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  1. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    Thanks Julie, this also seem a possibility :)
  2. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    I looked up the article in the Kent & Sussex Courier as i still had 1 free view left. It turns out she was drunk and singing rather loudly in the company of a couple of soldiers, when approached by the police who had asked her to quieten down she said she would not and it would take a better...
  3. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    The hadlow mentions are interesting as that's the mention in the article on Eva giving false info after her police altercation
  4. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    I also had a look for notices but couldn't find anything, family hearsay is a bit like chinese whispers 🤣 my dad told me years ago that he didn't know his grandfather which is why I felt that the dates fitted with what I found on Chase as my dad was born in 1944
  5. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    You are being really helpful in helping me to try and get to the bottom if all this it's great and certainly you can never get too much information 🤣
  6. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    I was told by my aunt that her grandfather Chase wadnt very old when he died but the family story was that the death was accidental and something to do with an army truck
  7. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    I have done an ancestry dna test but awaiting results, hopefully will come across something with that also
  8. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    Yes I have been looking into it and I think that's probably the case which is why I hit a brick wall, thanyou all so much for all your help with this, it's been frustrating me for months ❤
  9. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    Wow thanks for your input, definately worth looking into that, As Sarah seemed to be working as a housekeeper for Alfred Avis could be that Chase just took his name maybe?
  10. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    I will take a look this afternoon now hopefully all your replies will lead somewhere, thanks 🙂
  11. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    Oooh will take a look into that when I'm home from work thankyou :D
  12. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    There was 3 articles on this, the last one being a funeral notice naming various people that sent condolences and flowers
  13. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    I found the report on the newspaper archive on Harry Chase Avis about an accident with a toy pistol that led to his death due to tetanus and asphyxia at the age of 16 both his parents were named in that as Chase and Eva Martin from Hawkwell farm, Pembury. On a census it lists their professions...
  14. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    I dont have a marriage cert to go by only what i have found through ancestry
  15. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    I have the newspaper report on his son Harry Chase but havent seen the one about not sending his kids to school, i will take a look at that one thankyou for all your help so far :)
  16. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    I have also found 2 war records through ancestry showing his name as Chase Avis, he was a private in 43rd Battalion of Royal West Kent Fusiliers between 1914 and 1920
  17. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    i have found a couple of records on ancestry for a Charles Avis, similar birth year, similar area although my Aunt who i spoke to is certain Chase was his name and not Charles, his marriage record and 1939 census show his name as Chase also :confused:
  18. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    so her birth and her mothers marriage are both in the same quarter of 1913, its been plaguing me for weeks as i can find more on Evelyn Martins side but nothing on Chase Avis, re parents etc, so frustraing
  19. J

    Help with Great Grandparents

    I dont have the actual certificate of birth but the birth reg index gives the 4th Quarter and the year 1913, i have done another search since your last reply and come up with the same document although that states her birthname as Evelyn Martin where as all the family members i have spoken to...
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