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KINGSMILL Report 26 Oct 2011 07:47

Thank you is it alright for me to ring colin. regards Lynette

Above Reply from poster

telephone details sent were for one of the children of Walter
( as already mentioned, why not get the solicitor to do this ? )


10 children with above maiden names

Births Dec 1914
BROOM Alice M Rowsell Honiton 5b 21

Marriage Record
Name Joseph Policella
Year of Marriage 1940
Quarter of Marriage Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration District Plymouth
Registration County Devon
Spouse's Surname Broome
Volume Number 5B
Volume Page 1155

Spouse Match: Joseph POLICELLA married Alice M BROOME

2 children born 1942/1943 Maiden name BROOME
1 child born 1945 Maiden name BROOM

Marriage Record
Name Harry Whiteley
Year of Marriage 1947
Quarter of Marriage Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration District Plymouth
Registration County Devon
Spouse's Surname Policella
Volume Number 7A
Volume Page 1423

Spouse Match: Harry WHITELEY married Alice M POLICELLA

1 child maiden name BROOM born 1948

Death Record
Name Alice Mary Whiteley
Year of Registration 1992
Month of Registration February
Registration District Plymouth
Registration County Devon
Date of Birth 28 August 1914
Volume Number 21
Volume Page 1880

Lynette GR family tree
Births Mar 1918
Broom Mabel A Rowsell Honiton 5b 15

Births Mar 1927
Broom Walter H Rousell Honiton 5b 14

Marriages Jun 1914
Broom Thomas Rowsell Honiton 5b 81
Rowsell Priscilla A Broom Honiton 5b 81


patchem Report 25 Oct 2011 23:16

I am assuming that Flowerpot is assuming that Walter H Broom, born and died in Devon, but married in Somerset, is the Walter in question.
There are 3 Broom/Eveleigh children born in Devon, and another possible born in Taunton.

If Mary Broom is Walter's sister. his mother's maiden name is possibly Rousell, and there is this birth:
Mary I Broom
Mother's Maiden Surname: Rosewell
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1920
Registration district: Honiton
Inferred County: Devonshire
Volume Number: 5b
Page Number: 28
Have not worked out the married connection yet.

What are solicitors paid to do?

No, if Harry is Rousell, then Rosewells are a diferent family, so do not know what the Mary connection is.

When did Mary die?


jax Report 25 Oct 2011 23:04

I thought Flowerpot had sent contact details???

Or was that for someone completly unrelated??


Flick Report 25 Oct 2011 22:52

There is no marriage in England/Wales between 1916 and 2005 for Mary Broom to anyone named Whiteley (or any variant thereof)


Flick Report 25 Oct 2011 22:46

If your Solicitor is involved, the deaths must be VERY no wonder we can't find anything on line

Having said that, your Solicitor should be the one carrying out these searches - he/she will have access to far more records then we have.............and you'll be getting a big enough Bill from him/her.


Flick Report 25 Oct 2011 22:44

PM received............still totally devoid of date info

Whitely was Mary's married name...........maiden name BROOM


If you don't give can help you

People on here are just paying members like yourself.........


Lynette Report 25 Oct 2011 21:15

thank you for all replys. this is all new to me. i,m trying to find the family for my solicitor


Cynthia Report 25 Oct 2011 14:09

Sorry...meant Flowerpot.

Have sent a message anyway. Cx


Cynthia Report 25 Oct 2011 10:53

Hello Fairthorn,

As Lynnette is a new poster, did you also send details of how to return and find the other helpful advice which is on here? If not, I will send one of my usual messages to alert her. Cx


KINGSMILL Report 25 Oct 2011 09:49

Births Mar 1927
Broom Walter H Rousell Honiton 5b 14

Marriage Record
Name Walter H Broom
Year of Marriage 1949
Quarter of Marriage Apr-May-Jun
Registration District Honiton
Registration County Devon
Spouse's Surname Eveleigh
Volume Number 7A
Volume Page 933

Spouse Match: Walter H BROOM married Dorothy M L M EVELEIGH

Death Record
Name Dorothy Mabel L M Broom
Year of Registration 1992
Month of Registration January
Registration District West Somerset
Registration County Somerset
Date of Birth 26 March 1922
Volume Number 23
Volume Page 1767

CHILDREN DATA SENT & contact details



Flick Report 25 Oct 2011 09:11

No record of any kind for Walter H Broom in Somerset on Ancestry


patchem Report 25 Oct 2011 07:15

This is Plymouth, but different spelling for surname, and not just Mary:
Alice Mary Whiteley
Birth Date: 28 Aug 1914
Date of Registration: Feb 1992
Age at Death: 77
Registration district: Plymouth
Inferred County: Devon
Volume: 21
Page: 1880

Click ADD REPLY button - not this link!

Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 24 Oct 2011 23:43

Or births and marriages.



patchem Report 24 Oct 2011 22:51

No deaths showing for Walter H Broom in Somerset, 1916 to 2005.


Flick Report 24 Oct 2011 21:32

We need dates, please

Have you tried to find out anything yourself?

What do you mean by 'family'?

Was Whitely the woman's maiden name?


Penny Report 24 Oct 2011 21:27

We will need a time frame to be able to help you really. Give us an idea of when either was born please


jax Report 24 Oct 2011 13:51

Welcome to the boards Lynette

Have you tried the search trees on this site?



Lynette Report 24 Oct 2011 13:48

Hi this is Lynette Salter trying to find family of the late Walter H broom of somerset an also family of the late Mary Whitely from plymouth. can anyone help