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|His Parents:||Her Parents:|
|Thomas KIRK||Thomas TUPLIN(G)|
|John KIRK||Caroline LOVERSEED (TUPLING)|
|Married 04/03/1851 at St Stephen's Sneinton, Notts (Parish record)|
|Dd||30/03/1882 age 71 Nottingham||Dd||29/12/1888 age 67 Cheetham Lancs.|
Beer House Keeper
|1||Catharine||Bd||q1 1852 (GRO Nottingham 7b 224)|
|2||Mary Ann||Bd||q4 1854 (GRO Nottingham 7b ???)|
|3||Joseph||Bd||q4 1856 (GRO Nottingham 7b 186?)|
|4||Thomas||Bd||q2 1862 (GRO Radford 7b,192)|
|5||Ellen||Bd||q2 1862 (GRO Radford 7b,192)|
|6||Anne||Bd||q1 1865 (GRO Radford 7b 196)|
John Kirk was previously married (on 28/02/1831 at Sneinton St Stephens, 'both of this parish', witnesses William Marriott and Thos Morley) to Alice Toplady (burial date
05/08/1849 age 41)
They had 7 children - Betsey Ann (Bp 14/07/1833), Elizabeth Jane (Bp 03/08/1834), Thomas (Bp 20/11/1836), Catherine Alice (Bp 10/06/1838, Bur 03/01/1847), John (Bp15/12/1839), Thomas (Bd ~1843), William (Bd ~1847). All these baptisms were at St Stephen's, Sneinton.
Caroline was previously married to William Loverseed (q2, 1843 GRO Nottingham 15,817). She was widowed. There are two death records for a William Loverseed - q3,1843 Radford (GRO 15,391) and q1, 1849 Radford (GRO 15,484)
The marriage record of John Kirk to Caroline Loverseed on March 4th 1851 states that John is of full age, he is a mechanic and from John Street, Sneinton. John's father is recorded as Thomas Kirk a Framework Knitter. Caroline Loverseed is of full age, no occupation and from Eyre Street, Sneinton. Caroline's father is recorded as Thomas Tupling, Framework Knitter. The marriage was by Banns. The witnesses were William Marriott and Mary Ann Tupling.
Both the 1871 and 1881 census show the Kirk family as living at 70 Woodborough Road. This was a public house - The Earl of Lincoln Arms.
John Kirk died 30th March 1882 at his home in Woodborough Road (Death Certificate). The informant was his daughter by his first marriage, Elizabeth Jane Proctor of 14 Lamastine Street, Nottingham. Cause of death was disease of the bladder.
Caroline Kirk was living with her daughter Ellen and son-in-law George Prosser at 9 Vernon Street Cheetham when she died. She died of chronic bronchitis and emphysema (Death Certificate).
CENSUS INFORMATION (For more detailed census info click on link)
|Census||John Kirk||Alice Toplady|
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