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AudreyF
18-02-2014, 6:39 PM
I have a set of six siblings by the name of Hume. The first two (Eugenie and Alice) were born in Lurgan and Lurgan or Curragh respectively. But, the younger four (Edward John, Roderick Stuart, Thomas Ross and Claude Lionel) were all born in Armagh from 1883 to 1888. I've seen (on RootsIreland) that there is another child - Louise Florence born 1890 in Armagh.

The children's father (Edward) was a serving soldier and all seven appear in a list of Army Births and Baptisms with the note "87th Regiment".

Does anyone know what information I will get by viewing the record (cost 25 credits) on the website to confirm if Louise is the same family? All I really need to know, at this stage, is whether Louise has the same parents (Catherine and Edward) as the others. If she doesn't I put it down to 'coincidence'!

Any advice welcome, and thanks.

AudreyF

gortonboy
18-02-2014, 7:37 PM
hi,,do you have Edwards army service record ?

AudreyF
18-02-2014, 8:52 PM
Yes, I have his service record which shows his marriage to Catherine O'Hanlon and shows his postings to be right for the births of the children. Is there anything else I should look for?

Audrey

grisel
19-02-2014, 12:16 PM
Free bmd have a death for a Louise Florence Hume age 0 , Sep Q 1890, Croydon. No corresponding birth so could well be her.

Mona
19-02-2014, 2:37 PM
On the free search you can specify parent's names. In this instance, using Edward and Catherine, the 1890 birth returns one hit, so most likely yours.

AudreyF
20-02-2014, 11:11 AM
OK, so it looks as though little Louise Hume who died in Croydon in 1890 was not born there - or elsewhere in England and Wales.

So, she COULD be the Louise born in Ireland.

I'm not sure what to do with this information yet - can I confirm it anywhere else?

Elwyn Soutter
26-02-2014, 7:57 PM
I've seen (on RootsIreland) that there is another child - Louise Florence born 1890 in Armagh.


Does anyone know what information I will get by viewing the record (cost 25 credits) on the website to confirm if Louise is the same family? All I really need to know, at this stage, is whether Louise has the same parents (Catherine and Edward) as the others. If she doesn't I put it down to 'coincidence'!


AudreyF

It depends on whether it’s a baptism or a transcript of the birth cert. The baptism will probably give just parents names, address (maybe) and witnesses. You usually get more from the civil birth certificate.

Looking at the Irish civil indexes on familysearch, it looks to be Louise Florence Hume registered Armagh city Jan – Mar 1890 Volume 1, page 28. You can order a photocopy of that from GRO Roscommon for €4.

AudreyF
27-02-2014, 8:05 AM
Elwyn,

Thank you. I have to say that curiousity got the better of me and I paid 5 Euros for the credits to view the record on the Irish website. It confirmed Louise Florence Hume born 8th January 1890 and baptised 30th January 1890 in Armagh. Home address Barrack Hill. It confirmed her parents, father's occupation and informant. (Just in case anyone else is wondering what the records show).

I have the birth certificate for one of the other siblings but now wonder how best to get the records for the others. 4 Euros for the birth certificates against 5 Euros for birth/baptism information. Is there a form to fill in for Roscommon and how do I pay the 4 Euros - is it an online service?

Audrey

pippycat
27-02-2014, 8:53 AM
Audrey

The info your after is on this site - hopefully the link to Roscommon will work!

http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/GRO_Fees.aspx

or email: groATgroireland.ie

Rebecca

AudreyF
27-02-2014, 10:12 AM
The link worked but there does not seem to be an option to buy the cheaper photocopy certificates on line so I have sent them a question.

Elwyn Soutter
27-02-2014, 12:19 PM
For the photocopy option you have to download the application and then either post or fax it back to them. You cannot e-mail it to them.

You can pay by credit card, or if unwilling to do that, stick a 5 euro note in (though you wonít get the 1 euro change).

What GRO Roscommon need is the persons name, the location, year, quarter (if one is listed), volume & page number. Write that anywhere on the form. Donít worry about leaving some boxes blank. They are only needed for applications without the reference information.

They will e-mail the copy cert to you if you want. (Tick relevant box on form). Takes about 10 days at present.

Note that Roscommon only hold copy certs for what is now Northern Ireland up to 31.12.1921. (If you need a post 1921 NI cert, you need to contact GRONI in Belfast)>