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Maureen Report 27 Feb 2013 14:52

Can anyone help? this man was a house porter in1929, at Stanhope Gardens in South Kensington, his father was Arthur Sampson, a builder. I cannot find anything about birth or death. Any ideas ? thank you


alviegal Report 27 Feb 2013 15:20

Is there anything else you know about him? Did you get his father's name from a marriage certificate? If so, how old was he when he got married?


Reggie Report 27 Feb 2013 15:24

How old was he in 1929?

Presumably, your info is from his marriage cert.................

Where have you looked in trying to find a birth?


Reggie Report 27 Feb 2013 15:26

Births Sep 1884 (>99%)
Sampson Arthur Edward Wandsworth 1d 767

Births Jun 1889 (>99%)
Sampson Arthur Edward Bromley 2a 445

Births Mar 1893 (>99%)
Sampson Arthur Edward St. Saviour 1d 105


Reggie Report 27 Feb 2013 15:29

No marriage on freebmd for Arthur E Sampson in 1929, so the source must be something other than a marriage cert

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Mike * Report 27 Feb 2013 16:15

Is this his marriage ?

Marriages Jun 1929
Sampson Arthur- Haynes - Kensington 1a 373


Reggie Report 27 Feb 2013 16:30

Seems where does the other forename come from?


Cynthia Report 28 Feb 2013 12:26

Hello Maureen and welcome to the Community boards.

It may be worth checking to see if anyone on this site has your relative in their tree.

Click on Search above and then on Search All Trees and fill in what details you know.

If you find a connection, you can contact the tree owner for further information.


Maureen Report 1 Mar 2013 13:07

My info was taken from a marriage certificate, states his age 24, marriage to Sarah Haynes.


Astra Report 1 Mar 2013 13:07

Marriages Jun 1929 (>99%)
Haynes Sarah Sampson Kensington 1a 373


GlitterBaby Report 1 Mar 2013 13:13

The marriage is not registered with a middle name.

Witnesses ?


Astra Report 1 Mar 2013 13:15

This is a remote possibility. I can't find an Arthur Sampson who is a builder.

National Archive Reference:
RG14PN23148 RG78PN1353 RD459 SD4 ED18 SN110
Reg. District: Warrington
Sub District: Warrington
Parish: Warrington
Enum. District: 18
Address: 5 Eldon Street Warrington
County: Lancashire
Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
SAMPSON, Arthur Head Married M 27 1884 Bricklayer Warrington Lancs
SAMPSON, Jane Wife Married
5 years F 25 1886 Warrington Lancs
SAMPSON, Arthur Son M 5 1906 Warrington Lancs
SAMPSON, Harry Son M 3 1908 Warrington Lancs
SAMPSON, Frank Son M 1 1910 Warrington Lancs
FORSTER, Dorothea Boarder Single F 17 1894 General Servant Warrington Lancs


safc Report 1 Mar 2013 13:22


Lancashire Birth indexes for the years: 1906
Surname Forename(s) Sub-District Registers At Mother's Maiden Name Reference
SAMPSON Arthur E West Derby Western Liverpool WDW/41/49


GlitterBaby Report 1 Mar 2013 13:27

Been looking at London Marriages

Amy Alice Sampson born 1890 married in 1915 and her father was Arthur John Sampson and I think it reads occupation of builder, deceased

BUT probably a red herring

Bother he is a carpenter in 1901

Blast that family are on 1911 census with a son called Arthur George 1904 Epping


Reggie Report 1 Mar 2013 15:27


Where did you get the info about his second forename?

Who witnessed the marriage?

Was his father 'deceased'?


Reggie Report 1 Mar 2013 15:29

Only two possible births on freebmd

Births Dec 1904 (>99%)
SAMPSON Arthur Bristol 6a 148

In 1911, his father (Arthur) was a Boot maker

Births Mar 1905 (>99%)
Sampson Arthur Nottingham 7b 345
Deaths Mar 1905 (>99%)
Sampson Arthur 0 Nottingham 7b 207


Astra Report 1 Mar 2013 15:50

Did they live in Durham after they married? Makes me wonder if that was where he came from.


Maureen Report 2 Mar 2013 11:55

Witness to marriage, L. Aagesen, L . Tabron. Edward could be red herring. They had a son named John George born in Hebburn, Durham. Sarah was in Hebburn alone, not sure if visiting family/separated/ divorced or whatever. Arthur's father was alive at time of marriage


Reggie Report 2 Mar 2013 12:35

Not necessarily alive. It depends on how the question about him was worded.

And you haven't explained why you included 'Edward' in your initial post


Maureen Report 4 Mar 2013 14:42

Going through notes , can't find why I thought middle name, unless it was mentioned no living relative that would have known now though. Never thought that his father could be dead at time of marriage. Also Sarah remarried some years later, I have a copy of her death cert. she died 1939, age 37, in Jarrow, Durham. Hèr name then was Seddon. So did her and Arthur divorce or did he die? Although not got marriage cert to say whether or not she was widowed . Going to try finding that now .