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    Death Lookup Please

    Thanks for pointing out my error, I have have the death now. Regards Owen
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    Death Lookup Please

    Thanks for looking, you are correct the spelling is WALKLIN, my mistake.
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    Death Lookup Please

    I am trying to find the death date of Sarah Elizabeth GILKES born 1895 Wigginton Oxon. She married a Harry WALKIN in 1915 in Ewelme Oxon. He died in 1941. I do not know if she remarried. Thanks. Owen
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    Death lookup

    Hi Steve Thank you so much for looking into this for me. In the 1911 census Sam's wife is shown as Edith, her surname was WILTSHIRE as her mother was a visitor at the time of the census. They had two children at that time and have found another 2 later on. In the 1901 census Sam is shown...
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    Death lookup

    Hi Have just received the marriage certificate and can confirm that this is my Elsie Gilkes, they married 18th June 1945 at Birmingham Register Office. Sam Sturdy was a widower at the time of marriage and was 62 years. I still cannot find his death, on the 1911 census his surname is shown as...
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    Hi All

    Hi Dave Thanks, I have posted on the deaths forum and had a fast reply from Steve. My grandmothers brother was Thomas Richard Edwin OWEN born 10/6/1901 in Hook Norton Oxfordshire and I have found a possible marriage JunQ 1926 Vol 8c page 283 in Warrington to a Florrie SHAW but I think I need...
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    Death lookup

    Hi Steve Thanks, that was my thought. I will let you know, I have found a Sam E Sturdy born about 1884 aged 17 in Aston Warwicks from the 1901 Census and in the 1911 Census there is a listing of ELSTON STURDY Sam born 1884 in Solihull District. Gosh it still gets so confusing. Thanks again Owen
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    Death lookup

    Hi Steve, Gosh that was quick:o I had seen that marriage to Sam STURDY in 1945 but then couldn't find the death of Elsie with that surname, she was always known as Great Aunt Else,the spinster from Birmingham and when my sister visited in 1960ish she was on her own, no mention of a husband. I...
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    Death lookup

    I am trying to find the death date of Elsie Leonora GILKES her birth was registered in Banbury Dec Q 1897. She was alive in 1960 in Yardley Birmingham when visited by a sister, she never married as far as I know and I have been unable to trace her death so far. Thanks
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    Hi All

    Have just returned to researching my family tree after a two year break and have just found this forum, it took up so much of my time but was well worth the effort tracing unknown relatives living so close to me. I am researching the surnames Gilkes and Owen from the Oxfordshire area. It was...
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