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Strangeways prisoners

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Liverpool
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England
Can anyone find out why Edward Sigley was in Strangeways in 1880? I came across the info on familysearch. He was born circa 1833 to Edward and Ann Sigley of Ashton under Lyne and he married a Betsy circa 1851 but I can't find either his marriage or that of his parents. Any help would be welcome

Emeltee
 
Are you sure he was in the prison?.....Strangeways was and is a big area of Manchester so he could have just lived there?
 
Hi Leefer,

He was definitely in the prison - it's on one of the subscription sites, but not the one I sunscribe to.

Emeltee
 
Hi

Apart from his marriage he is findable in the 1861, 71, 81 censuses and death in 1884.

These are his prison details for 1880:
Edward Sigley
Age 47

When received: Feb 1880
Salford New Bailey Prison
Salford, Lancashire

Title of Records: Debts Register

Film:M600-2-4
Date Range:1863-1864, 1878-1881 Strangeways
Register No:27
Page:56
Record source: Manchester Prison Registers 1847-1881 - Transcript

Geoff
 
Hi,

I found this but i dont have access to get further information.
FMP site

SIGLEY Edward year 1880 year of birth 1833
place Salford county Lancashire
Manchester Prison Registers 1847-1881 - Transcript

Its pretty much what you already know.

edited.. Posted at the same time Geoff but you have lots more info :biggrin:
 
There's one for a Thomas Sigley in 1861, Lancashire... I couldn't see anything else, though Edward's crime in 1880 was probably minor, being a debtor's case..
 
Hi,

I found this but i dont have access to get further information.
FMP site

SIGLEY Edward year 1880 year of birth 1833
place Salford county Lancashire
Manchester Prison Registers 1847-1881 - Transcript

Its pretty much what you already know.

edited.. Posted at the same time Geoff but you have lots more info :biggrin:

Sorry, Gibbo... :2fun:
 
There's a bap. for Annie, both parents are Sigley (may not mean much)...
Annie Sigley
Birth Date: 20 May 1869
Baptism Date: 4 Jul 1869
Parish: Audenshaw, St Stephen
Father: Edward Sigley
Mother: Betsy Sigley
Reference Number: L199/1/1/1
[Image says Edward is a Stone mason]

Geoff
 
A tree has spouse as Betty HIBBERT but no marriage date.

I can't find that marriage.

Parents said to be Edward SIGLEY & Ann CORDINGLY 1817 Lancs.

I can't find that marriage either.

Looks like reg for first son:

Births Mar Qtr 1852
SIGLEY Walter - Ashton 8d 387

Dave
 
His parents not a problem, Dave..

Ann Cordingly
Marriage Date: 2 Jan 1817
Parish: Manchester, St John
Spouse: Edward Sigley
Reference Number: GB127.M403/6/3/4

Geoff
 
Hi guys,

Many, many thanks for all the information. So he was a debtor - only a small skeleton in the cupboard then,

A couple of qurstions

1 Where did you find the marriage info

2 Where did you find the tree which gives Bettsy's name as Hibbert

Thanks again for the help,

Emeltee
 
Hi

Hi guys,

A couple of qurstions

1 Where did you find the marriage info

2 Where did you find the tree which gives Bettsy's name as Hibbert

Emeltee

Manchester, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930 (on Anc.)

It's also on the IGI.

Geoff
 
Hi Geoff,

I don't subscribe to Ancestry but I did look on familysearch and couldn't see it.

Many thanks for looking for me,

Emeltee
 
Hi Geoff,

Thanks for the link. After you mentioned the IGI I specifically looked there and found the entries. I'm surprised that they didn't appear when I used familysearch.

Emeltee
 
Hello Emeltee,

I looked in FS and didn't see them. Three are not extracted records therefore not included but user submitted. Some user submitted records are reliable but how do you tell?

Dave
 
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