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percy james

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natasha

natasha Report 15 Sep 2013 21:55

hi all im trying to see if i have the right people, i have a percy james born 1889 in bradford he was dorothy may hall 1901-1977 i have a daughter for him as dorothy may james 1923-2001. im trying to find out if they had anymore children as some matches i have say percy had 11 children with dorothy hall and some who say he only had 1 daughter . any help here i would truly be grateful thx tasha

Reggie

Reggie Report 15 Sep 2013 22:07

Look here for info..................

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

Reggie

Reggie Report 15 Sep 2013 22:08

Is Percy supposed to have married Dorothy?

What do you mean by 'see if you have the right people'?

Which of them is your proven relation?

Reggie

Reggie Report 15 Sep 2013 22:09

Births Mar 1923 (>99%)

James Dorothy M Hall N.Bierley 9b 61

Reggie

Reggie Report 15 Sep 2013 22:12

Four James/Hall births registered in N Bierley......find them on freebmd

natasha

natasha Report 15 Sep 2013 22:18

i am lead to believe they never married because he was married to another lady which dorothy hall never knew about until his wife died in canada. im trying to find out how many children they had as the matches i have are saying different things, i hope im making sence x

natasha

natasha Report 15 Sep 2013 22:18

percy james would be related x

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 15 Sep 2013 22:38

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/tips_board/thread/1331550

Reggie

Reggie Report 15 Sep 2013 22:51

You can do the research..............by using freebmd

The only way to be 100% sure will be to purchase birth certs.............

Pam

Pam Report 16 Sep 2013 12:16

There is a tree on Ancestry that suggests that this is the Percy James that you need not the one born in Leeds.

1891 England Census
Name:
Percy James
Age:
5
Estimated Birth Year:
abt 1886
Relation:
Son
Father's Name:
Charles James
Mother's Name:
Mary A James
Gender:
Male
Where born:
Twerton, Somerset, England
Civil Parish:
Twerton
Ecclesiastical parish:
Twerton
Town:
Twerton
County/Island:
Somerset
Country:
England
Registration District:
Bath
Sub-registration District:
Twerton
ED, institution, or vessel:
3

Piece:
1929

Folio:
60

Page Number:
34

Charles James 58
Mary A James 48
Rosana James 22
Charles A James 20
John G James 18
Willie J James 15
Edith J James 13
Libye James 11
Agnes James 8
Percy James 5 **


If you know for certain that "your" Percy James married "Somebody" then you need to buy the marriage certificate for that marriage in order to find out who his father was. As there was no marriage for Percy and Dorothy so there is no way to check his parentage there.

A Percy James married Sarah Lamb on 8th August 1908 at 2.30 pm (I think that is the marriage you are referring to). The marriage registration states Percy's fathers' name as being Charles James.

natasha

natasha Report 16 Sep 2013 22:01

thanks pam thats the confusing part in the tree matches i have because dorothy was actually amy dorothy hall born in hove sussex, percy was married to someone he recieved a letter to say his wife had passed away that was from canada, he then left dorothy (amy) and married a shelia..... in 1946 ish, dorothy was in a childrens home in shoreham then moved to bradford, i have found the percy james that was born somerset he is not the one im looking for, i hope i have made sence thanks again tasha x

Pam

Pam Report 16 Sep 2013 22:23

There are no registrations for Amy D James in Sussex but 2 for Dorothy A.

Info sent pm.

EDIT: Wrong name, should have been Hall

Pam

Pam Report 16 Sep 2013 22:31

Could this be Amy Dorothy Hall's birth.

Births Dec 1901 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Hall Amy Dorothy Steyning 2b 280

Steyning covers Shoreham and Hove.

natasha

natasha Report 16 Sep 2013 22:36

yes i think it maybe! she never married percy she married a william smith in abt 1950 but took the name james even tho she never married him x

Pam

Pam Report 17 Sep 2013 08:38


1911 England Census

Name: Percy James

Age in 1911: 25

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886

Relation to Head: Son

Gender: Male

Birth Place: Bath, Longfleet

Civil Parish: Tong

County/Island: Yorkshire - West Riding

Country: England

Street Address: 12 Law Street Dudley Hill Bradford

Marital Status: Married

Occupation: Cotton Warp Dyer

Registration District: North Bierley

Registration District Number: 497

Sub-registration District: Drighlington

ED, institution, or vessel: 6

Piece: 26584

Name and Age

Mary Ann James 69 Widow, Householder born Taunton, Somerset
Percy James 25 Married, Son, Cotton Warp Dyer born Bath, Somerset
Sarah James 31 Married, Wife, Housewife born Bradford
Frank James 2 Son in Law born Bradford
Willie James 10/12 Son in Law born Bradford

This is Percy James with Sarah nee Lamb

Pam

Pam Report 17 Sep 2013 08:47


1911 England Census

Name:
Amy Dorothy Hall

Age in 1911:
9

Estimated Birth Year:
abt 1902

Relation to Head:
Inmate

Gender:
Female

Birth Place:
Hove, Sussex

Civil Parish:
Hove

County/Island:
Sussex

Country:
England

Street Address:
Childrens Homes Ham Road Shoreham-By-Sea

Registration District:
Steyning

Registration District Number:
80

Sub-registration District:
Shoreham

ED, institution, or vessel:
18, 20-21

Piece:
5221