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Family of John SHORTLAND and Lavinia ROCKELL

Husband: John SHORTLAND (1831-1916)
Wife: Lavinia ROCKELL (1835?-1862)
Children: Clara Jane SHORTLAND (1858-1928)
Francis SHORTLAND (1859-1925)
Agusta SHORTLAND (1861-1861)
Harry Vine SHORTLAND (1862-1862)
Marriage Q3 1857 High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK

Husband: John SHORTLAND

Name: John SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Father: Francis SHORTLAND (1796?-1875)
Mother: Jane RIDGEWAY (1800?-1838)
Birth 1831 Berkhamsted, Herts.
Baptism 1836 (age 4-5) Berkhamsted, Herts.
Occupation Chairmaker; Staff Sergeant Bucks. Militia; Drummer
Religion Anglican
Census 1841 (age 9) Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK1
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 9) Berkhamsted, Herts.2
Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Herts.
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 19) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK3
(Boarder) Williams Household, Oxford Road
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 19-20) Chair maker; High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK4
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 38) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK5
Union Street, Chipping Wycombe, High Wycombe, Bucks.
Occupation 2 Apr 1871 (age 39-40) Chairmaker and Musketry instructor, Bucks. Militia; High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK5
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 49) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK4
40 Oxford Road
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 49-50) Staff Sergeant, Bucks. Militia; High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK3
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 58) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK6
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 59-60) Chairmaker; High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK6
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 69-70) Chair/Basket Caner; High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK7
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 67) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK8
65 Newland Meadows
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 78) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK9
41 WORLDS END HIGH WYCOMBE
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 79-80) Chair Polisher; High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK9
Occupation Staff Sgt Bucks. Militia, & Chairmaker
Death 23 Feb 1916 (age 84-85) Workhouse Infirmary, Saunderton, Buckinghamshire, UK10
Cause: "Old Age" witnessed by A Preston, Matron, Union House Saunderton

Wife: Lavinia ROCKELL

Name: Lavinia ROCKELL
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1835 (cal) Wooburn, Buckinghamshire, UK
Religion Anglican
Marriage Count 1
Child Count 4
National or Tribal Origin English
Death 1862 (age 26-27) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
Death Ref:
Wycombe, Jul-Sep 1862, 3a 274
(same ref as Harry Vine, implying death in childbirth).
Cause: Phlebitis.

Child 1: Clara Jane SHORTLAND

Name: Clara Jane SHORTLAND
Sex: Female
Spouse: James TIBBLES (1856-1900)
Birth 1858 High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
Religion Anglican
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 14) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK5
Union Street
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 23) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK3
40 Oxford Road
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 22-23) Keeps house; High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK3
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 32) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK11
1 London Road Terrace
National or Tribal Origin English
Child Count 7
Death Q1 1928 (age 69-70) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK12

Child 2: Francis SHORTLAND

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Francis SHORTLAND, 1890?, age 31

Name: Francis SHORTLAND13
Sex: Male
Spouse: Anne MITCHELL (1867-1935)
Birth 1859 High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
Baptism 1859 (age 0) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK14
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 13) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK5
Union Street
Occupation 2 Apr 1871 (age 11-12) Drummer, Bucks. Militia/Groom; High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK5
Occupation frm 1878 to 1890 (age 18-31) Soldier, in Army Service Corps. Transport/1742, UK, Tralee and Cork Barracks
Described in his Army Service Papers and his marriage record in St Lukes, Cork. Discharged on 13 Feb 1890 (place unknown).
Residence 1883 (age 23-24) Victoria Barracks, Cork (now Collins Barracks)
Occupation 3 Mar 1885 (age 25-26) Mechanical Engineer15
Residence 3 Mar 1885 (age 25-26) 8 Fitton St East, Cork16
Residence 2 Jul 1886 (age 26-27) 4 Fitton St. East, Cork17
Residence 26 May 1891 (age 31-32) 8 Fitton St East, Cork18
Residence 16 Nov 1892 (age 32-33) 27 Cove Street, Cork19
27 Cove Street, Cork
Baptism 23 Jun 1895 (age 35-36) SS Peter & Paul's, Cork, Ireland (RC Convert)
Noted in register as "A Convert". Also name recorded as John Francis. Mother's name given as ELIZA OLIVE PRIOR?
Religion 1895 (age 35-36) Roman Catholic convert,; St Finbarrs South, Cork, Ireland
Marriage Count 1
National or Tribal Origin English
Child Count 11
Residence 4 Sep 1895 (age 35-36) 4 Broad Street, Cork20
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 41) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St21
16 or 17 Peter St
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 41-42) General Labourer; Cork Urban No 7, Peter St21
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 41-42) RC21
Residence 9 Dec 1902 (age 42-43) 8 Batchelor's Quay, Cork22
8 Batchelor's Quay, Cork
Residence Jun 1910 (age 50-51) 11, Phoenix Street, Cork23
As noted on son Jack's marriage cert.
Residence to 1925 (age 65-66) 11 Phoenix St., Cork
Death 1925 (age 65-66) Cork City, Ireland
Grave in St Joseph's Cork, bought 17/8/1925. Burial Details: Frank, age 61 (making dob 1864!!), Annie, Dick (b 1914, d. 1979), Nan (b 1912, d. 1986).
Burial 1925 St Josephs Cemetery, Cork, Ireland

Child 3: Agusta SHORTLAND

Name: Agusta SHORTLAND
Sex: Female
Birth 1861 High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
Birth Ref:
Wycombe, Jan-Mar 1861, 3a 380
Religion Anglican
National or Tribal Origin English
Child Count 0
Marriage Count 0
Death 1861 (age 0) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
Death Ref:
Wycombe, Jan-Mar 1861, 3a 281

Child 4: Harry Vine SHORTLAND

Name: Harry Vine SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Birth 1862 High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
Birth Ref:
Wycombe, Jul-Sep 1862, 3a 366
Religion Anglican
National or Tribal Origin English
Child Count 0
Marriage Count 0
Death 1862 (age 0) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
Death Ref:
Wycombe, Jul-Sep 1862, 3a 274

Note on Marriage

Marriage Ref:

Wycombe, Jul-Sep 1857, 3a 548

Note on Husband: John SHORTLAND

Born: Berkhamsted 1831.

