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Charles Percival Raffill (Curator Kew Gardens)

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Peter Report 1 Dec 2012 12:21

Would like to hear from anyone conncted to
Charles Percival Raffill (former Curator Kew Gardens) Born South Wales


brummiejan Report 1 Dec 2012 12:30

Hi Peter.
Have you looked for matches using 'search all trees' - found in search box above?


brummiejan Report 1 Dec 2012 12:32

Assume you have all this??

Births Jun 1876 (>99%)
RAFFILL Charles Percival Newport, M. 11a 237

Marriages Sep 1905 (>99%)
CATTELL Emily Kate Richmond S. 2a 1020
RAFFILL Charles Percival Richmond, S. 2a 1020

Deaths Mar 1951 (>99%)
RAFFILL Charles P 74 Coventry 9c 1205

1911 England Census
Name: Charles Percival Raffill
Age in 1911: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1877
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Bassaleg, New Port, Monmouthshire, Wales
Civil parish: Kew
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England
Street Address: 1 The Gables, Kew Green, Surrey
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Foreman Gardener and Botanist
Registration district: Richmond
Registration District Number: 41
Sub-registration district: Richmond

Charles Percival Raffill 34
Emily Kate Raffill 27
Charles William Raffill 4



Reggie Report 1 Dec 2012 12:36

Have you done any research to establish whether he had/has any descendants?

1911 census

Person: RAFFILL, Charles Percival Address: 1 the Gables Kew Green

RAFFILL, Charles Percival Head Married M 34 1877 Foreman Gardener Bassleg Newport Mommonthshire VIEW
RAFFILL, Emily Kate Wife Married5 years F 27 1884 Richmond Surrey VIEW
RAFFILL, Charles William Son M 4 1907 Kew Richmond Surrey


Reggie Report 1 Dec 2012 12:37

Sorry, Jan

You were editing while I was posting


Reggie Report 1 Dec 2012 12:38

Births Sep 1911 (>99%)
RAFFILL Eileen Cattell Richmond S. 2a 1020


Reggie Report 1 Dec 2012 12:40

Marriages Mar 1931 (>99%)

Hughes Lily Raffill Richmond S. 2a 882
Raffill Charles W Hughes Richmond S. 2a 882

Deaths Sep 1946 (>99%)
Raffill Charles W 39 Portsmouth 6b 28


Reggie Report 1 Dec 2012 12:43

Marriages Mar 1954 (>99%)

Hearn Andrew V Raffill Gosport 6b 545
Raffill Lily Hearn Gosport 6b 545

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006

Name: Lily Hearn
Birth Date: 17 Jan 1905
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1970
Age at Death: 65
Registration district: Gosport
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume: 6b
Page: 907


MarieCeleste Report 20 Jul 2013 22:31

New thread:

Have sent Peter a pm about how to return.