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Doris May Lock help please

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TrueBlueAngel

TrueBlueAngel Report 5 Jan 2013 19:52

I'm trying to find Doris May Lock, born in 1902. She married Albert Lewis Boneham in 1945. Prior to that, she married and lost her first husband in WW2. Possible surname of Witcomb, but cannot find any info on this. Something in the back of my mind thought first husband was an Edwards.
Can someone please help?
Thanks.

Ozibird

Ozibird Report 5 Jan 2013 19:57

According to this she wasn't married before or she would have her married surname.

Marriages Dec 1945 Lock Doris M Boneham Warwick 6d 2325

Ozibird

Ozibird Report 5 Jan 2013 19:59

Did she have any children by this first relationship?

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 5 Jan 2013 20:00

Might be worth checking this one?

Marriages Jun 1936 (>99%)
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Edwards Joseph W Lock Birmingham 6d 1375

Lock Doris M Edwards Birmingham 6d 1375

TrueBlueAngel

TrueBlueAngel Report 5 Jan 2013 20:01

Yes, three children, my father-in-law's step siblings. My father in law's birth certificate says that his mother's name was Witcomb.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 5 Jan 2013 20:03

So surely her birth would be as Witcomb?

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name: Doris May Witcomb
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1907
Registration district: Warwick
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Volume: 6d
Page: 705

(Have deleted a birth that was irrelevant(

safc

safc Report 5 Jan 2013 20:05

????

Marriages Sep 1931 (>99%)
Jenkins Rose Ormsby Warwick 6d 2331
LOCK Stephen R Witcomb Warwick 6d 2331 xxxxxxx
Ornsby Thomas A Jenkins Warwick 6d 2331
Witcomb Doris M Lock Warwick 6d 2331 xxxxxx

TrueBlueAngel

TrueBlueAngel Report 5 Jan 2013 20:06

She married Albert Boneham after the death of her first husband, so on her marriage certificate to Albert, surely it would be Witcomb?

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 5 Jan 2013 20:07

First husband?

UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945 about Stephen Lock
Name: Stephen Lock
Given Initials: S R
Rank: Serjeant
Death Date: 29 May 1942
Number: 778712
Birth Place: Warwickshire
Residence: Warwickshire
Regiment at Enlistment: 10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Own) RAC
Branch at Enlistment: Royal Armoured Corps
Theatre of War: Middle East
Regiment at Death: 10th Royal Hussars (Prince of Own) RAC
Branch at Death: Royal Armoured Corps

TrueBlueAngel

TrueBlueAngel Report 5 Jan 2013 20:08

Albert definitely married a Doris May Lock.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 5 Jan 2013 20:08

TBA - No, the name should be her last married name.

YES! Albert married her as Lock but that's because it's what she was then, not what she was born as.

Unless someone reverts to their maiden name, say after a divorce, you always remarry in your current married name.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 5 Jan 2013 20:08

There are 3 Edwards/Lock children following that marriage dating up to 1945 so probably unlikely. ( though I suppose it is possible the last one was the new husband's child but before marriage? )

see Freebmd .

TrueBlueAngel

TrueBlueAngel Report 5 Jan 2013 20:09

Thankyou, I think I was looking at it all wrong....a novice, am I!

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 5 Jan 2013 20:12

You don't know until someone has told you!

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 5 Jan 2013 20:13

This must be her death so it ties in nicely with the first Witcomb birth I posted above:

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Doris May Boneham
Birth Date: 1 May 1907
Date of Registration: Jul 1990
Age at Death: 83
Registration district: Mid Warwickshire
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Volume: 31
Page: 453

TrueBlueAngel

TrueBlueAngel Report 5 Jan 2013 20:16

Yes, that is her death. She died a month before I met my husband, and sadly didn't get to meet her, as I believe she was a lovely lady.

Flip

Flip Report 5 Jan 2013 20:26

From CWG site, the death posted by MC

Serjeant Service No:778712 Date of Death:29/05/1942 Regiment/Service:Royal Armoured Corps 10th Royal Hussars Grave Reference4. C. 19.Cemetery KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA

This is in Libya.

TrueBlueAngel

TrueBlueAngel Report 5 Jan 2013 20:32

Thankyou so much. It makes more sense now :-)

Flip

Flip Report 5 Jan 2013 22:03

Related thread

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1317030

Ozibird

Ozibird Report 5 Jan 2013 22:21

Good to see this sorted. Well done ladies.

Ozi