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Chris's Ancestors - Hand family

HAND FAMILY


Generation 1 Pop-up window showing the Hand family tree

Parents unknown yet

James Hand (~1800 - )
[husband of Mary ]

Generation 2 Pop-up window showing the Hand family tree

Children of James Hand and Mary

Bernard Hand (1835 - 1898)

Generation 3 Pop-up window showing the Hand family tree

Children of Bernard Hand and Margaret Street

John Hand (1857 - )
James Hand (1862 - )

Generation 4 Pop-up window showing the Hand family tree

Children of John Hand and Martha Catterall

Margaret Hand (1883 - )
[second wife of Walter Cave (1877 - 1851)]
Martha Hand (1884 - )
Mary E Hand (1888 - )
Esther Hand (1893 - )
John Hand (1899 - )
James Hand (1906 - 1993)


Generation 5 Pop-up window showing the Cave family tree

Children of Margaret Hand
before marriage...

George Hand (1905 - 1991)

...and with Walter Cave

John Cave (1921 - 1993) husband of Constance Nelson (1928 - 2011)
Margaret Cave (1926 - 1928)




Further details of Chris's direct Hand ancestors


The following sections contain details transcribed from documents such as census, birth, marriage and death certificates, parish records, newspapers, etc.

Unless otherwise stated, we have transcribed directly from the original document or from a scanned or photographic image of the original document.



Bernard Hand (1835 - ) Pop-up window showing the Hand family tree

Bernard was born in Ireland. His parents were James and Mary, but as yet nothing more is known of his past or when he arrived in England.

Bernard married on 3rd September 1855
at Register Office, Liverpool

From the certificate:
Bernard Hand age 21, batchelor, Car Driver, Pickop Street, Liverpool. Father: James Hand, Labourer
Margaret Street age 20, spinster, Vauxhall Road, Liverpool. Father: George Street, Bookkeeper
Witnesses: James Davies and Maria Cunningham

1861 Census
1 Court, 4 House, Pickop Street

Pickop Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Pickop Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Pickop Street, Liverpool
Mary Hand widow, age 60, Lodging House Keeper, born Ireland
Bernard Hand son, age 26, labourer, born Ireland
Margret Hand son's wife, age 21, japanner, born Manchester, Lancs
John Hand, grandson, age 3, born Liverpool
James Hand, grandson, age 2 months, born Liverpool


1871 Census
3 House, 6 Court, Beau Street, Liverpool

Beau Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Beau Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Beau Street in 1871
Bernard Hand age 37, Coach Driver, born Ireland
Margret Hand age 33, Driver's wife, born Lancashire, Manchester
John Hand age 14, son, feather(leather?) cleaner, born Liverpool
James Hand age 10, son, scholar, born Liverpool


Bernard has found himself in in the workhouse at the time of the 1881 census, while Margaret and the two sons remain in Beau Street


1881 Census
Liverpool Workhouse

Bernard Hand age 49, Coachman, born Ireland

6 House, 5 Court, Beau Street, Liverpool

Beau Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Beau Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Beau Street in 1881
Margret Hand age 41, born Lancashire, Manchester
John Hand age 23, son, lard refiner, born Manchester!!
James Hand age 20, son, labourer in flour mill, born Liverpool



1891 Census
5 House, 6 Court, Beau St, Liverpool

Beau Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Beau Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Beau Street in 1891
Bernard Hand age 56, Car owner, born Ireland
Margaret Hand age 62, Japaner, born Manchester, Lancashire
James Hand, son, age 29, lard refiner, born Liverpool
Margaret Hand, granddaughter, age 7, born Liverpool


Death


Bernard was buried at Ford Cemetery on March 10th 1898, grave 2208
The record shows him as having resided at 9 Court, Beau Street.
He was aged 64.


John Hand (1857 - ) Pop-up window showing the Hand family tree

1861 Census
1 Court, 4 House, Pickop Street

Pickop Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Pickop Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Pickop Street, Liverpool
Mary Hand widow, age 60, Lodging House Keeper, born Ireland
Bernard Hand son, age 26, labourer, born Ireland
Margret Hand son's wife, age 21, japanner, born Manchester, Lancs
John Hand, grandson, age 3, born Liverpool
James Hand, grandson, age 2 months, born Liverpool


1871 Census
3 House, 6 Court, Beau Street, Liverpool

Beau Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Beau Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Beau Street in 1871
Bernard Hand age 37, Coach Driver, born Ireland
Margret Hand age 33, Driver's wife, born Lancashire, Manchester
John Hand age 14, son, feather(leather?) cleaner, born Liverpool
James Hand age 10, son, scholar, born Liverpool


John's father, Bernard, is in the workhouse in the 1881 census but John is at home with his mother and younger brother

1881 Census
6 House, 5 Court, Beau Street, Liverpool

Beau Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Beau Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Beau Street in 1881
Margret Hand age 41, born Lancashire, Manchester
John Hand age 23, son, lard refiner, born Manchester!!
James Hand age 20, son, labourer in flour mill, born Liverpool


John's marriage
10th September 1882 Christ Church, Kensington, Liverpool

Link to Christchurch, Kensington at nls.uk
Link to Christchurch, Kensington at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of former Christ Church, Kensington, Liverpool
John Hand age 25, batchelor, lard refiner, 6 Court 5 House, Beau Street. Father - Bernard Hand, coachman
Martha Cattarell age 19, spinster, 11 Ruddlesworth Street. Father - Peter Cattarell (deceased), dock labourer
Witnesses - Alfred McCoy?, Margaret Miller

