16/11/1886 and died on 18/11/1886. Both events […]
Born: Circa 1800. Whitehaven,Cumberland.
Died: 10/ 05/1865. Whitehaven,Cumberland.
Married: 16/08/1832 Whitehaven,Cumberland to Agnes Hodgson.
Resisdence: Census between 1841 and 1861 show him at 79 Lowther Street,Whitehaven.
Occupation: Up until his death in 1865 he carried on business at the above premises as a cabinet-maker, guilder and looking-glass manufacturer.
The business was taken […]
Over the past few months I’ve been confirming and cross referencing dates, names, locations,occupations and children of many of the ancestors in England, Northern Ireland and USA and this has lead to many,many interesting finds and all these are being being added into the individual name sections.
One of the many things that puzzled me whilst researching my great, great grandfather in Belfast was the fact that he and the family seemed to move house a lot and sometimes only by a few doors in the same street.
A recent talk given at The Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) revealed […]
Well a lot has happened since the last posting. The ancestral home is up for sale in Whitehaven and I’ve made contact with a cousin I did not know about in Canada who was able to fill in some gaps. Her Grandmother was Minnie King who was my grandfather’s sister who emigrated from Belfast in […]
There I was, sailing through my family reserch with a degree of success but still coming against some brick walls when I decided to do a posting on well used forum about the lack of information about my Great grandfather Michael King. Some replies were made and a couple dropped one almighty bombshell – was […]
Even though records have been destroyed a lot of mystery surrounds my great grandfather Michael Alfred. 1871 census for England is the last,confirmed, written record of his existance in Whitehaven. Although a Michael A King appears in the 1881 census at shorncliff camp in Kent ( from Whitehaven) – not confirmed it’s the same guy. […]