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Week 42: Proud: Alice Weatherhead

on December 13, 2015

Well, this prompt for the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge was a bit easier for me to write, if only because I am proud of the work I’ve been able to do to uncover so many ancestors!

This week I am writing about Alice Weatherhead. Alice was my 2nd great grandmother and mother to Alice McGlynn.

Alice Weatherhead was born on 9 Sept 1856, daughter of George Weatherhead and Frances Cumberpatch. She was baptized on 30 Jan 1859.

London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 - Alice Weatherhead

Ancestry.com, London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), London Metropolitan Archives, St Marylebone, Register of Baptism, P89/ctc, Item 032. Record for Alice Weatherhead. Several of Alice’s siblings were baptized at the same time.

 

Alice married twice.  Her first marriage was in July 1874 to husband Michael Nally/Nealy.  No children have been found to have been born to this marriage.  Michael Nealy died Jan 1876.

Nealy, Michael; Weatherhead, Alice m 1874

Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2010;), Database online. Record for Alice Weatherhead.

After the death of her first husband, she married Thomas McGlynn. (In this record the name is spelled as McLean.  Note that Thomas signed here with this spelling, although he will sign differently in other records)

McLean:Nally marriage

Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date:2010;), London Metropolitan Archives, Saint James The Great, Bethnal Green, Register of marriages, P72/JSG, Item 051. Record for Alice Nally.

Alice and Thomas had at least 4 children: Thomas, Alice Frances (aka Fanny), John and Mannie.  The family is found in the 1891 English census:

1891 England Census - Alice McGlynn-3

Ancestry.com, 1891 England Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.Original data – Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891. Data imaged from The National A), Database online. Class: RG12; Piece: 102; Folio 49; Page 9; GSU roll: 6095212. Record for Thomas McGlynn.

Alice died on 9 April 1892.

1892 McGlynn, Alice death

London, England, Marylebone, sub district: St John, 1892, 163, Certified copy of GRO entry of death, “Alice (Wetherhead) McGlynn death certificate,” copy, Karen Ramon genealogical file.

 

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