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Looking for Robert Bishop (b. 1851 Martock) and Mary Selina Hill. (B. 1858 Bilston)

Query by maryperiman

Robert is son of Thomas and Aseneth Beck. Mary is daughter of James Hill and Ann Warren. Also looking for information on Orlando Bishop, pvt. Royal Warwickshire Reg. killed at Remy August, 1918

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on 2012-10-22 08:49:05

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by SilverVixen on 2012-10-22 09:52:37

Robert Bishop married Mary Selina Hill 1882 Kings Norton, Worcestershire, Q2 6C 715

They are in the UK 1891 census living at 29 Watery Lane, Smethwick, Worcestershire
BISHOP Robert, head, married, 39 (1852) Stationary Engine Driver, born Martock
Mary S, wife, 32 (1859) Bradley, Staffordshire
Claude R A, son, 7 (1884) scholar, Smethwick
Horice W (sic) son, 4 (1887), scholar, Smethwick
Maude A, daughter, 2 (1889) Smethwick
Bishop, daughter, 0 (14D) (1891) Smethwick
Bishop, son, 0 (under 1 month) 1891, Smethwick

in 1891 UK census they are living at the same address
BISHOP Robert as above
Mary S as aboce
Claude R A now a Railway Carriage Works Clerk
Horace W now a Printer Compositor
Maude A a Tobacco Tripper
Orlando, 10
Rosalind, 10

In 1911 they are living at 147 Church Lane, Smethwick
BISHOP Robert as above
Mary S, as above
Claude Arthur Robert, a Manufacturer Clerk
Horace Wesley, a Compositor
Maude Adeladia, as above
Orlando, a Drapers Clerk
Rosalinda, a dressmaker

by SilverVixen on 2012-10-22 10:08:37

Sorry second census should have read 1901

In UK 1881 Census Robert is living at 102 Coopers Lane, Harbone, Stafford, Worcestershire, he is a Boarder, a 29 year old widower, an Engine Driver, born Martock

In 1861 UK census he is a 9 year old visitor at Marine Stores, Coombe Street, St Mary, Exeter, Devon
COOMBE George, head, married, 61 (1800) Carpenter, born, North Tawton, Devon
Hannah, wife, 60 (1801) Store Shop, born North Tawton
George, son, 33 (1828) Turner & Fitter, Exeter, devon
Eliza, daughter, 24 (1837) Dressmaker, Exeter
BISHOP Robert, visitor, 9 (1852) born Martock, Somersetshire

In 1871 he is a boarder at Silver, Little, St David, Exeter : aged 19, a Locamotive Fireman

by SilverVixen on 2012-10-22 11:05:54

From the National Roll of the Great War Page 41
BISHOP? O., Pte., Royal Warwickhire Regiment
He joined in December 1917, and in the following May was drafted to the Western Front. There, after taking part in many engagements during the Retreat and Advance he was killed in action at Remy on August 30th 1918. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
88 Clodeshall Road, Saltley, Birmingham

by maryperiman on 2012-10-22 12:50:31

Dear Silver Vixen
Thank you so much for the information. Do you have the Bishop line?
Here is what I know. Maude Adelaide was my grandmother. Rosiland and Orlando were twins. We called Rosiland "Aunt Cis". She never married and hated Germany her whole life. Her brother died in Flanders, her father was in the hospital during the bombing of Birmingham and she always said he was the victim of the bombing.
That I don't know is if Orlando was married. Do you?
If you have information on Robert Bishops line, would you share it with me? Or his wife, Mary Selina Hill. He retired a rich man, and I don't know how. My mother told me he owned a cutlery works in Sheffield, but I have no information on that. I just know that Cis, who never married, lived very well all of her life, and when she passed away, my father and his brother received a nice inheritance.
If you or anyone would like information on Maude, or her husband, Joseph William Rollason, please just ask. Again, thank you so much.

by SilverVixen on 2012-10-22 15:44:28

Hi, No I do not have a Bishop line, just helping out when & where I can. I can only find 1 record of an Orlando Francis Bishop getting married in London in 1907 but as your Orlando was single in the 1911 census is seems unlikely it was him. I have some information for you on Mary Selina Hill
1881 UK Census, living at 77 Woodland Street, Harbone, Stafford, Worcestershire
HILL James, head, 53 (1828) Pattern Maker (E & M) born Tipton, Staffs
Ann, wife, 48 (1833), Tipton
Ann, daughter, 25 (1856) Tailoress, Smethwick
James, son, 25 (1856) Pattern Maker, Smethwick
Mary S, daughter, 22 (1859) Milliner, Bradley, Staffs
Joseph, son, 20 (1861) Turner (Iron) Wolverhampton
Samuel, son, 18 (1863) Writing Clerk, Toll End, Staffs
John W, son, 15 (1866) Draughtsman (Artz), Toll End
Sarah Jane, daughter, 13 (1868) Dress Maker, Smethwick

by SilverVixen on 2012-10-22 15:52:45

Looks like Mary Selina died in Worcestershire, registered in Kings Norton, 1921 6D 169 aged 63 cannot find a death for Robert in Worcestershire. Will try to do some more research for you tomorrow

by maryperiman on 2012-10-22 16:40:20

Oh, wow. Thank you so much!! If I can do anything for you, please just let me know.

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