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Richards family of Lewisham, Kent

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Rozanne

Rozanne Report 17 Aug 2013 14:35

My uncle Peter Edwards, born 1904 in Harrow, Middlesex was raised as Peter Richards (parents Peter Richards and Emma Edwards) and married Lillian White in 1929. He died in 1947. I would like to be in contact with their posterity, assuming they had children (who could possibly be alive today.) and grandchildren, etc.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Aug 2013 15:01

Pardon not sure of what you are asking sorry

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Aug 2013 15:02

to see if he and Lilian had any children look on FreeBMD using the surname combination

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Aug 2013 11:50

the informant on his death cert could be family

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Aug 2013 11:54

Look in 'search all trees' as a starting point

..............also, make sure your tree is on here

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Aug 2013 11:58

just so we can place him

1911 England Census about Peter Richards
Name: Peter Richards
Age in 1911: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1904
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Birth Place: HARROW, Middlesex, England
Civil Parish: Lewisham
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 43 Merritt Road, Crofton Park, Brockley
Registration District: Lewisham
Registration District Number: 29
Sub-registration District: Lewisham
ED, institution, or vessel: 27
Piece: 2776
Household Members:
Name Age
Peter Richards 45 b 1866 Ealing
Emma Richards 48 b1863 Leyton Essex
Peter Richards 7
Sarah Richards 68 mother born dorset

Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 2776.
married 21 Years 1 child !! >>>>>>>>>>


Births Jun 1904
Edwards Peter Hendon 3a 225

they were married so why register Peter as Edwards??

Marriages Jun 1890 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>
EDWARDS Emma Brentford 3a 201
Richards Peter Brentford 3a 201

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Aug 2013 11:59

Marriages Sep 1929 (>99%)

Richards Peter White Lewisham 1d 2900
White Lilian O Richards Lewisham 1d 2900

Births Mar 1901 (>99%)
WHITE Lilian Olive Lewisham 1d 1215

Death
Name: RICHARDS, Lilian Olive
Registration district: Chichester
County: Sussex
Year of registration: 2000
Month of registration: September
Date of Birth:14 January 1901
District no: 7791C
Reg no: 1CD
Ent no: 090
DOR: 900

Buy the cert for informant's details

Rozanne

Rozanne Report 20 Aug 2013 15:03

Thank you for your help. Peter Richards was born to my grandparents Frederick Edwards and Clara Shackell but raised by Fred's sister Emma and her husband Peter Richards after his parents moved to Canada.

As for the death info. could she have lived to be 99?!

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Aug 2013 19:40

Why not??

Her date of birth given on the death cert ties with her birth qtr of Mar 1901 :-)

Rozanne

Rozanne Report 20 Aug 2013 22:06

How did you find this death info when Free BMD only searches deaths up to 1984?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Aug 2013 22:15

It's because FreeBMD is an ongoing project with volunteer transcribers and its still an ongoing project

If you check on FreeBMD it will tell you how far its got and wether each year has been finished being transcribed

Rozanne

Rozanne Report 21 Aug 2013 00:05

I have ordered the death cert but may not get much info about the informant. I wish we had a UK census more recent than 1911. The US has the 1940 census!

I searched for children after 1929 in Free BMD but with no results. Peter died in 1947. His wife Lilian was the informant.

Reggie

Reggie Report 21 Aug 2013 00:21

I found the death on FMP........for which I pay a subscription.

It's clear that they did not have any issue.............so the line ends with them.........

Rozanne

Rozanne Report 21 Aug 2013 01:14

I greatly appreciate your help.