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Beatrice Josephine Gossens

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Gerry Report 31 Jan 2020 13:12

Robert Alfred Haines was born 12/5/1930 in Calne, Wiltshire.
His parents were Joseph Haines (b1890) and Beatrice Josephine Gossens (b1899)

I am unable to find any record of Beatrice's birth or her marriage to Joseph. It is thought that Joseph and Beatrice may have met (and married?) at the end of WW1 in the Netherlands or Belgium. However, having said that the birth of their only(?) child Robert was a long time coming.



ErikaH Report 31 Jan 2020 13:51

Actual DOB for Beatrice 18 January 1899. Just for info


ErikaH Report 31 Jan 2020 13:57

Her birthplace should be on the death cert

Name: Beatrice Josephine Haines
Death Age: 83
Birth Date: 18 Jan 1899
Registration Date: Apr 1982
[May 1982]
[Jun 1982]
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration district: Devizes
Inferred County: Wiltshire

Name: Beatrice Josephine Haines
Death Date: 9 May 1982
Death Place: Colne Wilts
Probate Date: 17 Jun 1982
Probate Registry: Winchester


ErikaH Report 31 Jan 2020 14:03

I thought Gossens wasn't quite right - not that it helps much

Births Jun 1930 (>99%)
Haines Robert A Goossens Calne 5a 123

No miltary records for Joseph online


Gerry Report 31 Jan 2020 14:29

Good thinking Erika. I will get a cert