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Trying to find more details on Albina Arnold

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Terry Report 31 Mar 2013 15:37

Yes her husband was Charles Robert Prett, but we can find no record of their marriage, I will have a look on FreeBMD but we keep coming to a dead end :-)


GlitterBaby Report 31 Mar 2013 15:33

No idea if same man or not

Deaths Sep 1921 (>99%)

Prett Charles R 60 Canterbury 2a 936


GlitterBaby Report 31 Mar 2013 15:31

Have you looked on FreeBMD as that should be your first site to check


Terry Report 31 Mar 2013 15:11

I have obtained the death certificate of Albania SJ Prett and she is the same person as Albina SJ Arnold (nee Jay), she was married to a Charles Robert Prett and they had a daughter Irene Prett, like was metioned. I would now like to find out if they had any more children, can anyone tell mehow I could find this out? thanks


Terry Report 27 Feb 2013 17:25

Thanks to everyone for their help, I do believe that Albina SJ Arnold and Albania SJ Prett are the same person as the birth year and area are the same, too much of a coincidence? If anyone esle can help, I am looking for a marriage between Albina/Albania SJ Arnold and a gentle man with the surname Prett, in the Kent area.


Reggie Report 26 Feb 2013 23:23


GlitterBaby Report 26 Feb 2013 23:21

Nudge up as new thread posted


GlitterBaby Report 24 Feb 2013 23:45

I think that Irene born 1919 married Constantine Scott in 1941.

His death in Kent in 2004 gives date of birth as Dec 1916

There is a possible birth in March qtr 1917

One member on this site has him in their tree.

Might be a lead or might not.


Terry Report 24 Feb 2013 23:19

It all helps, I'm grateful for anything, because we have come to a dead end


GlitterBaby Report 24 Feb 2013 23:10

Am I clutching at straws now ??

Births Jun 1919 (>99%)

Prett Irene M Jay Blean 2a 1311


Terry Report 24 Feb 2013 23:01

That sounds quite promising


GlitterBaby Report 24 Feb 2013 22:57

Keep looking at this death

Name: Albania S J Prett
Birth Date: abt 1878
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1959
Age at Death: 81
Registration district: Ashford
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 5b
Page: 29

But not yet found any possible marriage


Terry Report 24 Feb 2013 22:55

That's right, we then can't find any other trace of her after that apart from having my father in law Alistair JBB Arnold in 1917, she then seems to vanish


GlitterBaby Report 24 Feb 2013 22:53

Thanks Choccy

I should have looked for that spelling as the birth in 1917 has maiden name of Jay


Choccy Report 24 Feb 2013 22:51

she says she is widowed on the 1911 census - orignal reads ALBINA ARNOLD


RG14PN4341 RG78PN174 RD58 SD1 ED21 SN102
Reg. District: Canterbury
Sub District: Canterbury
Parish: Canterbury
Enum. District: 21
Address: 20 Sun St Canterbury
County: Kent

TWYMAN, Benjamin Head Widower M 66 1845 Auctioneer Surveyor And Appraiser Ramsgate Kent
ARNOLD, Alleina Servant Widow F 34 1877 Housekeeper Temple Ewell Dover


Choccy Report 24 Feb 2013 22:36


RG number: RG11
Piece: 1006
Folio: 5
Page: 3
Reg. District: Dover
Sub District: Hougham
Parish: Ewell
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Ewell Village, Ewell
County: Kent

JAY, John Head Married M 51 1830 Railway Platelayer
Cranham, Essex
JAY, Sarah Wife Married F 39 1842
Ewell, Kent
JAY, Eliza Daughter Single F 14 1867 Scholar
Ewell, Kent
JAY, Auther Son Single M 10 1871 Scholar
Ewell, Kent
LADD (JAY), Eadith Daughter In Law Single F 10 1871 Scholar
Ewell, Kent
LADD (JAY), Harriett Daughter In Law Single F 6 1875 Scholar
Ewell, Kent
>>>>>JAY, Albieane Daughter Single F 4 1877

JAY, James Son Single M 1 1880


Choccy Report 24 Feb 2013 22:34

Births Jun 1877

Jay Albania Sarah J Dover 2a 894


Terry Report 24 Feb 2013 22:07

Thanks for your help, William J Arnold was her father in law and Mary A Arnold her mother in law, her children were James HR Arnold and Beatrice ER Arnold. She then went on to have a Alistair JBB Arnold in 1917 (my wifes father) who was brought up by a family with the surname Bremner, my wife always thought they were her grandparents but my father in law always said he was born to gypsies and bought by a rich family, we always thought it was a joke but after he died we found no trace of a birth certificate, and then discovered a Alistair John Bruce Bremner Arnold born in Kent. Very confusing!!


GlitterBaby Report 24 Feb 2013 21:59

I keep looking at the birth of Albina Sarah Hopkins 1874

Think she is on census as Sarah and is in Kent in 1881

Not found anything that might be her birth but might not have been registered

Mike *

Mike * Report 24 Feb 2013 21:56

1901 - living with her inlaws)

Name: Albina S J Arnold
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation: Daughter-in-law <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Gender: Female
Where born: Temple Ewell, Kent, England

Civil parish: Tottenham
Ecclesiastical parish: All Hallows
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
Registration district: Edmonton
Sub-registration district: Tottenham

William J Arnold 63
Mary A Arnold 55
William R Arnold 20
Elizabeth M Arnold 18
Rose S Arnold 16
Grace M Arnold 12
Leonard S Jennings 7
Albina S J Arnold 25
James H R Arnold 6
Beatrice E R Arnold 3