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Reggie

Reggie Report 26 May 2013 14:15

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/living_relatives/thread/1325395

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 23 May 2010 21:01

Looks like there were 2 daughters born to Elsie and John. Do you know about them? They appear in 2 trees on this site.

Rose

Pamela

Pamela Report 23 May 2010 16:37

Thank you for replying. It looks as if the information that you sent could be my Ada E Willis (nee Hunt) Hammersmith is certainly the right area.

Pam

Choccy

Choccy Report 23 May 2010 15:56



PM received -


All the info that I have has been passed down and I do not have any certificates to prove any of the info that a relative gave to me.

I have searched the IGI FreeBMd and Ancestry and can find nothing except the marriage of Elsie M Willis, the daughter of George Willis and Ada Elsie Hunt). She married John J Lynam in Jun 1929 Hammersmith. (Ancestry record).

I need to see if any family member has the marriage certificate as this would confirm if her father's name was George and also his occupation.

I am now wondering if her second name was May as I have today seen a birth record on FreeBMD for Elsie Marjorie Willis Sep 1907 in Fulham. I am told that Fulham includes Hammersmith. Another reason for getting a marriage cert. to see if her second name was May or Marjorie.



Flick

Flick Report 23 May 2010 13:23

You need to establish some facts, Pamela; family info is notoriously unreliable.

The marriage cert to Lynam would be a good start .

Pamela

Pamela Report 23 May 2010 13:19

Thank you for replying. I am sorry but I should have mentioned that I have not found a marriage for Ada Hunt & George Willis. I only presumed it was around 1905. I have looked on the IGI, Freebmd and Ancestry but no trace of it. My information on their daughters Lillian & Elsie was passed down from relatives. Elsie M Willis married John J Lynam in June 1929 at Hammersmith.(record on Ancestry)
I have just looked at the FreeBMD for births in Fulham and have seen a Elsie Marjorie Willis born Sep 1907 - Fulham
Perhaps it could be Marjorie and not May as I was told.

Pam

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!)

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!) Report 23 May 2010 11:46

Cannot see any others.

Cannot see any baptisms with parents of George and Ada.

Jill

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!)

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!) Report 23 May 2010 11:43

And another one:

Annie Willis
Record Type: Baptism
Date: 2 Dec 1903
Father's Name: William John Rose Willis
Mother's Name: Ada Willis
Parish: Christ Church, Brondesbury
Borough: Brent
County: Middlesex


Same address.
Occ: milkman
Born: 5 May 1903



(On the same day, same church etc we also have: John William Willis. Son of George Thomas Willis and Eliza Ann. George was a carman. DOB for John: 3 Nov 1903)

Jill

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!)

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!) Report 23 May 2010 11:38

I'm looking for Willis baptisms with parents William and Ada around that time:

Minnie Willis
Record Type: Baptism
Date: 6 Jan 1901
Father's Name: William Willis
Mother's Name: Ada Willis
Parish: Christ Church, Brondesbury
Borough: Brent
County: Middlesex



Same address and occupation.
DOB: 19 Oct 1900.


Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!)

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!) Report 23 May 2010 11:36

Lilian was born 4 Apr 1906.

Address: 105 Willesden Lane.

William was a milk carrier.

Jill

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!)

Jill 2011 (aka Warrior Princess of Cilla!) Report 23 May 2010 11:34

Lilian's baptism - a bit earlier than we thought:

Lilian Willis
Record Type: Baptism
Date: 26 May 1906
Father's Name: William Willis
Mother's Name: Ada Willis
Parish: Christ Church, Brondesbury
Borough: Brent
County: Middlesex


Source Citation: London Metropolitan Archives, Christ Church, Brondesbury, Register of baptisms, DRO/114, Item 001

Christine2

Christine2 Report 23 May 2010 11:27

Sorry Choccy, I wasn't being awkward, just pointing it out.
NOthing makes sense with this family yet. We need Pamela to come back and tell us where she got her information from and what she has actually got the certs for.
My BT keeps disconnecting so I shall try and get back later to see if we know any more.

Choccy

Choccy Report 23 May 2010 11:09



Yes I know !!


Christine2

Christine2 Report 23 May 2010 10:57

That family in 1911 would make Ada about 99 at death though.

Choccy

Choccy Report 23 May 2010 10:45



this could be that family in 1911 -


WILLIS, William Head Married M 49 1862 Milk Carrier Harrow Middlesex VIEW
WILLIS, Ada Wife Married
20 years F 49 1862 Lanc Bury VIEW
WILLIS, Elizabeth Daughter Single F 17 1894 Domestic General Servant Daily Cook Lanc Bury VIEW
WILLIS, Maud Daughter F 14 1897 Nurse Maid Domestic Middx Kilburn VIEW
WILLIS, Clara Daughter F 12 1899 School Middx Kilburn VIEW
WILLIS, Annie Daughter F 7 1904 School Middx Kilburn VIEW
WILLIS, Lilian Daughter F 4 1907 Middx Kilburn VIEW

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RG number:
RG14 Piece:
6998 Reference:
RG14PN6998 RG78PN346A RD129 SD1 ED18 SN249

Registration District:
Willesden Sub District:
Willesden Enumeration District:
18 Parish:
Willesden

Address:
105 Willesden Lane Kilburn NW County:
Middlesex

Flick

Flick Report 23 May 2010 10:32

As Pamela hasn't returned to answer the questions posed, I offer this for consideration - FULHAM includes Hammersmith

Births Dec 1907 (>99%)
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Willis Lilian Rose Fulham 1a 247

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 23 May 2010 10:24

Pam,

You need to explain your source of this information because none of it can be verified.

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 23 May 2010 10:11

No birth for an Elsie M Willis in 1909.


Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 23 May 2010 10:03

Or try the 1911 census.

Rose

Flick

Flick Report 23 May 2010 10:00

The marriage cert will tell you their ages - and the names and occupations of each of their fathers.

With those details, you will be able to look for them in 1901

Look on freebmd for the marriage.....................