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William Henry Fenner


dovercourt but born Enfield
I have William Henry Fenner in 1911 and 1901 in Cornwall but so far cannot find a marriage in the UK.
His wife on the 1911 is Martha Fenner born 1878 in South Africa.
Their eldest child Winifred, born 1897 in Lucknow , India - - - so I am wondering if they were married in India, is there anyway of finding out.
On the 1901 census William is down as a Sgt Bugler in the Cornwall Light infantry, so I assume he was overseas in the Army when he married.

I'm guessing you already have Winifred Maud's baptism 20.1.1897 in Lucknow Bengal to Wm Hy and Martha Elizabeth?
LDS no maiden name sorry.

married Martha Elizabeth Long - 10 October 1894 Chakarta India
father William, Staffs Militia
mother Mary
Winifred Maud 29.12.96
William Henry 2.8.99 (deceased by 1903)
Edwin George 15.11.1900
Florence May 21.9.1902

service -
home 25.11.1878
Malta 17.12.1885
India 18.2.1888
home 15.4.1899 - 30.4.1903

attested 25/10/1878 Boy soldier (14) - Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry
reached 17 yrs 25/11/81 Private Buglar
promoted 26/3/1886 L/Cpl

discharged 30/4/1903 - rank Sgt Buglar
intended address -
Bennetts Lane, Langport, Somerset
age 38yrs 5mths

taken from British Army Service records
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Thanks for all the information, I searched and found nothing.
On the 1911 census it looks like William is still working for the Army as his job is shown as Barrack Warder(whatever that is).


Just found the service record on FMP, amazing the amount of info on there - strang it doesn't always show on a search! very puzzling.

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