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Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 22 Jan 2017 21:37

Hi
I wonder if you could help me find my Aunt who sailed for New York about 1954 from Southhampton
Her name was Vera Cooke born 1919 Nottingham
Married name Wilson

Thankyou
Olive

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jan 2017 21:55

Was she Wilson when she left the uk

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jan 2017 22:03

Is this her marriage
Marriages Jun 1946
Cooke Vera Wilson Basford 7b 393
Wilson James B Cooke Basford 7b. 393

If so did she travel with her husband ?

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 22 Jan 2017 22:05

Hi Shirley -I'm getting the hang of it

Yes I think she was As Aunt Vera married ?Barry Wilson about 1948 Nottingham
But they parted ?

Thankyou
Olive

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jan 2017 22:08

This one. Her home address was Nottingham occ clerk

Vera Wilson
Gender: Female
Age: 34
Birth Date: abt 1920
Departure Date: 19 Feb 1954
Port of Departure: Southampton, England
Destination Port: Halifax, Canada
Ship Name: Samaria
Search Ship Database: Search for the Samaria in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping line: Cunard Steam Ship Company, Limited
Official Number: 145923
Master: W I Fitzgerald

Going to Canada though

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 22 Jan 2017 22:08

Hi again
No Aunt Vera didn't travel with Barry Wilson that what he was know as
It's so long ago
Olive

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jan 2017 22:10

Think that must be the right marriage. It's the only one coming up

Maybe he was James Barry Wilson

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 22 Jan 2017 22:11

Her home address would be
50 Pierrepont Road West Bridgeford Nottingham

Olive

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 22 Jan 2017 22:16


Yes he could be James Barry Wilson
Know by his second name
Olive

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jan 2017 22:19

That Canada one is the correct one home address

50 Pierrepont Road Nottingham

So she went to Canada in 1954

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 22 Jan 2017 22:26

Thankyou
For your help Maybe Vera went to New York on her way home As Vera talked about New York
As she only stayed about 1-2 years

Would the records be at Ellis Island As would love to see them
Vera is my Mothers Sister
Olive

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jan 2017 22:31

They would only go through Ellis Island as an immigrant not as a visitor

Ellis island closed in Nov 1954

My nan went to Canada in the 1940,s. She went via New York and then travelled onwards . She didn't go through Ellis Island as she was only a visitor

The vessel your aunt travelled on though was going to Halifax and her intended future residence was Canada

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jan 2017 22:35

This is her coming home

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Name: Vera Wilson
Birth Date: 19 Oct 1919
Age: 35
Port of Departure: New York, New York, United States
Arrival Date: 17 Apr 1955
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ship Name: Scythia
Search Ship Database: Search for the Scythia in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping line: Cunard Steamship Company Ltd
Official Number: 8148/01
Going to the same address in Nottingham

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 22 Jan 2017 22:40

So there won't be any records to find for Vera's return

The reason is I am going to New York soon and hope to go over to Ellis Island

You have all found me a Great Aunt who went over in 1920s

Olive

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jan 2017 22:42

I posted her return in1955

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 22 Jan 2017 22:42

Thankyou
So Vera didn't stay long
I print the information off
Olive

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 24 Jan 2019 16:35

Hi
I don’t know if I have entered on the right page But the question is about the same person

Vera Cooke born October 1919 Nottingham
Married James Barry Wilson 15 th June 1946 Nottingham
Devioced 19th January 1954

Travelled to America / Canada 1954
Returned from Canada 1955

Married Ralph Douglas Chandler January 14 th Nottingham

Vera’s Mother and Father
Harry Cooke Born 1879 Nottingham
Olive Taylor born. 1883 Nottingham

The reason for contacting you is
I am looking for my Aunt Vera Cooke on 1939 Register
Also on the Electroles

I wonder if you could help me please
Aunt Vera will be hopefully a 100 years old this year
So trying to get the information to gether for her

Thankyou
Olive


Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Jan 2019 17:05

You say hopefully still alive and you are gathering info for her

Does that mean you are in contact with her!?

If she is still alive her record won't be open on the 1939 register

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Jan 2019 17:13

If she was at home , same address as she was when she went to NY she would be the closed record


Cooke Household (5 People)
50 Pierrepont Road , West Bridgford U.D., Nottinghamshire, England
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FIRST NAME(S) LAST NAME(S) DOB OCCUPATION
Harry Cooke 25 Dec 1878 Sheet Metal Worker (Director)
Olive Cooke 25 Sep 1882 Unpaid Domestic Duties
Mary Fossey (Bowler,Cooke) 10 Jun 1911 Blouse Machinist
Lily Maltby (Cooke) 30 Nov 1916 Engineers Shorthand Typist
Sorry, this record is officially closed. Check if you can open a closed record.
Ref: RG101/6243A/020/22 Letter Code: RNSB
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Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 24 Jan 2019 17:16

Online electoral rolls don't start till 2002

The family seem consistently to be at the Nottingham address