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LaGooner Report 12 Sep 2023 22:57

Thanks .to all of you for your help it is very much appreciated :-) :-)


LaGooner Report 11 Sep 2023 18:00

:-) :-) :-)


ErikaH Report 11 Sep 2023 17:37

Thank you :-) :-)


LaGooner Report 11 Sep 2023 17:05

Sorry for spelling Erika , my brain is addling now ;-) :-D


ErikaH Report 11 Sep 2023 17:01

:-| :-| :-|


LaGooner Report 11 Sep 2023 17:01

Thank you both, I am getting muddled too Erica ;-)


greyghost Report 11 Sep 2023 17:00

1921 Census Of England & Wales
41, High Street, Baldock, Hertfordshire, England

First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age in years Birth place Occupation Employer
Harry S Robinson Head Male 1883 38 Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England Tailor H Moore Tailor Clothiers
Eliza A Robinson Wife Female 1881 39 Cambridgeshire, England Home Duties -
Winifred M Robinson Daughter Female 1913 8 Cambridgeshire, England - -
Harry S A Robinson Son Male 1914 6 Cambridgeshire, England - -

Original shows Winifred born Melbourn, Cambs - it was covered by the Royston RD

Brother Harry also b Melbourne, Eliza Orwell, Cambs


ErikaH Report 11 Sep 2023 16:59

My name doesn't have a 'c' in it ;-) ;-) ;-) ;-)


greyghost Report 11 Sep 2023 16:55

HIs wife's possible death - DORSET

GRO Reference: DOR Q3/1999 in BOURNEMOUTH (4271B) Reg B22D Entry Number 190

and her possible birth
GRO Reference: 1913 M Quarter in ROYSTON Volume 03A Page 1491


ErikaH Report 11 Sep 2023 16:54

Senior moment............dealing with another query at the same time and got my wires crossed

Her death was 100% in BOURNEMOUTH

First name(s) Winifred Mabel
Register number B22D
Last name Bowles
Entry number 190
Sex Female
Date of registration mm/yy 0999
Birth day 12
County Dorset
Birth month 2
Country England
Birth year 1913
Record set England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007
Death quarter 3
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Death year 1999
Subcategory Civil Deaths & Burials
District Bournemouth

DoB exactly as per 1939 register


LaGooner Report 11 Sep 2023 16:52

My goodness this chap is giving us the run around :-0.


greyghost Report 11 Sep 2023 16:47

?? Death

Name: Year of Birth:
GRO Reference: DOR Q2/2013 in WORCESTERSHIRE (527-1E) Entry Number 508437718

Probate - ignore the Registry being in Oxford and death Worcs.

Last name First name Date of death Date of probate Probate number Document type Registry office
BOWLES GEORGE HENRY 26 April 2013 26 June 2013 4102010 PROBATE Oxford


LaGooner Report 11 Sep 2023 16:44

Ah that fooled me because I was not sure he married :-)
Slough is not in Dorset as posted Erica ;-) it is Bucks.


ErikaH Report 11 Sep 2023 16:43

As I posted some time ago, the wife died in spread your net ;-) ;-)


LaGooner Report 11 Sep 2023 16:42

That marriage sound very possible as he was with the GPO in Hitchin.
That may well be him on the 1939 at Potters Bar then Erica


ErikaH Report 11 Sep 2023 16:38

According to 1921 census, which I posted for you, Leslie was born in 1920........

His birth was REGISTERED in 1921

Name Leslie Arthur Bowles
Death Age 77
Birth Date 26 Nov 1920
Registration Date Nov 1997
Registration district Biggleswade
Inferred County Bedfordshire
Register Number 32C
District and Subdistrict 3101
Entry Number 258


greyghost Report 11 Sep 2023 16:36

Yes, I posted the birth in Biggleswade. Until you told us his age was 4m in 1911, the 1998 death could have been a possibility, (ages often a year out) but with the Nottingham birth that more or less proved it couldn't be yours.

The marriage ?

Surname First name(s) Spouse District Vol Page
Marriages Jun 1938 (>99%)
Bowles George H Robinson Hitchin 3a 3026
Gale Allan L Wilkins Hitchin 3a 3026
Robinson Winifred M Bawles Hitchin 3a 3026
Wilkins Mabel L Gale Hitchin 3a 3026


Kay???? Report 11 Sep 2023 16:34

Potters Bar handled and sorted most of UK mail and parcels in many years gone by.


LaGooner Report 11 Sep 2023 16:33

He was definitely born in Biggleswade Greyghost.

That would be Leslie as he was born in 1921. Erica


greyghost Report 11 Sep 2023 16:26

1911 census was taken Sunday 2 April so if 4 months old likely born November 1910 to very early December.

ErikaH's find would "fit".

There is only one other birth of a George H Bowles 1909 - 1911 and that is Q4 1909 Nottingham

GPO was a Civil Service job at that point in time