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From: "Colleen" <>
Subject: Re: HORSEY ISLAND
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 20:10:04 -0000
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On second thoughts........ :-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Josephine Kemper" <>
> Horsey Island is just north of Walton on the Naze. Find it on
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Frederick Feather" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 7:06 PM
> Subject: Re: HORSEY ISLAND
> > Dear Helen,
> > Have you considered Osea Island in St.Laurence Bay in the River
> > Blackwater off Maldon. I would think there were many boats between Hull
> > and Maldon. There is also Northey Island in the same area.
> > Fred.
> > In message <002101c29a31$abe3c020$>, Helen
> > Dugdale <> writes
> > >Hi, I am based in South Yorkshire and have just subscribed to the Essex
> list as
> > >I had a relative who said she was born on Horsey Island. I hope I have
> > >the correct list.
> > >I had previously been searching in the Brighton area as my relative was
> > >Patching (there are numerous Patchings in Brighton). Sarah's daughter
> says her
> > >mother was born in September 1887, but was never able to get a birth
> > >certificate, although Somerset House confirmed her date of birth. I
> > >the GRO without success, also the 1901 census, and wonder if, as Horsey
> > >is so small, births could not have been registered.
> > >
> > >Would any KS know more about this Island, whether there was a church or
> > >births would be registered on the mainland. Also, what work would have
> > >available in 1887, as Sarah's father seemed to go there from Hull, and
> > >eventually ended up in Manchester, as a railway worker.
> > >I have had no luck in tracing this Patching family, except 1 daughter
> > >Hull census in service, so any advice will be very much appreciated.
> > >
> > >Regards
> > >Helen
> > >
> > >______________________________
> > --
> > Frederick Feather