1891 Census
12 House, 6 Court, Beau Street, Liverpool
The Hand family listed as Hands.

Beau Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Beau Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Beau Street in 1891
John Hands age 33, General Labourer, born Liverpool
Martha Hands age 28, wife, born Liverpool
Daughter Margaret was staying with her grandfather, Bernard, at 5 House in the same court
Martha Hands age 5, daughter, born Liverpool
Mary E Hands age 2, daughter, born Liverpool


1901 Census
4 House, 6 Court, Beau Street, Liverpool

Beau Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Beau Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Beau Street in 1901
John Hand age 43, cotton porter, born Liverpool
Martha Hand age 38, wife, born Liverpool
Margaret Hand age 17, daughter, drysalter? (overwritten 'drug'), born Liverpool
Martha Hand age 15, daughter, domestic servant, born Liverpool
Mary E Hand age 12, daughter, born Liverpool
Esther Hand age 8, daughter, born Liverpool
John Hand age 2, son, born Liverpool
James Hand age 39, brother, cotton porter, born Liverpool


1911 Census
34 Cornwall Street, Everton, Liverpool

Link to Cornwall Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Cornwall Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the location of Cornwall Street in 1911
John Hand age 52, this marriage 29 yrs, cotton porter at a cotton warehouse, born Liverpool
Martha Hand age 49, wife, this marriage 29 yrs, born Liverpool
9 children born, 7 still alive, 2 died
Margaret Hand age 27, daughter, charwoman - office cleaner, born Liverpool
Ellen Hand age 22, daughter, wrapper at chocolate manufacturer, born Liverpool. (Mary Ellen)
Ester Hand age 18, daughter, wrapper at chocolate manufacturer, born Liverpool
John Hand age 12, son, born Liverpool
Alice Hand age 8, daughter, born Liverpool
James Hand age 4, son, born Liverpool
George Hand age 5, grandson, (Margaret's son), born Liverpool


1939 register
34 Cornwall Street, Everton, Liverpool

Link to Cornwall Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Cornwall Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the location of Cornwall Street in 1911
Martha Hand, birth year 1861
James Hand, birth year 1906




Margaret Hand (1883 - ) Pop-up window showing the Hand family tree

Margaret's birth
19th November 1883 Christ Church, Kensington, Liverpool

Link to Christchurch, Kensington at nls.uk
Link to Christchurch, Kensington at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of former Christ Church, Kensington, Liverpool
Margaret Ann Hand
Father John Hand, labourer age 25
Mother, Martha Hand, formerly Catterall, of 5 House, 1 Court, Beau Street.

1891 Census
Margaret is with her grandparents at 5 House, 6 Court, Beau St, Liverpool

Beau Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Beau Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Beau Street in 1891
Bernard Hand age 56, Car owner, born Ireland
Margaret Hand age 62, Japaner, born Manchester, Lancashire
James Hand, son, age 29, lard refiner, born Liverpool
Margaret Hand, granddaughter, age 7, born Liverpool


1901 Census
4 House, 6 Court, Beau Street, Liverpool

Beau Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Beau Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Beau Street in 1901
John Hand age 43, cotton porter, born Liverpool
Martha Hand age 38, wife, born Liverpool
Margaret Hand age 17, daughter, drysalter? (overwritten 'drug'), born Liverpool
Martha Hand age 15, daughter, domestic servant, born Liverpool
Mary E Hand age 12, daughter, born Liverpool
Esther Hand age 8, daughter, born Liverpool
John Hand age 2, son, born Liverpool
James Hand age 39, brother, cotton porter, born Liverpool


Margaret's son, George, was born on 10th June 1905

Beau Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Beau Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the location of Beau Street in 1905
His birth certificate suggests that some inaccuracies were given to the registrar, possibly to 'save face', since the child was born out of wedlock.
Father: John Hand, dock labourer
Mother, Margaret Hand, formerly Catterall, of 24 Beau Street.
Informant, M Hand, mother, 24 Beau Street.

1911 Census
34 Cornwall Street, Everton, Liverpool

Link to Cornwall Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to Cornwall Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the location of Cornwall Street in 1911
John Hand age 52, this marriage 29 yrs, cotton porter at a cotton warehouse, born Liverpool
Martha Hand age 49, wife, this marriage 29 yrs, born Liverpool
9 children born, 7 still alive, 2 died
Margaret Hand age 27, daughter, charwoman - office cleaner, born Liverpool
Ellen Hand age 22, daughter, wrapper at chocolate manufacturer, born Liverpool. (Mary Ellen)
Ester Hand age 18, daughter, wrapper at chocolate manufacturer, born Liverpool
John Hand age 12, son, born Liverpool
Alice Hand age 8, daughter, born Liverpool
James Hand age 4, son, born Liverpool
George Hand age 5, grandson, (Margaret's son), born Liverpool


Margaret's marriage
28th September 1919 All Saints Church, Liverpool

St Annes Church, Great Nelson Street, Liverpool at nls.uk
Link to St Annes Church, Great Nelson Street, Liverpool at Old-Maps.co.uk
Map showing the position of former All Saints Church, Great Nelson Street, Liverpool

Walter Cave age 42, widower, dock Labourer, 17 Prince Edwin Street. Father - Thomas Cave (deceased), joiner
Margaret Hand age 35, spinster, 11 Prince Edwin Street. Father - John Hand, Cotton Porter
Witnesses - Harry Robinson and Esther Hand.