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CasCas

CasCas Report 3 Nov 2017 23:04

Hello
Does anyone have access to the 1939 register?

I'm looking for a John Herbert Francis Fox born 1932 in Camberwell.

I'm trying to ascertain who he was living with and where if at all possible

Many thanks
Cassie

Nyx

Nyx Report 3 Nov 2017 23:08

There is a John H F Fox born 10th April 1932 living in Devon?

37 Arcot Park , Sidmouth U.D., Devon, England

John H F Fox 10 Apr 1932 Male At School Single 170 4
Frederick J Wood 03 Oct 1910 Male Builders Clerk Married 170 1
Ruby L M Wood 01 May 1912 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 170 2
Terence J Wood 12 Oct 1933 Male At School Single 170

CasCas

CasCas Report 3 Nov 2017 23:11

Wow thank-you NYX! I wasn't expecting them to be in Devon but that's a great help.

Thank-you! :-D

CasCas

CasCas Report 3 Nov 2017 23:13

Just realised he's living with people of a different surname - I'll do some research now to find out who the family are.

Very interesting

Regards
Cassie

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 3 Nov 2017 23:13

Could be he was evacuated

I was in Kent in 1939'having just been evacuated from SE London

Nyx

Nyx Report 3 Nov 2017 23:25

Just checking with you Cassie, but noticed this death for someone with same initials, if you're certain it's the Camberwell one just ignore this :- )

England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription
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First name(s) JOHN HERBERT F
Last name FOX
Gender Male
Birth day 25
Birth month 4
Birth year 1922
Age -
Death quarter 3
Death year 2005
District Milton Keynes
District number 3261B
Register number B35B
Entry number 183
Date of registration mm/yy 0905
County Buckinghamshire
Country England


First name(s) JOHN H F
Last name FOX
Birth year 1922
Birth quarter 2
Registration month -
Mother's last name Webb
District St. Albans
County Hertfordshire
Country England
Volume 3A
Page 1469

Dea

Dea Report 4 Nov 2017 08:35


Births Jun 1932 (>99%)
Fox John H F Henry Camberwell 1d 965


Could this be his parents' marriage?

Marriages Dec 1931 (>99%)
Fox John S Henry Camberwell 1d 1541
Henry Constance M Fox Camberwell 1d 1541

Dea x

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 4 Nov 2017 11:08

Did his parents divorce?

1933 electoral register:

45 Lidgate Road, Camberwell

Charles Morris Fox
Constance Margery Fox<<<<<<<<
Francis Frederick Augustus Fox
Harriett Sarah Fox
John Stanley Fox<<<<<<<<<
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The couple then move to 14 Wilton House (Dog Kennel Hill Estate)

Electoral register 1937:
14 Wilton House, Camberwell
John Stanley Fox
Constance Marjorie Fox
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But then John appears back at Lidgate Road in 1939- now divorced

1939: Fox Household (3 People) 45 Lidgate Road , Camberwell, London,

J S John Fox 22 Feb 1910 Male Motor Mechanic Heavy Worker Divorced
F F A Francis fox 23 Jan 1880 Male General Dealer Single
Violet (Hettie) Claxton (Fox) 16 Jun 1917 Female Laundry Packer Single

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 4 Nov 2017 11:15

Ahh!

Daily Herald - Wednesday 06 July 1938

IN the High Court of Justice, Probate, Divorce and Admiralty
DIVISION Divorce

To Mrs Constance Marjorie Fox late of 42 Vincent Road Becontree in the county of Essex,

And to George Merrett late of 8 Station Road Camberwell in the County of Surrey.

Take notice that a petition has been filed...with a notice for both of you to appear in answer to the petition of JOHN STANLEY FOX of 45 Lidgate Road in the County of London praying for a dissolution of marriage....

Dea

Dea Report 4 Nov 2017 11:16

Well, it has taken we all this time to trace him but I believe this is the father John S from the above marriage:

Fox Household (1 Person) 13 Nutt Street , Camberwell, London, England
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First name(s) Last name(s) DOB Occupation
Joan S Fox 28 Dec 1908 M. Bricklayer Labourer - THIS SHOULD BE 'JOHN' !!
ALSO on there - same address, seperate household:
Doris I Dunn 19th Nov. '17 M
William Fox 12th Aug. '68 W.

I haven't yet found Constance.....


1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
Masons Cottage, 2, St Georges Road, Camberwell, London & Surrey, England

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Household Members
First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Gender Age Birth year Occupation Birth place
William Fox Head Married Male 32 1869 Genl Labourer (Builders) Peckham, Surrey, England
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Emma Fox Wife Married Female 30 1871 - Bermondsey, Surrey, England
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William Fox Son - Male 10 1891 - Peckham, Surrey, England
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Harry Fox Son - Male 7 1894 - Peckham, Surrey, England
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Florence Fox Daughter - Female 5 1896 - Peckham, Surrey, England
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Jane Fox Daughter - Female 2 1899 - Peckham, Surrey, England



1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
17 Victoria Place High Street Peckham S E, Camberwell, London & Surrey, England

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Household Members
First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Occupation Age Birth year Birth place
William Fox Head Married Male Builder Labourer 42 1869 London Peckham
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Emma Fox Wife Married Female - 40 1871 London Bermondsey
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William Fox Son Single Male Carman 19 1892 London Peckham
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Harry Fox Son Single Male Labourer 19 1892 London Peckham
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Florence Fox Daughter - Female School 14 1897 London Peckham
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Rinney Fox Daughter - Female School 11 1900 London Westminster
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Jessie Fox Daughter - Female - 9 1902 London Peckham
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Polly Fox Daughter - Female - 4 1907 London Peckham
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Phon Fox Son - Male - 2 1909 London Peckham................. This is JOHN !!!!!!

