Thank you Romany Rose for your encouragement. So it is the Local Authority who may be able to help track the Children's Home where they were placed ?
I did wonder how to go about finding out. I always thought my father's family were from Huyton , but as you can see according to the death cert of...
I have today received the copy of the death cert
OCTOBER 1918 08b 397
JOHN JOSEPH KELLY aged 27 years
when and where died
6 OCT 1918
Workhouse Infirmary Toxteth
of 8 Upper Parliament Street
Occupation - Stevedore
Cause of Death : 1) Pneumonia both lungs 2) Syncope
Thanks Gibbo, Dave and Horse .. brilliant work by you snoops . Sorry haven't been on here just lately but amazed how well you have done between you .
John didn't die overseas. The story I was told was that he went out to the shops in mid winter and collapsed and died of heart attack . But only...
Have tried and tried to find proof of the death of my grandparents in or after 1918
John Kelly b1891 and Mary Murray b 1885 ( maiden surname McGinley) married 9 March 1918 .
2 weeks later their son Edward Kelly (my Father) was born 23 Mar 1918
Both parents disappeared after that . John Kelly...
Hi Dave , thankyou for your welcome . Yes re John's wife's name : he married Mary Murray (widowed - formerly McGinley) 9 March 1918 ( 2 weeks before Edward's birth 23 March 1918) She already had 2 children to her previous husband . They were David Murray and Rhoda Mildred Murray
hI I am new to site and hoping to break the blocked wall I seem to have hit re my (paternal) grandfather John Kelly b 1891 Liverpool. I know that he died not long after my father (Edward) was born in 1918 but am unable to track him at all. Hope I can also help others from time to time . So Hi...