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Next of Kin Friend

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George Report 10 Jul 2012 00:53

Could anyone tell me how to find out Who lived at No 6 Johns Terrace Redbourne Street , Hull in Jan 1940 as he was listed as next of kin to a deceased R.N. person Thank you


GlitterBaby Report 10 Jul 2012 01:02

You will not get electoral registers as they were not done during WW2


George Report 10 Jul 2012 01:08

thanks Glitterbaby Any other Ideas??


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 10 Jul 2012 01:09

You could try contacting Hull Central Library.

Edit - sorry, forgot to C&P

its possible they hold the last ER before the war (1938/9) and could look the address up. Of course, there is no guarentee that the residents would have been the same in 1940

Have you looked for your deceased RN person on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site? He 'might' be listed there with details of n.o.k.


GlitterBaby Report 10 Jul 2012 01:10

Thinking about it then probably the one in 1938/9 might be a good bet but they are held at the library


George Report 10 Jul 2012 01:17

(Will try contacting Hull City library) "Thanks" Have looked at CWGC Got the memorial list ,but No next of kin mentioned. Lowestoft


George Report 10 Jul 2012 01:26

I have the certificate of R.N.person deceaced and a Photo of Adler C in a R.N.umiform with the No. 7323 STO I Can't find him anywere and thought that might be N of Kin. i've Bmd and such No Joy.

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 10 Jul 2012 08:42

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

(did the Deceased leave a Will?, might be worth a look)

Chris :)


Reggie Report 10 Jul 2012 09:07

Who was the deceased?

Have you tried researching him properly?

If he wasn't married, his father, if living, would have been his NOK - failing that, his mother.............or any siblings.

If he was married, his widow would have been his NOK.

In what context was the person at the address you quote 'listed as NOK' ?

And why isn't he/she named on the 'listing'?


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 10 Jul 2012 09:52

For what ever reason, George seems coy on naming the deceased.

A death doesn't have to be registered by a relative - the informants name is in the column labeled Signature, 'Description, and Residence of informant'.

For all we know, he may have been the deceased's Landlord, father/brother of a Fiancee or a 'Good Friend' (don't ask, don't tell!)

Next of kin on many records could be the name of someone important in your life who you wish to be informed upon your death - not necessarily a blood or married relative. This may be reflected in the CWGC listing. 'Friend of' if there were no known or declared relatives is not really an least I haven't seen one!

Let's see how George gets on with the ER. If the informant is on them at the address and he still needs help, lets hope he comes back and asks, naming names.

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 10 Jul 2012 10:07

(probably ties in with above?, not seeing a Will for him)

Chris :)


Reggie Report 10 Jul 2012 10:13

Thanks, Chris...........

More time wasted.................


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 10 Jul 2012 10:30

Not really Reggie - the previous thread was about the deceased (John Richard Goodwin Brewer) not the person who registered the death ;-)


Reggie Report 10 Jul 2012 10:52

Can't agree....................especially as George deliberately witheld the name of the deceased