Monday, November 24, 2014

James Henry Munn and Birgette (Bridget) Chalk

James Henry Munn
Parents: Eli Munn and Sarah Ann Weston
Christened 30 May 1853  Birmingham, Warwick, England
Note:  christened Henry James Munn
Occupation:  Baker's Assistant (1881) Baker (1901)
Married: Bridget Chalk 26 Jul 1874 All Saints

Church, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
In 1872 was on the ship Bayard as a Bos'n - the Captain refused to give his opinion about James seamanship - the only man he refused to 'rate' on that page.
Died Mar 1922 Liverpool, Lancashire, England (age 68)
Sources
Picture is of Her Majesty's Prison in Portland, Dorset, England available online
1861 UK Census for 26 UpBean Street, Everton, West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire, England (age 8)
England Marriages 1538-1973 Batch M01671-3 Film 1655766 ref# 182
Note:  From 11 Jul 1876 to 5 Jul 1877 James (who was going by Henry) was serving time for larceny - sentenced to 6 months - was acquitted of larceny in July 1877 (see top of page photo of record).
Note:  4 Feb 1879 he was tried and found guilty of wounding with intent to do bodily harm and with intent to resist and prevent his lawful apprehension.  He was sentenced to 7 years - see photo below)
1881 UK Census Portland, Dorset, England page 6 (Convict, goes by name Henry, age 27)
1901 UK Census West Derby, Lancashire, England (age 48)
Note:  He is a prisoner in Walton Jail, daughter Sarah (Holland) is also a prisoner)
AND 1901 UK Census for 311 Beau Street, West Derby, Lancashire, England (age 48 - listed as head of household, which couldn't be true unless he was released the same day the Census was taken and got home before the Census taker came by....)
1911 UK Census West Derby, Lancashire, England (age 58)
Note:  Claims 11 children born, 8 still living in 1911 - 3 have died
Death: England & Wales BMD Vol 8b page 107

Birgette (Bridget) Chalk
Parents Thomas Chalk and Mary
Born 1855 County Mayo, Ireland
Occupation:  Fruit Dealer (1891) Vegetable Hawker (1911)
Died 4 May 1927 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Sources
1871 UK Census Everton, Lancashire, England (age 16)
1891 UK Census Liverpool, Lancashire, England (see above picture - age 40, she and daughter Ann are living with the Murphy family, next door to her mother and some of her siblings)
1901 UK Census West Derby, Lancashire, England (age 46)
1911 UK Census Liverpool, England (age 54)
Ancestry.com

CHILDREN

Sarah Frances Munn
Born 31 December 1874 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Christened 9 February 1875 St. Peter, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Note:  the church was eventually transformed into a restaurant/bar
Occupation:  Fruit Hawker (1901) Vegetable Hawker (1911)
Married 1) John Holland April 1897 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Children:  Bridget (1897), James (1899), Mary Ann (1901), John, George, Edward 
Note:  The children were not listed as being with her in the 1911 Census except for Edward.  George's name was listed but crossed off and Edwards replaced it.
2) John Whelan 11 April 1914 Saint Mary of the Angels, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Children: Patrick
Died December 1928 West Derby, Lancashire, England
Sources
England Birth and Christenings
England and Wales Marriage Registration Index
Marriage to John Holland:  Liverpool, England, Catholic Marriages
1891 UK Census Liverpool, Lancashire, England
1901 UK Census Walton on the Hill, Lancashire, England (as a prisoner - see photo above)
1911 UK Census (age 37, she and her son Edward are living with her parents)
England Wales Death Index
Maria (Mary) Munn
Born November 1876 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Christened 10 December 1877 All Souls Roman Catholic Church, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Note:  Mary = Maria, Henry = Henrici, etc.  Godmother is Mary Chalk - possibly Bridget's sister.
Married William Kinsella 5 February 1899 All Souls Roman Catholic Church, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Note:  Latin terms are used so Gulielmus = William, Mary = Mariam, John = Joannis, and Jacobi Henrici = James Henry
Children:  William, Mary, John, Stephen, Francis, William, Margaret, William
Died
Buried
Sources
Birth and Christening:  Liverpool, England Catholic Baptisms
1891 UK Census Liverpool, Lancashire, England (age 16, living Mary Chalk - likely their aunt)
1911 UK Census Liverpool, Lancashire, England (age 33)
Picture of All Souls church:  online
Ancestry.com for the Birth/Marriage images
Eli James Munn
Born July 1878 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Occupation:  Sailor (1901)
Married ?
Died ?
Buried ?
Sources
England and Wales Free BMD Index
1901 UK Census West Derby, Lancashire, England (age 21)
Ellen Munn
Born 1880 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Married
Died
Buried
Sources
1891 UK Census Liverpool, Lancashire, England (age 11, living Mary Chalk - likely their grandmother)
Thomas Munn
Born 22 August 1885
Christened: 31 August 1885 St. Brigid's, Lancashire, England
Married
Died
Buried
Sources
Liverpool, England Catholic Baptisms
1891 UK Census Liverpool, Lancashire, England (age 6, living Mary Chalk - likely their grandmother)
Ann Munn
Born abt 1886 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Married John Wishart 3 December 1906 St Nicholas Church, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Children: John, Richard, Elizabeth, Thomas, Rose
Died 2 October 1955 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Sources
1891 UK Census Liverpool, Lancashire, England (age 2, see above census image)
Ancestry.com
Marian (Mary) Munn
Born 1887 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Occupation:  Domestic Servant (1911)
Sources
1891 UK Census Liverpool, Lancashire, England (age 4)
1901 UK Census West Derby, Lancashire, England (age 7)
1911 UK Census (age 17)

I do not know if the following 3 children exist.  I found their names on Ancestor File
Henry Munn
Christened: 29 March 1887 St. Joseph's, Lancashire, England
Married
Died
Buried
Sources
AF
James Munn
Christened 27 July 1890 St. Joseph's, Lancashire, England
Married
Died
Buried
Sources
AF
Joseph Munn
Christened: 27 July 1890 St. Joseph's, Lancashire, England
Married
Died
Buried
Sources
AF

There is proof the following children exist

Edward Munn
Born 25 April 1892 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Married Bridget Conroy 17 December 1917 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died
Buried
Sources
Liverpool, England Catholic Baptisms
1901 UK Census West Derby, Lancashire, England (age 9)
Michael Munn (twin to Harold)
Born and Christened 3 January 1896
Married
Died
Buried
Sources
Harold Munn (twin to Michael)
Born 3 January 1896 Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Christened 4 February 1896 St. Anne, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Married Margaret Agnes Hatch
Children:  Phillip
Died 16 November 1966 Liverpool, England
Buried
Sources
1901 UK Census West Derby, Lancashire, England (age 5)
1911 UK Census Everton, Lancashire, England (age 15)

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