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William David Francis

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Rosemary

Rosemary Report 18 Jun 2012 20:04


Looking for William's family members Parents Thomas William Francis d.1962 &
Catherine Samuels d.1977
My father William D Francis was born 1930 ,other brothers and sisters they
also lived in Acton area. Alfred R Francis b. 1931 Ronald W Francis b.1933
Lilian D Francis b. 1934 Ada R Francis b. 1935 Harry Francis b. 1937
Peter Francis b. .
In 1940 Ruth Francis was born in Yorkshire married Victor J Darbon 1958
b. 1944 Ivy Samuel - married in 1972 (o'neil)
b 1944 Joyce Samuel maried in 1962 husband Edgar Beard they had four
children Beverlely b.1962
. Jacqueline b.1966
Robert b.1967
Andrew b.1970

Lillian known as Diane Samuel married in 1956 to Herbet S Bayley.

Would like more information to help build up the family tree. Can anyone help?

Much appreciated Rose Francis

jax

jax Report 18 Jun 2012 20:09

Hi Rosemary welcome to the boards

Have you tried the search trees to find any connections?

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 18 Jun 2012 20:13

Have you tried the 1911 census?

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 18 Jun 2012 20:17

No birth listed in 1909 for William.

This is the closest from FreeBMD:

Births Sep 1908
FRANCIS William Thomas Brentford 3a 235

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 18 Jun 2012 20:40

Sure the certificate says Alfred HERBERT and not Alfred ROBERT? There's a William of the correct age with parents Alfred and Mercy in 1911.

This looks like their marriage:

Marriages Sep 1900
Francis Alfred Robert Brentford 3a 157
Owen Mercy Brentford 3a 157

and Alfred's death:


Deaths Dec 1920 (>99%)
FRANCIS Alfred R 45 Brentford 3a 75

Rose

Rosemary

Rosemary Report 6 Jul 2012 16:48


Thank you for support I have now got the birth certificate of
William Thomas Francis and his parents are named as Alfred Francis
and Mercy (nee Owen) and now.

The marriage also confirmed Alfred and Mercy in 1900

Rosemary

Rosemary Report 11 May 2014 22:02


I have since found two Aunties last year so it filled in some gaps for the
family tree. Thank you for all the people who helped me in the search looking
for my dad's family.
I have found Aunt Ruth and Joyce so now I am told that Aunt Ivy Rosina Francis
lives in Leeds in Yorkshire. She was born in Brentford and lived in Acton in London
for a while. Born July1944. If anybody knows her location in Leeds I would be most thankful.
Also looking for Leonard H. Francis who lives in Bromley in Kent, I am not sure of the address. He was born in September in 1936 in Brentford. His wife Rita died some years ago.
Peter Francis born in 1939 Brentford and Harry Francis born 1937 both lived in
Acton, I would like to know where they are now. Can anybody help me find my
dad's siblings. My father is the oldest of all the siblings born in 1930 (William David Francis).


Regards

Rosemary Francis

patchem

patchem Report 12 May 2014 06:48

Have you looked for these relations on 192.com and bt online etc?

Do you believe that your Aunt Ivy never married - so is still surname Francis?

Added:
You stated that she married O'Neill in 1972 - any further information about her?

Rosemary

Rosemary Report 12 May 2014 09:47


Thank you for reply to my enquires regarding the Francis family.

I do know now that Ivy Francis is single and lives in Leeds near
Yorkshire. I have tried 192. com for her but two names came up
so I am working on a possibility of one address. Leonard the
same I found an address but no number.

Peter and Harry Francis is most difficult because they have no
middle name so again I will have to speak to Aunt Joyce or Ruth
who also lost touch with them.

Thanks again for your help

Rose :-) :-

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 13 May 2014 12:27

Rosemary - could you edit the date of birth you have typed for ivy Rosina please?
Month and year should be sufficient as it is preferable not to infringe on a living persons privacy on an open board.

Ta ever so ;-)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 May 2014 14:17

Looks like Leonard moved from Bromley to Gravesend Kent

Will PM you the address

Rosemary

Rosemary Report 18 May 2014 18:15

A big thank you for finding the address for Leonard H Francis, I have notice the private message.

I have since found Ivy R Francis who I traced to Leeds through 192.com.

I hope, fingers cross the address for Leonard proves to be the right one, I will
check this out.

Thanks for all your support.

Regards Rose


Rosemary

Rosemary Report 18 May 2014 18:15

A big thank you for finding the address for Leonard H Francis, I have notice the private message.

I have since found Ivy R Francis who I traced to Leeds through 192.com.

I hope, fingers cross the address for Leonard proves to be the right one, I will
check this out.

Thanks for all your support.

Regards Rose


Rosemary

Rosemary Report 18 Nov 2014 21:20





Looking for a marriage of Margaret Samuel born 1928 in Ealing and then went on to get married in 1949 her husband was called Stanley Stennings. I cannot find any marriage record as I believe they got married in America. Before she met Stanley she had a daughter called Joan Francis born in Isleworth in 1944. Joan francis married in 1964 maybe ealing her surname changed to Howe or Howes.
Joan had a daughter called Wendy born about 1966 in Ealing.
I would appreciate any information in finding these relatives
Margaret shortly after she was born a Samuel she was given the Francis name when her mother Catherine Samuel married in 1929.

Regards

Rose Francis






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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 18 Nov 2014 23:34

Think you'll find Joan married a Hurrell not a Howe. There's a birth that fits for Wendy.

Rose

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Joan looks to be in Nottingham on 192.com

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 19 Nov 2014 00:04

There's no one named Stanley Stennings on Ancestry so I suspect the surname is incorrect. Did Margaret return to the UK or stay in the US?

Rose

Rosemary

Rosemary Report 25 Feb 2015 22:12


I have since been working on more leads from the Francis family and found that Lilian Diane Francis had used the name Dian Mary and remarried to Cyril John Wyatt in Ealing 1978. Cyril and Dian lived in South Acton, she died in 1996. I know Cyril was born in 1910 and he had a daughter called Pearl. I am now trying to establish if Cyril had any siblings and the year he died.
Dian or Lilian who first husband was called Herbert Bailey they had a son called David Bailey and I think he was born in 1954/55 and eventually was put into care - Dr Barnardos home at the age of four. I do know he was married to Anita for a short period and now I am trying to get in touch with him. If anyone one can help with any leading support that would be great.

Regards

Rose