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Ivy Ella S Wakefield born 1901 Islington

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Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 1 Mar 2022 14:51

I wonder if you could help me please
I am try to piece together the life of ===
Ivy Ella S Wakefield born 1901 Islington

Father Henry James Wakefield born 1856 Bristol Gloucestershire
Mother Eliza Emily Adams born 1861 Pill Somerset

Ivy Ella S Wakefield married Wilfred Ernest R Sears 1922 Islington London England

I think they may have divorced as on the 1939 Register Plymouth Devon Ivy E Sears states divorced
So I wonder is Wilfred E Sears remarried
The 1939 Register has my husband Family ( Ling)
On there so it’s the right Ivy E Sears because
Because Hilda Ling nee Wakefield is Ivy E Sears is her sister


Amy P Sears born 1923 Islington but died 1923 Islington

John W G Sears born 1924 Islington London
Died 1971 Vancouver Canada

He married Joan Hicks 1948 Camberwell
They had 3 Children ?

What I won’t to find out did they all went together for a reason

The story goes John Sears died coming back to
England at the Airport ?..
I have a couple of Electrical Roles for Ivy Sears in Bedfordshire
So I wonder when Ivy E S Sears went to Canada
If so there must be List of the Departure s to Canada from England
Hope you can understand what I am on about

Also did Ivy E Sears die in Canada

Thankyou for reading this
Olive Ling ( nee Bowler)









nameslessone

nameslessone Report 1 Mar 2022 15:14

Have you looked at electoral rols for the preiod 1922 - 1939 to see when they were no onger together?

A Wilfred Ernest Sears died in Redbridge 1974 ( from Freebmd)
He may have married in 1940 in Ilford ( again from Freebmd)

You may find the family travelling on the emigration/immigration docs on both FMP and Ancestry.

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 15:22

Name: Ivy Ella Sophia Sears
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1902
Death Age: 73
Death Date: 25 May 1975
Death Location: Vancouver
Registration Number: 1975-09-008684
BCA Number: B13342
GSU Number: 2050442

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 15:24

Name: Ivy Ella Sears
Gender: Female
Departure Age: 51
Birth Date: abt 1901
Departure Date: 23 Sep 1952
Departure Port: England
Ship Name: Empress Of Canada
Shipping Line: Canadian Pacific
Destination Port: Montreal, Canada
Master: J P Dobson

Name: Ivy Ella Sears
Arrival Age: 52
Birth Date: abt 1901
Port of Departure: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Arrival Date: 29 Aug 1953
Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England
Ports of Voyage: Montreal and Quebec
Ship Name: Empress of Australia
Shipping Line: Canadian Pacific Line
Official Number: 185887

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 15:25

Name: Ivy E. S Sears
Residence Year: 1955
Address: 68 I
Residence Place: Bedfordshire, England
Parliamentary Division: South Bedfordshire
At same address: Albert and Catherine Wakefield

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 15:26

If her return to Canada was by air, you won't find any records

Maddie

Maddie Report 1 Mar 2022 15:30

Wilfred E R
County Essex
Last name Sears
Country England
Marriage quarter 2
Volume 4A
Marriage year 1940
Volume as transcribed 4A
Registration month -
Page number 1813
MarriageFinder™ Wilfred E R Sears married one of these people
Lilian W Harwood
Record set England & Wales Marriages 1837-2005
Spouse's last name Harwood
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
District Ilford
Subcategory Civil Marriage & Divorce
District number -

Wilfred Ernest R
District Redbridge
Last name Sears
County Essex
Gender Male
Volume 14
Birth day 25
Page 1341
Birth month 1
Country England
Birth year 1901
Record set England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007
Age -
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Death quarter 3
Subcategory Civil Deaths & Burials
Death year 1974

1939
Name: Wilfred Sears [E R Sears]
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Birth Date: 25 Jan 1901
Residence Date: 1939
Address: 34
Residence Place: Ilford, Essex, England
Occupation: Bricklayer
Line Number: 33
Schedule Number: 142
Sub Schedule Number: 4
Enumeration District: CCUJ
Borough: Ilford
Registration district: 191-2
Household Members Age
Ernest A Warren
32
Mary Warren
32
Michael E Warren
1
Wilfred Sears 38

with lilllian

Name: Wilfred E R Sears
Electoral Date: 1964
Street Address: 180 Park House
Ward or Division/Constituency: Ilford South
County or Borough: Ilford, England
Reference Number: LCC/PER/B/2930

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 15:31

Name: Wilfred Ernest R Sears
Death Age: 73
Birth Date: 25 Jan 1901
Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep 1974
Registration District: Redbridge
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume: 14
Page: 1341


Name: Wilfred Ernest Ralph Sears
Death Date: 11 Jul 1974
Death Place: Carnbrook Ilford
Probate Date: 6 Nov 1974
Probate Registry: London



Name: Wilfred E R Sears
Electoral Date: 1964
Street Address: 180 Park House
Ward or Division/Constituency: Ilford South
County or Borough: Ilford, England
Reference Number: LCC/PER/B/2930
With Lilian R Sears

You can easily find the marriage YOURSELF on freebmd..................

