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Ada Lissaman, (Whitaker,) (Offord)

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Glenise

Glenise Report 20 May 2021 23:57

Hi
The person I am seeking information on is Ada Whitaker who was 48yrs old when she married Walter James Offord in 1955. Walter was a press operator Motor Works he lived 46 Sheriff Avenue Canley Coventry, his father was also a Walter James Offord deceased, who was a motor tester .
On marriage in1955 at Coventry register office the certificate states her previous marriage was dissolved .
Her birth name was Ada Lissaman, her father was William Henry Lissaman deceased he was a motor fitter.
At the time of her marriage to Walter Ada lived 6 Wright Street Coventry. She worked as a capstan lathe operator at the Telephone works. They were
married in presence of M.R.Whitaker, K.J.Corington, C Bartlem
Any info will be welcome thank you

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 May 2021 05:30

Not sure what you are looking for but you're should be able to find her birth and previous marrige on FreeBMD

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 May 2021 05:41

1911 census

Name: Ada Lissaman
Age in 1911: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1898
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Holy Trinity
Civil Parish: Coventry
Search Photos: Search for 'Coventry' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection
Country: England
Street Address: 5 Court 12 House Fargosford St Coventry
Registration District Number: 390
Sub-registration District: Holy Trinity
ED, institution, or vessel: 22
Piece: 18560
Household Members:
Name Age
William Henry Lissaman 44
Sarah Ann Lissaman 43
Gertrude Lissaman 16
Ada Lissaman 13
Ethel Lissaman 10
Horace Lissaman 7
Thomas Lissaman 4

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 May 2021 05:47

View England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-191
Name: Ada Lissaman
Registration Year: 1897
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration District: Coventry
Parishes for this Registration District: View Ecclesiastical Parishes associated with this Registration District
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Volume: 6d
Page: 567

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 May 2021 05:50

England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007 No Image

Name: Ada Offord
Death Age: 86
Birth Date: 15 Oct 1897
Registration Date: Jul 1984
Registration District: Coventry
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Volume: 33
Page: 72


So she was older than she said on the marriage cert

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 May 2021 05:56

This may be more likely

Ada Lissaman
Registration Date: Jan 1917
[Feb 1917]
[Mar 1917]
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration District: Coventry
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Spouse: George Parkinson
Volume Number: 6d
Page Number: 967

One daughter
Births Mar 1918 (>99%)
Parkinson Irene Lissaman Coventry 6d 1149

Name: Ida Parkinson
Registration Date: Jan 1938
[Feb 1938]
[Mar 1938]
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration District: Coventry
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Spouse: Wilfred Whitaker
Volume Number: 6d
Page Number: 1164

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 May 2021 06:30

Name: Walter J Offord
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869
Registration Year: 1910
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Age at Death: 41
Registration District: Warwick
Parishes for this Registration District: View Ecclesiastical Parishes associated with this Registration District
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Volume: 6d
Page: 353

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 May 2021 06:33

1939 register
Name: Walter J Offord
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 16 Jan 1902
Residence Year: 1939
Address: 17 Keppel St
Residence Place: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Occupation: Setter For Grinders Heavy
Line Number: 23
Schedule Number: 376
Sub Schedule Number: 1
Enumeration District: QDBK
Borough: Coventry
Registration district: 390-1
Inferred Spouse:
Charlotte M Offord
Household Members Age
Walter J Offord 37
Charlotte M Offord
38




Name: Charlotte M Offord
Death Age: 52
Birth Date: abt 1900
Registration Date: Oct 1952
[Nov 1952]
[Dec 1952]
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration District: Nuneaton
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Volume: 9c
Page: 852

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 May 2021 06:35

Walter James Offord
Death Age: 94
Birth Date: 16 Feb 1902
Registration Date: Sep 1996
Registration District: Nuneaton and Bedworth
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Register Number: A26C
District and Subdistrict: 7681A
Entry Number: 284

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 21 May 2021 12:17

This is the link to freebmd, which you should put in your favourites as you'll find it very useful

https://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 21 May 2021 12:29

First name(s) Ada
Last name Lissaman
Birth quarter 4
Birth year 1897
Mother's maiden name Jones
District Coventry
County Warwickshire
Country England
Volume 6D
Page 567

Maddie

Maddie Report 21 May 2021 13:48

bapt gives more info
Ada
Last name Lissaman
Birth year -
Baptism year 1897
Baptism date 05 Nov 1897
Denomination Anglican
Place Coventry, All Saints
Father's first name(s) William Henry
Father's last name Lissaman
Mother's first name(s) Sarah Ann
Residence C 5 H 13 Far Gosford St
Father's occupation Machinist
County Warwickshire
Country England
Document type Parish registers
Archive
Warwickshire County Record Office
Archive reference DR0448/2

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 21 May 2021 14:45

1939.............lied about her birth year

Ada Offard (Whitaker) 15 Oct 1899 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 374 1
Evelyn J (Joyce) Kenny (Smith) 14 Nov 1924 Female Learner (Brace Company) Single 374 2
The record for this person is officially closed.
Maureen R Covington (Whitaker) 24 Nov 1938 Female Under School Age Single 374 4

Births Dec 1938 (>99%)
Whitaker Maureen R Parkinson Coventry 6d 1194


Marriages Dec 1956 (>99%)
Covington Keith J Whitaker Coventry 9c 1256
Whitaker Maureen R Covington Coventry 9c 1256

First name(s) Maureen R
Last name Covington
Marriage quarter 3
Marriage year 1970
Maureen R Covington married
Andrew Y Blue
District Coventry

First name(s) Maureen R
Last name Blue
Marriage quarter 3
Marriage year 1970
Maureen R Blue married
Andrew Y Blue

Births of children on freebmd...............too recent for posting on here

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 21 May 2021 14:53

???

Marriages Dec 1946 (>99%)
Miles Samuel J Parkinson Coventry 9c 1718
Parkinson Irene Miles Coventry 9c 1718

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 24 May 2021 11:09

PM received. Have advised responding on thread.

Greg

Greg Report 2 Sep 2021 13:08

Hi there, What are you trying to find out about Ada Lissaman? She was my Grandmother. Two of her daughters Betty (my Mum) and Maureen are still alive. We are desperate to find out for them about Irene. I'm only on here for a free trial. My email is gregjbartlem@gmail.com

Thanks

greyghost

greyghost Report 2 Sep 2021 13:45

Welcome to the boards Greg - what is it you're wanting to know about Irene

ErikaH used this free website to post the possible marriage for Irene. There are other marriages, but this one is in the Coventry RD where the family seem to have been based
https://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl (already cited by ErikaH)

Getting a copy of the marriage certificate would tell you who her Father was to make sure it's the Irene you're wanting information about.

No obvious children to the marriage, although there are births in other areas.

A copy of her birth certificate would give you an actual DOB which might help find her listed on the 1939 register or to find a death

nameslessone

nameslessone Report 2 Sep 2021 13:51

Pm sent to Genise asking her to come back to her thread as Greg is trying to contact her.

greyghost

greyghost Report 2 Sep 2021 13:53

Greg has started his own thread

https://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/genealogy_chat/thread/1396405

Greg

Greg Report 2 Sep 2021 18:14

nameslessone, Thank you very much for your help.