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Donald Dell and family

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Tara Report 24 Apr 2013 21:05

Looking for my dad and any family from his side I have very limited information
He had 2 brothers Stanley and Gerald and a sister known as Pat
Any information would be gratefull



Penny Report 24 Apr 2013 21:08


whereand when were you born?
where and when was he born?

Was he named on your birth cert?


Reggie Report 24 Apr 2013 21:27

Possibly born 1942.........Edmonton district


Perhaps Gerald among his siblings

Have you tried looking for info on freebmd?


patchem Report 24 Apr 2013 22:46

Welcome to the boards, Tara.

You have Donald, born 1942, place unknown, in your tree.
Stanley, 1938, Edmonton.
Gerald H, 1940, Edmonton.

Could be 7 siblings in all, one born several years after the rest.
You can find them on free bmd.


patchem Report 24 Apr 2013 23:04

This marriage:
Marriages Mar 1938
Dell Stanley V Wheybrew Islington 1b 340
Wheybrew Elsie E Dell Islington 1b 340

Elsie in Tara's tree, born 1913
Stanley, in tree, 1913. (Is this an approximation, or are they same birth year?)


Tara Report 24 Apr 2013 23:13

Sorry just seen Penny's question
I was born 8th April 69 edmonton
my dad was born 1942 edmonton

Thank you


patchem Report 24 Apr 2013 23:15

This looks like Stanley:
Births Sep 1917
Dell Stanley V Greenaway Pancras 1b 139

Do you know that he is definitely 1913 birth year?


Tara Report 24 Apr 2013 23:20

Thank you Patchem
I think Gerald may have had 7
I have found a cousin I have sent messages to a few people but it depends on whether they come on here often or the other thing is they may not want to know me.
My dad left when I was 8 weeks old
ignorant here where do i go for bmd?


patchem Report 24 Apr 2013 23:22

For free bmd;

Cannot see deaths for his parents, will keep on looking.

Stanley Victor Dell showing on ER in London in 2002.


Tara Report 24 Apr 2013 23:22

I found the bmd i will have a look now thanks


patchem Report 24 Apr 2013 23:31

This looks like Elsie, so had you just guessed for your tree?
Births Sep 1921
Wheybrew Elsie E Shaw Islington 1b 272


patchem Report 24 Apr 2013 23:40

Your Father appears to have married again in 1975, (probably not showing on free bmd, I looked in ancestry) and shows with that wife on ER in 2002.

Using that place of residence, he appears to be on bt online.

This might be second wife's death, but would make her significantly older than him, so possibly wrong couple:
Vera Lilian Dell
Birth Date: 5 Jul 1924
Date of Registration: Mar 2002
Age at Death: 77
Registration district: St Albans
Inferred County: Hertfordshire
Register Number: A55C
District and Subdistrict: 5351A
Entry number: 124


Tara Report 25 Apr 2013 11:27

wow thank you
I have guessed the years of birth for Elsie and Stanley the dad.
Elsie I know definitely passed away but do not know the year. I had heard my dad had found another woman and possibly older than him.
I really do need to learn how to use these sites
Thank you so much
Tara :-)