The William on 1839 reg was John S' father and Doris was his sister born to William + Emma in 1917.

FOX, JOHN STUART BENNETT Order
GRO Reference: 1909 M Quarter in CAMBERWELL Volume 01D Page 935

Births Dec 1917 (>99%)
Fox Doris I Bennett Camberwell 1d 1130

Marriages Jun 1939 (>99%)
Dunn Enoch S Fox Camberwell 1d 1723
Fox Doris I Dunn Camberwell 1d 1723

Dea x

Dea

Dea Report 4 Nov 2017 11:22

OOOoooh SUGAR !!!

I have spent all that time tracing him in the wrong direction !! :-(

(Thank you Austin) ;-) :-D

The 1931 marriage still seems to be correct though but this would now seen to be the correct birth for John S:

FOX, JOHN STANLEY RANDALL Order
GRO Reference: 1910 J Quarter in CAMBERWELL Volume 01D Page 869

I will set off on that course now.................

Dea x

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 4 Nov 2017 11:22

Dea- did you see my post above?

Oh dear- sorry dea. But it now looks to be correct :)

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 4 Nov 2017 11:32

Constance in 1911:

1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription
41 Ballater Road Brixton, Lambeth, London & Surrey, England

Herbert Simmonds Henry Head Married Male Clerk Millinery Warehouse 27 1884 Silverton London
Naomi Cissie Henry Wife Married Female - 28 1883 Oxford Headington
Irene Mary Henry Daughter Single Female - 3 1908 Surrey Brixton
Constance Marjorie Henry Daughter Single Female - 0 1911 Surrey Brixton
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Father Herbert was actually Herbert LIMMOND R Henry

Dea

Dea Report 4 Nov 2017 11:32

You are forgiven Austin, and 'well done' !

This birth for Violet Hettie from 1839 census fits also with mother's maiden name for John b. 1910 above.

Births Sep 1917 (>99%)
Fox Violet H Randall Camberwell 1d 1151

Dea x <3

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 4 Nov 2017 11:39

Thanks Dea!

In the article re the Divorce petition Constance' address was given as Vincent Road. This was her sister's address (her sister married twice- first to Richard Woodham):

1939

Watson Household (5 People) 42 Vincent Road , Dagenham M.B., Essex, England

Irene M Watson 05 Jan 1908 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married
John J Watson 24 Jan 1907 Male Assistant Wireman L P T B Married
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AustinQ

AustinQ Report 4 Nov 2017 12:13

Constance also had two younger brothers- sadly these both died the year they were born:

births:
HENRY, HERBERT WILLIAM (Mother's maiden name: ELMES )
GRO Reference: 1914 D Quarter in WANDSWORTH Volume 01D Page 1220 Order
HENRY, WILLIAM FRANCIS (Mother's maiden name: ELMES)
GRO Reference: 1916 S Quarter in WANDSWORTH Volume 01D Page 1100

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 4 Nov 2017 12:48

I finally found Constance- it's complicated!

In 1938 John Fox files for divorce. The petition calls for Constance Fox and George Merrett.

George's name was actually George MERRITT.

In 1938 they are on the electoral registers together:

1938
60 Coldharbour Lane, Peckham
Constance Merritt
George Merritt

This is them in 1939:

Household Camberwell Grove , Camberwell, London, England

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Constance (Merritt) Warmington 05 Dec 1912 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married
George Merritt 14 Nov 1915 Male Window Cleaner Married
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They possibly had a child together (Barbara) in 1938- she is registered under Merrit and Henry. (She is also registered again in 1941).
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Constance (busy lady) then marries Cyril Warmington in 1942:

First name(s) CONSTANCE M
Last name HENRY
Marriage quarter 4
Marriage year 1942
Spouse: Cyril W Warmington
Spouse's last name Warmington
District Ploughley
County Oxfordshire
Volume 3A Page 3638

There are two possible children born to Cyril and Constance in 1943 & 1948
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Constance dies 1985:

First name(s) CONSTANCE MARJORIE
Last name WARMINGTON
Gender Female
Birth day 5
Birth month 12
Birth year 1910
Death quarter 4
Death year 1985
District Oxford
Register number 1285
County Oxfordshire
Volume 20 Page 2614

AustinQ

AustinQ Report 4 Nov 2017 12:52

Oh- and just so we know it all fits this is Constance ' birth in first quarter of 1911- fitting a December 1910 birth:

First name(s) CONSTANCE M
Last name HENRY
Birth year 1911
Birth quarter 1
District Lambeth
County London
Country England
Volume 1D Page 557

CasCas

CasCas Report 9 Nov 2017 22:36

Wow thankyou for all this information peeps! I hadnt realised that the post had grown legs!!

I will pick through all of this info and see where it leads me.

Apologies for not respobdibg sooner. Very very grateful. THANKYOU!

Cassie

CasCas

CasCas Report 10 Nov 2017 22:38

Just been going through all these notes again. Thanks so much for all this info.

I'm helping a lady who is the daughter of John Herbert Francis Fox b1932. He left her mother when she was a baby and she knew nothing at all about him other than the name on her birth certificate.

We found out today that he has now passed away but with all this info I'm going to type her up a little history and we've managed to obtains photo of him from a family member that we've traced.

Thank-you all you wonderful people!!
:-D