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From: Sheila Hale <>
Subject: Re: [LON] Disappearing parents - Tailors in London
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 19:44:40 -0600
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Thomas MacDonald was his name

The best that I can tell he was at:

1871 St James Westminster, golden Square, London, England

1881- 7 Brown St, Hanover Square, Chelsea (see census below)

Sheila I Hale


On 3/26/2012 2:06 PM, Veronica I Barr wrote:
> Hanover Square CHELSEA? - Hanover Sq was London W1 accessible either from
> Regent Street (if you got off at Oxford Circus underground station) or from
> Oxford St. Chelsea is about 3 miles away. Brown Street is about a mile
> away from Hanover Square.
>
> Hanover Square was a expensive. What was the tailor's name - it would help
> folks assist you if we had it.
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Behalf Of Sheila Hale
> Sent: Sunday, 25 March, 2012 9:34 PM
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> Subject: [LON] Disappearing parents - Tailors in London
>
> My eldest cousin who is 102 is trying to find out information about her
> mothers family
>
> Her mother's parents and youngest brother disappeared when she was about
> 15 somewhere around 1885 . Her and her 3 younger sisters were left alone.
>
> I believe the Census record below shows the family in the 1881 Census.
> The father was a tailor and at the time he was living at 7 Brown Street,
> Hanover Square, Chelsea, London.
>
> What sort of area would this have been, low, middle or upscale. What class
> of people would he have likely have been making clothes for?
>
> Her mother barely talked about her parents at all so she really has no idea
> what might of happened to them. I have not found death records that seem to
> account for them in either England or Scotland if they got sick or were in
> some sort of accident.
>
> Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions. Paupers prison?
>
> Any and all ideas welcome
>
> Sheila I Hale
> Canada
>
>
>
> Name: Thos. Mac Donald
> Age: 37
> Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
> Relation: Head
> Spouse's Name: Maria Mac Donald
> Gender: Male
> Where born: Scotland
>
> Civil parish: St George
> County/Island: London
> Country: England
>
> Street Address: 7 Brown St
> Condition as to marriage: Married
> Education:
>
> Employment status:
>
> View image
> Occupation: Tailor
>
> Registration district: Chelsea
> Sub-registration district: Hanover Square
> ED, institution, or vessel: 9
> Neighbors: View others on page
> Piece: 92
> Folio: 44
> Page Number: 5
> Household Members:
> Name Age
> Thos. Mac Donald 37
> Maria Mac Donald 36
> Mellony Mac Donald 10
> Rose A. Mac Donald 8
> Eleanor Mac Donald 6
> Gertrude Mac Donald 2
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