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Lesley Report 20 Oct 2013 10:22

Further to my messages mother is now 80 is there any one that can help me find any member of her family alive I would be very happy to give her a photo of any of the family
Best Regards


patchem Report 15 Apr 2013 19:11

Do you believe that your Mother's Mother was Edith M Whitehead who married Ermest Ball?

Have you got the birth certificate for Edith M Whitehead.

We need to know that it is the correct Edith before we go looking for living relatives.

If she is the correct Edith we can try and trace Edith's surviving children, or children-in-law and then grandchildren

Do you believe that anyone knows of your Mother's existence, or would it be a complete surprise to them?


Reggie Report 15 Apr 2013 14:42

Have you tried looking at the ER for 1934/5 for Whiteheads at the address on the cert?

Please confirm whether there was a second forename for the mother on the birth cert...........


Lesley Report 15 Apr 2013 13:26

Many thanks to All
Mother now 79 nearly blind was born in Kensington mother on Birth cert was edith Whitehead yes there eas an Edith that did marry an Ernest Ball
I have the certificates But I am still unable to find a living relitave that will give me a photo of Edith


patchem Report 13 Apr 2013 10:20

There is a birth for a Valerie M in 1942, Fulham (who does not show in Lesley's tree), and a possible marriage in Fulham in 1958, so rather young.
Awaiting feedback from Lesley.


patchem Report 13 Apr 2013 10:00

There is the possibility that there is another death, associated with this birth;

Births Mar 1935
Ball Ernest J Whitehead Fulham 1a 313

Ernest Joseph Ball
Birth Date: 6 Dec 1934
Date of Registration: Oct 1994
Age at Death: 59
Registration district: Kensington and Chelsea
Inferred County: London
Register Number: B48B
District and Subdistrict: 2391B
Entry number: 147

Probable marriage
Ernest J Ball
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1958
Registration district: Fulham
Inferred County: London
Joan L


patchem Report 13 Apr 2013 09:50

Lesley has Raymond in her tree, unfortunately:

Births Jun 1938
Ball Raymond S L Whitehead Fulham 1a 468

Raymond Samuel L Ball
Birth Date: 3 Apr 1938
Date of Registration: May 1995
Age at Death: 57
Registration district: Wandsworth
Inferred County: London
Register Number: E69A
District and Subdistrict: 2561E
Entry number: 252

Probable marriage
Raymond S L Ball
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1962
Registration district: Fulham
Inferred County: London
Sylvia F


patchem Report 8 Apr 2013 19:58

This could be Edith's husband:
Births Dec 1908
Ball Ernest Samuel Fulham 1a 296

Ernest Samuel Ball
Birth Date: 10 Nov 1908
Date of Registration: Jan 1984
Age at Death: 75
Registration district: Fulham
Inferred County: London
Volume: 12
Page: 818

Lesley has Ernest Ball, 1909, Fulham, in her tree.


patchem Report 8 Apr 2013 19:43

Lesley has Edith Whitehead, 1916, Fulham in her tree, so this one?
Births Dec 1916
Whitehead Edith M Mitchell Fulham 1a 440

so this could be a marriage:
Marriages Mar 1934
Ball Ernest S Whitehead Fulham 1a 601
Whitehead Edith M Ball Fulham 1a 601
(3 possible births for this marriage, 1935 to 1942)

I think you need to find Edith's exact date of birth to see if this is her death:
Edith Margaret Ball
Birth Date: 21 Sep 1916
Date of Registration: Dec 1994
Age at Death: 78
Registration district: Merton
Inferred County: Surrey
Register Number: B32
District and Subdistrict: 2441
Entry number: 180

However, she could have divorced and married again.

Marked As Answer Marked as Answered


Reggie Report 8 Apr 2013 09:05

Have you done any research?

Do you know when and where her mother was born?

If you don't know, or can't find, that info, you can't really hope to trace any of her relatives. Unless she married, of course..........


patchem Report 7 Apr 2013 20:57

Presumably you mean 1935?
Are you in contact with any siblings of Rose, or know of any uncles or aunts?

Do you mean this birth?
Births Dec 1934
Whitehead Rosemary A See Huntingdon 3b 285

But marriage wrong;
Marriages Sep 1915
See Lydia Whitehead Huntingdon 3b 754
Whitehead Walter See Huntingdon 3b 754

You have her in your tree as Rose Whitehead, 1933, London.

So this birth?
Births Dec 1933
WHITEHEAD Rose M Whitehead Kensington 1a 103

Do you know what happened to Edith - who or if she married after Rose's birth?


Lesley Report 7 Apr 2013 20:53

Can any one helpfind my mothers living relatives mother was born 1933Rose Mary whitehead her mother was edith Whitehead