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Jack Hosker - Margaret Foster

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Stephen Report 21 Dec 2012 16:19

Hello out there.
Can anyone please find any ancestor information about: Jack Hosker born c1900, died 1966 married to Margaret Foster born 1902 died 1984. Children: Kenneth, Barbara & Mary. Might have a connection with St Helens Lancs and Long Eaton Notts. Thank you


Reggie Report 21 Dec 2012 17:02

Buy their marriage will name both fathers

Or do some research yourself on freebmd


Reggie Report 21 Dec 2012 17:03

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006

Name: Jack Hosker
Birth Date: abt 1903
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1965
Age at Death: 62
Registration district: Prescot
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 10f
Page: 270


Reggie Report 21 Dec 2012 17:04

1911 England Census

Name: Jack Hosker
Age in 1911: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1904
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Widnes, Lancashire, England
Civil parish: Widnes
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Street Address: 35 Princes St Widnes
Registration district: Prescot
Registration District Number: 456
Sub-registration district: Widnes
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Piece: 22722
Household Members:
Name Age
John Hosker 52
Margeret Elizabeth Hosker 47
Maggie Hosker 20
Nellie Hosker 18
Harry Wright Hosker 15
Fred Hosker 12
Edward Hosker 10
Jack Hosker 7
Gertrude Alice Hosker 5
Edward Osman 47


1911 England Census

Name: Jack Hosker
Age in 1911: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Birth Place: North Ashton, Lancashire, England
Civil parish: Ashton in Makerfield
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Street Address: 264 Manor View Garswood Road
Registration district: Wigan
Registration District Number: 458
Sub-registration district: Ashton in Makerfield
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Piece: 23094
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Hosker 42
Elizabeth Hosker 43
Violet Swift 22
Thomas Hosker 16
Joseph Hosker 13
Annie Hosker 8
Margaret Hosker 4
George Hosker 10
Jack Hosker 8
Roland Hosker 6
Ernest Hosker 3

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 Dec 2012 17:07

Name: Margaret Hosker
Birth Date: 9 Sep 1902
Date of Registration: Jun 1984
Age at Death: 81
Registration district: Derby
Inferred County: Derbyshire
Volume: 6
Page: 862


Stuart Report 21 Dec 2012 17:39

??? -
John on marriage registration
Civil Registration event: Marriage

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MarriageFinder: John Hosker married Margaret Foster
Name: HOSKER, John
Registration district: Prescot
County: Lancashire
Year of registration: 1923
Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
Spouse's last name: Foster
Volume no: 8B
Page no: 1403


Stuart Report 21 Dec 2012 18:04

Possible 4th child - Peter - b Dec Qtr 1938 Prescot, Lancs 8B 994

? death of Peter Dec 1988 Sefton North, Lancs 37 366 1288 b 13 Nov 1938

Same RD (Prescot) for births of John Kenneth 1924 and Barbara 1925.
Mary E b Shardlow, Derbys ( Long Eaton in Shardlow RD)