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Anthony Report 28 Nov 2012 19:49

trying to find any relatives of Albert ( Bertie ) Churchward, served in thoe forces in Bournemouth 1940's.


patchem Report 28 Nov 2012 20:30

Have you looked for a possible birth for him in free bmd?
The most obvious one showing would give you another initial to work with.

Sorry, 2 births, 1905 and 1908, then not till 1928 (for name Albert)


patchem Report 28 Nov 2012 20:37

This one is Bertie on 1911 census:
CHURCHWARD, Thomas Head Married M 41 1870 Mill Hand Isington London
CHURCHWARD, Laura Wife Married 19 years F 46 1865 Isington London
CHURCHWARD, Laura Daughter Single F 18 1893 Confectionery Isington London
CHURCHWARD, Elsie Daughter Single F 16 1895 Confectionery Isington London
CHURCHWARD, Beatrice Daughter Single F 15 1896 Confectionery Isington London
CHURCHWARD, Dorothy Daughter F 14 1897 School Isington London
CHURCHWARD, Thomas Son M 11 1900 School Isington London
CHURCHWARD, Gertrude Daughter F 9 1902 Isington London
CHURCHWARD, Bertie Son M 8 1903 Isington London
RG number: RG14 Piece: 889 Reference: RG14PN889 RG78PN31 RD10 SD5 ED18 SN202
Registration District: Islington
Sub District: Barnsbury Enumeration District: 18
Parish: Islington Address: 34 Clayton St Islington N
County: London

Have you looked to see if anyone on here has him in their tree?

This appears to be the correct Bertie/Albert, as he is in your tree.
As you knew his year of birth, perhaps you could have stated it?
So is his name actually Bertie?
Births Jun 1903
CHURCHWARD Bertie Islington 1b 245

Bertie Churchward
Birth Date: 18 Mar 1903
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1970
Age at Death: 67
Registration district: Christchurch
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume: 6b
Page: 640


Reggie Report 28 Nov 2012 22:54

Use freebmd to find out whether he married.

Or buy his death cert, for details of the informant


patchem Report 29 Nov 2012 07:19

This may refer to the death of his widow,:

How are you related to him?


rootgatherer Report 29 Nov 2012 12:22

Name: Bertie Churchward
Spouse Surname: Miller, Emily M
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1928
Registration district: Southwark
Inferred County: Surrey
Volume Number: 1d
Page Number: 39

Name: Bertie Churchward
Spouse Surname: Harvey, Irene M
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1947
Registration district: Bournemouth
Inferred County: Dorset
Volume Number: 6b
Page Number: 585

If you look on FreeBMD, you will see possible children from the first marriage.