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Grandfathers mothers maiden name

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Christine Report 19 Jan 2013 22:07

My grandfather was Percy William Jordan born 1898 in Hull Yorkshire his mother was Rebecca Ann but I can't find out her maiden name to go any further, any suggestions thanks


safc Report 19 Jan 2013 22:13

Yorkshire Birth indexes for the years: 1898
Surname Forename(s) Sub-District Registers At Mother's Maiden Name Reference
JORDAN Percy W Myton Hull MYT/3a/344

Yorkshire Marriage indexes for the years: 1898
Surname Forename(s) Surname Forename(s) Church / Register Office Registers At Reference
JORDAN Albert P THOMAS Rebecca A St James (Hull) Hull SJH/8/452


Nyx Report 19 Jan 2013 22:13

What was Percy's father's name Christine?

Mike *

Mike * Report 19 Jan 2013 22:16

There was a Rebecca Thomas marrying in Hull, with a Mr Jodan on same page

Marriages Mar 1898

Foots Eliza Hull 9d 315
FORTS Eliza Hull 9d 315
Jordan Albert Percy Hull 9d 315
Stark John Thomas Hull 9d 315
Thomas Rebecca Annie Hull 9d 315

But whether that was her maiden name or a previous married name only the certificate will tell

Mike *

Mike * Report 19 Jan 2013 22:30


Name: Percy William Jordan
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1897
Age at enlistment: 17
Birth Parish: St Barnabas
Birth County: Yorks
Document Year: 1914
Regimental Number: 1901
Regiment Name: ?? York Regt


address given as 43 St James Street Hull.
Previously employed by Sandersons Paints.


Christine Report 20 Jan 2013 08:46

Thankyou Mike how do I get a copy of Percy,s. birth certificate?


Flip Report 20 Jan 2013 09:43

Use freebmd to find the reference (no sub necessary):

Births Sep 1898 (>99%)

Jordan Percy William Hull 9d 311

Then order online from: The cost is £9.25, don't use commercial sites they usually charge more.

Mike *

Mike * Report 20 Jan 2013 12:01

PM received ....

Thankyou Mike, I am new at this game, wondering how I can get a look at this records or a coy of Marriage certificates etc

The army record is on Ancestry.

To order marriage certificate, go to the GRO link given above and quote the relevant ref no. 9d 315


Flip Report 20 Jan 2013 12:19

Mike, did you look at the images (13008), I think they may have discovered he was only 16, not 17 as he stated, and sent him home 5/8/1914 or am I reading this wrong?