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tia Report 12 Jul 2013 19:08

i have been looking for the taylor side of my family my nana was born elizabeth ann taylor and her father was george william taylor and mother lily mary beckett (nee thompson) i am having trouble finding the perants of george william taylor. my nana has told me that his father was walter taylor who i know was killed in france in 1917 and his mothers name was elizabeth jane searby but i can not find george williams birth with this mothers maiden name i also know that george william taylor is a twin and his sister was edith mary taylor. i also can not find the perants of walter taylor, george william taylors father i know his name was francis taylor who i think married a martha. can anyone help me please.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 Jul 2013 19:57

Could we have some years, dates and a geographical location please? Taylor is rather a common name!

If George William Taylor was born before Sep 1913, then his mother's maiden name won't be shown on the gro index.

Mike *

Mike * Report 12 Jul 2013 20:02

Marriages Dec 1903
Lockwood Annie Doncaster 9c 1275
ROBERTS Thomas Doncaster 9c 1275
****Searby Elizabeth Jane - Doncaster 9c 1275
****Taylor Walter - Doncaster 9c 1275


tia Report 12 Jul 2013 20:06

i do not know any dates the only information i have is on the death of walter taylor which is what i have been sent from the memorial book kept for visitors which has the following information


walter taylor and elizabeth searby was married 2nd nov 1903 at parish church butterwick, boston. lincs

I dont know if this information is correct on the marriage as it is what i have been sent to me by a family member who is unsure.

Mike *

Mike * Report 12 Jul 2013 20:08

Marriages Sep 1941

Beckett Lily M - Taylor - Grimsby 7a 2168
Hotson Henry V Kendall Grimsby 7a 2168
Kendall Jessie F Hotson Grimsby 7a 2168
Taylor George W - Beckett- Grimsby 7a 2168

Mike *

Mike * Report 12 Jul 2013 20:12

Are you not familiar with freebmd ?

Marriages Dec 1933

Beckett Edward - Thompson- Grimsby 7a 1703
Kirkland Iris Sykes Grimsby 7a 1703
Sykes William H Kirkland Grimsby 7a 1703
Thompson Lily M - Beckett - Grimsby 7a 1703

Mike *

Mike * Report 12 Jul 2013 20:14

Likely death of first husband

Deaths Dec 1940
BECKETT Edward -38 - Grimsby 7a 1521

Maybe his birth

Births Jun 1902
Beckett Edward Grimsby 7a 645


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 Jul 2013 20:15

Unless the marriage record wasn't copied to the gro, the only Lincolnshire marriage for a Walter Taylor in 1903 was to a Charlotte Harrod

Marriages Mar 1903 (>99%)
Harrod Charlotte Spilsby 7a 803
Taylor Walter Spilsby 7a 803

Assuming you have the correct transcription of his death, Walter would have been born 1886 +/- 1


tia Report 12 Jul 2013 20:17

yes i am and i have this information on george and lily's marriage and i have there children and i also have the marriege of edward beckett and lily's marriege and also there children i am more interested in the birth of george william taylor and his twin sister edith mary taylor i can not seem to find them even though i know the mothers maiden name is searby i can not find there births.
and i know that george william taylor had a child with some one else and i was trying to find them but haven't have any success even on freeBMD

Mike *

Mike * Report 12 Jul 2013 20:23

Twins on here

George William Taylor

Age in 1911: 9months
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1910

Relation to Head:Son
Birth Place:Butterwick, Lincolnshire, England

Civil Parish:Butterwick
Street Address:Butterwick Boston Lincolnshire
Registration District:Boston

Walter Taylor 26
Elizabeth Jane Taylor 26
Walter Francis Taylor 7
Annie Elizabeth Taylor 3
*****Edith Mary Taylor 9/12
*****George William Taylor 9/12


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 Jul 2013 20:23

All the questions are for our benefit as we don't know what you know ;-)

CWGC version of Walter's death which adds on his wife and her residence


Rank: PrivateService
Date of Death: 04/05/1917
Age: 31
Regiment/Service: Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
9th Bn.
Grave Reference III. D. 14.

Additional Information:
Son of Frank Taylor, of Bennington, Boston; husband of E. J. Taylor, of Butterwick, Boston.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 Jul 2013 20:26

1911 census removed as already posted.

The twins would have been born c Jun 1910


tia Report 12 Jul 2013 20:27

that correct walter the father of twins george and edith . it is walters dad that would be francis everyone called him frank for short

Mike *

Mike * Report 12 Jul 2013 20:29

Births Sep 1910
TAYLOR Edith M - Boston 7a 394
TAYLOR George W - Boston 7a 394

Mike *

Mike * Report 12 Jul 2013 20:35


Walter Taylor
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1886

Father's Name:Francis Taylor
Mother's Name:Elizabeth Taylor

Where born:Butterwick, Lincolnshire, England

Francis Taylor 48 - Cottager - Benington, Lincolnshire
Elizabeth Taylor 36 - Freiston, Lincolnshire
William F Taylor 12
Matilda Taylor 10
Martha Taylor 8
Walter Taylor 5
Mary L Taylor 1


tia Report 12 Jul 2013 20:38

i believe this is the information i was looking for although the information i have was that francis taylor was married to a martha but this is the same information that i kept getting and i couldnt find a martha that was married to a francis taylor


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 Jul 2013 20:39

There's this Frank Taylor with a Martha in 1901??

Name: Frank Taylor
Age: 52
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Martha Taylor
Gender: Male
Where born: Swineshead, Lincolnshire, England

Civil Parish: Tattershall
Ecclesiastical parish: Tattershall and Tattershall Thorpe
Town: Tattershall
County/Island: Lincolnshire
Country: England

Registration District: Horncastle
Sub-registration District: Tattershall
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Schedule Number: 99
Piece: 3071
Folio: 12
Page Number: 15
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank Taylor 52
Martha Taylor 45
Robert Taylor 15
William Taylor 13
Lucy Taylor 10
Mary Taylor 8
Frederick Taylor 6
Martha Taylor 3
Samuel Taylor 2
Elizabeth Sellers 54
George Taylor 4

Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 3071; Folio: 12; Page: 15.


tia Report 12 Jul 2013 20:42

i can not see that they have got a son called walter so would this be the right people?


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 Jul 2013 20:44

I'm not happy with it to be honest. The 1891 census doesn't include Walter either.
Mike's suggestion is more probable

Mike *

Mike * Report 12 Jul 2013 20:45


Francis Taylor
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1843

Father's Name:Richard Taylor
Mother's Name:Matilda Taylor

Where born:
Benington, Lincolnshire, England

Richard Taylor 43
Matilda Taylor 42
Ann Taylor 14
Matilda Taylor 12
Samuel Taylor 10
Francis Taylor 8
Mary Taylor 5
Sarah Taylor 3
Richard Taylor 1 Mo