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From: "Philip Maddocks" <>
Subject: Re: [LON] New to this list - Advice needed
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2007 09:35:52 -0000
How many other options do you have?
You could try the 51 Census and look for the various combinations of first
names and married names; this would only be cheaper if you did not have to
pay to see the census image but could get the information from the index.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Neil" <>
Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2007 10:38 PM
Subject: [LON] New to this list - Advice needed
>I have an ancestor, James BARDWELL, who was born 1821 in Wangford,
> Suffolk, and was a world sailor before settling down in abt. 1850 at
> Hamilton city , Upper Canada (now known as Ontario). In the 1851 census
> for Hamilton, Upper Canada James BARDWELL is found with a wife and the
> handwriting looks like her name is Sleina or Sleena BARDWELL. [ see
> http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1851_pdf/e096/e002379507.pdf ] On the
> census page it shows she was from London England.
> Now for the London England query. In the 1848 Whitechapel marriage
> index for the 2nd quarter it shows a James BARDWELL in Volume 2, page
> 514. In that same 1848 Whitechapel marriage index, also the 2nd quarter,
> it shows a Selina CATCHPOLE in Volume 2, page 514.
> Is there a way to see if these two folks were indeed married to each
> other without having to order a marriage certificate, only to find out
> they were not married to each other.
> If they were indeed married (James Bardwell & Selina Catchpole), it will
> be news to our family as for over 30 years we knew he married another
> woman in 1864 thinking it was his first marriage.
> Thanks for any guidance.
> Robert Neil
> Chatham-Kent, ON
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