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 15:38

BANNS - NOT a marriage

Name: Wilfred Ernest Ralph Sears
Gender: Male
Record Type: Bann
Marriage Banns Date: 1920
Marriage Banns Place: St Peter, Islington, Islington, England
Spouse: Emily Eleanor Alexander
Register Type: Parish Register

The lady married someone else

Name: Emily Eleanor Alexander
Marriage Age: 24
Record Type: Marriage
Birth Date: abt 1901
Marriage Date: 7 Mar 1925
Marriage Place: St Mary, Islington, Islington, England
Father: Henry Alexander
Spouse: Ernest Theophilus Ward

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 1 Mar 2022 15:40

When was Wilfred born?
Is this him?

Births Mar 1901 (>99%)
Sears Wilfred Ernest R W. Ham 4a 408

If so, he's listed as single in 1939:

Wilfred Sears
in the 1939 England and Wales Register
Name: Wilfred Sears [E R Sears]
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Birth Date: 25 Jan 1901
Residence Date: 1939
Address: 34 Belmont Road
Residence Place: Ilford, Essex, England
Occupation: Bricklayer
Line Number: 33
Schedule Number: 142
Sub Schedule Number: 4
Enumeration District: CCUJ
Borough: Ilford
Registration district: 191-2
Household Members Age
Ernest A Warren 32
Mary Warren 32
Michael E Warren 1
Wilfred Sears 38


In the 1950s and 1960s he's living at 58 Westbourne Park Villas, with a Lilian W Sears - which fits the 1940 marriage:

Wilfred E R Sears
in the London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965
Name: Wilfred E R Sears
Electoral Date: 1951
Ward or Division/Constituency: Paddington
County or Borough: Westminster, England


The Redbridge death is of the same man:

Deaths Sep 1974 (>99%)
SEARS WILFRED ERNEST R 25JA1901 REDBRIDGE 14 1341

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 15:48

Name: John Wilfred G Sears
Death Age: 47
Birth Date: 4 Jun 1924
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec 1971
Registration District: Westminster
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume: 5e
Page: 2100

Name: John Wilfred Sears
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1924
Death Date: 1971
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada


Name: Jonn W. Sears
Maiden Name: Jack
Gender: Male
Death Age: 47
Birth Date: abt 1924
Residence Place: 3237 Coleridge Ave.
Death Date: 2 Dec 1971
Death Place: Lon - Aon T-Ng.
Obituary Date: 11 Dec 1971
Obituary Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Newspaper Title: The Vancouver Sun
Mother:
I. E. Sears
Spouse:
Joan
Child:
Michael
Jeffrey
Diane

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 1 Mar 2022 15:53

You asked if John Sears and Joan Hicks had three children.

I can only see one Sears/Hicks birth - at least in England/Wales - in 1950 in Westminster.
You can find it yourself easily on FreeBMD

(Badly mistranscribed on Ancestry as Searleysears!)

Others presumably born in Canada.


His father's full name:

SEARS, JOHN WILFRED GEORGE
GRO Reference: 1924 J Quarter in ISLINGTON Volume 01B Page 373


ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 15:56

???

Name: Jeffrey Sears
Residence Date: 1972
Residence Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Electoral District: Vancouver East
Occupation: Warehouaemae
Reference Number: M-6215

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 15:57

The three children are named on the obituary I posted at 15:48

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 1 Mar 2022 16:00

John, Jean [i.e. - Joan ] , and the 1950 child travelling to Canada:

John Sears
in the UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960
Name: John Sears
Gender: Male
Departure Age: 27
Birth Date: abt 1924
Departure Date: 25 Sep 1951
Departure Port: England
Ship Name: Empress Of France
Shipping Line: Canadian Pacific
Destination Port: Montreal, Canada
Master: B B Grant

UIK address: 15 Aigburth Mansions, Howell Street, Brixton, SW9.

John is a fitter.

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 16:00

??? Age 'out' by a couple of years, but the second name fits birth reg'n
Name: Michael James Sears
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1952
Death Age: 33
Death Date: 18 Apr 1985
Death Location: North Vancouver
Registration Number: 1985-09-008497
BCA Number: B16573
GSU Number: 1358013

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 1 Mar 2022 16:17

Thankyou for your replies
So Ivy E Sears died in Vancouver Canada

What about her son John W Sears and his wife Joan Sears and thier children
I wonder if John W Sears did die at the Airport London
Like I said before there isn’t anyone who would no , just what was said ! A few years ago
Did they also live in Canada
You mentioned the Electrical Roles in Bedfordshire,
I will go to the Hucknall Library and have a look
Then get back to you !!
Thankyou Olive



ErikaH

ErikaH Report 1 Mar 2022 16:22

You have been given ALL the available info about JOHN WILFRED GEORGE SEARS

If you want to know exactly WHERE he died, buy a copy of his death cert............or take out a subscription to newspapers.com and read the obituary

Some info simply has to be paid for...................

But do please take the time to read carefully ALL that has been posted..............................thank you

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 1 Mar 2022 16:33

Thankyou
I have just read all the information that has been entered
Interesting reading
It sounds as though John.Wilford Sears did die in London
Then his ‘burial was In Canada
Like I said I will go and look up Ancesrty at the Library
Thankyou all once again
Olive







Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 1 Mar 2022 16:33

Thankyou
I have just read all the information that has been entered
Interesting reading
It sounds as though John.Wilford Sears did die in London
Then his ‘burial was In Canada
Like I said I will go and look up Ancesrty at the Library
Thankyou all once again
Olive