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more help required please

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maria

maria Report 5 Jun 2013 03:38

I have a complication.... my paternal grandfather was married twice. His first wife he married in 1925 -Robert Spurr - Lilian Butler, Nottingham.
Lilian Butler/Spurr died in 1938. They had it would seem 5 girls - Marjory M,1926 born,Vera C,1930 born, Joan 1931 born, Betty 1933 born, Mavis 1938 born all in Nottingham.
My grandfather married my grandmother in 1945 to Mary Hughes. I have their marriage cert and it says that robert was a widower. I have no idea what became of these 5 girls as it was never spoken about. Neither can I find any record of them after their birth....neither in marriage or death. What could have become of them? Adoption? Workhouse?

Fredk

Fredk Report 5 Jun 2013 06:57

Hope this is allowed
For information

Surname First name(s) Mother District Vol Page
Births Jun 1926 (>99%)
Spurr Marjory M Butler Basford 7b 450 Scan available - click to view
Births Jun 1930 (>99%)
SPURR Vera C Butler Basford 7b 423 Scan available - click to view
Births Dec 1931 (>99%)
Spurr Joan Butler Basford 7b 376 Scan available - click to view
Births Jun 1933 (>99%)
SPURR Betty Butler Basford 7b 391 Scan available - click to view
Births Mar 1938 (>99%)
Spurr Mavis L Butler Basford 7b 260 Scan available - click to view

maria

maria Report 5 Jun 2013 07:03

Thanks Fredk - I also found these just through searching maiden name of mother, married name of mother to include marriage cert and father. However I cannot find any marriages or deaths for these daughters. Some could possibly be still alive.

Fredk

Fredk Report 5 Jun 2013 07:29

I have also searched for marriages and found none
Could they of emigrated. If I remember children were sent to Canada during WW2

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Jun 2013 07:39

As mum died just before WW2 its likely the children were put in a home and maybe adopted . As their dad never mentioned them then that's a likelihood .

Have you tried search trees to see if anyone has one of them listed

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 5 Jun 2013 07:42

Maria...have sent you a PM with some marriages which may be your girls...I have not listed them here as they may all be living....
They are on Free BMD....
You will need to buy the MCs to be sure.

maria

maria Report 5 Jun 2013 08:36

Thanks all - yes , probably adopted after they were put in a home. Then changed surnames.....this outcome I hope was right and didnt end up in any 'poorhouse'.

Reggie

Reggie Report 5 Jun 2013 08:39

Linked..........................

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1325853

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Report 5 Jun 2013 23:53

could this be there oldest childs marriage Marjorie Spurr - Osyp Danyluk married nottingham JFM 1950

maria

maria Report 6 Jun 2013 03:50

Elizabeth - The spelling I have is 'Marjory' on the birth reg..... not Marjorie. I think Marjory rather than Marjorie is an unusual spelling?