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PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 22 Aug 2013 00:33

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Births Dec 1891 (>99%)
Revell Jessie Marguerite Greenwich 1d 1083

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 22 Aug 2013 00:31

Do you know his exact dob? Although he could be living, he'd likley to be in his 90's

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 22 Aug 2013 00:23

Siblings........??


Births Mar 1917 (>99%)
Watkins Peter J Revell Portsmouth 2b 652

Births Jun 1918 (>99%)
WATKINS Jeanne M Revell Portsmouth 2b 676

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 22 Aug 2013 00:20

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Marriages Sep 1915 (>99%)
Revell Jessie M Watkins Portsmouth 2b 1310
Watkins Thomas J Revell Portsmouth 2b 1310

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 22 Aug 2013 00:20

Could he have Anglicised his name to Frank or Francis?

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 22 Aug 2013 00:16

?????

First Name FRANCOIS J
Last Name WATKINS
Birth Year 1922
Gender M
Mother's Maiden Name REVELL
Year 1922
Country England
County Hampshire
Event Quarter 1
District PORTSMOUTH
Volume 2B Page 690

The mother's maiden name was REVELL not Watkins.

If Jesse's married name was Watkins, even if her husband was dead, he was normally presumed to be the father. Strange but true!

ADDED - did you mean that Jessie didn't know the name of her father?

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 22 Aug 2013 00:16

I found this one..............mmn Revell..........

Births Mar 1922 (>99%)

Watkins Francois J Revell Portsmouth 2b 690

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 22 Aug 2013 00:11

I'm not seeing a birth registered for a Francois John Watkins in Portsmouth in 1922 mmn Watkins.

Helen

Helen Report 22 Aug 2013 00:05

I am seeking information regarding my uncle Francois John Watkins who born in Portsmouth in February 1922. His mother was Jessie Watkins,
father unknown.

Any information would be gratefully received!