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Alice Mary Collins born Wickham Skeith Suffolk

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Astra Report 16 Apr 2013 07:15

I don't think it is correct Marion.

Certificate 4b 177 is for Ernest W Steggall. He was born in 1893 as per the registration I posted above. In 1928 he married Ivy M Short so she will be the I M Steggall who was the informant at his death.

Marriages Mar 1928 (>99%)
Short Ivy M Steggall Depwade 4b 375
STEGGALL Ernest W Short Depwade 4b 375

What are the details on the marriage certificate? Her father's name and occupation and her age etc. Who were the witnesses?


Marion Report 16 Apr 2013 00:01

Alice Mary Collins married Ernest Steggalls on 30th October, 1920 at St Andrews Church Wickham Skeith 4a 2515.

Death Cert. Ernest Steggalls died 1932 in Norwich Hospital. Informant is recorded as I M Steggalls - wife. 4b 177. This could be a misprint as the certificate is typed and not handwritten.

I have a copy of both these certificates.

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 20 Mar 2013 07:40

Marriages Dec 1920 (>99%)
Collins Alice M Steggalls Hartismere 4a 2515
Steggalls Ernest Collins Hartismere 4a 2515

Do you have any details from above Certificate, or have you seen Parish Records?...

Chris :)


Marion Report 19 Mar 2013 23:38

Thanks for the replies.
I have been in touch with the History Recorder for the village of Wickham Skeith. He has all the Parish Records to hand. There is no record of Alice Remarrying in the village. I will have to check with him if there is a record of Ernest dying and being buried in the village. The Stegalls are a very big family in Wickham and surrounding area and all branches seem to have used the same names for their children. Ernest was know as 'Wiffy' Stegalls - I have not found any reference to any children from this couple.


patchem Report 19 Mar 2013 08:20

Alice Mary Steggall 1935 Camden Hampstead 242 Belsize Road
Alice Mary Steggall 1936 Camden Hampstead 244 William216
Alice Mary Steggall 1938 Camden Hampstead 242 Kick
Alice Mary Steggall 1939 Camden Hampstead 242 Belsize Road


Astra Report 19 Mar 2013 08:16

Maybe the Ernest W Steggalls who died in Norwich in 1932 is the one born in 1893 in Norfolk.

Births Jun 1893 (>99%)
Steggall Ernest William Depwade 4b 243


MarieCeleste Report 19 Mar 2013 08:08

I'm posting this purely for elimination purposes:

Web: Virginia, Find A Grave Index, 1607-2012
Name: Mary Alice Stegall
Birth Date: 4 Sep 1890
Age at Death: 71
Death Date: 29 Aug 1962
Burial Place: Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, USA

She was the wife of a Muncie Stegall, she was born in Virginia and I've tracked her on US census from 1910 to 1930.

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 19 Mar 2013 07:53

County Norfolk
Place Little Dunham
Church St Margaret
RegisterNumber 630
DateOfBirth 27 Jun 1897
BaptismDate 29 Aug 1897
Forename Ernest
Sex M
FatherForename Alfred
MotherForename Kezia
FatherSurname STEGGLES
Abode Little Dunham
FatherOccupation Labourer

(not Suffolk, but another!)

Chris :)

1911 (other, Suffolk)
STEGGALLS SEN, Arthur Head Widower M 49 1862 Bricklayer Wickham Skeith Suffolk
STEGGALLS JUNR, Arthur Son M 22 1889 Cowman On Farm Wickham Skeith Suffolk
STEGGALLS, Earnest Son M 17 1894 Bricklayers Labourer Wickham Skeith Suffolk
STEGGALLS, John Son M 13 1898 Wickham Skeith Suffolk
STEGGALLS, Freddie Son M 2 1909 Wickham Skeith Suffolk
RG number: RG14
Piece: 10705
Reference: RG14PN10705 RG78PN577 RD210 SD1 ED7 SN78
Registration District: Hartismere
Sub District: Mendlesham
Enumeration District: 7
Parish: Wickham Skeith
Address: Near Entry Wickham Skeith Eye
County: Suffolk

Death ?
Name: STEGGLES, Ernest
Registration district: [?] Blyth
County: Suffolk
Year of registration: 1958
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Age at death:64
Volume no: 4B
Page no: 883

Edits (Norfolk, Little Dunham Ernest, War Death 1916)


patchem Report 19 Mar 2013 07:40

There is this birth and marriage which could explain Chris Ho's death as found:
Births Jun 1900
Roper Alice Maud Norwich 4b 150
Marriages Dec 1941
Roper Alice M Steggles Norwich 4b 471

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 19 Mar 2013 07:28

.England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about Alice Mary Ann Steggall
Name: Alice Mary Ann Steggall
Probate Date: 19 Nov 1963
Death Date: 9 Oct 1963
Death Place: Suffolk, England
Registry: Ipswich

Of Mill Farm Gislingham Suffolk widow. Probate tp Olive Muriel Kerridge wife of Cyril Roland Kerridge farmer effects £1984.15s

Edit would be too old

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006 about Alice M A Steggall
Name: Alice M A Steggall
Birth Date: abt 1883
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1963
Age at Death: 80
Registration district: Hartismere
Inferred County: Suffolk
Volume: 4b
Page: 789

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 19 Mar 2013 07:27

Death (if him)
Name: STEGGALL, Ernest W
Registration district: [?] Norwich
County: Norfolk
Year of registration: 1932
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Age at death:39
Volume no: 4B
Page no: 177

Chris :)

Death ?
Name: STEGGLES, Alice M
Registration district: [?] Wayland
County: Norfolk
Year of registration: 1963
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Age at death:63
Volume no: 4B
Page no: 838

Marriages Dec 1920 (>99%)
Collins Alice M Steggalls Hartismere 4a 2515
Steggalls Ernest Collins Hartismere 4a 2515

(do you have above Marriage Cert.?)


patchem Report 19 Mar 2013 07:26

Welcome to the boards, Marion.

Have you contacted the other people who have her in their trees on here to see if they have any more information about her?


GlitterBaby Report 19 Mar 2013 01:21

Might help if we did not have three different spellings of the surname

Mike *

Mike * Report 19 Mar 2013 01:09

Hartismere covers Wickham Skeith

Births Dec 1891
Collins Alice Mary - Hartismere 4a 779

Births Sep 1893
Steggall Ernest - Hartismere 4a 802

A tree on Ancestry has Alice's husband dying in Norfolk 1932

Ernest Steggalls

Birth 1893 in Wickham Skeith, Suffolk, England
Death Jun 1932 in Norwich, Norfolk, England

Maybe Alice re-married


Marion Report 19 Mar 2013 00:38

Alice was born in 1890's in Wickham Skeith. She married Ernest Stegall in 4th quarter of 1920.
I have photos of her up until approx 1935 but after that I have no record of her other than a family rumour that she left the vilage and went to America or Australia via London. Does anyone have any knowledge of her. Ernest was not with her