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William Herbert Walker

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glyn

glyn Report 26 May 2013 20:01

Hi evervone I am still trying to find out more details about my Grandfather William Herbert Walker he was born in Halifax Yorkshire in 1889 we believe that he was the adopted by a Canadian family the Van Leuvens the next we know he was in the Royal Navy in Devonport Plymouth Devon HMS Active he was married in 1912 to Louie Potter my Gran they had several children including my Dad William Edwin Walker They went to live in Bedwas Monmouthshire S.WALES he died quite young in1932 I have obtained their marriage certificate which has told me that William Herberts father was called John and tat he was a labourer can anybody give me any more info on him or his ancestors please Glyn

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 26 May 2013 20:24

found these

Thomas William Walker
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 20 Nov 1889 Batley, York, England
residence: Batley, York, England
parents:John William Walker, Emmiline Walker

John William Walker
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 20 Jan 1889 Yeddingham, York, England
residence: York, England
parents:John Walker, Elizabeth Ann Walker

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 26 May 2013 20:25

can't see a William Herbert

Fredk

Fredk Report 26 May 2013 20:34

For information

Marriage Record
Name William H Walker
Year of Marriage 1912
Quarter of Marriage Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration District Devonport
Registration County Devon
Spouse's Surname Potter
Volume Number 5B
Volume Page 555

Spouse Match: William H WALKER married Louie POTTER
Name Louie Potter
Year of Marriage 1912
Quarter of Marriage Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration District Devonport
Registration County Devon
Spouse's Surname Walker
Volume Number 5B
Volume Page 555

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 26 May 2013 20:35

Possibility for 1911


LAW, Marie Head Widow F 69 1842 Boarding House Keeper St Louis Kamswracks Canada
HAWES, Christopher Boarder Single M 23 1888 Clerk Edinburgh
DAVIES, William Boarder Single M 27 1884 Stoker Carmarthen Glanamman
POTTERGILL, Bernard Boarder Married M 26 1885 Stoker Notts Norinell
>>>>WALKER, William Boarder Single M 21 1890 Stoker Yorks Halifax
JORDAN, William Boarder Single M 28 1883 Stoker Bow London
AYERS, William Boarder Married M 29 1882 Stoker Devon Ottery St Mary
RAWLINGS, Edwin Boarder Married M 32 1879 Stoker Cornwall Padstow
BRADFIELD, John Boarder Single M 22 1889 Stoker Essex Shoeburyness
BARNES, Philip Boarder Single M 21 1890 Stoker Worcester Pencome
MURPHY, John Boarder Single M 21 1890 Stoker Lancs Liverpool
JONES, John Boarder Single M 29 1882 Stoker Mon Newport

RG number: RG14

Piece: 33148

Reference: RG14PN33148 RG78PN1900 RD601 SD2 ED4 SN415

Registration District: Pembroke

Sub District: Pembroke

Enumeration District: 4

Parish: Pembroke St Mary

Address: Army and Navy Home 36 Meyrick St Pembroke Dock

County: Pembrokeshire

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 26 May 2013 20:39

Possibly 1901


SHEPLEY, Jonas Head Married M 56 1845 Wheelwright
Norland Halifax, Yorkshire
SHEPLEY, Ellen Wife Married F 40 1861
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
WALKER, Violet Step Daughter Single F 16 1885 Cotton Twiner
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
WALKER, William H Step Son Single M 14 1887 Cotton Twiner
Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire
WALKER, Frank Step Son Single M 12 1889 Cop Twirler (Cotton)
Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire
WALKER, Gilbert Step Son M 10 1891
Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire
WALKER, Elsie Step Daughter F 8 1893
Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire
WALKER, Nellie Step Daughter F 6 1895
Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire

Piece: 4132

Folio: 131

Page: 28

Registration District: Halifax

Civil Parish: Sowerby Bridge

Municipal Borough:

Address: 15, Sowerby New Road Montague Street, Sowerby Bridge

County: Yorkshire (West riding)

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 26 May 2013 20:41

Possibly 1891 in the workhouse


WALKER, Wm Pauper Inmate M 2 1889
Halifax, Yorkshire

Piece: 3594

Folio: 159

Page: 7

Registration District: Halifax

Civil Parish: Halifax

Municipal Borough: Halifax

Address: Halifax

County: Yorkshire (West Riding)

Fredk

Fredk Report 26 May 2013 20:42

Births Sep 1914 (>99%)
Walker Herbert E Potter Devonport 5b 615 Scan available - click to view

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 26 May 2013 20:50

I can't locate a birth in Halifax for him only these in Yorkshire within the time frame:-


Births Jun 1887 (>99%)
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Walker William Herbert Scarbro' 9d 364 Scan available - click to view

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Births Jun 1888 (>99%)
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WALKER William Herbert Sculcoates 9d 192

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 26 May 2013 20:52

There is also this birth but middle name isn't Herbert:-


Births Dec 1888 (>99%)
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WALKER William Henry Halifax 9a 380

TootyFruity

TootyFruity Report 26 May 2013 20:54

and also this birth without a middle name:-


Births Mar 1889 (>99%)
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Walker William Halifax 9a 480

Fredk

Fredk Report 26 May 2013 21:09

For informtion

Death Record
Name William H Walker
Year of Registration 1932
Quarter of Registration Apr-May-Jun
Registration District Newport (Monmouthshire)
Registration County Monmouthshire
Age at Death: 43
Volume Number 11A
Volume Page 272

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 26 May 2013 21:44

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1323811

(relating info. above)

Chris :)

glyn

glyn Report 27 May 2013 18:41

Many thanks for all your help ,the boarding house in Pembroke looks possible . Glyn