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John Christopher Fanning. b.18th Sept 1912.

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Can anyone find a birth for this chap please. But don't bust a gut over him. He's only a possible maybe.:)

I've looked in the GRO, and found nothing for a birth. I can't find a marriage either.:confused:

Death.
John Christopher Fanning
Age: 63
Birth Date: 18 Sep 1912
Reg.Date: Mar 1976
Reg. district: Wycombe
County: Buckinghamshire
Volume: 19
Page: 1700

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There is only one person surname Fanning born 18 Septenber 1912 on the 1939 Register and thats' Henrietta Fanning, a married woman, so she wasn't even born a Fanning!

No one called Fenning either and I even tried both names with an s on the end but nothing. Perhaps the Electoral Rolls may help.

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He might not have been born in England/Wales. Theres a John Christopher Fanning born Dublin (not your chap as his birth is much ealier). Thought perhaps maybe there was a connection. :)
 

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Thanks everyone. I think he's a lost cause.:(

He was only a speculative chap. I was looking for a husband of an Ada Fanning, who dies 1994, aged 87, in the Wycombe District. Born, 9 Mar 1907.
In fact, I'm not sure she even married.:rolleyes:

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I think I may have found her.

1939 Register has an Ada Kennedy born 9 Mar 1907. The Kennedy has been crossed out and Fanning written above, only it has been transcribed as Tanning.

FreeBMD has a marriage

Jack Fanning/Ada Kennedy Sep 1942 Uxbridge 3a 444

The one thing I can't find is a birth reg for Ada.

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The nearest I can find is an IDA Kennedy c1906, b,County Armagh, a boarder with a Thomas Swords in the Ireland 1911 census in Kings County,(Offally).

She is Church of Ireland, Thomas Swords, a labourer, Catholic.

The only birth I can see is ITA Kennedy, 1907, Limerick.


Steve.:)

EDIT: Just re-read your post MLT.:)......Looking for an ADA ????......1907 now.:2fun:
 
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The problem is that the GRO refs only give the quarter and not the actual birth date so very difficult to pin her down. I've been through all the Parish Baptisms on fmp in case a birth date is given but none fit.

As for marriages between ?? Kennedy and Ada it could have been anywhere between 1923 when she was 16 and 1939 when she appears as Ada Kennedy. There are an awful lot of marriages which could be right, all over the country. Pity the 1939 Register didn't give pob as well as dob.

I think that having got this far she has become something of a lost cause, certainly an impossible one.

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I'm really surprised that we've got as far as we have.:)

I guess the marriage cert for Ada Kennedy, will be in the pile awaiting to be ordered.

Thanks very much all. I think we can call it day for the moment.;)

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Just thought I give it a last go, and searching under Jack Fanning, I arrived at a surname for Ada Peat, who married a David James Kennedy 1905, Ashton u Lyne - 1974. d.1974 Manchester.

Ada Peat, 9 Mar 1907 • Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire. Daughter of Arthur Peat and Elizabeth Ann Ashfield.

Ada Peat
Female
Christening Age. 0
Birth Date - 9 Mar 1907
Christening Date - 27 Mar 1907
Christening Place - Denton, Lancashire, England

Father Arthur Peat
Mother Elizabeth Ann Peat


All this if from an onlline tree on Anc.:)

David J Kennedy
Date of Registration 1926 - Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration district Ashton
Inferred County Lancashire, Cheshire
Spouse - Ada Peat
Volume Number - 8d
Page number - 1871

Jack Fanning
Date of Registration 1942 - Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration district Uxbridge
Inferred County Middlesex
Spouse Ada Kennedy
Volume Number 3a
Page number 444


I've contacted the tree owner. Just waiting on a reply. The birth date for Jack Fanning, does not match up with John C Fanning.???

Jack Fanning
Age. 0
Birth Date. 27 Mar 1905
Baptism Date. 12 Apr 1905
Baptism Place. Hunslet, St Mary the Virgin, Yorkshire, England
Parish - Hunslet, St Mary the Virgin
Father - John Fanning
Mother - Charlotte Fannin



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The tree owner has sent me Ada Peat/Kennedy marriage cert to Jack Fanning. Apparently she divorced David Kennedy.

It was a Catholic marriage, even though Ada & Jack were baptised as Anglicans.

Ada Kennedy is down as spinster, and Fathers name was Arthur Kennedy, but PEAT, was inserted on marriage cert.

Strange old world, isn't it.:eek:

Steve.:)
 
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