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The Barnes Tree

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loujay Report 8 Aug 2013 16:14

I am Trying to find out information on a john Arnold Barnes , I know he was born in Ireland in 1909 county down and his father was a William Barnes originally from Thorngumbald east Yorkshire and his mother was Sarah Beatrice young born in the isle of man , I also know Sarah died during childbirth having john Arnold and after his dad William Barnes remarried and the family came home to east Yorkshire between 1911 and 1919. I have got john Arnold Barnes death certificate which informs me he died in 1988 in Stevenage Hertfordshire and his wife was an Elizabeth may Barnes , I am trying to find out when and where he married his wife unfortunately I do not know her maiden name and am interested to know if they ever had any children any help would be much appreciated thank you


Potty Report 8 Aug 2013 16:28

Hi loujay, welcome to the boards.

Have you tried searching for the marriage on freebmd? ( It is the site most of us use to look for births, marriages and deaths up until about 1950.


Reggie Report 8 Aug 2013 16:51


brummiejan Report 8 Aug 2013 16:52

Potty, this is a duplicate (well, a triplicate!).



Reggie Report 8 Aug 2013 16:56


Reggie Report 8 Aug 2013 16:58

To find the wife's maiden name, look for the marriage on freebmd.........

....then use the same site to look for children


loujay Report 8 Aug 2013 17:08

Thank you for replying to me , I have tried the above sites but unfortunately none of the links came back with any results confusing why I can not find a marriage thank you .


Reggie Report 8 Aug 2013 22:17

freebmd clearly shows two marriages for the name John A Barnes to Elizabeth M

Check again.........................


loujay Report 8 Aug 2013 23:25

Thank you very much just to clarify I have the same two was one in Brentford and one in wandsworth thankyou once again.


Reggie Report 9 Aug 2013 10:34

Yes, that's right................

The only way to find out which - if either - is the one you need is to order the cert and check the father's details, plus, of course, the groom's age


loujay Report 9 Aug 2013 11:10

Thank you very much for your help .it has being much appreciated.