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1939 look up

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Deborah Report 15 May 2019 16:14

I dont know if you will be able to help, I am trying to look up 2 of my ancestors in the 1939 register, but have not been able to find them.

I have found the parents for both of them on the 1939 register, it may be that they were evacuated somewhere else because of the war.

They are Ronald Bedford Richards DOB 10 June 1934, Bridgend, Glamorgan. DOD 25 June 2010 Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

And; Trevor Richards, DOB 17 Sep 1936 Rugeley, Staffs, DOD 20 Jan 2008 Ashford, Middx.

Any help would really be appreciated.


AustinQ Report 15 May 2019 16:22

Are there any closed records with the parents?

It might be that as their deaths were relatively recent that their records are still closed. This is being updated all the time.


malyon Report 15 May 2019 16:22

would not be on the 1939 reg deaths too soon


Deborah Report 15 May 2019 16:27

Ok, thank you both, I thought it may be too soon, and yes there are closed records, but I think I can be fairly sure who the closed records relate to.

Thank you anyway, I will just keep checking every now and again.

Thank you again.


malyon Report 15 May 2019 16:33

not seeing a birth for trevor in 1936


Deborah Report 15 May 2019 16:41

Reg date Oct 1936.

Reg district Lichfield

MMN Potter

Volume 6b

Page 554


ArgyllGran Report 15 May 2019 16:42

The last birth listed in Dec qr 1936 (Lichfield) on FreeBMD, Malyon.

You're assuming they were brothers, but Deborah didn't say that.


Deborah Report 15 May 2019 16:45

Sorry, they were 1st cousins, not brothers. Their Fathers were brothers.

Correct birth's for both.

Thank you.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 15 May 2019 17:27

If you’ve a copy of their DC, you can ask for the records to be open.

The image is opened within a few days but not, unfortunately, the transcription.


Deborah Report 15 May 2019 17:55

Thank you for that information, thats good to know, I could get a copy of them.

Thank you "all" for your help, I learnt a few things today.