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Harold George Baker

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Jean Report 6 Nov 2012 19:09

Im looking for help in finding Harold George Baker from Lewisham, London Born around 1911, he married Elizabeth Kelly in1936 and had one son with this marriage. I know he left his wife around 1945. What i want to know is if he re married and had anymore children?


MarieCeleste Report 6 Nov 2012 19:19

Hello Jean - do you know who his parents were?

That might help us narrow the records down - there are a few of the same name. (A death record may give us an actual birth date so knowing the background would help).


GlitterBaby Report 6 Nov 2012 22:06

How do you know he was born in Lewisham ?

Births Mar 1912 (>99%)
Baker Harold G Maggett Lewisham 1d 2224

Or are you presuming he was born there because he married there ?


Reggie Report 6 Nov 2012 23:04

Get accurate birth info........then look for a death

Are you related to him?


Reggie Report 6 Nov 2012 23:06

You say he 'left' his wife.......did she divorce him?

If not, he couldn't legally re-marry


Reggie Report 6 Nov 2012 23:07

Take your pick................possible deaths

Harold George Baker 1911 Jun 2000 Tower Hamlets London

Harold George Baker 1911 Oct 2001 Hastings and Rother East Sussex

Harold George Baker 1912 Mar 2003 Andover Hampshire

Harold George Baker 1912 Apr-May-Jun 1979 Bedford Bedfordshire


Jean Report 12 Nov 2012 20:59

Hi Guys , sorry about the delay in getting back to you, I will start at the beginning to see if it helps you to help me.
I am helping a friend research her paternal grandfather, We have a wedding certificate from his first marriage, he married a Elizabeth Kelly on 22 nd November 1936 in Lewisham aged 25 years, thats where we get his approx date of birth from as we dont have a birth certificate. We do know his fathers name was Frederick Edward Baker, but we dont have a mothers name. Due to some letters found we know that he did get divorced fro Elizabeth.
Where is the best place to start? ordering all the death certificates that have the name or the birth certificates? any help please ! thankyou Jean

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 12 Nov 2012 22:11

What is given as the occupation of Frederick Edward please?
With common surnames it is wise to use all possible evidence to ensure it is the correct person.



Reggie Report 12 Nov 2012 22:21

Who were the witnesses when he married in 1936?


Reggie Report 12 Nov 2012 22:23

Marriages Jun 1899 (>99%)
Baker Frederick Edward Lambeth 1d 703
Egan Mary Ann Lambeth 1d 703
Malthouse Mary Ann Lambeth 1d 703
Page James Edward Lambeth 1d 703

Marriages Dec 1899 (>99%)
Baker Frederick Edward W Poplar 1c 1164
Flinn Mary Ann Poplar 1c 1164
Roberts Robert Poplar 1c 1164
Schulty Jane Mary A Poplar 1c 1164


Vicci Report 13 Nov 2012 01:32

Name: Fredrick Edward Baker
Age in 1911: 33
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1878
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: London, United Kingdom
Civil parish: Lewisham
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 115 Malham Road, Forest Hill
Marital Status: Married
Years married: 1
Estimated Marriage Year: 1910
Occupation: STONE and MARBLE MASON
Registration district: Lewisham
Registration District Number: 29
Sub-registration district: Sydenham
ED, institution, or vessel: 31
Piece: 2837
Household Members:
Name Age
Fredrick Edward Baker 33 b. Kennington
Elizabeth Baker 23 b. peckham
Fredrick Edward Baker 0 (10 months) b. forest hill


Vicci Report 13 Nov 2012 01:41

Marriages Mar 1914 (>99%)
BAKER Frederick E Mackett Lewisham 1d 1308
MACKETT Elizabeth Baker Lewisham 1d 1308


Vicci Report 13 Nov 2012 01:49

looks like the birth found in 1912 matches the marriage details in 1914

so Harold's parents were not married at the time of his birth

other siblings

Births Jun 1914 (>99%)
BAKER Marjorie D I Mackett Lewisham 1d 2231
Births Dec 1915 (>99%)
BAKER Kenneth R Mackett Lewisham 1d 1957


Jean Report 20 Nov 2012 20:36

Thanks guys, But how will i know which marriage sertificate to order? 1914 after he was born or 1910?both of them look about right , as his fathers occupation was a stone mason think i will go for that one, where would you order from, thought there might have been a link on this?