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SherbitShandy Report 16 Feb 2011 18:10

Hi 1st of all i want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has helped me here in the search for my ancestors , i must apologise profusely to Jax for any upset i have caused her have all been wonderfull so thank you very much

Jax is correct it will take me a while to get ma head round this lot as im not too good at sorting out who's who ,it has been a struggle for me these past 2 months and no rosey future for me im afraid but ile try

so Sorry Jax for having a go at you or as you say im twisting everything you say,maybe it looked that way but i assure ye it wasnt my intention .........

if anyone could possibly writee this out in some sort of order for me i would be very gratefull, and yes i agree with Dea i will order the cert asap


SherbitShandy Report 16 Feb 2011 18:16

Well done to everyone who has helped me on this , very very much appreciated xx


jax Report 16 Feb 2011 18:25

You're welcome SS apology accepted

As I said I was only trying to help and made a point of directing some good researchers here to help you and it worked.



SherbitShandy Report 16 Feb 2011 18:38

it certainly worked ...ile order the cert asap
thanks again
thanks for accepting my apology x


Dea Report 16 Feb 2011 19:22

OOOhhh - A 'happy ending' - that's nice!!

Come back to us when you get that cert SS and don't worry we are all still working on it !!

I will have to leave it for tonight though but will take a further look tomorrow to try to bring it all together for you (and for me, as I am still confused also - tee hee!!)

Dea Xxx


SherbitShandy Report 16 Feb 2011 21:29

aw Bless Dea ,ile try finding the town and phone number for cert then ile order 1st thing in the morning, ma heads stil reelin yet am sooooooooooo exited
My mum died when i was 11 months old father put me big sis and big bro into quarriers home near Glasgow,so i never knew any of them im 61 this year i thought i had better get ma skates on

seriously ye have no id ea what all ths means to me (when i can make sense of it lol), thank ye also for going to try n put it together for me so i can get ma head round it . in meantime ile jut keep peekin at it lol

Kindest Regards to you and all the rest who made this possible fo me
if not for your lot i would still be stumbling in the dark

P x


SylviaInCanada Report 16 Feb 2011 21:35

what a fantastic thread to follow!

Great work everyone.



Gins Report 16 Feb 2011 22:17

Is it; ere ere or hear hear or here here....what ....eVer

Well done you guys on this wall breaker, I bet Phil is over the moon


rootgatherer Report 16 Feb 2011 22:28

Hope it all works for you SS . From one "Weegie" to a nearly "Weegie"!! - well Bridge of Weir is nearly Glasgow.


jax Report 17 Feb 2011 00:37

Sorry I have been asleep for a couple of hours but I noticed to saying you were going to look for the phone number to order the cert?

I did give you the link for GRO which is the best place to order from at a fixed price of £9.25 where as the local offices could well charge more

Here it is again incase you missed it



SherbitShandy Report 17 Feb 2011 01:43

Jax thanks for the link and info.....rootgatherer grannys sister off ma mums side lived in Kinbuck, is that no near Bridge o Weir...think it was council cottages or sommat like that and her daughter lives in whitecross,just thot a wud mention that useless bit o info for ye lol am in Dunfermline

is there a limit as to how much help were allowed to ask for? if not brace yersels lol


jax Report 17 Feb 2011 01:59

No SS ask as much as you like but.....if it is about this side of your family please add any requests to this thread then work would not get duplicated.

Anyone who has helped on here will notice if anything new has been added



jax Report 17 Feb 2011 03:22

I was looking back at a post you made in 2006 (no replies) and you seemed to think your fathers wife was called Grace?

Name: Eileen W Brettell
Spouse Surname: Prescott
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1953
Registration district: Lambeth
Registration county (inferred): Surrey
Volume Number: 5c
Page Number: 2540
Find Spouse: Find Spouse
Leonard R Prescott Brettell Or Hunt

Name: Eileen Winifred Prescott
Birth Date: 16 Jun 1921
Death Registration Month/Year: Mar 1990
Age at death (estimated): 68
Registration district: Southend On Sea
Inferred County: Essex
Volume: 9
Page: 3395

Think you have this

Name: Leonard Reginald Prescott
Birth Date: 4 Aug 1920
Death Registration Month/Year: 1979
Registration district: Southend On Sea
Inferred County: Essex
Volume: 9
Page: 2622

I cannot see any children from Eileens first marriage but I have found two that I think are from this one
I will send them privatly


Dea Report 17 Feb 2011 20:31

Hi SS,

I have had grand-daughter today and a meal out just now so haven't had time to sort things for you yet but Ja....x has offered to set it out for you this evening so I will leave it with her to sort for you. (She will do you an excellent job !!)

Will check back in the morning.

Best wishes,

Dea x


jax Report 17 Feb 2011 20:36

You sure about that dea? I shall have a look when it's quite



Dea Report 17 Feb 2011 20:45

Yes, I am sure Ja....x - I trust you completely !!!

Dea Xxx

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 18 Feb 2011 09:20

(just adding for further reference Info, found last night) :-)

Probate Index, and Administrations.

Perry Stephen of 54 Marcellus Road Holloway, died 1st April 1907. Administration London to Lilly Frances Stannett widow. Effects £202 13s 11d

(Lilly F was another daughter, married Edwin J Stannett 1885)

Burials of Stephen and Margaret Perry are on Deceased Online website, Islington.

Chris :)


SherbitShandy Report 19 Feb 2011 00:42

Chris thanks for finding this ,short of admitting im thick lol what does this mean
Administration London to Lilly Frances Stannett widow. Effects £202 13s 11d ?

i take it they had a daughter Lily F

how do i get that info Deceased Online website, Islington.

do i just simply google then look?..okok told ye a was fik!


Quinsgran Report 19 Feb 2011 03:15

interesting thread


jax Report 19 Feb 2011 03:18

Just trying to put some of the relevent facts in order on the History board where its nice and quite then I will transfer them over here