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Mansell or Mosson

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Hello I live in B.C. Canada and my great Granfather William Mansell b 1844 in or around London married Sarah Brown b 1849 who was not accepted by William's family so they immigrated to Canada around 1866 and never communicated with any one in England again. I would sure like to here where I could possibly go to find his or hers birth announcements.
Thanks Alan Mansell
 

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Hi Alan, found an entry for Wiliam Mansell.

1844 - july-aug-sept

Kensington
Greater London
Middlesex

Volume 3
Page. 281

ALSO.

1844 - oct-nov-dec
Guildford
Surrey

Volume 4
Page 165

have a look.

Steve.
 
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On the 1871 census there is a William Mansell born abt 1844 born Hammersmith Middlesex with wife Sarah born abt 1847

Going back to 1861

Civil parish Hammersmith
Registration district Kensington
Sub reg district St Peter Hammersmith

John Mansell head age 58 occ labourer born Bicester Oxfordshire
Elizabeth wife age 48 born Bradman Mill? Buckinghamshire
Charles son age 19 occ labourer born Hammersmith
William son age age 17 occ plasterer born Hammersmith
Thomas son age 11 born Hammersmith
George son age 8 born Hammersmith
 

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Sarah Brown

March 1849
Bethnal Green
Greater London
Middlesex

Vol 2

AND

Sept. 1849
Greenwich
Greater London
Kent

Vol 5

In and around London is quite a big area. Could you narrow it down a bit.

Steve.:)
 
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The 1901 canadian census has a William Mansell in the Province of Manitoba, district Brandon born abt 1844 England with wife Sarah and children , Charles, Elizabeth and Lucy.

The year of immigration is 1882 for William and 1883 for Sarah, there must be a mistake as the eldest Charles was born Ontario in 1882, are these yours?
 

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Found this Sarah Brown and family on the 1851 census.

Civil parish Hammersmith
Registration district Kensington
Sub reg district Brompton

8 New Street

Henry Brown head age 38 occ bricklayer/labourer born Wiltshire
Mary wife age 42 occ charwoman born Urchfont Wiltshire
Jonathon son age 16 occ bricklayer/labourer born Urchfont Wiltshire
Henry son age 7 born Hammersmith Middx
Sarah dau age 2 born Hammersmith Middx

(not to sure about the place in Wilts where Henry was born)

I havnt looked through all the 1851 census for Sarah Brown born Hammersmith but came across the above. Will have another look through

As Sarah Brown is a common name its hard to determine which one she is on the birth register. The marriage certificate for William and Sarah will give fathers names and occupations.

You can apply for bmd certificates at £7.00 each by using the the link below.

http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/
 
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