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Joyce Report 24 Jan 2020 11:06

I am looking for any information on Arthur J Jarvis, born 1909 died 1970 aged 61.

He was married to Ruby Horwood in 1945, she was previously married to Charles
Horwood. Charles was my uncle they had one child Patricia Ruby Horwood. Charles died 1943/44.

Any information regarding Arthur Jarvis would be great.
My uncle was Charles Oscar Horwood he was a sergeant in the RAF . He died of TB in Moggerhanger sanatorium, early 1940s
Ruby his widow went on to marry Arthur J Jarvis who was in the navy.


Rambling Report 24 Jan 2020 11:37

What info are you hoping to find please? The marriage cert will give his father's name. There are several Arthur J Jarvis bn around that time, do you have a location?


Marriages Jun 1945 (>99%)
Horwood Ruby M Jarvis Luton 3b 1293
Jarvis Arthur J Horwood Luton 3b 1293


greyghost Report 24 Jan 2020 12:16

Is this Charles' death in same RD as Ruby's second marriage? Trying to find possible ages - free to search to confirm year.

? Charles death in same area as Ruby's second marriage

Deaths Sep 1944 (>.%)
Horwood Charles 60 Luton 3b 408

EDIT - probably not, there is a Charles Horwood in Luton on the 1939 with a 1884 birth date, but married to a Sarah. Charles/Ruby marriage 1937 (his parents ?)

Not seeing the birth of an Arthur J Jarvis 1909 in England/Wales
not seeing a death 1970 for an Arthur Jarvis in 1970 to fit a birth of 1909 in England/Wales

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MargaretM Report 24 Jan 2020 12:16

Could this be Charles death?





06 August 1941


Sec. 10. Grave C5.

View record?

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

United Kingdom


ErikaH Report 24 Jan 2020 12:17

Have you done any research yourself?

Where did you find the Jarvis 'death' to which you refer? There is NOTHING on freebmd to match


MargaretM Report 24 Jan 2020 12:21

Charles and Ruby's marriage?

Marriages Jun 1937 (>99%)

Cook Ruby M Horwood Luton 3b 940
Horwood Charles O Cock Luton 3b 940


ErikaH Report 24 Jan 2020 12:23

There appears to be one son - at least - from Ruby's marriage to Jarvis.

Are you in touch with him?

You are looking for info ONLY on Arthus Jarvis, as I understand your post


ErikaH Report 24 Jan 2020 12:25

Ruby's death - may help wth location

Name: Ruby May Jarvis
Death Age: 67
Birth Date: 15 May 1918
Registration Date: Aug 1985
Registration district: Wallasey
Inferred County: Merseyside
Volume: 37
Page: 928


greyghost Report 24 Jan 2020 12:30

?? A John Arthur Jarvis b 1909 in Scotland.

Surname Forename Gender Year Ref RD Name Image View
JARVIS JOHN ARTHUR M 1909 562/ 552 Eastwood


ErikaH Report 24 Jan 2020 12:31

Interestingly, on the 1949 ER Ruby M Jarvis is living with William A Jarvis, and in 1966 William J Jarvis


malyon Report 24 Jan 2020 12:38

not finding a birth in 1909

Births Jun 1910 (>99%)
JARVIS Arthur James Camberwell 1d 822


ErikaH Report 24 Jan 2020 12:45

He could have been born anywhere in the world .


Maddie Report 24 Jan 2020 13:22

28 Saxon Road, Luton M.B., Bedfordshire, England
William A Jarvis 25 Feb 1909 Male ??? Married 165 1
Ruby M Jarvis 16 Aug 1906 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 165

Name: Ruby M Harwood
[Ruby M Jarvis]
Gender: Female
Marital status: Married
Birth Date: 15 May 1918
Residence Year: 1939
Address: 2 Jennyson Road M Dpl
Residence Place: Luton, Bedfordshire, England
Occupation: United ??
Schedule Number: 78
Sub Schedule Number: 1
Enumeration District: DPNU
Registration district: 178-2
Household Members:
Ruby M Harwood

2 different rubys ??


Maddie Report 24 Jan 2020 13:32

Name: Arthur J Jarvis
Residence Year: 1955
Address: Abbey Drive. 52
Residence Place: Luton, Bedfordshire, England
Parliamentary Division: Luton

living with ruby m and ethel r jarvis


ErikaH Report 24 Jan 2020 13:44

Thanks, Maddie. Cleared that one up


ErikaH Report 24 Jan 2020 13:57

Strangely, Joyce has Charles Horwood in her GR tree as being born in Luton in 1918 and there is NO birth to back that up on freebmd

Someone named Elizabeth has the name in her tree born 1916 in Luton, and there's no match for that, either

In fact, the only reference for Charles O Horwood on freebmd is the 1937 marriage

His death record doesn't give his age....................

Not that it matters, as he isn't the one Joyce has asked about


Maddie Report 24 Jan 2020 14:00

can't find birth for ethel r jarvis a sister maybe


ArgyllGran Report 24 Jan 2020 14:08

Erika posted a 1985 death for Ruby May Jarvis in Wallasey.

However, I'm wondering about this one:

Deaths Dec 1970 (>99%)
JARVIS Ruby May B 8Au1909 Luton 4a 332

(I realise there's an unexplained initial B there.)

Joyce, have you perhaps given Ruby's death details instead of Charles's??
Died 1970,aged 61.


No, that's this person:

Births Sep 1909 (>99%)
HORSLER Ruby May B Luton 3b 374

She married Edward B Bunyan first, and then William J Jarvis


ErikaH Report 24 Jan 2020 14:16

The 1985 death for Ruby matches the DOB on 1939 register

I think we need some answers from Joyce

I do think you're right, though, AG, about the wrong death being given - too much of a coincidence, otherwise


Maddie Report 24 Jan 2020 14:17

wallesey death ties up with 1939 bd