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John William Tomlin 1901 Census?

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Pamela Report 10 Jan 2013 17:50

I have been trying to find John William Tomlin in 1901 Census he was born on 28th January 1892 in Snodland Kent His Parents were John William Tomlin born 1871 ( A Greengrocer) died in 1899 who married Sophia Russell on12th May 1891 His Brother was born in 1899 George Henry and he died in 1916 in France (War casualty) I wonder if the children were living with another family as the Father would have died the same year that George Henry was born Any help much appreciated to locate them in 1901 Thanks Pam

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 10 Jan 2013 18:06

Have you got Sophia and John William's marriage cert please.


brummiejan Report 10 Jan 2013 18:12

This is them:

Marriages Mar 1899 (>99%)
Knight Walter William Malling 2a 874
MAY Millicent Maud Malling 2a 874
Phyall Ernest Malling 2a 874
Tomlin Sophia Malling 2a 874

1901 England Census

Name: John T Phyall
Age: 9
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Ernest Phyall
Mother's Name: Sophia Phyall
Gender: Male
Where born: Snodland, Kent, England

Civil parish: Snodland
Ecclesiastical parish: Snodland All Saints
Town: Snodland
County/Island: Kent
Country: England

Registration district: Malling
Sub-registration district: Aylesford

Ernest Phyall 32
Sophia Phyall 30
John T Phyall 9
George T Phyall 7


brummiejan Report 10 Jan 2013 18:13

1911 England Census
Name: Sophia Phyall
Age in 1911: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871
Relation to Head: Wife
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Snodland, Kent
Civil parish: Snodland
County/Island: Kent
Country: England
Street Address: 7 Alma Place, Brook Street, Snodland
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 12
Estimated Marriage Year: 1899
Registration district: Malling
Registration District Number: 48
Sub-registration district: Aylesford

Ernest Phyall 42
Sophia Phyall 40
John Tomlin 19
George Tomlin 17


MarieCeleste Report 10 Jan 2013 19:40

Are you sure about the father's death?

England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915
Name: John William Tomlin
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1872
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1897
Age at Death: 25
Registration district: Malling
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 2a
Page: 392

and George Henry's birth?

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name: George Henry Tomlin
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1894
Registration district: Malling
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 2a
Page: 603


Pamela Report 10 Jan 2013 20:04

Thanks everyone it does appear she re married to Ernest Phyall after John William died. On re- checking George was born in 1894 I have found his Army Death killed in action record ) Will order some marriage certificates Many Thaks again Pam