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Corbett family link

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Hi all I'm trying to find a link between my family and my son's fiancee Becky's family. My great grandparents William Corbett DOB 1886 & Rachel Corbett nee Johnson DOB 1885 not sure where other than living in Swinton, Manchester. Becky's Great grandparents were Norman Corbett & Harriet Corbett nee Clarke they had two sons Norman and Robert, Norman jr. Becky's granddad DOB 22/05/1946 & wife Joan nee Atkinson. Becky's family are from Jarrow, Tyne and Wear. There may or may not be a link it was just me has I started a family tree few years ago and thought I wonder if there is a link. Thank you.
 

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Do you have marriages for William and Rachel and Norman and Harriet?

I'm assuming as Norman and Harriet were a lot younger than William and Rachel.
Do you have any census records or 1939 register entries for them?
 

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Thank you Gibbo I have William and Rachel's marriage as 1907. I'm sorry I don't have Norman and Harriet's marriage date I do know that Harriet was one of 13 siblings. William and Rachel's Daughter my Grandma was Elsie Forrester nee Corbett, Elsie was married to John Forrester around 1930, their daughter my mum was also Elsie Arnold nee Forrester. Sorry I don't have the census records. Hope its not to confusing for you, this is all I have hope it helps.
 
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Is this Norman and Harriet's marriage ?
Norman CorbettEvent Type Marriage RegistrationEvent Date 1946Event Place Durham North Eastern, Durham, EnglandRegistration District Durham North EasternPage 1864Volume 10AAffiliate Line Number 122Registration Year 1946

Spouse Harriet Clarke

Children...
Norman CorbettMother's Name
ClarkeMother's *** FemaleEvent Type Birth RegistrationEvent Date 1946Event Place Durham, England, United KingdomEvent Place (Original) DurhamPage 1270Volume 10AAffiliate Line Number 97

Robert CorbettMother's Name ClarkeMother's *** FemaleEvent Type Birth RegistrationEvent Date 1949Event Place Durham, England, United KingdomEvent Place (Original) DurhamPage 671Volume 1AAffiliate Line Number 78
 
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Norman CorbettEvent Type Marriage RegistrationEvent Date 1966Event Place Durham North Eastern, Durham, EnglandRegistration District Durham North EasternPage 1153Volume 1AAffiliate Line Number 94

Spouse Joan Atkinson.

Possible children...
Heather CorbettEvent Type
Birth RegistrationEvent Date 1967Event Place Durham North Eastern, Durham, EnglandRegistration District Durham North EasternPage 680Volume 1AAffiliate Line Number 121
mmn Atkinson .

Gary CorbettEvent Type Birth RegistrationEvent Date 1968Event Place Durham North Eastern, Durham, EnglandRegistration District Durham North EasternPage 626Volume 1AAffiliate Line Number 137
mmn Atkinson .
 
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Are you sure you have your dates right ? The only marriage I can find for William Corbett and Rachel Johnson .

William CorbettSex MaleMarital Status SingleFather's Name William CorbettSpouse's Name Rachel JohnsonSpouse's *** FemaleSpouse's Marital Status SingleSpouse's Father's Name Daniel JohnsonEvent Type MarriageEvent Date 21 Nov 1881Event Place Eccles, Pendlebury, Lancashire, England.

They had a daughter Elsie in 1902.

CORBETT,
ELSIE mmn JOHNSON GRO Reference: 1902 D Quarter in SALFORD Volume 08D Page 27
 
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1901 census...
William CorbettSex MaleAge 41Birth Year (Estimated) 1860Birthplace Walsall, StaffordshireMarital Status MarriedOccupation COAL MINER HEWERRelationship to Head of Household HeadRelationship Code HeadEvent Type CensusEvent Date 31 Mar 1901Event Place Pendleton, Lancashire, England, United KingdomEvent Place (Original) Pendleton, Lancashire, EnglandEvent Place Note Spencer StreetSub-District PendletonRegistration District SalfordPage Number 17Piece/Folio 163Schedule Type 97


William Corbett's Spouses and Children
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Rachael Corbett
Wife
F
40
Irlams Oth Ht Pendleton, Lancashire

William Corbett
Son
M
17
Irlams Oth Ht Pendleton, Lancashire

James Corbett
Son
M
14
Irlams Oth Ht Pendleton, Lancashire

Elizabeth Corbett
Daughter
F
8
Irlams Oth Ht Pendleton, Lancashire


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Daniel Johnson

M
70
Irlams Oth Ht Pendleton, Lancashire
 
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1911 census....
William CorbettSex MaleAge 52Birth Year (Estimated) 1859Birthplace Irlam Oth Height, LancashireMarital Status MarriedOccupation LABOURERNumber in Family 5Industry DYE WORKSRelationship to Head of Household HeadRelationship Code HeadEvent Type CensusEvent Date 1911Event Place Pendlebury, Lancashire, England, United KingdomEvent Place (Original) Pendlebury, Pendlebury, Lancashire, EnglandSub-District PendletonSub-District Number 1Enumeration District 38Registration District SalfordDistrict Number 465Document Type 3Page Number 1Source Page Type 6Piece/Folio 65Registration Number RG14Schedule Type 33


