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Mary Ann HIRST


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Marriages Mar 1848
Dodson George Halifax 22 140
Hirst Mary Ann Halifax 22 140

Births Dec 1848
DODSON Thomas Hirst Huddersfield 22 286

Civil parish: Linthwaite
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England
Registration district: Huddersfield
Sub-registration district: Slaithwaite
Address: Holy Well
DODSON, George Head Married M 23 1828 Grocer Halifax Yorkshire
DODSON, Mary Ann Wife Married F 22 1829 Golcar Yorkshire
DODSON, Thomas Son M 2 1849 Golcar Yorkshire

I'd like a look up please for a Mary HIRST b. abt 1829 Golcar in 1841.

I know there are lots but hoping one has Golcar or Slaithwaite.

Ok. I just woke up and it's 6 PM :D 1841 will only have born Yorkshire.


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Hi Dave
In 1841 you can put county then Civil Parish also Hundred.
Nothing comes up for the two places you mentioned.

I'm not sure what the nearest rego area would be, hopeless with Yorks.
Hello Ozn,

They fall within Huddersfield not Halifax RD.

I managed to fool myself that 1841 census was the solution to the problem. :rolleyes:

I'll have to look at it another way. I'll try to match these and then rule Mary Ann in or out:

Marriages Mar 1852
Adams William Halifax 9a 420
Chappell Ann Elizabeth Halifax 9a 420
Hirst Mary Ann Halifax 9a 420
Uttley Abraham Halifax 9a 420

I can't find the marriages on the new FS so I can't match them.

Looks as though Abraham should still be in Halifax in 1861.

Deaths Mar 1863
UTTLEY Abraham Halifax 9a 357


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Hi Dave,

Just throwing this into the pot for your consideration...

Name: Mary Ann Hirst
Baptism/Christening Date: 23 Apr 1826
Baptism/Christening Place: Slaithwaite, York, England
Father's Name: John Hirst
Mother's Name: Selina
Source Film Number:1542233
Reference Number: 278-2222

:) Josie
Hello Josie,

Thanks. We'll have enough in the pot for stew for a month. :2fun:

The DODSON family arrived in Victoria in 1859. I have found nothing yet in Australian newspapers to connect that family to other HIRST families from Halifax in Victoria.

I have a Mary Ann HIRST b. 2 May 1833 Halifax according to a privately submitted IGI record. I can't find a source but I do have three sisters (one younger and two older) who all were born in Halifax and who ended up in Victoria. It seemed likely that Mary Ann did likewise and the DODSON family was a possibility until the Golcar/Slaithwaite connection was found.

Hence the search for other possible marriages in Halifax. I have Mary Ann with family in 1841 so she reached age 7. I've also noted these deaths:

Deaths Mar 1843
HIRST Mary Ann Halifax 22 135

Deaths Dec 1847
Hirst Mary Ann Halifax 22 155