Baptism: 1836 20th March: John "second son" (born 1832) (Who was first son?)

1851 Census: Lived in digs, with Williams family, 28 Oxford Rd., High Wycombe

Married Levina Rockall, 1st child Clara 1858

Married Eliza Olive Harman, 1st child William 1864

1881 Census: Widowed - Lived at 40 Oxford Rd., High Wycombe

(www.iol.ie/~shortland/residents_of_oxford_rd 1875.htm)

Married Rebecca Groves, 1st child Albert 1885

1891 Census: Married to Rebecca, living at 42 Newland Meadows, High Wycombe.

1901 Census: Married to Rebecca, living at 42 Newland Meadows.

Note on Wife: Lavinia ROCKELL

Note 2004: Identified from Frank Shortland's birth certificate as his mother, and most likely John's 1st wife. Appears to have died during, or shortly after, the birth of Harry Vine in 1862

Sources

1"Census 1841 Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Herts. HO/107/440/3".
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Source: Census 1841 Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Herts. HO/107/440/3, 1841 - Frank Shortnall and Family census Tom-Joss

2"Census 1841 Berkhamsted, Herts. HO107/440/3".
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Source: Census 1841 Berkhamsted, Herts. HO107/440/3, 1841 - F(rank) Shortnal Eliza Shortnall and Family census Tom-Joss - Gossoms End Berkhamstead

3"Census 1881 High Wycombe, Bucks. RG11/1464/p. 55".
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Source: Census 1881 High Wycombe, Bucks. RG11/1464/p. 55, 1881 - John Shortland 1881 Census

4"Census 1851 High Wycombe, Bucks. HO107/1719/233".
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Source: Census 1851 High Wycombe, Bucks. HO107/1719/233, 1851 - John Shortland (Shortlin) b 1832 Lodger

5"Census 1871 Chipping Wycombe, High Wycombe, Bucks. RG10/1403/p.16".
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Source: Census 1871 Chipping Wycombe, High Wycombe, Bucks. RG10/1403/p.16, 1871 - John Shortland Census

6"Census 1891 High Wycombe, Bucks. RG12/1138/24/p.41".
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Source: Census 1891 High Wycombe, Bucks. RG12/1138/24/p.41, 1891 - John Rebecca and family 42 Newland

7"Census 1901 Chipping Wycombe, Wycombe All Saints, Bucks. RG/13/1346/p 24".
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Source: Census 1901 Chipping Wycombe, Wycombe All Saints, Bucks. RG/13/1346/p 24, 1901 - John Shortland b 1834 Census

8"Census 1901 High Wycombe, Bucks. RG13/1346/p.24".
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Source: Census 1901 High Wycombe, Bucks. RG13/1346/p.24, 1901 - John Shortland b 1834 Census

9"Census 1911 High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK RG14PN7868 RG78PN393 RD145 SD1 ED5 SN155 (28 years married, 3 children born, 3 surviving)".
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Source: Census 1911 High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK RG14PN7868 RG78PN393 RD145 SD1 ED5 SN155 (28 years married, 3 children born, 3 surviving), 1911 - John and Rebecca Shortland (Medium)

10"England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index: 1837-1983" (3a662). 3a, 1113. Cit. Date: Q1 1916. Assessment: Primary evidence.
John Shortland, 83, Wycombe, Jan/Feb/Mar 1916, (3a, 1113)
11"Census 1891 Chipping Wycombe, High Wycombe, Bucks. RG12/1138/p.17 & 18 ((also Nellie Pearce, 14, domestic servant))".
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Source: Census 1891 Chipping Wycombe, High Wycombe, Bucks. RG12/1138/p.17 & 18 ((also Nellie Pearce, 14, domestic servant)), 1891 - Clara & James Tibbles -1

12"Death Register 1928 - Clara J. Tibbles" (1928 Q1, Wycombe, 3a 1230).
13"1911 Census, Cork, 11 Phoenix St - Shortlands".
14"Baptism Record - Frank Shortland, RC, Cork". Assessment: Primary evidence.
15"Birth Cert 1885 - Caroline Shortland". Cit. Date: March 2008. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Occupation of father: Mechanical Engineer
16Ibid. Assessment: Primary evidence.
17"Birth Cert 1886 - Elizabeth (Bessie) Shortland".
18"Birth Cert 1891 - Mary Margaret (Mamie) Shortland". Assessment: Primary evidence.
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Source: Birth Cert 1891 - Mary Margaret (Mamie) Shortland, Mamie Shortland 1891 - Birth Cert (Medium)

19"Birth Record George Shortland". Assessment: Secondary evidence.
20"Birth Cert 1895 - Albert Shortland".
21"Census 1901 Cork Urban No 7, Peter St Cork Urban No 7, Peter St" (Cork Urban No 7, Peter St).
22"Death Cert 1902 - Christopher Shortland". Assessment: Primary evidence.
23"Marriage Cert 1910 - Jack Shortland and Nellie Barrett". Assessment: Primary evidence.