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Family of Francis SHORTLAND and Anne MITCHELL

Husband: Francis SHORTLAND (1859-1925)
Wife: Anne MITCHELL (1867-1935)
Children: John Charles SHORTLAND (1884-1932)
Caroline SHORTLAND (1885-1893)
Elizabeth SHORTLAND (1886-1963)
Francis Stephen SHORTLAND (1887-1974)
Richard SHORTLAND (1889-1961)
Mary Margaret SHORTLAND (1891-1976)
George SHORTLAND (1892-1957)
Albert SHORTLAND (1895-1976)
Joseph A SHORTLAND (1897-1971)
Unknown SHORTLAND (1897-1897)
Stephen (William) SHORTLAND (1899-1971)
Christopher Stephen SHORTLAND (1900-1902)
Marriage 14 Apr 1883 St Lukes C.of I., Cork, Ireland

Husband: Francis SHORTLAND

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Francis SHORTLAND, 1890?, age 31

Name: Francis SHORTLAND1
Sex: Male
Father: John SHORTLAND (1831-1916)
Mother: Lavinia ROCKELL (1835?-1862)
Birth 1859 High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK
Baptism 1859 (age 0) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK2
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 13) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK3
Union Street
Occupation 2 Apr 1871 (age 11-12) Drummer, Bucks. Militia/Groom; High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, UK3
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 Engineer4
Residence 3 Mar 1885 (age 25-26) 8 Fitton St East, Cork5
Residence 2 Jul 1886 (age 26-27) 4 Fitton St. East, Cork6
Residence 26 May 1891 (age 31-32) 8 Fitton St East, Cork7
Residence 16 Nov 1892 (age 32-33) 27 Cove Street, Cork8
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, Cork9
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 41) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 41-42) General Labourer; Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 41-42) RC10
Residence 9 Dec 1902 (age 42-43) 8 Batchelor's Quay, Cork11
8 Batchelor's Quay, Cork
Residence Jun 1910 (age 50-51) 11, Phoenix Street, Cork12
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

Wife: Anne MITCHELL

Name: Anne MITCHELL
Sex: Female
Father: John MITCHELL (1843?-bef1888)
Mother: Hannah NAGLE (1845?- )
Birth 27 Jan 1867 Mil. Barracks, Buttevant, Co Cork, Ireland13,14
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin irish
Child Count 11
Marriage Count 1
Residence 14 Apr 1883 (age 16) 7 Keefe's Street, Morrisson's Island, Cork (Off Fitton St East)
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 34) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 34) RC10
Residence 17 Jun 1910 (age 43) 11 Phoenix St., Cork15
Residence to 25 Nov 1935 (age 68) 11 Phoenix St., Cork, Ireland16
Death 25 Nov 1935 (age 68) 11 Phoenix St, Cork City, Ireland17
11 Phoenix Street, Cork
Died: Cork. Buried: St Joseph's Cemetery with Frank and their offspring Nan and Dick.
Burial Nov 1935 St Josephs Cemetery, Cork, Ireland
With husband Frank 1925, son Dick 1979, and daughter Nan 1986.

Child 1: John Charles SHORTLAND

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John Charles SHORTLAND, 1930, age 46

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Spouse: Ellen BARRETT, 1950?, age 66

Name: John Charles SHORTLAND18,19
Sex: Male
Nickname: Darkie
Spouse: Ellen BARRETT (1884-1964)
Birth 10 Jan 1884 4 Fitton St.(E), Cork, Ireland19
Baptism 13 Jan 1884 (age 0) St Finbarrs South, Cork, Ireland
Witnesses: Michael Canty and Elizabeth Mitchell.
Note in register says: "Father, a Protestant, was present at the Baptism".
Residence 1884 (age 0) 4 Fitton St. East, Cork
Noted in baptism record.
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 17) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 17) Soldier / Factory Worker; Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 17) RC10
Residence 17 Jun 1910 (age 26) 11 Phoenix St., Cork
By 1965, the house at 11 Phoenix St was still a Shortland home - occupied by cousin Betty Shortland according to an invoice for a headstone erected in St Josephs Cemetery - probably following Nellie's death in 1964.
Occupation 17 Jun 1910 (age 26) Box-maker
As detailed in marriage Cert.
Residence frm 1911 to 1932 (age 26-48) 4 Blarney St, Cork
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 25) Cork City, Ireland20
176 Lower Glanmire Road
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 27) Box maker in mineral water factory; Cork City, Ireland20
Occupation frm 1914 to 1920 (age 29-36) Soldier, WWI
Still identified as a soldier on Daniel's birth cert registered in April 1920.
Military Service frm 1914 to 1919 (age 29-35)
Occupation frm 1919 to 1932 (age 34-48) Chairmaker (and teacher of wickerwork)
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 4
Marriage Count 1
Death 16 Dec 1932 (age 48) Cork City, Ireland18
Burial St Josephs Cemetery, Cork, Ireland

