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Trying to find find relatives of Walter Thorpe

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Peter Report 30 Jan 2014 03:25

Hi. I am trying relatives of my father in laws late brother Walter Francis Thorpe. My father in law is John Thorpe. Their mother was Margaret Ann Thorpe and their adopted father was Thomas Thorpe.


FAIRTHORN Report 30 Jan 2014 04:09

Could you post approx dates and area



FAIRTHORN Report 30 Jan 2014 04:11



FAIRTHORN Report 30 Jan 2014 04:26

Name: THORPE, Walter Francis
Registration district: Rochford
County: Essex
Year of registration: 1970
Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep
Date of Birth:25 March 1925

no birth under this surname



FAIRTHORN Report 30 Jan 2014 05:28

MarriageFinder™: Walter F Thorpe married Peggy Lillian XXXXXXXX
Name: THORPE, Walter F
Registration district: [Hendon
County: Middlesex
Year of registration: 1946

Their daughter BORN 1948 is a GR MEMBER

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 30 Jan 2014 14:38

So were they born before Margaret married Thomas Thorpe and they took his name after the marriage ?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 30 Jan 2014 14:50

Is this Margaret ?

Name: Margaret Ann Thorpe
Birth Date: 5 Jan 1899
Date of Registration: Dec 1976
Age at Death: 77
Registration District: Sheffield
Inferred County: South Yorkshire
Volume: 3
Page: 2016


Reggie Report 30 Jan 2014 15:19

"their adopted father was Thomas Thorpe."

What does that mean?

Were your father in law and his brother adopted by Thomas Thorpe...................or was Thomas Thorpe someone who had himself been adopted?

Please clarify...............

And what 'relatives' are you looking for?


FAIRTHORN Report 31 Jan 2014 02:03

Peter confirmed the picture & marriage is correct.

On Ancestry PUBLIC Family Tree

Walter Francis Thorpe
Birth: dd mm 1925
Death: date - city, Essex, England
Marriage: date - city, Middlesex

Peggy Lillian Lawrence
Birth: dd mm 1922 - London, England
Death: date - city, Essex, England

F: Sidney William Lawrence
M: Alice Mary Ethel Farrents

Births Dec 1888
FURRENTS Alice Mary E Banbury 3a 873

Marriages Sep 1917
Furrents Alice M E Lawrence Southwark 1d 151
Lawrence William S Furrents Southwark 1d 151

using the Ancestry data


Births Jun 1922
Lawrence Peggy L Carlton W.Ham 4a 785


patchem Report 31 Jan 2014 07:30

Welcome to the boards, Peter.

Could you tell us when Margaret and Thomas married, and what exactly was the adoption that occurred?



patchem Report 31 Jan 2014 07:49

The daughter has William Frances Thorpe as born in 1924, London in her tree.

However, she could have Peggy's birth year wrong, so both could be estimations.


Reggie Report 31 Jan 2014 10:34

PM received

Thomas Thorpe adopted Margaret's sons when he married her - no clue offered about Margaret's surname before marriage.

Not that it is actually pertinent to this enquiry, which is for Walter's descendants

...........have advised poster that he should respond on the thread.................