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SHARPE & HOCKEN families


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Marriages Sep Qtr 1867 Williton 5c 449
HOCKEN Joseph B & SPRAGUE Elizabeth

Births Dec Qtr 1868 HOCKEN Matilda - Williton 5c 346 ms SPRAGUE

Births Jun Qtr 1870 SHARPE John - Cockermouth 10b 542 ms MCDOWELL

RG11 Piece 5197 Folio 27 Page 47
Civil Parish: Millom
County: Cumberland
Registration District: Bootle
Address: Main St
SHARPE William Head Mar 33 Iron Miner Irton Cumberland
SHARPE Hannah Wife Mar 33 Broughton Lancashire
SHARPE John Son 10 Scholar Millom Cumberland
SHARPE William Son 6 Scholar Millom Cumberland
SHARPE Isaac Son 5 Scholar Millom Cumberland
SHARPE Edward Son 2 Millom Cumberland
SHARPE Percy W Son 0 Millom Cumberland

Marriages Sep Qtr 1893 Bootle 10b 984
SHARPE John & HOCKEN Matilda

Births Dec Qtr 1895 SHARPE Ina Doreen Bootle 10b 640 ms HOCKEN

Ina Doreen c. 3 Nov 1895 Millom, Cumberland
John SHARPE & Matilda

Looking for the family in 1891 and John if he is not with them.

Also looking for Matilda in 1891.


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Re: SHARPE family

This is a bit confusing - Matilda's mother remarried ?

RG13 Piece 4900 Folio 38 Page 67
Civil Parish: Millom
Registration District: Bootle
County: Cumberland
Sub-RD: Bootle
Address: 7 Earl St
John Wm Anthony Allison Head Mar 60 Banks man-iron ore miner Arkengarth Dale Yorks
Elizabeth Ann Wife Mar 58 Tavistock
Lillian dau 23 Langdale Lancs
Violet dau 16 Millom
Matilda Sharpe step/dau Mar 32 Brindle Hill Somerset
Madoreen g/dau 5 Millom
Avis g/dau 4 Millom
Annie Christobel g/dau 2 Millom
Edward Sharpe Lodger 22 Iron ore miner Millom

Index to Unassisted to Victoria
DEC 1901 ORIZABA B 679 003
Mrs Matilda Sharpe 31
Annie May Sharpe 18
Ina D Sharpe 5
Aris Sharpe 4
Emilie Sharpe 2
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Town: Millom
County: Cumberland
Street address: Sea View
Registration district: Bootle
ED: 9; Piece: 4322; Folio: 83; Page: 38

Hannah Sharpe 43 [b. Broughton]
John Sharpe 20 [Iron [x] miner]
William Sharpe 16 [do]
Isaac Sharpe 15
Edward Sharpe 13
Percy W Sharpe 11
Annie M Sharpe 8
Joseph E Sharpe 6
[Offspring b. Millom]


EDIT: Hannah = widow..
Thanks Geoff.

Marriages Mar Qtr 1877
Allison William Anthony Bootle 10b 816
Hocken Elizabeth Ann Bootle 10b 816

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Town: Millom
County: Cumberland
RD: Bootle
ED: 6; Piece: 4321; Folio: 118; Page: 35

Eliza Turner 68
Emmeline A Turner 23
Matilda Hocken 22 Boarder [b. Brendon Hill, Somerset. Dressmaker]

Deaths for William SHARPE and Joseph HOCKEN.

Deaths Mar Qtr 1889
SHARPE William 41 Bootle 10b 427

Deaths Jun Qtr 1874
HOCKEN Joseph Benjamin R 43 Bootle 10b 415
Deaths Mar Qtr 1906
Allison Elizabeth Ann 63 Bootle 10b 456

Where is John SHARPE in 1901? Elsewhere in England or already in NSW ??
William Sharpe
b. c1848
Burial Date: 13 Mar 1889
Place: Millom, Cumberland
FHL Film Number: 1471922
Reference ID: it 13 p 7

NZ Herald 5 March 1930
SHARPE – On March 4 at his residence Woodchester, Banks Avenue Christchurch, Percy Wilson beloved husband of Ada Sprague Sharpe.
Tree has Ada's death 2 March 1970 Christchurch

Percy’s brother John b 30 Dec 1879 Holbourn Hill Millom UK – died 28 July 1926 Burwood NSW

John’s Orbit in SMH Thursday 29 July 1926 which mentions Percy and family


Christchurch City Council Cemeteries database has
Surname: Sharpe
First name(s): Percy Wilson
Date of death: Tuesday, 4 March 1930
Cemetery: Bromley
Date of burial: Thursday, 6 March 1930
Block number: 28
Plot number: 2
Age: 49 years
Occupation: Cordial Manufacturer
Place of birth:
Years in New Zealand: 25

And for Ada

Surname: Sharpe
First name(s): Ada Sprague
Date of death: Monday, 2 March 1970
Cemetery: Bromley
Date of burial: Wednesday, 4 March 1970
Block number: 28
Plot number: 3
Age: 86 years
Address: [For privacy reasons this address is not displayed]
Occupation: Widow
Place of birth:
Years in New Zealand: 86

regards Val