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Re: Arthur Hartley and Florence Firth, Maine
Posted by: Annie Carlile (ID *****3078) Date: July 07, 2012 at 13:28:59
In Reply to: Arthur Hartley and Florence Firth, Maine by Emily Rankin of 755

Hi. I'm not related to this family. Here is Florence's 1st marriage:


Maine, Marriage Records, 1705-1922 about Florrie Firth
Name:        Florrie Firth of Sanford, age 19, Weaver, b. 1886 England
Father: Walter Firth of Sanford, Warper, b. England
Mother: Ellen Barraclough, Warper, b. England
Spouse: Allen D Dart, age 20, Presser, b. 1885 Warren, Me.
Father: Charles A. Dart of Sanford, Watchman, b. Warren, Me.
Mother: Hattie Montgomery, b. Warren, Me.
Marriage Date:        20 Dec 1905
Marriage Place:        Sanford
Registration Place:        Sanford, York

This is probably the Firth family in 1891:


1891 England Census about Florrie Firth
Name:        Florrie Firth
Age:        4
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1887
Relation:        Daughter
Father's Name:        Walter Firth
Mother's name:        Elizabeth Ellen Firth
Gender:        Female
Where born:        Bradford, Yorkshire, England
       
Civil parish:        Horton
Ecclesiastical parish:        Great Horton
Town:        Bradford
County/Island:        Yorkshire
Country:        England
Registration district:        Bradford
Sub-registration district:        Horton
ED, institution, or vessel:        18
Piece:        3639
Folio:        58
Page Number:        19
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Walter Firth         27 b. 1864 Bradford, Yorkshire; Worsted Warp Twister
Elizabeth Ellen Firth         23 -wife- b. 1868 Bradford, Yorkshire; same occupation
Hannah Barraclough Firth 66 -mother-widow- b. 1825 Merfield, Yorkshire; living on her own means
Florrie Firth         4 -dau- b. 1887 Bradford, Yorkshire
James Firth         3 -son- b. 1888 Bradford, Yorkshire

Next door is:

Abraham Firth 65 b. 1826 Bradford, Yorkshire; Retired Warp Dresser
Coroline Firth -wife- b. 1825 Bradford, Yorkshire; Shop Assistant
Serrenna Collins -dau-married- b. 1854 Bradford, Yorkshire
Harry Alma Collins -gson- b. 1882 Bradford, Yorkshire
Violet Collins -gdau- b. 1887 Bradfrod, Yorkshire

Here is a birth record for her:

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 about Florrie Firth
Name:        Florrie Firth
Date of Registration:        Apr-May-Jun 1886
Registration district:        Bradford
Inferred County:        Yorkshire - West Riding, West Yorkshire
Volume: 9b
Page:        64

Here is the family in 1901:


1901 England Census about Florry Firth
Name:        Florry Firth
Age:        14
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1887
Relation:        Daughter
Father's Name:        Walter Firth
Mother's name:        Ellen Firth
Gender:        Female
Where born:        Bradford, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish:        Bradford
Ecclesiastical parish:        Bradford Chapel Green St Oswald
County/Island:        Yorkshire
Country:        England
Registration district:        Bradford
Sub-registration district:        Horton
ED, institution, or vessel:        24
Neighbors:        View others on page
Household schedule number:        135
Piece:        4166
Folio:        147
Page Number:        22
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Walter Firth        37 b. 1864 Bradford, Yorkshire; Warp Twister
Ellen Firth        33 -wife- b. 1868 Wobsey, Yorkshire
Florry Firth        14 -dau- b. 1887 Bradford, Yorkshire; Cotton Spinner
James Firth        13 -son- b. 1888 Bradford, Yorkshire; Cotton Spinner
Alice Firth        7 -dau- b. 1894 Bradford, Yorkshire
Ida M Firth        6 -dau- b. 1895 Bradford, Yorkshire

And next door:

Abraham Firth 75 -wid- b. 1826 Bradford, Yorkshire; Gardener & Seedsman
Serenna Collins 47 -dau- b. 1854 Bradford, Yorkshire; Cotton Weaver
Harry Collins 19 -gson- b. 1882 Bradford, Yorkshire; Collector & Salesman, Sewing Machine
Violet Collins 14 -gdau- b. 1887 Philadelphia, U.S.A.-naturalized subject- Mohair Spinner

Here is Florrie on a Passenger Ship list:

Boston Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1943 about Florrie Firth
Name:        Florrie Firth
Arrival Date:        11 Jul 1902
Age:        16
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1886
Gender:        Female
Port of Departure:        Liverpool, England
Ship Name:        Commonwealth
Port of Arrival:        Boston, Massachusetts
Last Residence:        Bradford
Destination: Sanford, Me
--Eliz Firth 35 -wife- b. 1867 Bradford
--Florrie Firth 16 b. 1886 Bradford
--James Firth 14 b. 1888 Bradford
--Alice Firth 8 b. 1894 Bradford
--Ida Firth 7 b. 1895 Bradford

Here is a marriage for Florrie's parents:

West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935 about Walter Firth
Name:        Walter Firth
Residence: Aycliffe Lane, Horton
Occupation: Warp Twister
Birth Year:        abt 1864
Age:        21
Marriage or Bann Date:        5 Dec 1885
Parish:        Bradford, St Peter (Bradford Cathedral)
Father's Name:        William Firth, Warp Dresser
Spouse's Name:        Elizabeth Ellen Barraclough
Residence: 1 Mall Street, Bowling
Spouse's Father's Name: Richard Barraclough, deceased, Warp Dresser
Signed: Walter Firth & E Ellen Barraclough
Witnesses: Joshua Barraclough & Eliza Barraclough

Hope this helps. Annie

       








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