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    George (Mush) HORSLEY

    Male 1865 -


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    • Name George (Mush) HORSLEY 
      Born 15 Sep 1865  Bedford St, Hartlepool Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Gender Male 
      Died Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Buried Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Person ID I12  Horsley
      Last Modified 3 Dec 2015 

      Father George (Merry) HORSLEY,   b. Abt 1835, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1914, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
      Mother Mary Ann COULSON,   b. 1836, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1871, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
      Married 22 Jul 1855  St Hilda's, Hartlepool Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      • cert copy of marriage entry parish of Hartlepool: Married 22 July 1855: George Horsley (signed) age 20 bachelor, fisherman s/o William Horsley pilot. Mary Ann Coulson (X her mark) age 19 spinster d/o John Coulson pilot. witness: Mary Jane Nell (X her mark), Thomas Horsley (X his mark) pilot.
      Notes 
      • !881 Census Hartlepool:
        Dwelling: 3 Bedford St
        Census Place: Hartlepool, Durham, England
        Source: FHL Film 1342180 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 4906 Folio 99 Page 29
        Marr Age Sex Birthplace
        George HORSLEY M 46 M Hpool, Durham, England
        Rel: Head
        Occ: Fisherman
        Sarah HORSLEY M 47 F Hpool, Durham, England
        Rel: Wife
        George HORSLEY U 16 M Hpool, Durham, England
        Rel: Son
        Occ: Labourer [3]
      Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Dorothy Ann CATHERINE,   b. 27 Mar 1866, Middle Rainton, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1943, Howbeck Infirmary, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
      Married 30 Jun 1884  Shotton with Haswell, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
      • 2nd qtr.
      Notes 
      • 2nd qtr. 10a 568 PRO index

        Also: Parish Church: St.Saviour (Shotton with Haswell) 30 June 1884 George Horsley, 20, abode Haswell Moor, son of George Horsley, married Dorothy Ann Catron, 18, abode Haswell Moor, dau. of Richard Catron

        Notice that he was living in Haswell Moor and not with his parents in Hartlepool. Perhaps he had gone to work in the coalfield for a while and met Dorothy in Haswell. [4, 6]
      • 1901 Census Hartlepool
        National Archives Reference Schedule Number
        RG Number, Series Piece Folio Page
        RG13 4635 87 29 186

        12 Sussex St Hartlepool
        George Horsley
        Relation to Head of Family Condition as to Marriage Age Last Birthday Sex
        Head M 35 M
        Profession or Occupation Employment Status Where Born
        Foundry Labourer Worker Durham Hartlepool

        Dorothy Horsley
        Wife M 35 F
        Durham West Rainton

        Mary A Horsley
        Daughter S 13 F
        Profession or Occupation Employment Status Where Born
        Durham Haswell

        Richard Horsley
        Son S 11 M
        Where Born Durham Hartlepool

        Sarah Horsley
        Daughter S 7 F
        Where Born Durham Hartlepool

        Dorothy Horsley
        Daughter S 1 F [7]
      Children 
       1. Mary Alice HORSLEY,   b. 1888, Haswell, Co Durham. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Oct 1968 and Dec 1968, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
       2. Richard HORSLEY,   b. 1889, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1948, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
       3. Dorothy Ann HORSLEY,   b. 19 Jul 1899, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1981, Brierton Hospital, Hartlepool Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
       4. Amelia HORSLEY,   b. Between Jul 1905 and Sep 1905, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1931, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
       5. Sarah Jane HORSLEY,   b. 1907, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1938, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
      Last Modified 25 Oct 2015 
      Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Notes 
      • 1881 Hpool census: 3 Bedford St. aged 16 with his father George "merry" and his stepmother Sarah (bn Hpool 81 census but bn Robin Hoods Bay in 1901 census). In the same house was another household of Kilby and his wife Mary R Kilby (nee Horsley) who was George jnr's sister and her and his brother Francis R Horsley aged 12.

        "He was a big fellah" (from recording of "aunt polly" Mary Ann Catherine memories).

        1901 Hpool census: 12 Sussex St.
        George Horsley, hd. M 35. foundry labourer bn Hpool
        Dorothy w. M 35 West Rainton, Co Durham
        Mary Ann d 13 Haswell "
        Richard s 11 Hpool
        Sarah d 7 "
        Dorothy d 1 "

    • Sources 
      1. [S2] Marriage.

      2. [S249] Durham Records website.
        Marriages, Hartlepool District - Record Number: 147128.1
        Parish/Church: Hartlepool (St. Hilda's)
        22 Jul 1855 George Horsley, of Hartlepool, age: 20 (bachelor, Fisherman), son of William Horsley (Pilot) married Mary Ann Coulson, of Hartlepool, age: 19 (Spinster), daughter of John Coulson (Pilot), married after banns by Robert Taylor
        Witnesses: Mary Jane Yell, Thomas Horsley

      3. [S105] 1881 Census, London, PRO Ref RG11 Piece 4906 Folio 99 Page 29.

      4. [S27] BDM, Public Record Office Index.

      5. [S249] Durham Records website.
        Marriages, Easington District
        Record Number: 46842.1
        Parish/Church: St.Saviour [Shotton with Haswell] 1854-1938
        30 Jun 1884 George Horsley, 20, abode Haswell Moor, son of George Horsley, married Dorothy Ann Catron [Cathrine], 18, abode Haswell Moor, dau. of Richard Catron [Cathrine]

      6. [S249] Durham Records website.

      7. [S9] Hartlepool Census.