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The Bainbridges Bishop Aukland, Durham, England Ballarat, Victoria, Australia and Canada

John Hall Bainbridge was born 10th March 1798 B.A . Durham son of John Bainbridge and Mary Thompson
he married Harriet Andrews 29th March 1825 in Middlesex, England.
Their children were
Margaretta 1826-1903
Francis Hall 1828
Frank Albion 1830-1878
James Andrews 1832
Henry Thompson 1838
Mary 1840
Susannah 1844
John E 1845
Jane 1849
In the 1841 Census it looks as if Harriet has died as his wife is now Susan I have no conformation as yet of their marriage so not sure which are their children. Possibly from Henry downwards

This is Frank Albions Story
In 1851 frank is a drapers' assistant in B.A. in Durham.
Sometime between 1851 and 1861 he goes to Australia and meets Maria Ann Horwood, she was born in 1843 in Middlesex, England and leaves with her family in 1857 and sails to Melbourne
Australia. Frank and Maria Marry in Victoria around 1861 and have 4 children there. Harriet Maria 1862, Frank Albion 1864 1865, Henry John Hall 26 January 1866 and Eleanor 1868.
Soon after they return to Durham England and go on to have Minnie 1870 and Florence Ada 1873.
Sadly both Frank and Maria died in 1877 and the two younger children were put into an orphanage in Ashley Down Gloucestershire.
Minnie later Marries William Arnold Hayes and goes to Canada.
Florence Ada who was a nurse, leaves on the ship Scotian 7th September 1920 to Montreal Canada
Henry John Hall calls himself John Hall Henry and is found on the 1881 Census living with his uncle and aunt James Andrews Bainbridge and Sarah (ne Clarke) and is a Solicitors clerk .
He later works his way up the ranks in the Merchant Navy and marries Jessie Parry Angier ne Harris in Cardiff 1903 no children.
As to date i have not found his death.

2 comment(s), latest 10 months ago

Did Percy Charles WEEKES go to Canada

Percy Charles WEEKES bn 1904 Goudhurst in Kent England, family rumors say he went to Canada but i cant find him on the passenger ship lists here in England. Please can any help?

1 comment(s), latest 4 years ago

looking for florence elizabeth chenery

florence was born in 1875 Ticehurst sussex england she married Joseph SAUNDERS 1904 they had three children (one died)Joseph Edward 1904 and Winifred florence 1906 their last known address was in Riverhead in Sevenoaks in kent.
on the 1911 census they were going under the name of WEEKES as Joseph grew up with this family and wanted to keep the name even though he was married in the name of saunders and two of the children were reg as Saunders. Their last child was reg in the name of weekes but he did not survive. I have been looking for this family for 10 years.

4 comment(s), latest 9 months, 4 weeks ago

Researching the WEEKES families from Sussex and Kent

I have been researching this name for about five years and have quite a lot of info on it. Please feel free to contact me.

3 comment(s), latest 9 months, 4 weeks ago