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    John Clark(e) and his father William

    The year of birth is messy. For sure, if I go from the marriage certificate then 1832 is plausible but census records show slight variations plus these people could not read and write. The census records repeatedly say John was born in Manchester but that’s not to say they then moved south after...
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    John Clark(e) and his father William

    Sorry, I’m presuming he wasn’t there. He could have died. I’ve seen this before on my grandfathers marriage certificate in 1931. I just wondered in the 1800’s, if the father was deceased, would it show on the certificate?? John Clarke married Mary Ann Trumpeter in May 1859 in Tipton...
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    John Clark(e) and his father William

    Sorry, I forgot to add, he was not present at the wedding
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    John Clark(e) and his father William

    Hi Benny1982. It gives William as a ‘Labourer’. Thanks
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    John Clark(e) and his father William

    Hello All. After sometime searching I am now in a stuck position. I am trying to find out information regarding my 3*GG John Clark(e), born roughly around 1834. From 1861 onwards, the census records show that he was born in Manchester Lancashire. I know from his marriage certificate in 1859...
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