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My Heritage marriage search

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Simon-Peter Report 25 Apr 2019 21:31

I'm looking for the marriage record of Doris Nina Martineau to Archibald Brooks. I understand it was in 1921 but not in the UK. I'm told there is a record on MyHeritage but I don't subscribe. I'd be grateful for any information as to where and when the marriage took place.


lostmeboardname Report 25 Apr 2019 21:41

Name: Doris Nina Martineau
Event Type: Birth Registration
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration Year: 1899
Registration District: Hampstead
County: London
Event Place: Hampstead, London, England
Volume: 1A
Page: 658
Affiliate Line Number: 104


lostmeboardname Report 25 Apr 2019 21:43


Gerald Martineau head
Male 33
South Kensington, London
Edith M Martineau
Wife Female 27
Clifton, Gloucestershire
Doris N Martineau
Hampstead, London
Irene Martineau
Daughter Female 0
Exmouth, Devonshire
Nora Gould
Anne J Haynes
Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire
Emily Cook
Barnard Castle, Durham


ArgyllGran Report 25 Apr 2019 21:44

For our reference;

Doris Nina Martineau
in the 1911 England Census
Name: Doris Nina Martineau
Age in 1911: 11
Estimated birth year: abt 1900
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: London, United Kingdom
Civil Parish: Hampstead
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street address: 13 Ferncroft Avenue, Hampstead N W
Occupation: SCHOOL
Registration district: Hampstead
Registration District Number: 8
Sub-registration district: Hampstead
ED, institution, or vessel: 10
Piece: 600
Household Members:
Name Age
Gerold Martineau 43
Edith May Martineau 37
Doris Nina Martineau 11
Margaret Gutte 30

A tree on Ancestry has lots of details about her and her family, including a son, Martin P Brooks, born 1930 in Maidenhead.

Births Jun 1930 (>99%)
Brooks Martin P Martineau Maidenhead 2c 653

Martin Philip Brooks
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Martin Philip Brooks
Death Age: 70
Birth Date: 3 Apr 1930
Registration Date: Dec 2000
Registration district: Islington
Inferred County: Greater London
Register Number: B41
District and Subdistrict: 2381B
Entry Number: 88

However, the tree says "unknown father" (re Martin).

Doris Nina Brooks
in the New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957
Name: Doris Nina Brooks
Arrival Date: 12 May 1939
Birth Date: abt 1899
Birth Location: England
Birth Location Other: london
Age: 39 Years 11 Months
Gender: Female
Ethnicity/ Nationality: English
Friend's Name: Mrs. James Howard
Port of Departure: Southampton, England
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Georgic

Doris died 2/10/1950 in London.


lostmeboardname Report 25 Apr 2019 21:45

not found the marriage yet.
will keep looking.


ArgyllGran Report 25 Apr 2019 21:55

You can get a free 14-day trial on My Heritage.


Simon-Peter Report 25 Apr 2019 21:55

Hi, Thank you. I think My Heritage has the answer if anyone has a subscription.


ArgyllGran Report 25 Apr 2019 22:04

Your last post crossed with mine - did you notice the suggestion of the 14-day free trial on My Heritage?


Catherine Report 25 Apr 2019 22:09

I deleted my post by error, sorry

not the marriage but from myheritage


Arbres généalogiques MyHeritage
MILLARD Web Site, géré par david carter
Naissance : 1899 - Lieu
Décès : 1950 - Lieu
Parents : Nom des deux parents
Frères et sœurs : Irene Martineau, MERTENS-SLEIGH et noms de 2 frères et sœurs supplémentaires
Mari : Nom de mari

my sub doesn't let me view, sorry.


Simon-Peter Report 25 Apr 2019 22:10

Free Trial! Great news. Should have thought of it myself but didn't. That's why I like this site so much. Top tip. Tip top.
Thank you,


ArgyllGran Report 25 Apr 2019 22:27

Deaths Dec 1950 (>99%)
Brooks Doris N 50 Paddington 5d 139

Probate notice calls her a "single woman", which means she was divorced - not "spinster" or "widow".

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941
Doris Nina Brooks
Death Date
2 Oct 1950
Death Place
London, England
Probate Date
12 May 1951
Probate Registry
London, England