Child 2: Caroline SHORTLAND

Name: Caroline SHORTLAND21,22
Sex: Female
Birth 3 Mar 1885 Cork City, Ireland23
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Death Q4 1893 (age 8) Cork City, Ireland

Child 3: Elizabeth SHORTLAND

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Elizabeth SHORTLAND

Name: Elizabeth SHORTLAND24
Sex: Female
Birth 2 Jul 1886 Cork City, Ireland25,26
Baptism 5 Jul 1886 (age 0) St Finbarrs South, Cork, Ireland
Witnesses: John Mitchell, Mary Anne Haliborten
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 0
Marriage Count 0
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 15) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 14) Scholar; Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 14) RC10
Death 6 Jan 1963 (age 76) Coventry, UK27

Child 4: Francis Stephen SHORTLAND

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Francis Stephen SHORTLAND, 1972-1973

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Spouse: Louisa Beatrice YOUNG, 1972-1973

Name: Francis Stephen SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Spouse: Louisa Beatrice YOUNG (1899-1982)
Birth 27 Nov 1887 Cork City, Ireland28
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Residence frm 27 Nov 1887 (age 0) 8 Fitton St East, Cork29
Child Count 2
Marriage Count 1
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 14) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 13) Scholar; Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 13) RC10
Death 10 Jan 1974 (age 86) Nuneaton, UK30

Child 5: Richard SHORTLAND

Name: Richard SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Spouse: Mary Ellen HUSSEY ( - )
Birth 1889 Cork City, Ireland
Religion Roman Catholic
Occupation Soldier
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 4
Marriage Count 1
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 12) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 11-12) sCHOLAR; Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 11-12) RC10
Military Service frm 1914 to 1919 (age 24-30)
Death 23 Nov 1961 (age 71-72) Cork City, Ireland

Child 6: Mary Margaret SHORTLAND

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Mary Margaret SHORTLAND, c. 1946, age 55

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Spouse: Daniel SHEEHAN

Name: Mary Margaret SHORTLAND
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Eugene O'FLAHERTY ( -bef1933)
Spouse 2: Daniel SHEEHAN (1895-1975)
Birth 26 May 1891 Cork City, Ireland31
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 10) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 9) Scholar; Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 9) RC10
Emigration 1920 (est) (age 28-29) from Cork City, Ireland to Coventry, UK
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 3
Marriage Count 2
Death 31 Mar 1976 (age 84) Coventry, UK32

Child 7: George SHORTLAND

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George SHORTLAND, 1915?, age 23

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Spouse: Bridget DESMOND, 1930?

Name: George SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Spouse: Bridget DESMOND ( -1973)
Birth 16 Nov 1892 Cork City, Ireland8
27 Cove Street, Cork
Religion Roman Catholic
Residence 16 Nov 1892 (age 0) 27 Cove Street, Cork8
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 3
Marriage Count 1
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 8) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Occupation 31 Mar 1901 (age 8) Soldier; Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 8) RC10
Military Service frm 1914 to 1919 (age 21-27)
Regiment 1914 (age 21-22) Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry
Residence 20 Mar 1930 (age 37) 13 Phoenix St, Cork33
Residence 11 Jan 1935 (age 42) 9 Phoenix Street, Cork34
Residence frm 1935 to 1945 (age 42-53) Douglas Street, Cork
Residence 1957 (age 64-65) Rutland Street, Cork35
Death 29 May 1957 (age 64) Cork City, Ireland
Buried in Douglas with wife Bridget.
Burial 1957 Douglas Cemetery, Cork, Ireland
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Child 8: Albert SHORTLAND

