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carrington family from london

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chloeandlily Report 25 Mar 2013 09:42

hi can any one or is there anyone researching the family of Carrington's from the London area, I have a Arthur Carrington who married a May Gower in 1920 she had a sister called Clara Elizabeth who married a Field. we know that May and Arthur had a son called Bobby. this is all we know :-(


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 09:48

If anyone on GR is researching them, you will find out by looking in 'search all trees'

Do you have any more precise location info? 'London' is rather vague

Have you done any research yourself?

And what do you wish to haven't actually said...........

I doubt that the son was registered as Bobby..find his birth on freebmd for factual info. You'll also find the births of his probable siblings on there


Adeline Report 25 Mar 2013 09:49

Sister's marriage:

Name: Clara E Gower
Spouse Alfred G Field
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1920
Registration district: Hammersmith
Inferred County: London
Volume Number: 1a
Page Number: 678


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 09:50

For INFO..................

Marriages Sep 1920 (>99%)
Carrington Arthur J Gower Hammersmith 1a 678
Field Alfred G Gower Hammersmith 1a 678
Gower Clara E Field Hammersmith 1a 678
Gower May Carrington Hammersmith 1a 678


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 09:53

How do you relate to this people?

Some idea of your connection to them would help us to help you


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Mar 2013 09:53

Bobby might be Robert C (edit should have typed G) Carrington b 1922 in Hammersmith reg district.

You can find his birth reg, and that of a possible sibling on

Select births
Surname Carrington
Mother surname Gower

And a date range of your choice, in this instance 1920-1930.

To look for connection, use the search all trees on this site and send a message to anyone else who may list them.


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 09:56

No death for Robert in England/Wales up to 2006.............


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 10:06

There are too many possible births for the four people whose double marriage is posted need the cert(s) for ages.......and fathers' details to enable any search to have a chance of being accurate


chloeandlily Report 25 Mar 2013 10:09

related by marraige my husbands grandmother was clara and he knows that bobby as he knew him was killed in the war and his memorial is in runnymede. what we are trying to find out is who is sibling was and who Arthur' s parents were. we do have access to genes, ancestry, and freeBMDbut have hit a stumbling block. :-S


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 10:11

Robert's brother's marriage is on freebmd


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Mar 2013 10:11

For info

In 1949, Arthur J Carrington and May were living at
18 Carville Crescent, Brentford

London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965
Arthur J Carrington
Year: 1949
County or Borough: Brentford and Chiswick
Ward or Division/Constituency: Brentford
Street Address: 18 Bba (incorrectly transcribed)
Reference Number: MR/PER/C/0771


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 10:14

Buy the marriage will give you the info you need to make a start, as it will tell you his AGE. You can't hope to find out anything without knowing when the man was born

freebmd is very easy to use..........look for the brother's details


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 10:15

So you knew more than just the name.....................

Interesting.....perhaps you are psychic.D E T


Rank: Sergeant
Service No:1270267
Date of Death:02/10/1942
Regiment/Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Panel ReferencePanel 79.
Additional Information:
Son of Arthur John and May Carrington, of Brentford, Middlesex.

You could have given us the FULL name info C&L


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 10:19

Suggestion ONLY........based on location

]Name: CARRINGTON, Arthur John
Registration district: Hounslow
County: London
Year of registration: 1985
Month of registration: September
Date of Birth:9 November 1895
Volume no: 13
Page no: 1068
Reg no: 985

Births Dec 1895 (>99%)
Carrington Arthur John Wandsworth 1d 629


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Mar 2013 10:23


It was an error in typing. The C is smudged on the image, so could have been mistaken for a G by the transcriber.

With no obvious deaths in Essex for Arthur J Carrington to give his d/yob, it does seem that chloeandlily might have to buy the Gower/Carrington MC for £9.25 from

Reggie might have found the birth and death - the only way for sure is to get the MC to confirm.


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 10:26

Brentford is Middlesex


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Mar 2013 10:31

Sorry - got confused with BrentWOOD ;-)


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Mar 2013 10:43

If we run with the 1895 Wandsworth birth -

London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906

Name: Arthur John Carrington
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 1 Dec 1895 (born 9 Nov 1895)
Father's Name: Robert William Carrington - Labourer
Mother's name: Jane Carrington
Parish or Poor Law Union: Battersea St John
Borough: Wandsworth
Address 53 Linda? Street, Battersea
Register Type: Parish Registers


chloeandlily Report 25 Mar 2013 10:50

wow how wonderful you all are i couldnt get past what we knew. many thanks to all and yes we will order the marraige certificate to go on. thanks again :-)


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Mar 2013 10:50

1901 England Census
Arthur J Carrington
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Robert W Carrington
Mother's name: Jane Carrington
Gender: Male
Where born: Battersea, Middlesex, England
Civil parish: Hammersmith
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary Stamford Brook
County/Island: London

Robert W Carrington 38 - general labourer b Walsingham, Norfolk
Jane Carrington 34 - b Brentford
Ethel M Carrington 12 - b Brentford
Violet M Carrington 9 - b Pimlico
Robert W Carrington 8 - b Pimlico
Arthur J Carrington 6 - b Pimlico

52 Cath(n,m)ore Road?
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 39; Folio: 91; Page: 24.

Robert Carrington
Age in 1911: 47
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1864
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Walsingham, Norfolk, England
Civil parish: Chiswick
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
Street Address: 33 Thames Road, Chiswick
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Railway Contractor Labourer
Registration district: Brentford
Robert Carrington 47
Jane Carrington 44
Robert Carrington 17 - Gas fitting, Gas works
Arthur Carrington 15 - Wall paper manufcturing

Robert William and Jane married 22 years. 4 live births, 3 still living