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can anyone help

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Louise Report 2 Oct 2012 20:08

i am trying to find my grandfathers, mother an father, the only information that i have is his name william henry friend, his age of death 62, was born in 1887. and alsomy grandmother, who was called elsie e a wells. can anyone help.


Gins Report 2 Oct 2012 20:13

Hi Louise

Can you tell us where he was born and when he married please

Any other info would help too



Gins Report 2 Oct 2012 20:16

Marriages Dec 1918 (>99%)

Friendf l William H Wells Epsom 2a 16
Hillier Edgar J Wells Epsom 2a 16
Wells Elsie E A Friend Epsom 2a 16
Wells Frances M A Hillier Epsom 2a 16

If you buy the cert, it should give his fathers name


Andrew Report 2 Oct 2012 20:17

Should be his death?

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006
about William H Friend
Name: William H Friend
Birth Date: abt 1887
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1949
Age at Death: 62
Registration district: Surrey Mid Eastern
Inferred County: Surrey
Volume: 5g
Page: 196


Mike *

Mike * Report 2 Oct 2012 20:18

Strange typo ?

Marriages Dec 1918

Friendf l William H - Wells- Epsom 2a 16

Wells Elsie E A - Friend- Epsom 2a 16

Mike *

Mike * Report 2 Oct 2012 20:21

Isthis him in 1911 ?

William H Friend
Age in 1911: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888


Birth Place: Stroud, Gloucestershire, England
Civil parish: Portsmouth
County/Island: Hampshire
Country: England
Occupation: Gunner Royal Marine Artillery
Registration district: Portsmouth
Registration District Number: 90
Sub-registration district: Portsea and Landport


MarieCeleste Report 2 Oct 2012 20:25

Why does that name sound familiar?

EDIT: Existing thread


Louise Report 2 Oct 2012 20:31

thanks guys