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Albert SHORTLAND

Name: Albert SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Spouse: Mabel O'REGAN (1899-1983)
Birth 4 Sep 1895 Cork City, Ireland36,37,38
Residence 4 Sep 1895 (age 0) 4 Broad Street, Cork39
Residence "1920's" England, UK
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 5) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 5) RC10
Occupation btw 1914 and 1920 (age 18-25) Soldier, WWI, Barber
Child Count 3
Residence btw 1925 and 1928 (age 29-33) Buttevant, Co Cork, Ireland
Residence 1930 (age 34-35) Kinsale, Co Cork.
Death Q3 1976 (age 80-81) Coventry, UK40

Child 9: Joseph A SHORTLAND

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Joseph A SHORTLAND, 1955, age 58

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Spouse: Alice TAPP, 1955, age 57

Name: Joseph A SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Spouse: Alice TAPP (1898-1986)
Birth 6 Jun 1897 Cork City, Ireland
Became dumb after a fall and resultant head injury in childhood
Baptism 14 Jun 1897 (age 0) SS Peter & Paul's, Cork, Ireland
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Physical Description c. 1900 (age 2-3) Dumb. Lost his voice as a child following a fall
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 3) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 3) RC10
Census 1911 (age 14) The Deaf & Dumb College, Cabragh, Dublin41
Child Count 3
Marriage Count 1
Occupation Cobbler, later Tailor
Death 1971 (age 73-74) Dublin, Ireland
Burial 1971 Deansgrange Cemetery

Child 10: Unknown SHORTLAND

Name: Unknown SHORTLAND
Sex: Female
Birth 6 Jun 1897 Cork City, Ireland
Death 1897 (age 0) Cork City, Ireland

Child 11: Stephen (William) SHORTLAND

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Stephen (William) SHORTLAND, 1944?, age 45

Name: Stephen (William) SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Mary Teresa O'CARROLL (1906-1934)
Spouse 2: Mary Josephine CREMIN (1906- )
Birth 23 Mar 1899 Cork City, Ireland
Baptism 2 Apr 1899 (age 0) SS Peter & Paul's, Cork, Ireland
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 2
Marriage Count 1
Military Service frm 1914 to 1919 (age 14-20) British Army
Military Service frm 1922 (age 22-23) Irish Free State Army
Emigration c. 1939 (age 39-40) to Coventry, UK - and never came back
Death Q1 1971 (age 71-72) Birmingham, UK42

Child 12: Christopher Stephen SHORTLAND

Name: Christopher Stephen SHORTLAND
Sex: Male
Birth 28 Dec 1900 Cork City, Ireland
Religion Roman Catholic
National or Tribal Origin Irish
Child Count 0
Marriage Count 0
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 0) Cork Urban No 7, Peter St10
16 or 17 Peter St
Religion 31 Mar 1901 (age 0) RC10
Death 9 Dec 1902 (age 1) Cork City, Ireland43

Note on Marriage

Married in the parish church of St Lukes (C of I). Witnesses: G Howlett, M Browne. Home address: 7 Keeffe St, Cork.

Note on Husband: Francis SHORTLAND

Birth Certificate gives date of birth as 1859, but his burial record in 1925 gives his age as 61 implying his birth was 1864 - He was in fact 66 at death.

Note on Wife: Anne MITCHELL

Annie married Frank at 16, and in a Protestant church, which was unusual for the time. Marriage cert details: residence 7 Keeffe's St. Father's name Charles Mitchell.

 

Later resident at 4 Fitton Street, Cork.

Later resident in Cove Street, Cork.

 

Annie could not write and signed Mamie's birth cert with her + mark

Sources

1"1911 Census, Cork, 11 Phoenix St - Shortlands".
2"Baptism Record - Frank Shortland, RC, Cork". Assessment: Primary evidence.
3"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

4"Birth Cert 1885 - Caroline Shortland". Cit. Date: March 2008. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Occupation of father: Mechanical Engineer
5Ibid. Assessment: Primary evidence.
6"Birth Cert 1886 - Elizabeth (Bessie) Shortland".
7"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)

