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Teresa

Teresa Report 4 Mar 2013 14:21

I'm trying to find any information about my father, I don't know much about him apart from his name was Christopher Henry Derek Strong, he was born 1937 and died in a motorbike accident in Oxfordshire in 1966. If anyone can help me I would be so grateful.

Stuart

Stuart Report 4 Mar 2013 14:27

What information are you looking for Teresa?

Birth - Christopher HD Strong Abingdon, Berks Mar Qtr 1937 2C 442 - mothers maiden name Smith

Info to be found for free on http://www.freebmd.org.uk including his marriage and children's names from that marriage

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 4 Mar 2013 14:50

Welcome to the boards Teresa.

There are lots of Strong/Smith births registered in Abingdon.

Did your Father have any siblings?


A possible for his parents marriage........

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005
about John T Strong
Name: John T Strong
Spouse Surname: Smith
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1917
Registration district: Abingdon
Inferred County: Berkshire
Volume Number: 2c
Page Number: 584

Spouse missing from entry......

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005
about Lilian M Smith
Name: Lilian M Smith
Spouse Surname: Strong
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1917
Registration district: Abingdon
Inferred County: Berkshire
Volume Number: 2c
Page Number: 894

Spouse missing from entry.

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 4 Mar 2013 15:32

The correct reference number for that marriage is

Registration district: Abingdon Volume No: 2c Page No: 584

Easy to see how it was mistranscribed from the Smith entry. The typist who entered the details obviously rarely if ever bothered to clean their typewriter. :-|

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 4 Mar 2013 16:06

Just guessing here really.......

???
Births Jun 1898 (>99%)
SMITH Lilian Maud Abingdon 2c 291

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
about Lilian Maud Strong
Name: Lilian Maud Strong
Birth Date: 3 Apr 1898
Date of Registration: Sep 1985
Age at Death: 87
Registration district: Devizes
Inferred County: Wiltshire
Volume: 23
Page: 1723


1901 England Census
about Lilian M Smith
Name: Lilian M Smith
Age: 2
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1899
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Richard Smith
Mother's name: Edith A Smith
Gender: Female
Where born: South Hinksey, Berkshire, England

Civil parish: South Hinksey
Ecclesiastical parish: Kennington St Swithin and South Hinksey St John
Town: South Hinksey
County/Island: Berkshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Abingdon
Sub-registration district: Fyfield
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 67
Piece: 1130
Folio: 72
Page Number: 12
Household Members: Name Age
Richard Smith 43 (Farm Labourer)
Edith A Smith 36 (Seamstress)
Lilian M Smith 2


1891 England Census
about Richard Smith
Name: Richard Smith
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1859
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Edith A Smith
Gender: Male
Where born: Wooton, Berkshire, England

Civil parish: South Hinksey
Ecclesiastical parish: South Hinksey
Town: South Hinksey
County/Island: Berkshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Abingdon
Sub-registration district: Fyfield
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 977
Folio: 91
Page Number: 38
Household Members: Name Age
Richard Smith 32 (Agricultural Labourer)
Edith A Smith 27 (Tailoress)
Annie E Smith 8/12



Household transcription
1911 census
Person: SMITH, Lilian
Address: South Hinksey Oxford

SMITH, Richard Head Married M 53 1858 Farm Labourer Wotton Berks
SMITH, Edith Wife Married23 years F 46 1865 Tailoress Shillingford Oxon
SMITH, Annie Daughter Single F 20 1891 Laundrymaid South Hinksey Berks
SMITH, Lilian Daughter F 12 1899 South Hinksey Berks
SMITH, Bessie Niece Single F 19 1892 Laundrymaid Abingdon Berks
RG number: RG14
Piece: 6454
Reference: RG14PN6454 RG78PN317 RD117 SD1 ED7 SN53
Registration District: Abingdon
Sub District: Fyfield
Enumeration District: 7
Parish: South Hinksey
Address: South Hinksey Oxford
County: Berkshire
(4 children born, 2 living, 2 had died)


Neice Bessie is Bessie Beisley? on the image.

If you are trying to go backwards with your Father's side of the family and none of the above information is familiar to you, it would be in your best interest to purchase a copy of your Father's birth certificate to find out who his parents were.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 4 Mar 2013 17:45

Name: Christopher H D Strong
Birth Date: abt 1937
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1966
Age at Death: 29
Registration district: Oxford
Inferred County: Oxfordshire
Volume: 6b
Page: 929

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 4 Mar 2013 18:34

I have PM'd Teresa to help her find her way back to this thread.

Hopefully she will let us know exactly what information she is looking for. :-)