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Raystephenson

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Banbridge/Bambridge
« on: July 12, 2019, 07:39:52 PM »
Hi guys, I'm rather perplexed!! I have a George Edmund Bambrick married to an Isabella Greer 21 Sept 1914 in the Holy Trinity Church, Belfast. Father's name is George Bambrick.
However, on the 1901 census George is 13 years of age. 1911 census age 23 of 56 Hatfield Street, Cromac in Antrim. George is said to be married 4 years with 2 children. 56 Hatfield Street is cited on his marriage in 1914.
George was born 5 Nov 1887 Bambridge. father W G Bambrick mother Mary Anderson. Mary is also mentioned the 1901-1911 census.

I can't find a previous marriage and why would he be stated as a batchelor on his marriage to Isabella.

Please help.

CMcG

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Re: Banbridge/Bambridge
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2019, 10:04:32 PM »
Because in 1914 he strictly speaking was a bachelor...

But see here (note the grandchildren):
http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Antrim/Court_Ward/Christopher_Street/148110/

And here:
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1908/01658/1661263.pdf
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1910/01563/1630938.pdf

Presumably in the eyes of his mother in 1911, he was 'de facto' married. As was Isabella, as far as her parents were concerned.

If there are any images posted above that are important to you, take your own copy - I cannot guarantee they will appear indefinitely.

Raystephenson

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Re: Banbridge/Bambridge
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2019, 11:17:58 PM »
CMcG This is fantastic. Can not thank you enough. :)