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Annie Wade/Laura Wade a bit of a conundrum


Hi, i dont know if anyone can shed any light on this.

Annie Wade was born 6th July 1897 at 67 Cumberland Street West Hartlepool, Birth cert states no father.
She married Horace Sidney Carter 1918 West Hartlepool, in the Father column says John Hovington Wade deceased, Marine Engineer. witnesses Thomas William Brown, Lily Susannah Wade.

Laura Wade her sister (who was adopted Annie never knew her), was born 8th Aug 1898 at 26 Alfred Street West Hartlepool, Birth cert states no father.
She married John Shield in 1921 West Hartlepool, in the Father column it says John Ovington Wade deceased, Chief Engineer. Witnesses W shield, E Shield.

firstly how can he be called Wade, Lily their mother never married, on Laura's it's Ovington, Annie's it's Hovington, i know it could have been an easy mistake, on Annie's in 1918 he was a Marine Engineer, Laura's in 1921 he was a chief engineer.
Also Laura's middle name on her marriage cert is Ovington, no mention of it on her birth cert.

If anyone can come up with any ideas i would be very happy :):).

Many thanks.
I wonder if this is your John. He was a Fireman on a steam fishing vessel called TORS. Note Thomas Brown, cook.

Civil parish: Middleton, Hartlepool and Throston
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Registration district: Hartlepool

William Steward 46 Master Stokesby
Joseph Mussell 50 Mate Scarborough
Robert Bone 28 1st Engineer Sth Shields
Robert Halcrow 33 2nd Engineer Sth Shields
John Wm Penman 37 3rd Engineer Nth Shields
John Wm Manthorpe 46 Deck hand Gorlestone, Suffolk
Thomas Robson 37 Deck hand Sth Shields
John Wade 28 Fireman Sth Shields
Thomas Brown 35 Cook Sth Shields