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BunnyK

BunnyK Report 25 Jun 2013 22:40

I found mention of the birth of M. Boon in the 50's the Parent of whom was married for some years to an Aunt in 1931. They lived in Greenwich. My Aunt may have died in the 1940 's or there could have been a Divorce. They lived I believe in Berners Street Greenwich . My Aunt's maiden name was Driscoll. Her husband M. Boon senior 's birthday was 13 Nov 1909c and he married a lady whose name was Hilda. I believe senior died c1982. I believe they moved from Greenwich to Woolwich. I wonder if anyone has any info about the family? Bunny k

Reggie

Reggie Report 25 Jun 2013 22:55

Do you know about freebmd?

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

Use it to find info about marriages etc.................

What was your Aunt's first name?

Reggie

Reggie Report 25 Jun 2013 22:59

Is this relevant?

Death

Name: BOON, Martin Alfred
Registration district: Greenwich
County: London
Year of registration: 1982
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Date of Birth:13 November 1909
Volume no: 12
Page no: 0888


................and this?

Marriages Dec 1931 (>99%)
Boon Martin A Driscoll Greenwich 1d 1870
Driscoll Dorothy R Boon Greenwich 1d 1870

One probable child of the marriage....................

Now please say what you are actually looking for

Reggie

Reggie Report 25 Jun 2013 23:06

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1323301

Reggie

Reggie Report 25 Jun 2013 23:08

Bunny

Might I suggest that you delete all the info you have added under 'researching', and replace it with just the surnames of the family lines

It is good that you have thanked people for help, but seeing all that in conjunction with every post you add is a bit of a distraction

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Jun 2013 09:01

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005
about Martin A Boon Name: Martin A Boon
Spouse Name: Hilda V Lovering
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1969
Registration District: Greenwich
Inferred County: Greater London, Kent, London
Volume Number: 5b
Page Number: 1170


England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005
about Hilda V Lovering Name: Hilda V Lovering
Mother's Maiden Surname: Phillips
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1927
Registration District: Woolwich
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume Number: 1d
Page Number: 1622


England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
about Hilda Vera Boon Name: Hilda Vera Boon
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1927
Date of Registration: Nov 2000
Age at Death: 73
Registration District: Greenwich
Inferred County: London
Register Number: A81
District and Subdistrict: 2291A
Entry number: 242



PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Jun 2013 09:12

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Dorothy Rose Driscoll Name: Dorothy Rose Driscoll
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1910
Registration District: Greenwich
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1d
Page: 1020


How about this.......

??

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005
about Dorothy R Boon Name: Dorothy R Boon
Spouse Name: Wilfred L Shapcott
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1974
Registration District: Lewisham
Inferred County: Kent
Volume Number: 14
Page Number: 0796


England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
about Dorothy Rosemary Shapcott Name: Dorothy Rosemary Shapcott
Birth Date: 29 Mar 1910
Date of Registration: Dec 1996
Age at Death: 86
Registration District: Torbay
Inferred County: Devon
Register Number: B72A
District and Subdistrict: 4221B
Entry number: 68




PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Jun 2013 09:59

??

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Wilfred Leslie Shapcott Name: Wilfred Leslie Shapcott
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1897
Registration District: Islington
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1b
Page: 255



England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
about Wilfred Leslie Shapcott Name: Wilfred Leslie Shapcott
Birth Date: 21 Aug 1897
Date of Registration: Feb 1986
Age at Death: 88
Registration District: Greenwich
Inferred County: London
Volume: 12
Page: 1078

BunnyK

BunnyK Report 26 Jun 2013 16:24

Thanks for the various responses. My Aunt's name was Dorothy Rose Driscoll. NOT Rosemary.I know about her daughter who may well be alive and I don't want to upset her daughter or indeed Martin Boon Jnr. Who born in 1953 to Hilda and Martin will almost certainly be alive and hopefully well! "Dolly " may well have married Mr Shapcott I have no idea. Iwas just curious about the offspring of Martin and Hilda having come across his name etc quite by chance. I met very few of the family and my limited knowledge came from my Mother.
Sorry Reggie for making life difficult. I am new to an I Pad and once cancelled helpers hard work by mistake.Bunny K

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Jun 2013 17:51

I realise her middle name was Rose and not Rosemary........having said that, there is only one birth registered for a Dorothy R Driscoll that fits..

Prickles. x

BunnyK

BunnyK Report 27 Jun 2013 01:08

PricklyHolly I agree with you about the Dorothy marr. To Wilfred must have been my Aunt "Dolly" perhaps whoever registered her death thought Rosemary was the middle name. I think it possible that after the death of Wilfred she may have moved to be near Audrey her daughter in Torbay. I've learnt some things I didn't know and confirmed some others. Reading all the responses always proves exciting to me thanks everyone who responded .,I shall ask one of my daughters for help in deleting old research stuff. O.k.Reggie?? Bunny k

jax

jax Report 27 Jun 2013 01:35

To delete what is in your researching box

Click on account at the top of the screen and scroll down the page and you can then delete what is not needed

BunnyK

BunnyK Report 27 Jun 2013 15:57

Sorry Jax I don't have 'account' at the top of screen or indeed anywhere else. I have DELETE of course but I can't see how to just delete information no longer required. I have taken photographs of all the new information. We have failed on numerous occasions to attach photos to the relevant trees . Following the instruction for P C' and laptops. We get so far and no further. When we first tried we managed to get some attached but we have all tried since with little success. Perhaps eventually Genesreunited might offer instructions for IPads!
Your suggestion had a Virus warning attached . "Please Wait". Bunny k

jax

jax Report 27 Jun 2013 16:04

At the top of the screen,,,not the page

It is on the line where your name is and sign out

or you can hover the curser over your profile pic then click on update profile


My avatar is meant to be funny not to be taken seriously

Edit - I have changed it now

Reggie

Reggie Report 27 Jun 2013 16:07

' Account' is at the utmost top edge of the whole screen............NOT just the message board

It's in the line ABOVE the line which includes the word Community................

You don't need to take photographs of info posted on the message boards...........just don't delete anything, and it will stay here...............

Deleting threads on which info has been posted is a bad idea............................it can easily lead to duplication of effort by the helpers