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Jane COOKSLEY Dec Q 1856


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Marriages Dec 1856
Cooksley Jane Wellington Som 5c 373 ** Looks like an error in the page #

The image does seem to have 373. Expected page range is 651-681 and it does not look like 673 and there is not an odd male on that page.

The registration district would fit for the family as many of the family deaths were registered in that district.

Could someone please see if they can find the missing partner.



1851 census.

Jane Cooksley
Age: 13
Est. birth year: abt 1838
Relation: Daughter
Father: John Cooksley
Mother: Mary Cooksley

Where born: Langford Budville, Somerset, England

Civil parish: Langford Budville
County: Somerset

Reg dist: Wellington
Sub-reg dist: Wiveliscombe
ED: 6

John Cooksley 45 .Ag Lab. b.Runnington, Somerset.
Mary Cooksley 45 . b.North Petherton, Somerset.
Jane Cooksley 13
John Cooksley 11
William Cooksley 8
Robert Cooksley 6
Henry Cooksley 3

Dammit.....she's still about in 1861, as servant in Child Oakford, Dorset. Born 1839, Langport Budville.

Back to the drawing board.:mad:

Thought I'd leave this just in case.:rolleyes:

Hello Steve,

Thanks for looking. I didn't expect you to go via that angle. This is the correct one:

COOKSLEY Jane 21 Oct 1838 William Ann 631 mason

Births Dec 1838
COOKSLEY Jane Wellington 10 447

Some of Jane's Siblings ended up in Australia. Two possibly arrived in Queensland in 1858.

Assuming Jane arrived in Queensland married and died there without marrying again I tried to find her death. The Queensland BMD give both parents names in full and now that wildcard searching is allowed I went through surname = a*, b*, c* etc... and given name = Jane, father = William Cooksley and mother = Ann farmer. I found nothing.

I have deaths in Somerset for some of her siblings so she may not have left England.