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anthea

anthea Report 8 Feb 2013 11:38

hi my name is anthea lee my surname used to be fontana. i am trying to find out about my great grandad antonio fontana and his wife cherubina pellegrini my great grandmother i donot know any dates for these people, all i know is they had a son called quirico (my grandad) my father ernest fontanas dad. my father changed our surname to kirby in 1948 due to persicusion of italians after the war or so he told me. quirico was born in 1879 in pescia tuscany province. could anybody help please.quirico was married to a lady called zilpha adelaide hallam.

Andrew

Andrew Report 8 Feb 2013 11:42

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page

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Marriages Dec 1906 (>99%)
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FONTANA Cuiricho Huddersfield 9a 723
HALLAM Zilpha Adelaide Huddersfield 9a 723


Andy

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 11:45

1911 census

Person: FONTANA, Zilpha Address: 19 Court 3 Carlisle St East Sheffield
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FONTANA, John Head Married M 32 1879 Labourer Yorkshire Sheffield VIEW
FONTANA, Zilpha Wife Married4 years F 21 1890 Yorkshire Sheffield VIEW
FONTANA, John W Son M 1 1910 Yorkshire Sheffield VIEW

Two children born in marriage.....one has died

Andrew

Andrew Report 8 Feb 2013 11:45

1911 England Census
about Zilpha Fontana
Name: Zilpha Fontana
Age in 1911: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890
Relation to Head: Wife
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Sheffield
County/Island: Yorkshire-West Riding
Country: England
Street Address: 19 Ct 3 Hse Carlisle St East Sheffield
Marital Status: Married
Registration district: Sheffield
Registration District Number: 510
Sub-registration district: East Brightside
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Piece: 27966
Household Members: Name Age
John Fontana 32
Zilpha Fontana 21
John W Fontana 1




Andy

Andrew

Andrew Report 8 Feb 2013 11:52

1901 England Census
about Azelpha A Hallam
Name: Azelpha A Hallam
[Zilpah Adelaide Hallam]
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Walter Hallam
Mother's Name: Sarah A Hallam
Gender: Female
Where born: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Sheffield
Ecclesiastical parish: Netherthorpe Sheffield St Anne
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Sheffield
Sub-registration district: North Sheffield
ED, institution, or vessel: 19
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 199
Piece: 4365
Folio: 117
Page Number: 32
Household Members: Name Age
Walter Hallam 41
Sarah A Hallam 39
Ada Hallam 14
Azelpha A Hallam 11


Andy

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 11:52

Births Mar 1917 (>99%)
Fontana Margaret N Hallam Sheffield 9c 1105

When was your father born?

What name was used to register his birth?

Margaret's is the only Fontana/Hallam birth on freebmd

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 11:58

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Zilpah A Fontana
Birth Date: abt 1890
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1947
Age at Death: 57
Registration district: Sheffield
Inferred County: Yorkshire West Riding
Volume: 2d
Page: 101

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 12:01

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Qurico Fontana
Birth Date: abt 1879
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1944
Age at Death: 65
Registration district: Sheffield
Inferred County: Yorkshire West Riding
Volume: 9c
Page: 342


British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920
Name: Quirico Fontana
Document Year: 1918
Regimental Number: 544639
Regiment Name: Labour Corps
Number of images: 12

Height: 5ft 4ins
Hair: Black
Eyes: Hazel
Weight: 112lbs
Complexion: Sallow

Chest 32 - 34.5 inches

Several scars
Double Inguinal Hernia


I don't have access to the following records


Quirico Fontana
Como and Lecco, Lombardy, Italy, Civil Registration Records, 1866-1936


Quirico Fontana
Boston Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1943

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 8 Feb 2013 12:15

Name: Quirico Fontana
Birth Year: abt 1863
Father: Pietro
Mother: Giuseppa Pozzi
Spouse: Maria Ciapparelli
Record Type: Matrimonio
Date: 1 feb 1898
City: Binago
County: Como
Country: Italia (Italy)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 8 Feb 2013 12:17

Name: Maria Ciapparelli
Birth Year: abt 1878
Father: Carlo
Mother: Celesta Larghi
Spouse: Quirico Fontana
Record Type: Matrimonio
Date: 1 feb 1898
City: Binago
County: Como
Country: Italia (Italy)

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 8 Feb 2013 13:07

From a tree on Ancestry.

Quirico Fontana
Birth 1879 in italy
Death Living
Death 1944 in sheffield yorkshire england


Family Members
Parents
antonio fontana cherubina pellegrini

Spouse & Children
Zilpah Adelaide Hallam 1889 – 1947

Albert Fontana 1911 – 1971
ernest kirby/fontana 1912 – 1968
charlotte fontana 1914 – 1968
joseph fontana 1922 – 1996

(Plus 1 child with details private)

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 8 Feb 2013 13:17

Births Jun 1911 Fontons Albert Sheffield 9c 644

Births Sep 1912 Fontona Ernest Hallam Sheffield 9c 1026

Births Sep 1914 Fontona Charlotte Hallam Sheffield 9c 1337

Births Dec 1919 Fontona Sarah J Hallam Sheffield 9c 1363

Births Sep 1922 Fontona Joseph Hallam Sheffield 9c 1091

Births Jun 1926 Fontona Thomas A Hallam Sheffield 9c 1015



Also the Margaret that Reggie found earlier.


Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Feb 2013 13:21

Ahhhhhh....didn't use phonetic search.......silly me!

Thanks for that...................

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 8 Feb 2013 13:29

This may be the child that died before 1911


Births Mar 1909 FONTONA Anthony Sheffield 9c 534


Deaths Sep 1909 FONTONA Anthony 0 Sheffield 9c 247

safc

safc Report 8 Feb 2013 13:30

Fontana, Joannis Gulielmus (of 35/6 Upper Allen Street, born 1910-03-19).
Baptised April 10, 1910, by R. Jones at St Vincents RC Church, Sheffield Centre.
Parents name(s) are Zilpha Adelaide Allum & Querici ().

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 8 Feb 2013 13:30

No problem Reggie.....the tree on Ancestry gave a starting point.

anthea

anthea Report 9 Feb 2013 17:42

thanks to everybody for information on quirico fontana. i am also looking for information on antonio fontana (quiricos dad)

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 Feb 2013 16:31

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/living_relatives/thread/1319429