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Stanley/Stan Beaumont, Navy Cook

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atlantikman

atlantikman Report 3 Jan 2013 14:08

Hello,

I'm trying to trace a Stanley Beaumont who was a (Merchant?) Navy Cook in the 1930's, possibly from the Liverpool Lancashire area but maybe also from County Durham. This man I assume would have been born about 1900 give or take maybe 10 years or so. I know its a long shot as I know there are quite a few with that name and I cannot personally trace them all; but I'm sure not many of them were Navy Cooks!

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 3 Jan 2013 14:11

... but none of the vital record index show occupations!

Why not use the Search facility to see if anyone has a likely match in their trees?

Reggie

Reggie Report 3 Jan 2013 14:19

Have you been told that he was related to you?

was plain ann now annielaurie

was plain ann now annielaurie Report 3 Jan 2013 15:58

There's a hit on FindMyPast in the Merchant Navy records for a Stanley Beaumont, born 1901, Liverpool. Worth having a look at the record to see if he was a Cook!

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 3 Jan 2013 16:20

In 1924 that one was an Asst Pant. Stwd

He was 5' 7" tall, grey eyes, dark hair, pale skin.

In 1925 he was a waiter and in 1932 he was a "asst stwd"

atlantikman

atlantikman Report 3 Jan 2013 17:58

Hello,

Yes I am aware of that SB born 1901 Liverpool, Assistant Pantry Steward - which I think is quite close to the cooking! - but I think when I found this, some time ago, I could not match him with the birth indexes ... Also, I think he may be too tall .... This man (when the correct one is found) may turn out to be distantly related - I do not want to say any more at this stage. Sadly I have very little to go on; he may have smoked a pipe and wore a trilby, and had a high forehead.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 3 Jan 2013 18:01

... but if he was the one who wore red braces then I know who you're looking for ;-)

Margee

Margee Report 3 Jan 2013 18:26

No, MarieCeleste, I'm fairly sure that the one who wore red braces smoked a cigar not a pipe.