Find Ancestors

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

Gift subscriptions

Genes Reunited gift subscription

Do you know someone interested in discovering their family history?

You can now buy a gift subscription to Genes Reunited so they can research their family tree.

Buy gift or redeem gift

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

Searstone

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

Sandra

Sandra Report 29 Jan 2014 21:36

Hi my name is Sandie Chetcuti, I am trying to locate my dad's family, name William Thomas Searstone, I know he was born in Yorkshire in 1927 or there about, can anyone help Thanks

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 29 Jan 2014 21:53

Is this his death ?

Name: William Thomas Searstone
Birth Date: 5 Jul 1925
Date of Registration: May 1998 Age at Death: 72
Registration District: Surrey Northern Inferred County: Surrey
Register Number: NSC6 District and Subdistrict: 7571C Entry Number: 51

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 29 Jan 2014 21:54

Have you looked on FreeBMD?

http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

Possible birth in 1925

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Jan 2014 21:55

England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005 about William T Searstone
Name: William T Searstone
Mother's Maiden Surname: Froggatt
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1925
Registration District: Rotherham
Inferred County: Yorkshire
Volume Number: 9c
Page Number: 1366

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Jan 2014 21:59

Can't see any more births with mother's maiden name Froggatt?

or a marriage for male Searstone to female Froggatt?

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 29 Jan 2014 22:00

Neither can I Catherine

patchem

patchem Report 29 Jan 2014 22:09

Welcome to the boards, Sandra.

Could you tell us when and where you think your father married.

Thank-you

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Jan 2014 22:10

Second marriage perhaps for Sarah?

???

Marriages Jun 1926
Rathmell Sarah J Searstone Rotherham 9c 1375
Searstone George A Rathmell Rotherham 9c 1375



patchem

patchem Report 29 Jan 2014 22:13

This should confirm information about his father:
Marriages Sep 1950
Maiden Lenia V Searstone Middlesex S. 5f 194 S
Searstone William T Maiden Middlesex S. 5f 194

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Jan 2014 22:22

???

Name: Sarah Jane Searstone
Birth Date: 6 Sep 1894
Date of Registration: Nov 1992
Age at Death: 98
Registration District: Rotherham
Inferred County: Derbyshire, Yorkshire
Volume: 3
Page: 881


Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Jan 2014 22:25

Think you're going to have to buy the birth certificate, I'm afraid.

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Jan 2014 22:25

Forget the above marriage looks like the wrong people.

Birth registered under 2 surnames. You will need the birth certificate for the names of his parents.

Births Sep 1925
Garner William T Froggatt Rotherham 9c 1366
Searstone William T Froggatt Rotherham 9c 1366



This Garner / Froggatt possible marriage in the right area but you still need that birth certificate!

Marriages Jun 1911
Froggatt Margaret Huddersfield 9a 649
Garner William Huddersfield 9a 649
Lockwood Winifred A Huddersfield 9a 649
Phippard Frederick G Huddersfield 9a 649

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Jan 2014 22:30

Sandie, did your Dad have any siblings?
If you could give us some names it may help to sort this out.
Thanks

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Jan 2014 22:35

Loads of births Garner mmn. Froggatt!
4 in Huddersfield
2 Barnsley and
1 in Mansfield

and another in Chesterfield.

ring any bells?

(sorry that should have been Garner not Farner - have edited)

Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Jan 2014 22:38

Only one marriage Garner to Froggatt:-

Marriages Jun 1911 (>99%)
Froggatt Margaret Huddersfield 9a 649
Garner William Huddersfield 9a 649

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Jan 2014 22:39

It was the Garner / Froggatt births I was looking at Catherine. That's why I was thinking that the mother wasn't free to marry hence the posting of the 1911 marriage.


Catherine

Catherine Report 29 Jan 2014 22:39

Ooop, sorry just noticed rootgatherer has already posted above marriage.

Yes rootgatherer I was thinking down the same lines. It is very possible that William was illegitimate. Birth certificate will solve this one.

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 29 Jan 2014 22:41

No problem Catherine - at least we were thinking along the same lines. ;-)

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 30 Jan 2014 13:17

I'll let Sandie know that she has replies to her query :-)