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Margaret Costigan

Margaret Costigan

Posted: 1355606457000
Classification: Query
Hi all on the search again, looking for info on the wife and family of Margaret Costigan possibly of Irish decent, married Fredrick Henry Ward in 1916, Romford, Essex, have the marriage index. In around 1920 they emigrated to Blenheim, Ontario, Canada, i have this info but that is were the trail stops. There seems to be nothing of birth and nothing in the Canadian files either,are their any Costigan's in the Romford and surrounding areas that i may talk to, thanks for any help,
All the best from a warm NZ, cheers Matt

Re: Margaret Costigan

Posted: 1355615469000
Classification: Query
Please post full detail from marriage certificate or do you only have index entry?If you add some information to Margaret's profile then you may get hints.Is Irish heritage a family story?If so,ignore it until you have proof.Have you traced either party on census?

Re: Margaret Costigan

Posted: 1355654286000
Classification: Query
Hi thanks for that as i have no relations to ask on this matter, i am only going on the index, i have no info of Margaret's profile if i had i would have done the route you suggest, as to her Irish decent i am clutching at straws may be ? as i say i have no info on her, she does not show on any census! unless our ancestry down here is up the creek, and to order a cert from here well you would think they were gold plated, sorry if i sound a wee bit pissed all i have on here today is the run-around from folk!! warncoort1 hopefully my rellie in Ontario may be able to help. Thanks and have a happy Christmas, all the best Matt

Re: Margaret Costigan

Posted: 1355658828000
Classification: Query
Certificates ordered from the GRO cost £9.25 to anywhere in the world.

Don't have access to the full 1911 census at the moment but there is a COSTIGAN family in registration district Romford with daughter Margaret age 15. Looks like parents are William J and Margaret.


Re: Margaret Costigan

Posted: 1355672228000
Classification: Query
On FMP website I have found travel info for

Frederick Ward age 29 Farmer
Margaret Wardage 27
Frederick Ward age 1
John Ward age 3

All travelling to Quebec,Montreal from Southampton on 5th July 1923 on ship called "Melita"

Last known address in Uk was 60 Romford Street, Barking
Here are their births

Births Mar 1920 (>99%)
Ward John B Costigan Romford 4a 1467
Births Dec 1921 (>99%)
Ward Frederick H Costigan Romford 4a 1017

Re: Margaret Costigan

Posted: 1355673832000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1355674287000

This is Frederick Ward arriving in Canada.
His parents address on the form is 70 Friars Road, East Ham
In 1911 census here they are
WARD, Edith Head Married 23 years F 47 b1864 Barnet London
WARD, Benjamin Son Single 21 b1890 Compositor Apprentice Aberdeen Scotland
WARD, Frederick Son Single M 17 b1894 Assisting In Off Licensed Aberdeen Scotland
WARD, Edith Daughter Single F 16 b1895 Assisting In The House Aberdeen Scotland
WARD, George Son M 13 b1898 Errand Lad In Doctors Millewall Middlesex
WARD, Thomas Son M 12 b1899 School Aberdeen Scotland
WARD, Arthur Son M 10 b1901 School East Ham

Here is Margaret

It says her birthplace was Stepney

Births Jun 1896 (>99%)
Costigan Margaret Stepney 1c 417

So this is probably her in 1911 census

1911 England Census about Margaret Costigan
Name: Margaret Costigan
Age in 1911: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1896
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Ratcliff E, London, England
Civil parish: Ilford
County/Island: Essex
Country: England
Street Address: 19 Saxon Road, Ilford
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Pocket Making
Registration district: Romford
Registration District Number: 191
Sub-registration district: Ilford
ED, institution, or vessel: 49
Household schedule number: 127
Piece: 9898
Household Members:
Name Age
William Costigan 42
Margaret Costigan 41
William J Costigan 16
Margaret Costigan 15
John Costigan 12
Thomas Costigan 9
Joseph Costigan 7
Maryanne Costigan 7
Ellen Costigan 5
Timothy Costigan 3
Lawrence Costigan 1

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