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Doris Emily Baker c1915 - Died 1988 B'shop Stort

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Martin

Martin Report 24 Jul 2013 10:52

Hello,

I am Martin Lovell, i was adopted and did find my birth mother for a few years before she passed away.

I always knew her as Doris Rose Baker, but a visit to Bishop's Stortford Cemetery yesterday and to the funeral directors told me her name was actually Doris Emily Baker.

She lived in Bishop's Stortford and Sawbridgeworth until her death in 1988.

I am really looking for advise about how i might trace her parents, as have limited knowledge of her birth. I know that the Baker family from that area had a bit of a reputation, and some say they were very poor. I recall seeing a picture of my grandparents in basically rags.

I would be very grateful if anyone could help or advise of a next step.

Many thanks in advance.

Best wishes.

Martin


KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 24 Jul 2013 11:00

You could try finding her birth on FREE BMD this may give her mothers maiden name

Then you could look for a possible marriage of that lady to her hubby

Was baker her maiden name??

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 24 Jul 2013 11:04

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
Birth, Marriage & Death, including Parish
Name:
Doris Emily Baker
Birth:
6 Oct 1915
Death:
Jun 1988 - Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England

Is this her death?

Martin

Martin Report 24 Jul 2013 11:22

Hi there yes she died 12 June 1988. I think she was born in 1915

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 24 Jul 2013 11:28

Is this her married name ?


Do you know when she married?

Martin

Martin Report 24 Jul 2013 11:29

Hi there, see never married. This is her Maiden name. How did you find the birth date details?

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 24 Jul 2013 11:29

Hi Martin


Do you know where she was born or any other details about her?

Martin

Martin Report 24 Jul 2013 11:30

Yes Baker was her maiden name.

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 24 Jul 2013 11:32

You can use FREE FMD

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 24 Jul 2013 11:34


England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Doris Baker
Name:

Doris Baker
Mother's Maiden Name:
Tate
Date of Registration:
Apr-May-Jun 1915
Registration District:
Hitchin
Inferred County:
Hertfordshire
Volume:
3a
Page:
1493

POSSIBLE birth of her

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 24 Jul 2013 11:35

Like Prickly holly said ...........do you have ANY other info

her brothers and sisters

Anything will help us

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 24 Jul 2013 11:38

This birth was registered in the Oct quarter........

??

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Doris E Baker Name: Doris E Baker
Mother's Maiden Name: Osborne
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1915
Registration District: Dunmow
Inferred County: Essex
Volume: 4a
Page: 1480

Martin

Martin Report 24 Jul 2013 11:41

All we know is that she was born in Herts, although Dunmow is a name we are familiar with. Its so hard without any more info.

Martin

Martin Report 24 Jul 2013 11:42

Is there anyway of checking on Osbourne to see if she had any children?

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 24 Jul 2013 11:44

pricklyholly that fits better with the death reg

Martin do you have the death certificate ???

Martin

Martin Report 24 Jul 2013 11:45

Not ordered it yet, have the funeral instructions which I found yesterday. What information will the death certificate have on it?

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 24 Jul 2013 11:45

Martin we can check but how will that help

do you know who her brothers and sisters are ?

Martin

Martin Report 24 Jul 2013 11:49

I am afraid i don't i know it was quite a large family.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 24 Jul 2013 11:50

The death cert will tell you who registered her death.

KempinaPartyhat

KempinaPartyhat Report 24 Jul 2013 11:50

Possible person born to same mum


England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Richard R Baker

Name:

Richard R Baker
Mother's Maiden Name:Osborne
Date of Registration:
Jul-Aug-Sep 1913
Registration District:
Dunmow
Inferred County:
Essex
Volume:4a
Page:1723