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adrian

adrian Report 27 Jun 2013 19:17

hi my name is Adrian .
lafford im looking for any living relatives in or around madeley staffs :-)

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 27 Jun 2013 19:22

Welcome to the boards Adrian, first step if you haven't done so is to search trees on here (top right of page) using the names of any relatives you know of already.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 Jun 2013 20:11

Is this your dad?

Births Mar 1943
Lafford Sydney D Deeming Newcastle L. 6b 136

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 Jun 2013 20:13

I don't see a marriage for his parents but there is a brother born in 1930.

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 Jun 2013 20:19

Here it is:

Marriages Dec 1926
Deemings Gladys Lafford Newcastle L. 6b 98a
Lafford Arthur A Deemings Newcastle L. 6b 98a

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 Jun 2013 20:39

Brother looks to be Arthur Abraham who died in 1977.

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 27 Jun 2013 20:52

There are some trees on Ancestry with these names.

Rose

adrian

adrian Report 28 Jun 2013 08:29

hi yes Sydney d lafford is my dad and Gladys and Arthur are my grandparents :-)

Reggie

Reggie Report 28 Jun 2013 09:12

Have you done any research?

The phone book is always a good place to look........................

Have you followed the advice offered by RamblingRose?

Reggie

Reggie Report 28 Jun 2013 09:17

Was this your grandmother?

Death

Name: LAFFORD, Gladys
Registration district: Newcastle under Lyme
County: Staffordshire
Year of registration: 1967
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Age at death:62
Volume no: 9B
Page no: 341


And grandfather?

Death

Name: LAFFORD, Arthur
Registration district: Newcastle under Lyme
County: Staffordshire
Year of registration: 1976
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Date of Birth:2 April 1897
Volume no: 30
Page no: 1201

..................and birth

Births Jun 1897 (>99%)
Lafford Arthur Newcastle L. 6b 49


the additional 'A' on the marriage index would appear to be a 'red herring'

Reggie

Reggie Report 28 Jun 2013 09:23

Names for you to research.....................

1901 census


Person: LAFFORD, Arthur Address: Village, Madeley

LAFFORD, William Head Married M 35 1866 Waggoner On Farm
Mkt Drayton, Salop VIEW
LAFFORD, Alice Wife Married F 32 1869
Mkt Drayton, Salop VIEW
LAFFORD, William Son Single M 10 1891
Ashley, Salop VIEW
LAFFORD, John H Son Single M 9 1892
Bellaport, Salop VIEW
LAFFORD, Frank Son Single M 6 1895
Madeley, Staffordshire VIEW
LAFFORD, Arthur Son Single M 4 1897
Madeley, Staffordshire VIEW
LAFFORD, Alfred Son Single M 2 1899
Madeley, Staffordshire

Reggie

Reggie Report 28 Jun 2013 09:29

Death
Name: LAFFORD, Alfred
Registration district: Staffordshire Moorlands
County: Staffordshire
Year of registration: 1987
Month of registration: April
Date of Birth:8 March 1899
Volume no: 30
Page no: 1333
Reg no: 487


Death

Name: LAFFORD, John Henry
Registration district:Stoke on Trent
County: Staffordshire
Year of registration: 1985
Month of registration: January
Date of Birth:15 December 1891
Volume no: 30
Page no: 2043
Reg no: 185


Death

Name: LAFFORD, Frank
Registration district: Stoke on Trent
County: Staffordshire
Year of registration: 1969
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Date of Birth:21 October 1894
Volume no: 9B
Page no: 1467

Deaths Jun 1939 (>99%)
Lafford William 48 Newcastle L. 6b 77

Deaths Jun 1943 (>99%)
LAFFORD William 80 Newcastle L. 6b 61

adrian

adrian Report 28 Jun 2013 09:34

hi thanks for your help it is very wlcome. I am new to all this

Reggie

Reggie Report 29 Jun 2013 08:55

You've been given info................please try to follow it up by doing some research. You have been given suggestions about where to look.............

Make yourself familiar with freebmd......................

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

No point in posting a duplicate request when info has already been provided

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1327191

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 29 Jun 2013 09:34

Reggie

It is obvious that Adrian is a new member and he has clearly stated that he is new to all this.

I find your post quite patronising and if i was a new member.......it would most certainly put me off from asking for further help on the boards.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 29 Jun 2013 10:36

Household transcription
1911 census

Person: LAFFORD, Ather
Address: Holborn Cottage Madeley Near Newcastle Staffordshire

LAFFORD, William Head Married M 45 1866 Farm Labourer Market Drayton Salop
LAFFORD, Alice Wife Married22 years F 43 1868 Market Drayton Salop
LAFFORD, William Son Single M 20 1891 Collier Labourer Above Ground Ashely Staffs
LAFFORD, Frank Son Single M 16 1895 Collieng Labourer Above Ground Maleley Staffs
LAFFORD, Ather Son Single M 14 1897 Labourer Tile Works Madeley Staffs
LAFFORD, Alfred Son Single M 12 1899 School Madeley Staffs
LAFFORD, Doris Alice Daughter Single F 4 1907 School Madeley Staffs
LAFFORD, Ewdrd Samley Son Single M 2 1909 Infant Madeley Staffs
JONES, Hugh Boarder Widower M 72 1839 Shoe Maker Market Drayton Salop
RG number: RG14
Piece: 16419
Reference: RG14PN16419 RG78PN1017 RD359 SD2 ED18 SN35
Registration District: Newcastle under Lyme
Sub District: Newcastle under Lyme
Enumeration District: 18
Parish: Madeley
Address: Holborn Cottage Madeley Near Newcastle Staffordshire
County: Staffordshire
(8 children born, 7 living, 1 had died)

John Henry was written on the census and then crossed out.


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1911 England Census Summary Books
about Lafford Mr Name: Lafford Mr
Number of Males: 7
Number of Females: 2
Household Schedule Number: 35
Street Address: Holborn Cottage
Civil Parish: Madeley
Ecclesiastical parish: Madeley All Saints
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England
Residence Year: 1911
Registration District: Newcastle under Lyme
Registration District Number: 359
Sub-registration District: Newcastle under Lyme
Sub-Registration District Number: 2
ED, institution, or vessel: 18
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1017


England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007
about John Henry Lafford Name: John Henry Lafford
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1891
Date of Registration: Jan 1985
Age at Death: 93
Registration District: Stoke On Trent
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume: 30
Page: 2043




Thelma

Thelma Report 29 Jun 2013 10:57

Click on this link to see the family tree.(one of four)
http://www.mundia.com/gb/Tree/Family?tid=4316125&pid=-93195741
You have to register but it is free.

adrian

adrian Report 29 Jun 2013 11:32

thanks for the help I am trying to follow things up the best I can.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 29 Jun 2013 11:41

Jolly good...........it's not easy trying to figure out how things work when you first start out.

Keep asking for help on this thread if you get stuck.

Happy researching..........Prickles.

Graham

Graham Report 29 Jun 2013 20:44

If there is somebody specific you what us to look for, let us know ;-)