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Hayleylouuxxx

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Me again I’ve got a new one for you to have a ganders at Richard Nicks born in Coventry 1870 married Florence Amelia Tipler ( their son John Nicks is my Grandads dad) I’ve got his mother as Margaret Gell/Gill 1845 and his dad as Richard Nicks. I’d like to focus on the Gells/Gills as my grandad is sure we have Scottish heritage any help would be hugely appreciated and I already know how helpful you all are. I don’t have much more information on these people though( Richard 1870 is my 2nd great grandad)
Thanks
Hayley
 
GRO Ref
Richard Nicks Jun 1870 Coventry 6d 444 mmn Gill

RG10/3178/F33/p24
York Street, St Michael, Coventry
Richard Nicks 25 Gold Case Maker Coventry
Margaret Nicks wife 25 Coventry
Richard Nicks son 11mths Coventry
 
No birth 1844 - 1846 in Warwickshire for Margaret Gill or similar.

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Births Dec Qtr 1842
Gill Margarett Kings Norton 18 390
 
No birth/baptism found for a Margaret Gill nor is she on the 1851 Census. However on the transcription of the Parish Register entry for her marriage to Richard Nicks she gives her occupation as Filler.

There is this entry in the 1861 Census
RG09/2206/F24/p14
Court 9, 2 Caldicotts Yard, Holy Trinity, Coventry
Head of house Charles C Donnell

Margaret Gill Sister in law unmarried 19 Filler Ireland

The marriage also states her father was James Gill a Coal Dealer. No sign of him in the Censuses either.
 
Further to emeltee’s post #6

Charles C Donnell 37 agriculture man b Ireland
Mary wife 32 b Ireland
Anne daug 8 b Coventry
Winfred daug 6 b same
Helen daug 18 months b same
Bridget Gill sister-in-law 22 b Ireland a winder
Margaret Gill same 19 b Ireland a filler
Thomas Ludden nephew 21 b same agriculture an
John Ludden same 22 b same = a lodger

Marriage cert – Parish of St Thomas in County of Warwickshire
Dec 27 1869 Richard Nicks age 23 bachelor- watch maker of 3 ? street, father Thomas Nicks a brewer to Margaret Gell/Gill 24 spinster a filler of York street, father James Gell/Gill a coal worker

Richard signs – Margaret makes an X – witnesses' Mark Nicks & Maria Bushill

Margaret Nicks death June 1880 Coventry Warwickshire Vol 6d page 264 age 35
Richard dies March 1909 age 64 Coventry Warwickshire Vol 6d page 384

by 1881 census –Richard Nicks a widow age 35 at 5 Cot 11Hertford Place Hertford Square
children:
Richard 10
Eliza M 9
John 7
Florence 6
Frances Phillips 50 – housekeeper – all b Coventry

re 1861 census where Mary Donnell is sister to Bridget & Margaret..
1881
Mary Odonnell age 60 b Maye Co Westport Ireland a widow at 8 Ct House West Orchard Coventry

a pos..March 10 1850 Baptisms – Laois Ballinakill Ireland
Margaret d of James Gill & Peg Fitzpatrick – ss James & Mary Rothe – Chaplelane

look for birth/baptism & marriage of sister Mary Odonnell nee Gill...
 
Further to emeltee’s post #6

Charles C Donnell 37 agriculture man b Ireland
Mary wife 32 b Ireland
Anne daug 8 b Coventry
Winfred daug 6 b same
Helen daug 18 months b same
Bridget Gill sister-in-law 22 b Ireland a winder
Margaret Gill same 19 b Ireland a filler
Thomas Ludden nephew 21 b same agriculture an
John Ludden same 22 b same = a lodger

Marriage cert – Parish of St Thomas in County of Warwickshire
Dec 27 1869 Richard Nicks age 23 bachelor- watch maker of 3 ? street, father Thomas Nicks a brewer to Margaret Gell/Gill 24 spinster a filler of York street, father James Gell/Gill a coal worker

Richard signs – Margaret makes an X – witnesses' Mark Nicks & Maria Bushill

Margaret Nicks death June 1880 Coventry Warwickshire Vol 6d page 264 age 35
Richard dies March 1909 age 64 Coventry Warwickshire Vol 6d page 384

by 1881 census –Richard Nicks a widow age 35 at 5 Cot 11Hertford Place Hertford Square
children:
Richard 10
Eliza M 9
John 7
Florence 6
Frances Phillips 50 – housekeeper – all b Coventry

re 1861 census where Mary Donnell is sister to Bridget & Margaret..
1881
Mary Odonnell age 60 b Maye Co Westport Ireland a widow at 8 Ct House West Orchard Coventry

a pos..March 10 1850 Baptisms – Laois Ballinakill Ireland
Margaret d of James Gill & Peg Fitzpatrick – ss James & Mary Rothe – Chaplelane

look for birth/baptism & marriage of sister Mary Odonnell nee Gill...
Thank you so much I’ve had a look for Mary o donnell but nothing as yet .. I’m really rubbish at this lol
 
Hey everyone I’ve found a Margaret Gill but she was born in Coventry? Is this my Margaret? still no luck finding Mary either hmmm
 
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