8"Birth Record George Shortland". Assessment: Secondary evidence.
9"Birth Cert 1895 - Albert Shortland".
10"Census 1901 Cork Urban No 7, Peter St Cork Urban No 7, Peter St" (Cork Urban No 7, Peter St).
11"Death Cert 1902 - Christopher Shortland". Assessment: Primary evidence.
12"Marriage Cert 1910 - Jack Shortland and Nellie Barrett". Assessment: Primary evidence.
13"Death Cert 1935 - Annie (Mitchell) Shortland". Text From Source: Aged 70 at death
14"IGI Record".
15"Marriage Cert 1910 - Jack Shortland and Nellie Barrett".
16"Death Cert 1935 - Annie (Mitchell) Shortland".
17Ibid. Cit. Date: 25 March 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
18"Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958". Irl, Cork, Q4 1932, 5, 70. Cit. Date: 6 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Birth year estimated as 1890 rather than 1884
19"Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958". Irl, Cork, Q1 1884, 5, 120. Cit. Date: 6 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
20"Census 1911 Cork City, Ireland".
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Source: Census 1911 Cork City, Ireland, 1911 - Census, Cork, 176 Lr Glanmire Rd - Jack and Nellie Shortland

21"Birth Cert 1885 - Caroline Shortland". Cit. Date: March 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: On the Third Of March 1885, at 8 Fitten Street, Cork, Caroline, Female. Father Francis Shortland, Mechanical Engineer. Mother Anne Shortland, formerly Mitchel. Notified by Francis Shortland, Father, 8 Fitten St, on 13 March 1885.
22"Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958". Irl, Cork, Q4 1893, 5, 101. Cit. Date: 6 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
23"Birth Cert 1885 - Caroline Shortland".
24"Birth Cert 1886 - Elizabeth (Bessie) Shortland". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: On 2nd July 1886, at 4 Fitton St, Cork, Elizabeth, Female. Father Frank Shortland, Labourer. Mother, Anne Shortland, formerly Mitchel. notified by Anne Her+Mark Shortland, mother, 4 Fitton St, Cork, on 9th Sept 1886.
25Ibid. Cit. Date: March 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
26"Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958". Irl, Cork, Q3 1886, 5, 133. Cit. Date: 6 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
27"From Clare James, Coventry". Cit. Date: 20 April 2013. Assessment: Primary evidence.
28"Birth Cert 1887 - Francis Stephen Shortland".
29Ibid. Assessment: Primary evidence.
30"England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005". 9c, 2513, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, UK. Cit. Date: 21 March 2019. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Age 86, DOB 29/11/1887
31"Birth Cert 1891 - Mary Margaret (Mamie) Shortland". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: On 26th May 1891, at 8 Fitton St East, Mary Margaret, female. Father Francis Shortland, Labourer. Mother Annie Shortland, formerly Mitchel. Notified by Annie Her+Mark Shortland, on 8 June 1891.
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Source: Birth Cert 1891 - Mary Margaret (Mamie) Shortland, Mamie Shortland 1891 - Birth Cert (Medium)

32"England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005". UK, Coventry, Q1 1976, 33, 0517. Cit. Date: 6 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
33"Birth Record Ellen Shortland". Assessment: Secondary evidence.
34"Death Cert 1935 - Mary Shortland".
35"Birth Record Ellen Shortland". Assessment: Primary evidence.
36"Birth Cert 1895 - Albert Shortland". Cit. Date: 6 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: On September Fourth 1895, at 4 Broad Street, Cork, Albert, Male. Father Frank Shortland, Labourer. Mother Annie Shortland, formerly Mitchell. Notified by Annie Her+Mark Shortland, mother, on September sixteenth 1895.
37"Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958". Irl, Cork, Q3 1895, 5, 121. Cit. Date: 6 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
38"SS Peter and Paul's Church Records".
39"Birth Cert 1895 - Albert Shortland". Cit. Date: March 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
40"England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005". UK, Coventry, Q3 1976, 33, 0178. Cit. Date: 6 May 2012. Assessment: Primary evidence.
41"Census of Ireland 1911 - Cabragh, Dublin". Cit. Date: February 2008. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: Joseph Shortland, 14, Read & Write, Catholic, Deaf & Dumb,
42"England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005". Q1 1871, B'ham, UK, vol 9c, 998. Assessment: Primary evidence.
43"Death Cert 1902 - Christopher Shortland".