Listed at witensses at Charles and Emma’s 1911 wedding, here is their entry, as neighbours to the happy couple, in the 1911 census.
Amazing…great great grandparents Hannah Gardiner and Thomas Dyer get married Q4 1841 at Stratford on Avon. They were boat people. On the waterways history website is “The story of the Gardner family”. This has a Joseph Gardner and an Elizabeth Dyer marrying in Q4 the year before…at Startford. Seems the families were very close http://virtualwaterways.co.uk/The_Story_of_the_Gardner_Family.html
1901, Who, What , Where, When What our ancestors were up to according to the 1901 Census…
A summary of ancestors whereabouts and goings on 98 years ago…
Confirmation has arrived that Alice Hill, Fred’s grandmother, was born as Alice Dyer. This provide a crucial link to the Dyer family – who, born in Stratford on Avon – worked on canal boats during the 19th Century.
16 year old Joe Sunter and 13 year old Edward Sunter were living in the Edgworth National Children’s home in 1911 – which suggests the family was undergoing great poverty. Their half brother, Charles, unemployed was in a lodging house in Stockton, whilst Jane Anne Sunter, their mother was working in the Middlesbrough Workhouse. Joe is […]
Middlesbrough Workhouse Jane Sunter 1911 Census In 1911 Charle’s Sunter’s mother, Jane Ann Sunter, was working as a Relife (sic) Foster Mother for the Board of Guardians at 28 Childrens Workhouse Home Middlesbrough. The rest of her family is not recorded with her, and indeed, I cannot find where they were living at this time, other […]
Charles Snowball’s birth certificate arrived today. As per the tradition the father’s name column is left blank (it makes my blood boil how it all falls onto the woman), but the name is definitely Charles Hull as opposed the Charles Hall. The finger of suspicion reverts back to the Hull household where Jane Ann Snowball, […]
Mount Pleasant Kingswinford Joseph Merideth, Head, married, 30, Lab, Worcester Hyde Park Ann Merideth, Wife, married, 29, Worcester, Enville Eliza Merideth, Daughter, unmarried, 9, scholar, Worcester, Wollaston Mary Merideth, Daugher, unm, 7, scholar, Worcester Wollaston Joseph Merideth, son, 1,Worcester, Wollaston Interesting to note that the children were listed as being born in Wollaston. Could it […]
By 1881 the Merediths, Joseph and Ann were living at Checkhill – not far from where Ashwood Nurseries are today. The Hills were alive and well and living at Highgrove – between Kinver and the Whitington pub. But tragedy was not far away for the Meredith family. Two young children were to die, whilst there […]