Would very much like to have details of Margaret Murray born Stoke Newington circa 1832. She would be unmarried at this time and possibly with her parents James and Mary Ann and maybe a sister Esther /Hester.Her fathers occupation merchant clerk.
Finding a marriage between these two has eluded me for years and I really do need a breakthrough,hopefully from you good people out there!!
Mary Ann Cowell and James Donovan are the elusive couple.
Their first child, also named James was born circa 1882 in "The Old Kent Rd" area so I would lean...
I was fairly sure that I had identified the parents of a descendent ie until receiving the marriage cert when the occupation recorded was carpenter for both groom and his father.
The occupation I was expecting to see for at least for the groom was housepainter/painter as this was the common...
If at all possible I would be glad of some details on the following family:
John Seaman (or variant) born Buckinghamshire 1859,a house painter and Alice his wife born Chelmsford also 1859.
There should be a son Edward John age about 3, born in 1888.
If at all possible I am seeking information about James Donovan born circa 1851-1856. I know very litttle about him at present except that on the 1891 and 1911 census his birthplace states he was born Hadleigh Suffolk. I would like to know if there is any entry for any possible match.
One James Donovan sought, born circa 1882 "Old Kent Rd", he's been evading me for some years now and no sign of a birth registered. I have an abundance of birth certs for other JD's but none were mine.
If you have a JD, son of James and Mary Ann Cowell can you share him please,I':confused: :) m...
I received this recently and thought I would share it with you all.
An elderly Chinese woman had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which she carried across her neck.
One of the pots had a crack in it while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water.
I am looking for the Irish birthplace of James Donovan Snr born abt 1851. If 'yours' has suddenly disappeared from Ireland could he have been in the Middlesex area abt 1882 and in Crayford, Kent by 1891? A huge longshot I know but I'm up against a re inforced titanium obstacle and have been...
James Donovan & Mary Ann Cowell circa 1882.I have been looking for about five years for their marriage and am beginning to think there never was one, could anyone help.
Census of 1891 has them living in Kent along their children,the eldest,also James aged 9, born Old Kent Road. They may have...
I have recently joined your forum and have yet to find my way around but wanted to say hi to all. As my username would suggest I am a nannie to four lovely children and enjoy music, discussing politics, reading and family history.
My surname interests are :
Penfold Kent and London