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gareth

gareth Report 25 Jan 2013 19:40

ive been looking for my mams extended famliy all i know is her name olive may edwards born 1925 i have no place of birth or any certicate she married my dad sidney thomas porter in 1944 in bliston would realy love to find out where my mam was born and her mothers and extended family eg.. sisters brothers etc.. please please please could sumone help ive looked but cn onlly find marriage certicate to my dad thank you :-)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 25 Jan 2013 19:46

Hi Gareth and welcome to the boards.

You really need to order a copy of their marriage certificate to find out who her father was (if she knew him)

All the info you need is here:

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005

Name: Olive M Edwards
Spouse Surname: Porter
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1944
Registration district: Bilston
Inferred County: West Midlands
Volume Number: 6b
Page Number: 1190c

Married Sidney T Porter

You order the certificate from GRO:
http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/

Tick the box where it asks if GRO reference is known. Cert costs £9.25

gareth

gareth Report 25 Jan 2013 19:48

why would it be on her marriage certicate to my dad??
plus i want my mams mothers maden name but cnt find it ??

gareth

gareth Report 25 Jan 2013 19:50

becouse i cnt find my mams place of birth?? could u help plz

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 25 Jan 2013 19:51

Gareth - that's how marriage certificates work, they list the bride and grooms father's names.

You get the certificate and work back from there. This genealogy lark isn't always a quick process.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 25 Jan 2013 19:53

Gareth, so you know of any brothers or sisters your mum had?

Sometimes tracing one sibling leads us to the family?

I take it your mum is no longer alive?

Where do you think she might have been born? There are quite a lot of Olive M Edwards born around that time.

gareth

gareth Report 25 Jan 2013 20:02

i know ive looked but i always thought she was born wales i dont none of her family none at all she wud never talk about thm and no she not alive my name is annie christine porter not gareth he just dne account for me il get tht ceritcate and get bk to you thank u ever so much i wud of bin lost if u didnt say :-)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 25 Jan 2013 20:07

Hi Annie, the certificate really is the best way to go.

When you get it, go to the "My Threads" link on the left hand side of these pages. When you click on that it will take you back to this thread (and any others you post on). Just add a new post giving the details of the marriage certificate and then your thread will move to the front of the boards where we'll see it.

Meanwhile, do you mind telling us where and when your mum died, and also her surname if it was no longer Porter? We can sometimes work back from info on a death record.

jansmith

jansmith Report 25 Jan 2013 20:13

Annie when and where did she die?

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 25 Jan 2013 20:19

There were two Olive May Edwards born in Wales close to each other:

England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005

Name: Olive M Edwards
Mother's Maiden Surname: Fowler
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1924
Registration district: Bedwellty
Inferred County: Monmouthshire
Volume Number: 11a
Page Number: 159

Name: Olive M Edwards
Mother's Maiden Surname: Jones
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1924
Registration district: Bedwellty
Inferred County: Wales
Volume Number: 11a
Page Number: 224

gareth

gareth Report 28 Jan 2013 11:56

she died 1972 16 august in wolverhampton and remains at bushberry cemetery and thought it was edwards tht wots on marriage certicate dnt no her mothers maiden name thanks for all ur help guys.

gareth

gareth Report 28 Jan 2013 11:58

olive may edwards was born 16 december 1924/1925

gareth

gareth Report 28 Jan 2013 12:00

when olive dies her name was OLIVE MAY FRAZER is tht any help

Gins

Gins Report 28 Jan 2013 12:07

So this is her

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
about Olive May Frazer
Name: Olive May Frazer
Birth Date: 17 Dec 1922
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1971
Age at Death: 48
Registration district: Wolverhampton
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume: 9b
Page: 2027

Gins

Gins Report 28 Jan 2013 12:08

So this looks like her birth

Births Mar 1923 (>99%)
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Edwards Olive M Evans<Mothers maiden name Swansea 11a 2122

Gins

Gins Report 28 Jan 2013 12:12

And this is her second marriage

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005
about Olive M Porter
Name: Olive M Porter
Spouse Surname: George A Fraser
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1960
Registration district: Bilston
Inferred County: West Midlands
Volume Number: 9b
Page Number: 8

Gins

Gins Report 28 Jan 2013 12:17

You need her marriage certificate, as has already been said.

Then you need to buy the birth certificate to cross reference the fathers details

This is a possible marriage for her parents, but its just a guess


Marriages Jun 1922
------------------------------------------------------------
EDWARDS Thomas G Evans Swansea 11a 2204
EVANS Edith M Edwards Swansea 11a 2204



rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 28 Jan 2013 12:23

There's also this marriage if they left it even later to marry.

Marriages Sep 1922

EDWARDS Robert G Evans Swansea 11a 2287
EVANS Gladys M Edwards Swansea 11a 2287

gareth

gareth Report 28 Jan 2013 12:32

we worked out olive was born 1927 and she was 17 wen she got married to sidney thomas porter so she was born 16 december 1927 cn ya 1 help plz

Gins

Gins Report 28 Jan 2013 12:48

Annie

If the information on the death certificate is correct, then her DOB is 17th Dec 1922

How have you 'worked out' she was born in 1927? The only way you can be sure of anything is to have the certificates

Edit: There are no births registered for Olive M Edwards between Dec 1927 - March 1928