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THE ANCESTRY OF JAMES CALLAGHAN

 

1Leonard James Callaghan, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff

†† b 27 March 1912, Copnor, Hampshire

†† d 26 March 2005, Burgess Hill, Sussex

 

Parents

 

2James Callaghan, formerly Garoghan, seaman

†† b 21 January 1877, Birmingham

†† d 13 October 1921, East Stonehouse

†† m 10 May 1903, Portsmouth

3Charlottie Gertrude Cundy

†† b 3 August 1879, Devonport

†† d 4 July 1961, Worthing

 

Grandparents

 

4James Garoghan of Birmingham, electro plate polisher

†† b 28 April 1851, Coventry

†† d 27 Feb 1905, Selly Oak

†† m 14 May 1875, Sheffield

5Elizabeth Burnstein

†† b ca 1856, Manchester

†† d 24 Oct 1904, Birmingham

6William Henry Cundy of Stoke Damerel, chief carpenterís mate

†† b Tavistock, bap there 2 March 1831

†† d 9 May 1881, Devonport

†† m 20 October 1862, Stoke Damerel

7Rosina Fanny McDowell

†† b 21 February 1843, Devonport

†† d 15 February 1919, Plymouth

 

Great-grandparents

 

8John Garoghan of Coventry, weaver

†† b ca 1806, Ireland

†† d 10 November 1870, Birmingham

†† m

9Winifred

†† b ca 1820, Ireland

†† d 14 Feb 1875, Birmingham

10 Lewis Burnstein, traveller

†† b

†† d

†† m

11

†† b

†† d

12 Robert Cundy of Tavistock, quarryman

†† b ca 1785, Tavistock

†† d 14 February 1870, Calstock

†† m 1 Dec 1822, Tavistock

13 Grace Burn

†† b ca 1795

†† d 10 February 1851, Tavistock

14 John McDowell, shoemaker

†† b

†† d

†† m

15 Charlotte Pidgeon

†† b ca 1818, Devonport

†† d

 

Great-great-grandparents

 

16

†† b

†† d

†† m

17

†† b

†† d

18

†† b

†† d

†† m

19

†† b

†† d

20

†† b

†† d

†† m

21

†† b

†† d

22

†† b

†† d

†† m

23

†† b

†† d

24

†† b

†† d

†† m

25

†† b

†† d

26

†† b

†† d

†† m

27

†† b

†† d

28

†† b

†† d

†† m

29

†† b

†† d

30 James Pidgeon, cartman

†† b

†† d

†† m

31

†† b

†† d

 

 

Sources

 

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Death certificate of Leonard James Callaghan

Birth certificate of Charlottie Gertrude Cundy

Marriage certificate of William Henry Cundy and Rosina Fanny McDowell

Marriage certificate of James Callaghan and Charlottie Gertrude Cundy

Death certificate of Charlottie Gertrude Callaghan

Death certificate of James Callaghan (1921)

Death certificate of William Henry Cundy

Death certificate of Rosina Fanny (McDowell) (Cundy) Kelly

Birth certificate of Rosina Fanny McDowell

Birth certificate of James Garoghan (1877)

Death certificate of Elizabeth (Burnstein) Garoghan

Death certificate of James Garoghan (1905)

Marriage certificate of William Beeching and Charlotte McDowell (1853)

Marriage certificate of James Garoghan and Elizabeth Burnstein

Birth certificate of James Garoghan (1851)

Death certificate of Winifred Garoghan

Death certificate of John Garoghan

Birth certificate of Mary Grace Cundy (1839)

Death certificate of Robert Cundy

Death certificate of Grace (Burn) Cundy

Tavistock parish registers (Society of Genealogists, DE/REG/57893)

Royal Navy registers of seamenís services (National Archives, ADM 188/292)

1851 census returns, Tavistock (National Archives, HO 107/1883, fol. 455)

1851 census returns, Coventry (National Archives, HO 107/2068, fol. 130)

1861 census returns, Devonport (National Archives, RG 9/1449, fol. 146)

1871 census returns, Stoke Damerel (National Archives, RG 10/2131, fol. 18)

1881 census returns, Dudley (National Archives, RG 11/2879, fol. 85)

 

Notes

 

The maiden surname of Winifred, wife of John Garoghan, is given variously on the birth certificates of her sons Thomas (b 20 Apr 1849), James (b 28 Apr 1851) and John (b 25 Jul 1855) as OíRourke, Groarck, and O Hara.

 

Numbers 10 and 11 may be the Louis Barhonsteen, hawker, and Mary Barhonsteen, formerly Gary, whose daughter Mary Eliza was born on 1 Apr 1853 at Manchester (birth certificate).