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James Maddison born about 1919

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Barbz Report 13 Mar 2013 10:37

I am looking for the family of James Maddison.

He married my grandmother's sister Margarita Potts in the Castle Ward area of Northumberland in 1941.

Margarita or known as Rita was born 1922 and died 2001.

I am not a hundred percent sure but when I checked FreeBMD, it looks as though they had 2 boys James born 1942 and George born 1946, both born in the Northumberland area.

James, I think was born about 1919 and have no record of where he was born and died.

If anybody can help that will be much appreciated. :-)


Reggie Report 13 Mar 2013 10:42

Who registered Rita's death?

Make that your starting point...........


Barbz Report 13 Mar 2013 10:56

How do I find out who registed Rita's death?
I have only found out by using both GR and Ancestry


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 13 Mar 2013 11:02

You'll have to purchase the DC from for £9.25.

Do you have James Maddison's death index ref? Depending on when he died, the certificate might give his dob and place of birth.

EDIT - you say you don't. Do you have a copy of the MC? That would give an age at the time of the event (if he was honest), his father's name and occupation and his own occupation. The witnesses might be from 'his side' of the family

Or were you only interested in his descendents, one of whom might have registered Rita's death


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 13 Mar 2013 11:05

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006

Name: Margarita Maddison
Birth Date: 4 Apr 1922
Date of Registration: Aug 2001
Age at Death: 79
Registration district: North Tyneside
Inferred County: Tyne and Wear
Register Number: C30C
District and Subdistrict: 0541C
Entry number: 136

You need the details to order the certificate


Barry Report 13 Mar 2013 11:11

? Free BMD
James Maddison - birth Castle Ward Q1 1922 ref 10b 738 mmn Dixon

Marriage John William Maddison to Hannah Bell Dixon Q2 1910 Gateshead ref 10a 1465

? death James Maddison b 11 Jan 1922 died July 1992 aged 70 Newcastle ref 2 266


Barbz Report 17 Mar 2013 17:24

I have ordered the marriage certificate :)
Just waiting for it's arrival