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Grandfathers mothers maiden name

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Christine

Christine Report 19 Jan 2013 22:07

My grandfather was Percy William Jordan born 1898 in Hull Yorkshire his mother was Rebecca Ann but I can't find out her maiden name to go any further, any suggestions thanks

safc

safc Report 19 Jan 2013 22:13

????
Yorkshire Birth indexes for the years: 1898
Surname Forename(s) Sub-District Registers At Mother's Maiden Name Reference
JORDAN Percy W Myton Hull MYT/3a/344


Yorkshire Marriage indexes for the years: 1898
Surname Forename(s) Surname Forename(s) Church / Register Office Registers At Reference
JORDAN Albert P THOMAS Rebecca A St James (Hull) Hull SJH/8/452

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 19 Jan 2013 22:13

What was Percy's father's name Christine?

Mike *

Mike * Report 19 Jan 2013 22:16

There was a Rebecca Thomas marrying in Hull, with a Mr Jodan on same page


Marriages Mar 1898

Foots Eliza Hull 9d 315
FORTS Eliza Hull 9d 315
Jordan Albert Percy Hull 9d 315
Stark John Thomas Hull 9d 315
Thomas Rebecca Annie Hull 9d 315


But whether that was her maiden name or a previous married name only the certificate will tell

Mike *

Mike * Report 19 Jan 2013 22:30

BRITISH ARMY

Name: Percy William Jordan
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897
Age at enlistment: 17
Birth Parish: St Barnabas
Birth County: Yorks
Document Year: 1914
Regimental Number: 1901
Regiment Name: ?? York Regt


SIGNED jUNE 1914

address given as 43 St James Street Hull.
Previously employed by Sandersons Paints.

Christine

Christine Report 20 Jan 2013 08:46

Thankyou Mike how do I get a copy of Percy,s. birth certificate?

Flip

Flip Report 20 Jan 2013 09:43

Use freebmd to find the reference (no sub necessary):

Births Sep 1898 (>99%)
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Jordan Percy William Hull 9d 311

Then order online from: http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/ The cost is £9.25, don't use commercial sites they usually charge more.

Mike *

Mike * Report 20 Jan 2013 12:01

PM received ....

Thankyou Mike, I am new at this game, wondering how I can get a look at this records or a coy of Marriage certificates etc




The army record is on Ancestry.

To order marriage certificate, go to the GRO link given above and quote the relevant ref no. 9d 315

Flip

Flip Report 20 Jan 2013 12:19

Mike, did you look at the images (13008), I think they may have discovered he was only 16, not 17 as he stated, and sent him home 5/8/1914 or am I reading this wrong?