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John Stevenson

chelle p

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Im looking for the parents of my great great grandfather.

His name is John Stevenson.We have him born 1832 in Chelsea and he died about 1876 in fulham.He was married to Elisabeth.Dont know if this helps,but 1861 census shows in living at 20 Camera Terrace Chelsea x
 

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Probably your best avenue is to trace his marriage to Elizabeth and purchase a copy of the certificate which will give you his father's name and occupation. You then may be able to trace him with his parents in 1841 or 1851. A possible marriage is with Elizabeth Hardy in Chelsea Dec.1859, 1a, 309.
Looking for the birth of his son John, however, the most likely is in Chelsea, Sep.1859, 1a, 164. This is before the marriage to Elizabeth Hardy and therefore should have been registered in the mother's name, therefore the marriage may have been earlier. It may be necessary to purchase John jnr. birth certificate in order to obtain Elizabeth's maiden name and then trace the marriage.
 

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