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MARSDEN brothers from Brighton.Norfolk.1890's

My grandfather Alexander Marsden b.1893 & his 2 brothers Edward George b.1892 & Frederick Ernest b.1888 were placed in the Warren Farms Schools, Lewes, Newhaven by their father Alexander b.1868...they apparently never saw him or their mother Ellen(nee Potter)b.1865 again.
Alexander was placed with (Band Inniskilling,Cairo,Egypt) 25th Sept 1908 aged 15 years.
Edward with (to Band,5th Dragoon Guards,Tempe Bloemfontain,South Africa-to be attached to the Kings.D Guards,Hounslow for the present) 10th April 1907 aged 15 years.
Frederick with Messrs Dash Bros(boot maker)103 NewRd,Buckland,Portsmouth) 24th Oct 1903 aged 15 years.
My Grandad Alexander married Henrietta Eliza Adeline Taylor at Eccles in 1923 & they had 5 children.(Harry,Winnie,Beatie,June & my dad Bill) Grandad died in 1941. Granma in the 1950's.
Edward married Minnie? apparently he died from being hit by a bus or truck on Manchester Rd?
Frederick was not known by my father.
ARE YOU MY RELATIVE????OR KNOW OF SOMEONE WHO IS???
 
possible death

Name:MARSDEN, Edward G

Registration district: Salford

County:Lancashire

Year of registration:1949

Quarter of registration:Apr-May-Jun

Age at death:57

Volume no:10F

Page no:491
 
looks like Frederick also joined the military,,,as by 1911 he is recorded as

Person: MARSDEN, Frederick b 1889 Brighton,Sussex Shoemaker

Institution: Hyderabad Barracks, HYDERABAD BARRACKS

Military details: Private Durham Light Infty
 
possible death


Name:
MARSDEN, Mary S

Registration district:
Salford

County:
Lancashire

Year of registration:
1957

Quarter of registration:
Apr-May-Jun

Age at death:
67

Volume no:
10F

Page no:
508
 
looks like Frederick also joined the military,,,as by 1911 he is recorded as

Person: MARSDEN, Frederick b 1889 Brighton,Sussex Shoemaker

Institution: Hyderabad Barracks, HYDERABAD BARRACKS

Military details: Private Durham Light Infty


Following on from GB's above post

Medal card of
Marsden, Frederick
Corps Durham Light Infantry
Regiment No 9822
Rank Private

You can order and obtain online the above medal card if you wish for £3.36 on the below link.

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI/Details?uri=D3937922

The medal card probably wont tell you anything besides what medals he got.

The below link will explain medals cards.
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/medal-index-cards-ww1.htm
 
hi,,,just to confirm births

Henry A Marsden b 1923
Beatrice Marsden b 1925
Winifred Marsden b 1929
William H Marsden b 1931
June Marsden b 1933

all registered in Barton upon Irwell district

there are 2 later births ?

James T Marsden b 1938
David Marsden b 1944

these are also registered in the Barton upon Irwell district,,and have mothers maiden name of Taylor ??
 
Hi My Gt Grandfather was Frederick Marsden. He was Alexander senior's younger brother and the Uncle to these boys. I am always looking for information about the family as we were told very little. And of course trying to find out what happened to the descendants of the Marsden Family from Lewes.
If it is of any interest Frederick worked at Maples of London as an upholsterer. He put his sons through apprenticeships there and the girls were seamstresses. My grandfather Alexander and My Father Kenneth were both upholsterers. Granddad Alec married Ivy Mitchell and they moved to Whitstable in Kent in the early 1940's What is left of the family are still there.
 
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