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Marriage & Children???

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Annette

Annette Report 6 Jan 2013 14:25

I have found out that my Grandfather John Thomas Joyce married Bessie Keeling in oct,nov,dec 1938. He divorced and remarried my grandmother in 1947.

However, the first marriage had a child involved daughter Janet???

Can anyone help to source children please??

Thanks
Annette

Gins

Gins Report 6 Jan 2013 14:28

Looks like a son was born out of the first marriage?

You can check here

freebmd.org.uk

Annette

Annette Report 6 Jan 2013 14:32

they married birmingham

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 6 Jan 2013 14:32

I can find a son born in 1939 from the first marriage but not a daughter. Also a possible marriage for the son in 1960.

Kath. x

Annette

Annette Report 6 Jan 2013 14:36

do you know his name??
My father was told he had a half/sister???
It all only came to light when my grandad died
in 1975.

Gins

Gins Report 6 Jan 2013 14:38

The birth is a bit too late to post the details on there as the son may well still be living

If you use the link I posted and enter Joyce and Keeling as the mothers name and search for the year 1939, you will be able to check the name

Andrew

Andrew Report 6 Jan 2013 14:38

Might be of Interest

Midlands, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1955
about John Thomas Joyce
Name: John Thomas Joyce (and Bessie)
Year: 1939
Ward or Division/Constituency: Yardley
Street Address: 83 KINGSCLIFF ROAD
Residence Place: Birmingham


1945 Bessie on her own

Midlands, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1955
about Bessie Joyce
Name: Bessie Joyce
Year: 1945
Ward or Division/Constituency: Yardley
Street Address: 83 Kingscliff Road
Residence Place: Birmingham



Andy

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 6 Jan 2013 14:38

Will send the birth and marriage details by pm. as this person could still be living.

Kath. x

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 6 Jan 2013 14:39

this was the only child
Name: James A Joyce born 1939

possibly married in 1960 to a Diana George.

Try www.192 for them

Annette

Annette Report 6 Jan 2013 14:41

Thankyou both
I will follow both leads

Thanks again
By the way on bdm how do you search for children?
I only ever find the marriage or death or birth???

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 6 Jan 2013 14:45

Put in the father's surname and mother's maiden name and look for any births that come up in the area they lived and after the date of their marriage.

Kath. x

Annette

Annette Report 6 Jan 2013 14:49

ok

BDM down again at present

Thankyou all

Annette

Andrew

Andrew Report 6 Jan 2013 14:55

Bessie also remarried

Surname First name(s) Spouse District Vol Page

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Marriages Jun 1947 (>99%)
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Boswell Hubert J Joyce Birmingham 9c 1272
Boswell Hubert J Keeling Birmingham 9c 1272
Joyce Bessie Boswell Birmingham 9c 1272
Keeling Bessie Boswell Birmingham 9c 1272



Midlands, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1955
about Bessie Boswell
Name: Bessie Boswell
Year: 1950
Ward or Division/Constituency: Stechford
Street Address: 109 HORSE SHOES LANS
Residence Place: Birmingham



Andy

Annette

Annette Report 6 Jan 2013 15:05

thanks Andy

Annette

Annette Report 6 Jan 2013 16:59

How do you get on electoral registers after 1960???

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 7 Jan 2013 10:43

Older electoral registers are usually kept at the nearest library to the address and are (or were) not available online. However they are only searchable by address and not by surname.

However it does seem that Andrew has access to them so perhaps some are now online.

Kath. x