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Living Relatives of Albert and caroline Fordham

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ANITA

ANITA Report 8 Nov 2012 13:12

My father Leonard Frank Fordham would like to get in contact with any fordham relatives connected to his nan and grandad Albert and caroline Fordham from lewisham.His dad was Percy william Fordham and they lived at 19 como road,forest hill,london

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 8 Nov 2012 13:37

Anita,

Have you looked at "Search Trees" to see whether any of Percy William's many siblings and their descendants appear in any other GR members family tree?

Just for reference:

1911:
Name: Percy Fordham
Age in 1911: 5
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1906
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Birth Place: CATFORD, Kent, England
Civil parish: Lewisham
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 19 Como Road, Forest Hill S E
Occupation: SCHOOL
Registration district: Lewisham
Registration District Number: 29
Sub-registration district: Sydenham
ED, institution, or vessel: 23
Piece: 2829
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert Fordham 39
Caroline Fordham 35
Florence Fordham 10
Albert Fordham 9
Ethel Fordham 8
Frederick Fordham 6
Percy Fordham 5
Ivy Fordham 4
Leonard Fordham 2
Robert Fordham 1

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Nov 2012 13:40

There is another thread about this family

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/living_relatives/thread/1312687

Anita..........

Do some research..................use freebmd

And please do not contravene site guidelines, which clearly state ONE post per topic

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Nov 2012 13:53

Births Sep 1900 (>99%)
Fordham Florence Lilian R Lewisham 1d 1204

Births Dec 1901 (>99%)
FORDHAM Albert Edward Lewisham 1d 1168

Births Mar 1903 (>99%)
Fordham Ethel Maud Lewisham 1d 1198

Births Sep 1904 (>99%)
Fordham Frederick Arthur Lewisham 1d 1202

Births Mar 1906 (>99%)
Fordham Percy William Lewisham 1d 1184

Births Jun 1907 (>99%)
FORDHAM Ivy Lewisham 1d 1153

Births Dec 1908 (>99%)
Fordham Leonard Frank Lewisham 1d 1090

Births Jun 1910 (>99%)
FORDHAM Robert Ernest Lewisham 1d 1191

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Nov 2012 14:00

Leonard died young

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England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006

Name: Frederick A Fordham
Birth Date: abt 1905
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1964
Age at Death: 59
Registration district: Dover
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 5b
Page: 516

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England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006
Name: Robert Ernest Fordham
Birth Date: 28 Mar 1910
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1980
Age at Death: 70
Registration district: Lewisham
Inferred County: London
Volume: 14
Page: 0665

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Nov 2012 14:03

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006

Name: Albert E Fordham
Birth Date: abt 1902
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1941
Age at Death: 39
Registration district: Lewisham
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1d
Page: 1524
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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
Name: Albert Edward Fordham
Probate Date: 14 Jun 1941
Death Date: 14 Mar 1941
Death Place: London, England
Registry: Oxfordshire, Englan


Probate to Florence Lilian Rose Fordham, spinster

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Nov 2012 14:04

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006

Name: Florence L R Fordham
Birth Date: abt 1900
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1967
Age at Death: 67
Registration district: Lewisham
Inferred County: London
Volume: 5d
Page: 301

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Nov 2012 14:18

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921

Name: Caroline Rose Smith
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1877
Age: 23
Spouse Name: Albert James Fordham
Spouse Age: 28
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 22 Oct 1900
Parish: Ruskin Park St Saviour
Borough: Lambeth
Father Name: Joseph Smith
Spouse Father Name: James Fordham
Register Type: Parish Register

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England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006
Name: Caroline R Fordham
Birth Date: abt 1877
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1938
Age at Death: 61
Registration district: Lewisham
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1d
Page: 1214

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 8 Nov 2012 14:26

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England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916-2005
Name: Ethel Maud Fordham
Spouse Name: Aubrey F Cranston
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1927
Registration district: Lewisham
Inferred County: London
Volume Number: 1d
Page Number: 2219



Deaths Sep 1928 (>99%)
Cranston Aubrey F 27 Lewisham 1d 833



England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916-2005
about Ethel M Cranston
Name: Ethel M Cranston
Spouse Name: William F Mattingly
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1932
Registration district: Lewisham
Inferred County: London
Volume Number: 1d
Page Number: 1775



England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006
about Ethel Maud Mattingly
Name: Ethel Maud Mattingly
Birth Date: 11 Dec 1902
Date of Registration: Feb 1988
Age at Death: 85
Registration district: Canterbury
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 16
Page: 321

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 8 Nov 2012 14:35

London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965
about William Francis Mattingly
Name: William Francis Mattingly
Year: 1933
County or Borough: Lewisham
Ward or Division/Constituency: Lewisham

With Ethel Maud at......49 Como Road, Forest Hill.





London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965
about Ethel Maude Mattingly
Name: Ethel Maude Mattingly
Year: 1935
County or Borough: Lewisham
Ward or Division/Constituency: Lewisham
With Willam Francis at.........15 Como Road, Forest Hill.

ANITA

ANITA Report 8 Nov 2012 20:06

Thankyou for all your help,im very gratefull. :-)

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Nov 2012 22:20

Do you know about the freebmd website?

In case you don't....................

http://www.freebmd.org.uk/

It has England/Wales BMD's from 1837 until approx 1950 - and, in some cases, even later

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Nov 2012 22:23

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006

Name: Ethel Maud Mattingly
Birth Date: 11 Dec 1902
Date of Registration: Feb 1988
Age at Death: 85
Registration district: Canterbury
Inferred County: Kent
Volume: 16
Page: 321

There was one son born to Ethel and her second husband

Look on freebmd for his birth.............