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jacqueline duncan born 1944 in plymouth

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Rosemary48

Rosemary48 Report 27 May 2012 22:10

Hi Rose,
You could be right and the other daughter may be a stepdaughter - worth a look tomorrow. Am off for a shower now. Many thanks for all your suggestion and thanks everyone who has given me some help this evening. Night all.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 May 2012 21:59

Rosemary,

The wildcard * means Rosa, Rosamund, Rosamund, etc.

Could be the other daughter was born before the marriage and was an Edwards.

Rose

Rosemary48

Rosemary48 Report 27 May 2012 21:25

Hi Rose, on her marriage details she's down as Rosamond so I expect Rosa was the shortened version. She seems to be a bit of a mystery so I don't think I'll be able to get Kenneths actual birtdate/place. I may have to concentrate on Kenneths wife Winifred to try and find their daughters.
Regards
Rosemary

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 May 2012 21:18

Can't see a Rosa* Potter born c 1885 in 1911.

Rose

trailertrash

trailertrash Report 27 May 2012 21:08

Duly noted, sorry Rose. Ther Stagg was a Mary J anyway!!

Rosemary48

Rosemary48 Report 27 May 2012 21:07

Hi Rose, Winifred Duncan may still be alive, she would be 96 and her daughter Jacqueline would be 68. Maybe I should try to find Winifred?

Rosemary

Rosemary48

Rosemary48 Report 27 May 2012 21:01

Hi trailertrash, Rose is right - he was born about 1912 , I think in Birkenhead. If his mother was a widow she may have a maiden name of Potter but her married surname may have been something else. When a widow gets remarried I'm not sure what name she would put down, her maiden name or her first marriage name? Regards, Rosemary

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Can't see a remarriage or a death for a Winifred F Duncan.

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 May 2012 20:55

Trailertrash,

The marriage was in 1913, so e had to be born before then.

Rose

Rosemary48

Rosemary48 Report 27 May 2012 20:55

Hi Rose, Kenneth was the only child. If I've got the right people he married Winifred Edwards in 1940 and had Jacqueline in 1944. When Kenneths father Thomas wrote to a cousin he mentions 2 girls but I can only find Jacqueline. She would be 68 now, if still alive. I really can't work out Kenneths birth surname but he got married as a Duncan so his death would be Duncan. It's really frustrating not being able to tie it all together. He could have left Cardiff at any time in the last 50 years so could have died anywhere. Regards, Rosemary

trailertrash

trailertrash Report 27 May 2012 20:53

Is this him ??? Kenneth L Potter 1924 Plymouth, mothers maiden name Stagg??

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 May 2012 20:35

If we can figure out when Kenneth was born we can try and locate a death and see where he was living.

Did Thomas and Rosamond have children? I'm trying to figure out her maiden name?

Rose

Rosemary48

Rosemary48 Report 27 May 2012 20:30

Hi Rose, Yes the're the right people, I think Kenneth was born a POTTER. perhaps she was a widow when she married Thomas Duncan. My Mum always thought that her uncle adopted Kenneth but in those days they didn't really discuss things in front of the children so my mum only picked up snippets of info. Regards Rosemary

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So he was born a Potter?

Rose

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Here they are:

Marriages Dec 1913
Duncan Thomas P Potter York 9d 105
Potter Rosamond Duncan York 9d 105

and then there's a Rosamond Duncan who dies in Plymouth.

Rose

Rosemary48

Rosemary48 Report 27 May 2012 20:17

Hi Rose, don't think that's my mums cousin as I don't think he was born a DUNCAN but my great uncle married his mother and he took the Duncan name. I think he was born in Birkenhead about 1912.

Hi jax, thanks for that info. I suppose she may have said she was born in wales as she may have spent most of her time there. Will try to contact the tree holder and see what happens. Many thanks

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 May 2012 20:11

Parents of above, so probably not your family:

Marriages Sep 1903
Duncan Thomas Elliot W Pickering 9d 853
DUNCAN Thomas Elliott W Pickering 9d 853
WADE Emma Pickering 9d 853

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 May 2012 20:09

There's a death for a Kenneth Leighton Duncan in Norfolk born 1910. Fits with this birth:

Births Mar 1911
Duncan Kenneth Sculcoates 9d 156

1911?


Schedule type Last names First names Sex Birth year Age in 1911 District / other County / other Transcript Original page
HOUSEHOLD DUNCAN CYRIL M 1905 6 Sculcoates Yorkshire East Riding (with York)
HOUSEHOLD DUNCAN EMMA F 1875 36 Sculcoates Yorkshire East Riding (with York)
HOUSEHOLD DUNCAN HORACE M 1909 2 Sculcoates Yorkshire East Riding (with York)
HOUSEHOLD DUNCAN KENNETH M 1911 3 MONTHS Sculcoates Yorkshire East Riding (with York)
HOUSEHOLD DUNCAN STANLEY W M 1907 4 Sculcoates Yorkshire East Riding (with York)
HOUSEHOLD DUNCAN THOMAS E W M 1879 32 Sculcoates Yorkshire East Riding (with York)

Rose

jax

jax Report 27 May 2012 20:07

People put strange things in their trees.

I found myself on my husbands tree with my name shortened and born where he knew I grew up....strange thing was we were both born in the same hospital so you would think he would have remembered that!!

It was the nearest I could find for her and I could not find a birth in Wales to match that one

trailertrash

trailertrash Report 27 May 2012 19:59

Not been able to find another child either. Nothing found on Jacqueline in Cardiff. She probably married elsewhere.....