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Catherine Ann McDermott

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Hello everybody and thanks for having me in the community.

I'm struggling to trace an ancestor and wonder if any of the more experienced researchers can suggest further ways to try and trace the birth.

Catherine married Robert John Snowdon in Newcastle upon Tyne on 18th Oct 1871. The marriage certificate gives her name as Catherine McDermit and age as 21, so c.1850 and states her father's name as John McDermit, a bricklayer.

Subsequent census returns state her birthplace as Newcastle upon Tyne.

I've managed to trace a baptism record dated 14 Nov 1852 in Newcastle upon Tyne for Catherine Anne McDermott, father John McDermott and mother Bridget U which seems very promising but nothing much is coming in the GRO indexes for a birth.

Census returns prior to the marriage are not throwing up much of help. In the 1871 census, 6 months before the marriage I can find a John & Bridget McDermott at Stepenson Street, Willington, Tynemouth which is not far away but sadly no Catherine. This John & Bridget were born in Ireland and given their birth dates of 1835 and 1834 respectively they would have been fairly young when having Catherine if they are indeed her parents.

I'm beginning to wonder if Catherine may have in fact been born in Ireland and the young parents fled to the UK after the birth?

Can anybody offer any help or suggestions please?
 

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Census
Name
Catherine A Snowdon
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Female
Age
28Event Date 1881
Event Place
Gateshead, Durham, England
Registration District
Gateshead
Birth Year (Estimated)
1853
Birthplace
Newcastle On Tyne, Northumberland, England
Marital Status
Married
Relationship to Head of Household
Wife
Page Number
6
 

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Census
Name
Catherine A Snowdon
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Female
Age
28Event Date 1881
Event Place
Gateshead, Durham, England
Registration District
Gateshead
Birth Year (Estimated)
1853
Birthplace
Newcastle On Tyne, Northumberland, England
Marital Status
Married
Relationship to Head of Household
Wife
Page Number
6
Thanks Ellie, I have that. It's her birth record I'm trying to trace.
 

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Catharine Anne McDermott
***:Female
Christening Date:14 Nov 1852
Christening Place:Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Christening Place (Original):Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England
Father's Name:John McDermott
Father's ***:Male
Mother's Name:Bridget U
Mother's ***:Female
 

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Find My Past has Catherine,s Bapts ,sorry i,m not a member anymore
McDermott

Catharine Anne





1852

England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975

Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland, England
 

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John McDermott
***: Male
Wife: Bridget U
Daughter: Catharine Anne McDermott
Other information in the record of Catharine Anne McDermott
from England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
Name: Catharine Anne McDermott
***: Female
Christening Date: 14 Nov 1852
Christening Place: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Christening Place (Original): Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England
Father's Name: John McDermot
tFather's ***: Male
Mother's Name: Bridget U
Mother's ***: Female
 

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There is this Marr?

John Mc Dermott
Father's Name: Patrick Mc Dermott
Father's ***: Male
Mother's Name: Ann Mc Dermott
Mother's ***: Female
Spouse's Name: Bridget Campbell
Spouse's Father's Name: Denis Campbell
Spouse's Father's ***: Male
Spouse's Mother's Name: Ann Campbell
Marriage Date: 4 Jan 1852
Marriage Place: Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Marriage Place (Original): Northumberland
The wives Mother name fits in
 

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John McDermott
***:MaleWife:
Bridget Campbell
Son:Edward McDermott
Other information in the record of Edward McDermott
from England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Name:Edward McDermott
***:Male
Christening Date:4 Mar 1855
Christening Place:North Shields, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Christening Place (Original):St. Cuthberts, North Shields, Northumberland, England
Father's Name:John McDermott
Father's ***:Male
Mother's Name:Bridget Campbell
Mother's ***:Female
 

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John McDermott
***:MaleWife:
Bridget Campbell
Son:Edward McDermott
Other information in the record of Edward McDermott
from England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Name:Edward McDermott
***:Male
Christening Date:4 Mar 1855
Christening Place:North Shields, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Christening Place (Original):St. Cuthberts, North Shields, Northumberland, England
Father's Name:John McDermott
Father's ***:Male
Mother's Name:Bridget Campbell
Mother's ***:Female
Thanks for your help Ellie. I have the baptism record and the parents of Edward above are the same couple I identified in the OP from the 1871 census. Unfortunately I have no way of tying them into Catherine other than speculation.
 

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1881
Name: Catherine A. SnowdonAge: 28Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853Relationship to Head: WifeSpouse: Robert J. SnowdonGender: FemaleWhere born: Newcastle On TyneCivil Parish: GatesheadCounty/Island: DurhamCountry: EnglandStreet Address: 65 Arthur StMarital status: MarriedEducation:
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Registration District: GatesheadED, institution, or vessel: 15Neighbors: View others on pagePiece: 5034Folio: 100Page Number: 6Household Members: NameAge
 

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well Mike ,Your tree --Catherine Ann McDermott
Born: 1852 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England

You will also find attached to this person4 attached records4 sources6 attached photos296 people in this member treeContact mikehwb
 

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well Mike ,Your tree --Catherine Ann McDermott
Born: 1852 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England

You will also find attached to this person4 attached records4 sources6 attached photos296 people in this member treeContact mikehwb
Sorry Ellie, not sure of your point?
It's in my tree based on the evidence I have to date, it doesn't (yet) mean I've managed to find an actual birth record.
 

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