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Hi, I'm Margaret, I've just joined, I've been researching for quite a while and I'm hoping to find more family members, it seems I have a link with Suffolk but I'm having difficulties with the Garwood family. It would be nice if I could find out more. Also, a family that used the surname Hurst or Husk, possibly Ludlow or Bewdley, slippery character by all accounts!
Hi! Margaret ,hope you enjoy this site as much as we do.Looking forward to learning what you already know of your Ancestors, and help in any way we can.
Hello and welcome to the Forum.

Please have a look around the forums and then post your queries in the most appropriate ones and someone will try to answer them.

Good luck with your research.

Thank you for the warm welcome. I'm looking for Mary, b. 1843 from Ruardean, Glos.,wife of Joseph Garwood b.1844, from Suffolk, but no idea what her surname is, there are several choices. I'm also looking for the husband/partner of Susan Crump, John Hurst, but possibly using the name of Husk, b. about 1863, Ludlow, a chimney sweep. Susan was born 1858, Wolverley, Kidderminster, she died in 1944 in Wolverhampton. If I can help anyone on this site I'll happily have a go.

Seeing that son Albert was born Cardiff. There is a birth registration for Albert George Garwood, mothers maiden name Wilce. A marriage for a Joseph Garwood - 1866 - Cardiff. One of the brides listed is a Mary E Wilce.
The 1861 census has Mary and her family living in Roath Glamorganshire. Has been transcribed as Wiliee. Someone has put in a correction.

Luke Wilce - age 40 - occ mason - born Rural dean Glos
Elizabeth wife - age 42 - born Ross Herefordshire
Mary daughter - age 18 - born Rural dean
Allan son - age 15 - occ Mason - born Wallford Herefordshire
Elizabeth daughter - age 12 - born Wallford Herefordshire
Luke son - age 10 - born Wallford
Arthur son - age 8 born Wallford
Bertha daughter - age 6 - born Wallford
Emely daughter - age 2 - Roath

Civil Parish Roath
Registration district Cardiff
Sub registration district Cardiff
ED Institution or Vessel
Household Schedule no 201
Piece 4039
Folio 90
Page 40
HUSK, JOHN mmn HOWARD GRO Reference: 1863 M Quarter in LUDLOW Volume 06A Page 558

Parents Matthew Husk,(1840) and Elizabeth Howard. Marriage. 15 Jul 1860 Ludlow, Shropshire

In 1911 John Hurst says been married 23 years but can't find.
In 1881 he was a boarder with George and Elizabeth Spear. Still Husk.
In 1891 he was living with Susan Crump.
In 1901 John is back living with his mother but it says he is married. So where is Susan ??? Found her, she's in the workhouse with Emma and Elizabeth,

John's death.
HUSK, JOHN 51 GRO Reference: 1914 S Quarter in KIDDERMINSTER Volume 06C Page 7

Also I can't find birth registrations of their children.
In 1939 Susan Crump is living with her father and daughter Elizabeth at 22 Ada Rd. Smethwick, Staffordshire.

Found the children's birth's, all Crump.

CRUMP, JOSEPH - GRO Reference: 1885 M Quarter in KIDDERMINSTER Volume 06C Page 251


GRO Reference: 1890 M Quarter in KIDDERMINSTER Volume 06C Page 240

CRUMP, JACK (John). -

GRO Reference: 1893 M Quarter in KIDDERMINSTER Volume 06C Page 253


GRO Reference: 1895 S Quarter in KIDDERMINSTER Volume 06C Page 214


GRO Reference: 1897 D Quarter in KIDDERMINSTER Volume 06C Page 234

1871 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFVS-29L
1881 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27J-PKFC
1891 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7TZP-DT2
1901 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSQ7-4PP
1901 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSSB-JZH
1911 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7YY-PDB
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Not sure if this is the same John on FMP have'nt got a sub but if it is then may explain the name change.
Husk John 1879 England & Wales, Crime, Prisons & Punishment, 1770-1935
Husk John 1880 England & Wales, Crime, Prisons & Punishment, 1770-1935
Wow, that's quite a good start. I suppose the problem I have is that I've tried to work on several trees rather than concentrating on one and doing it properly. I've added Albert to the Garwood tree but I still haven't found a birth certificate for him with the relevant mothers maiden name.
Crump, I've got a lot of info on them and our John Hurst/Husk was a bit of a lad, we found various bits about court cases and his involvement, his (step)son Joseph, was my husbands granddad, he left home to go to Birmingham, he didn't want to go up the chimney as a sweep, I don't think he was treated very well! Thank you all so much,what an amazing group you are.
Brilliant, you are a star, I never thought of GRO. That will certainly make a difference to my searches, thank you so much