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Old 06-03-10, 15:55
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Name - "official" name and what they were known as
Josiah Roach

Date and place of birth
1834-5 Parracombe, Devon

Names of parents
David Lock Roach & Mary Ann (Badcock)

Date and place of baptism - if applicable
20th January 1835 Parracombe

Details of each of his or her marriages - if any
10th March 1869 Braunton, Devon to Agnes(s) How(e)
There is a 30 year gap where I don't have any trace of him - he may have been a bigamist??

Occupation(s) - if any
On his daughter's birth in 1870 - Yeoman
On her marriage in 1897 she says he was a farmer

On his wife's death cert it says he was a "railway goods checker" and on his own death cert a "railway servant"

Addresses where they lived (including county if in UK) - and please list which censuses you have or haven't found him/her on.
1841- Rowley, Parracombe, Devon
1851-71 South Hole Farm, Georgeham, Devon
1881 & 1891 - His wife is living with her brother in Braunton but Josiah is nowhere to be found
1901 he was a boarder at 8 Adamsdown Road, Roath, Cardiff


Date, place and cause of death
1906 Glamorgan probably - There's a GRO ref but it makes him 9 years younger - I really should order this one.
EDIT: I received it today(19-04-2010) They got his age wrong but he was found dead in his bed of heart disease & chronic alcoholism on 12th January 1906 at 135 Eldon Street, Cardiff
Inquest held on 12.01.1906


Date and place of burial / cremation.
unknown

Details of will / administration of their estate - if applicable
unknown

Memorial inscription - if any
unknown
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Old 06-03-10, 16:07
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Can you give the ref for him in 1901?, I'm getting nothing.
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Old 06-03-10, 16:10
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Can you give the ref for him in 1901?, I'm getting nothing.
Found him on FMP. That gives the address as Adamsdown Place.


Realised I was only searching England census
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Old 06-03-10, 16:10
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Hi Marg

yes it's:

Wales Census
RG13 4981 Folio 5 p1
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Old 06-03-10, 16:16
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he said he was born in 1840
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Old 06-03-10, 16:18
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B*gger - I didn't save the image at the time and Ancestry's playing silly beggers

I'll make a note to save it later
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I can't see him in 1881 or 1891 either. I also can't see another death that could be him.
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1891 in Wales

RG number:RG12 Piece:4389 Folio:19 Page:32


7, Kingarth Street, Roath, Cardiff County:
Glamorganshire

FMP transcribed him as "Renel"
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I've still got the image up on my computer. I'll email it to you.
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Well done Elizabeth

Ancestry have him as Raneh
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