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alexandre Report 27 Aug 2011 12:47

does any body know the whereabouts of a betty and alexander watson who lived in flat 1 of 83 kings road harrogate between 1955 to 1959 thankyou very much


patchem Report 27 Aug 2011 13:55

Do you have any more information about them, because this is more than 50 years ago so depending on ages both or either could be dead, remarried, or emigrated.
It is unlikely that anyone who knew them will see this message, so we need to work from approximate ages, or children, or other leads.

Added: There is a possible marriage in 1952 in Northallerton.


alexandre Report 27 Aug 2011 15:25

hi ya y might be right they are probably dead that might be them for the marriage the info i have is alexander was in this flat 1 by himself in 1955 then in 1957 8 betty was down there living with him then there was a norman watson in the same flat he is dead died 1964 then by 1960 only norman watson was left in flat i am trying to find the relationship between norman and these people 99 per cent sure they wernt brothers normans father was called wilfred from easingwold married to a mary whincup


patchem Report 27 Aug 2011 17:19

These are births for Watson/Whincup after 1911, as showing on free bmd:
Births Sep 1911
Watson Maurice Whincup Easingwold 9d 848
Births Sep 1913
Watson Alice M Whincup Easingwold 9d 835
Births Jun 1915
Watson Ernest Whincup Easingwold 9d 793
Births Mar 1917
Watson William Whincup Easingwold 9d 612
Births Mar 1919
Watson John W Whincup Easingwold 9d 534

No Alexander, and not showing before 1911 in Easingwold births.

Marriages Jun 1899
Ingle Mary Easingwold 9d 783
Jackson George Hudson Easingwold 9d 783
xxx Watson Wilfred Easingwold 9d 783
xxx Whincup Mary Ann Easingwold 9d 783

WATSON, Wilfred Head Married M 37 1874 Farm Labourer Yorks Linton on Ouse
WATSON, Mary Ann Wife Married 12 years F 33 1878 Yorks Hunsingore
WATSON, Jeffrey Son M 10 1901 School Yorks Linton on Ouse
WATSON, Reginald Son M 9 1902 School Yorks Linton on Ouse
WATSON, Norman Son M 6 1905 Yorks Linton on Ouse
WATSON, Allan Son M 4 1907 Yorks Linton on Ouse
WATSON, Mildred Daughter F 3 1908 Yorks Linton on Ouse
WATSON, Harold Son M 2 1909 Yorks Linton on Ouse

RG number: RG14 Piece: 29018 Reference: RG14PN29018 RG78PN1675 RD529 SD2 ED5 SN23

Registration District: Easingwold Sub District:Easingwold Enumeration District: 5 Parish: Linton upon Ouse
Address: Linton-Upon-Ouse York County: Yorkshire (North riding)

What ages were Alexander and Betty in 1950's, as are the next generation. surely?
Their marriage certificate wil give his Father's name, this one?:
Alexander Watson
Spouse Surname: Bateson
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1952
Registration district: Northallerton
Inferred County: Yorkshire North Riding
Volume Number: 1b
Page Number: 1225
Betty Bateson Watson Oct-Nov-Dec 1952 Northallerton Yorkshire North Riding


Flick Report 27 Aug 2011 21:44

I'm out of breath trying to read your posting, Alexandre......

Don't you believe in punctuation?


Flick Report 27 Aug 2011 21:47

Name: Norman Watson
Birth Date: abt 1905
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1964
Age at Death: 59
Registration district: Claro
Inferred County: Yorkshire West Riding
Volume: 2c
Page: 78


Flick Report 27 Aug 2011 21:50

Births Dec 1904 (>99%)

WATSON Norman Easingwold 9d 402


Flick Report 27 Aug 2011 21:56

For some idea of Alexander's probable age................

Births Jun 1927 (>99%)

Bateson Betty Wrathall Northallerton 9d 1098



Flick Report 27 Aug 2011 22:02

There are some possible births of children for Alexander & Betty on Ancestry..................of which, one is almost certain to be their child.

The one to which I refer is also on freebmd, where you can look it up yourself


Flick Report 27 Aug 2011 22:04

I hope you have checked on here in search trees.....................


alexandre Report 28 Aug 2011 10:48

sorry about the punctuation. its that i seem to write the way i talk try to get everything out in a few sentences.


alexandre Report 28 Aug 2011 10:48

sorry about the punctuation. its that i seem to write the way i talk try to get everything out in a few sentences.


Flick Report 28 Aug 2011 10:53

But you must pause for breath when you!

Any thoughts on the info posted?


alexandre Report 28 Aug 2011 11:20

i honestly dont come up for air. but im going to try iil take deep breaths but ill feel sorry for the people talking to me they will be there a lot longer lol
yes the info was great
ive just got to find out where this alexander watson fits in with the family
i know that the wilfred watson was normans father
it just seems co incidental that this norman watson was in the same flat as alexander watson and his wife they must be related somewhere along the line.
ive tried looking in bmd but i dont know what year or if its a girl or boy im looking for thanks


patchem Report 28 Aug 2011 14:42

If you think that the marriage certificate is the correct one, then you need to purchase that for ages and name of Father, which may help you fit the pieces together.
Or the surnames might just be co-incidence.


alexandre Report 28 Aug 2011 21:03

just had a message its the right marriage and people
and also have found the child
now we are trying to find the link between norman and alexander
think it might be one of normans brothers sons thanks