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peter j hickling

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Shirley Report 23 Apr 2013 08:07

Trying to find the whereabouts of Peter j Hickling. Born in nottingham in 1930, son of claude hickling and gertrude rowlstone. The difficulty is, there are quite a few peter j hicklings in the area, and i can not figure out how to find out if or when he married, without buying at least three or four, if not more, marriage certificates. There is another peter j hickling who was born in 1928 in same area. And it is definately not the peter j hickling who married mavis waslin.
I am considering it is maybe the joan wilson marriage.
He has been in the army so could have travelled anywhere.
I would welcome any ideas or tips. His sister is looking for him and accepts that he may have passed away.
shirley :-)


Penny Report 23 Apr 2013 08:14

Would knowing how/when /why they lost touch help us?

How long ago did she last have contact?

Looks like he had 3 sisters - any of them know?


Reggie Report 23 Apr 2013 08:19

His father......who registered this?

Name: HICKLING, Claude Albert
Registration district: Nottingham
County: Nottinghamshire
Year of registration: 1975
Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
Date of Birth:15 February 1905
Volume no: 8
Page no: 0848

Does the sister know Peter's exact DOB? Don't post on here.............

Also, his second forename.............


Reggie Report 23 Apr 2013 08:22

HIs mother?

Name: BUTCHER, Gertrude
Registration district: Nottingham
County: Nottinghamshire
Year of registration: 1958
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Age at death:51
Volume no: 3C
Page no: 291


Shirley Report 23 Apr 2013 08:26

Yes, sister knows his exact date of birth, definately 1930. Think she lost touch around late sixties , early seventies. he was in the army and a bit of a loner. She is the only one left, one sister died as a baby. I have had contact with trhe hickling family in norfolk, its not them, think the peter j hickling there was younger. I have been trying to track via a marriage, but because of the many peter hicklings i have struggled.


Shirley Report 23 Apr 2013 08:31

His mum gertrude nee rowlstone.


Reggie Report 23 Apr 2013 08:38

Yes, we know the mother's MMN........

.......I posted her probable DEATH

Did Peter attend his father's funeral?


Shirley Report 23 Apr 2013 10:16

no, he didnt. oh thanks for that, presume she married again then? will get back in contact with family and check.
thanks for your help so far.
kind regards
shirley :-)


Shirley Report 23 Apr 2013 10:31

hi again
gertrude was born in 1906 in basford. Not sure why you thought the above gertrude was her? oh, just noticed a gertrude marrying a butcher-but didnt think her and claude had separated. No mention made, will check that. thanks
shirley :-)


Reggie Report 23 Apr 2013 14:15

If you check the records on freebmd, you'll find the same as I did


Reggie Report 23 Apr 2013 14:36


patchem Report 23 Apr 2013 22:41

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

Can you reduce the number of possible marriages, and then balance that against how much his sister can afford to spend? (Though he might never have married)


Shirley Report 24 Apr 2013 07:58

I have looked to see if anyone has got him, and i dont think they have. Well, one has i think, but they dont know anything about the hickling side, just the rowlstone side of the tree.
I will speak to his sister , who doesnt always remember everything at times, this week hopefully, and mention she may have to purchase certificates. Im sure she wont mind.
Its was definately late sixties last time she saw him, so its a very long time. If he was alive, he would be in his eighties so she doesnt hold out much hope, but at least we can try.
i appreciate all your help everyone.
shirley :-)