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Mitchell Eccles & Family

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Hi Andrew

He must have left straight after their marriage as a free index on Scotlandspeople give his marriage to Emily Beatrice Excell in 1920 in Kelvin.

You can buy a marriage copy on that site which would give you both the groom's parents and the brides'.

I can't find Mitchell in any census nor a birth for him in Edinburgh or anywhere else in Scotland. There are 16 Eccles born in the 1890-1892 period in Scotland but none with Mitchell as a first or middle name.

Do you know anything else about him which might help?

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Hi Barbara,
I'm working on details from a 3rd party so things are a bit sketchy.
The names i have for Mitchells wife are Emily Louise Victoria Excell with a marriage date of March 30 1920 with possible her fathers name being Steven.
Could Mitchell and his family have moved to England before moving back for his marriage/emigration in 1920? The family apparently did a lot of work in northern England & Scotland as engineers.

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I checked England too and not picking him up. Will look for his wife. Record def says Beatrice but there may be another name but not in the index.

The only Mitchell in the census born then is a Mitchell Marshall born Leith.

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1891 at Lockbartbank, Lanarkshire

Stephen Excel Head Married Male 31 Troop Sergt Major Instructor Yeomanry Cavalry Lanarkshire born England
Sarah Dorcas Excel Wife Female 31 born England
Stephen Henry Excel Son - Male 6 Scholar England
Emily B V Louisa Excel Daughter - Female 3 1888 - Ireland
Edwin George Excel Son - Male 1 1890 - Lanarkshire,
Maud Liliain Or Excel Daughter - Female 0 Lanarkshire,
Margaret M Paterson Servant Unmarried Female 75 General Servant Domestic Lanarkshire, Scotland

an army family with Emily born in Ireland.

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Stephen born in Portland, Dorset 1860 according to earlier records.
He was a corporal in 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards at Aldershot in 1881.

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Could this be Emily

1891
Lockbart Bank, Lanark

Stephen Ecxell 31 Head Sgt Major Instructor Yeomanry England
Cavalry Lanarkshire
Sarah Dorcas Excell 31 Wife England
Stephen Henry Excell 6 son England
Emily B V Louisa Excell 3 dau Ireland
Edwin George Excell 1 son Lanark
Maud Lilian Excell dau Lanark

1901
1 Henry Street, Lanark

Stephen Excell Sqdn Sgt Major Lan Yeomanry Compulsory
Officer to School Board England
Sarah D Excell 41 wife England
Emily V L Excell dau 13 Ireland
Edwin S Excell son 11 Lanark
Maud L A Excell 10 dau Lanark
Alfred Excell 8 son Lanark

Can't see the family in 1911

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A Mitchell Eccles shows up in Blackburn in the papers of 1899 as a prominent businessman. This one has a spinning mill and was born 1835. Still not finding on census tho. :mad:
 

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Not that it helps to find Mitchell Eccles but according to his army records Stephen Excell died on 23 March 1944 at Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow of Senility. Details confirmed by Alfred Excell.

Just thought you might be interested

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Mitchell Eccles
Event Type Death
Event Date 14 Mar 1975
Event Place Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Gender Male
Age 53
Marital Status Married
Birth Date 07 Feb 1922
Birth Year (Estimated) 1922
Birthplace Vancouver, British Columbia
Father's Name Mitchell Eccles
Mother's Name Emily Excell
Spouse's Name Jacqueline Jean Wilson

British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBL-3J3 : 30 September 2015), Mitchell Eccles in entry for Mitchell Eccles, 1975.

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6F3X-YL?mode=g&i=79&cc=1538285

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Emily Beatrice Victoria L Excell
Date of Registration:Apr-May-Jun 1887
Registration district:Cork
Birth Country:Ireland
Volume:5
Page:86
FHL Film Number:101061



Mitchell, John William Eccles
1891–1968
Birth 12 FEB 1891 • Preston, Lancashire, England
Death 23 FEB 1968 • New Westminster, British Columbia

Departed from Glasgow-Fact Details
Arrived30 Jul 1920 Quebec, Canada

http://person.ancestry.co.uk/tree/105785445/person/310047695563/facts

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Yes Emeltee, yes I came across that one. This tree on Ancestry begins with
Mitchell Eccles
1922–1975
Birth 7 FEB 1922 • New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Death 14 MAR 1975 • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

He will still need to see the marriage that Barbara found.

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And the marriage has him as Mitchell Eccles not the other way round and that his father was also Mitchell Eccles. Mother Mary Leigh. Mitchell senior a farmer retired in 1920. Something strange somewhere. Can find no marriage for a Mary Leigh to an Eccles in Scotland or England

Her parents were Stephen and Sarah. Did see Stephen Henry somewhere in the army records so his name could have Henry. But she is Sarah Saxby. the informant on her death obviously didn't know her true parents

Wonder if the one you found in a tree has some grain of truth in it, Ellie. and Mitchell was using a different name at one time. He was a police constable when he marrried Emily Beatrice Victoria Louise Excel.

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Thanks Barbara, This tree has the wrong Father down then.2 trees on Ancestry Father Christopher on the one I posted, and Father William on the other.1 Brian Eccles ,2 Louise Eccles. Both not at it long.

I.m not picking up a death for Mitchell on FS ,would clear it up.


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Stephen Excell
Spouse's Name Sarah Dorcas Laxby
Event Date 01 Jun 1884
Event Place Norwich, Norfolk, England

Stephen Excell
Event Type Marriage
Registration Quarter Apr-May-Jun
Registration Year 1884
Registration District Hendon
County Middlesex
Event Place Hendon, Middlesex, England
Volume 3A
Page 184
Line Number 227


Name Sarah Dorcas Saxby

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The only Mitchell Eccles I am picking up is the one in Blackburn and Preston would make sense for the area. But Andrew says he thinks he was born in Edinburgh. Mitchell Eccles seems to be the name of a mill too and Thomas Mitchell Eccles the owner and he died in 1919 but born 1835. Just wonder if we have an illegitimate child hiding his parentage on his marriage? He only shows up on the marriage and on the ship.

There are too many births for Eccles with Mitchell in the name as a middle one to look at.

Mitchell and Emily married in St Mary's Cathedral according to the forms of the Episcopal church. Witnesses Jas McIntrye and Maud L A Excell and Violet McCall.

Mitchell living at 1 Holmhead Street, Glasgow.

Will try valuation rolls.

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Name:
Stephen Excell
Estimated birth year:
abt 1861
Age:23
Spouse:
Sarah Dorcas Saxby
Spouse Age:
24
Record Type:Marriage
Event Date:
18 Jun 1884
Parish:All Souls, Harlesden
Borough:Brent
Father Name:Henry Excell
Spouse Father:Edwin Saxby
Register Type:
Parish Register
 

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