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Anyone who knew Winifred Easterbrook Born 1918

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Ian

Ian Report 7 Jan 2013 19:13

I think I am clutching at straws, but I am trying to find anyone who knew my Grandmother, Winifred Easterbrook AKA Wynn later Winifred Phillips. Info on her particularly around early 1940 - Summer 1941. She had a brother Ken, sisters Cynthia and Kay. I am after information prior to the birth of my father Peter.

FYI Wynn's Parents are Ernest Easterbrook - 1888 - 1957 Winifred Hicks 1895 - 1953

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.

Ian

Lynski

Lynski Report 7 Jan 2013 21:01

Have you tried "Search all trees" under the Search button above?

If you find a possible match you can contact the tree owner to see if you have a connection.

Just delete the automated message about looking at the person's tree and type in your own saying who you are looking for.


EDIT - there are two other members who have Winifred in their trees

Lynski

Lynski Report 7 Jan 2013 21:05

Marriage??????

Marriages Mar 1916 (>99%)
Easterbrooke Ernest J Hicks Kingsbridge 5b 417
Hicks Winifred D Easterbrooke Kingsbridge 5b 417


Births Dec 1918 (98%)
Easterbrook Winifred M H Hicks Devonport 5b 469

Lynski

Lynski Report 7 Jan 2013 21:08

Is this Ernest in 1911???

EASTERBROOK, John Cowling Head Married M 83 1828 Domestic Gardener Devon Kingsbridge VIEW
EASTERBROOK, Caroline Hampton Wife Married28 years F 48 1863 Cornwall Penzance VIEW
EASTERBROOK, Ernest John Son Single M 22 1889 Domestic Gardener Devon Totnes VIEW
EASTERBROOK, Edmund Arthur Son Single M 16 1895 Domestic Gardener Devon Paignton VIEW
EASTERBROOK, Ellen Clara Daughter Single F 14 1897 Dressmaker Apprentice Devon Paignton VIEW

RG number: RG14
Piece: 12884
Reference: RG14PN12884 RG78PN743C RD274 SD4 ED2 SN104
Registration District: Kingsbridge
Sub District: Kingsbridge
Enumeration District: 2
Parish: Kingsbridge and Dodbrooke
Address: 60 Church Street Kingsbridge
County: Devonshire

The marriage certificate would hopefully give you his father's name.

Lynski

Lynski Report 7 Jan 2013 21:18

Have you looked on

http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

for births of Easterbrook/Hicks?

There are a couple with postems that give an email address.

EDIT - the email address matches the name of one of the members who has Winifred in her tree???

Have you found the birth registrations for Ken, Cynthia and Kay???