William Corbett's Spouses and Children
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Rachel Corbett
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F
51
Irlam Oth Height, Lancashire

James Corbett
Son
M
25
Irlam Oth Height, Lancashire

Elgbeth Corbett
Daughter
F
18
Irlam Oth Height, Lancashire

Elise Corbett
Daughter
F
8
Irlam Oth Height, Lancashire
 
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Is this your grandmother ?
Elsie CorbettEvent Type Marriage RegistrationEvent Date 1936Event Place Barton Upon Irwell, Lancashire
Spouse
John Forrester.

1939 register...

Elsie
Last name(s)
Forrester
Birth year
1902
Address
11 Grasmere Road, Swinton

John
Last name(s)
Forrester
Birth year
1906
Address
11 Grasmere Road, Swinton

Elsie
Last name(s)
Arnold (Forrester)
Birth year
1936
Address
11 Grasmere Road, Swinton

Elsie married in 1955.
Elsie Forrester .
Marriage RegistrationEvent Date 1955Event Place Barton, Lancashire
Spouse. Keith Arnold.

Elsie died 2014. Bolton.
Husband Keith died 1988, Salford.
 
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thats amazing solidrock2 I'm not sure where I got the dates I've got think it was my aunt Gail Forrester Elsie and John's daughter, Elsie and John Forrester were my mum Elsie Arnold nee Forrester's parents they also had Dawn and Gail, I think my aunt Gail may have got her grandparents dates wrong, has everything you've found is spot on thank you so much. I just need to find if that if my Corbett's are linked to my son's fiancee's Corbetts seems unlikely has from different areas of England but not impossible has I believe back then families went different ways to find work. Once again thank you so much for all you done.
 
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I need Norman and Harriet's birth date to go further, do you have them?
Added. Found Harriets birth but only 8 siblings so far.
Also I can't find Gail and Dawn as John and Elsie's daughters.
 
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Sorry I've made a bit of a error apparently my mum's sisters are half sisters Dawn and Gail have a different mother Their mother was Elizabeth Forrester nee Hooley DOB "7th July 1912 married John 1946 and died 29th June 1995. My mum's mum worked in munitions during the war and passed away 11th Oct 1945 when my mum was 9yrs old. Sorry can't help with Norman and Harriet's DOBs has these are my son's fiancee's family and she doesn't have that info or the 13 siblings I will ask her if there's any way she can get more dates etc. Thank you for all your doing. If for any reason I don't answer for a while it's because I have crohns disease and other problems pertaining with this illness, I have days I'm ok then days I'm feeling rough and find it hard to get out of bed. Thank you for your patience and all your doing.
 
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Thats ok, don't worry about answering straight away. I've got Harriett"s birth...
Birth
1918 • South Shields, Durham, England
CLARKE, HARRIET mmn PRINCE GRO Reference: 1918 S Quarter in SOUTH SHIELDS Volume 10A Page 1576

The important one is Norman which I can't pin down.
 
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I've asked Becki to see if she can find Norman seniors DOB will see what she can find hoping her mum can find something Becki's granddad Norman junior passed away couple weeks ago. Cheers solidrock2
Sorry to hear about Norman Jnr.
I'm hoping it's this one...
1901 • Gateshead, Durham, England
CORBETT, NORMAN mmn CRAGGS GRO Reference: 1901 J Quarter in GATESHEAD Volume 10A Page 1069
 
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Becki found a picture of Norman and Harriet's gravestone with dates Norman Corbett DOB 19-07-1918 DOD 02-09-1991, Harriet Corbett nee Clarke DOB 20-05-1916 DOD 21-06-1981. Hoping this helps Thanks again for all you are doing.
 
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Becki found a picture of Norman and Harriet's gravestone with dates Norman Corbett DOB 19-07-1918 DOD 02-09-1991, Harriet Corbett nee Clarke DOB 20-05-1916 DOD 21-06-1981. Hoping this helps Thanks again for all you are doing.
Thank you but they are the wrong way around.
CORBETT, NORMAN ECCLES GRO Reference: 1916 J Quarter in NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE Volume 10B
CORBETT, NORMAN 1916 GRO Reference: DOR Q3/1991 in JARROW (0561) Volume 2 Page 1143 Entry Number 249
CLARKE, HARRIET PRINCE GRO Reference: 1918 S Quarter in SOUTH SHIELDS Volume 10A Page 1576
Harriet Corbett Birth Date 19 Jul 1918 Event Type Death Registration Event Date 1981 Event Place Northumberland
 

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