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Cotterill family

Hi looking for information on a Cotterill family from Wolverhampton. William and Esther and 8 children . My grandmother Nellie Cotterill and two of her brothers John William and George were taken to the Middlemore home in 1910, and were sent to Canada to 3 different homes. I believe the father William passed away in 1907- 1908 . There youngest daughters name was Louisa (Louie) I believe she married an Alsop..not sure about the other 4 , any hep would be greatly appreciated,
My Grandmother Nellie stayed in Canada but not sure what happened to the two boys, so in answer to your question I am looking for before but would also like information on the rest of the family


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Hi there,
what I have found so far which might help others to assist you..

1911 census for 7 Pipers Row, 158 Horsley Field Wolverhampton has a Esther Cotterill age 40 b Settenhall a widow – french polisher – married 18 yrs – 8 children living with Louie daughter age 5 b Wolverhampton which looks to me as possible block of flats as there are a fair few people residing there and possibly owned by a Herbert Harvey (several pages)

Possible remarriage for Esther to a George Pointon – Leek 6b page 352

trees have a death for Esther Cotterill March qtr 1931 Wolverhampton

Have found that births for children by those names were under TUDGE with mother’s surname as Cotterill

1901 census for Wolverhampton west District 21
William Tudge 41 (plasterer/builder) b Settenhall
Esther wife 31 b same
William son 11 b same
Lizzie daug 9 b Wolverhampton
May daug 7 b same
George 5 b same
Nellie daug 2 b same
at 18 Art Street

Esther Cotterill married William Tudge 4 March 1894 St John’s Wolverhampton (Anglican)

Children b under Tudge from 1890 to 1910 – mm Cotterill – Wolverhampton
Elizabeth - 1892 March qtr
May – 1894 June qtr – never married – died 16 Aug 1982 Probate Birmingham
George Henry – 1896 June qtr
Nellie – 1899 March qtr
John – 1902 Sept qtr
Harry – 1904 March qtr
Louis – 1906 Sept qtr
Thomas Edward 1906 Dec qtr = 8 children as per 1911 census

William J Tudge died Sept qtr 1907 Staffordshire age 48

Arrival 7 June 1910 from Liverpool at Halifax Nova Scotia on ship “Mongolian”
George age 11, John age 8 and Nellie age 11

A John Catherill/Cotterill age 9 b April 1902 England – adopted son at Baddeck Bay Cape Breton Nova Scotia of Sarah Taylor a widow and her family
George age 12 b Dec 1899 England adopted by Philip & Mary Jane Mcrae with 2 other adopted girls also at Capet Breton Nova Scotia

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