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Overseas births

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Julie Report 25 Nov 2012 19:34

Hi there
Can anyone give me some good advice. I am trying to trace my grandmother's husband but cannot find anyone of his name as born in the UK. I know Samual Rayne was born around 1880, but that all I have got. I have a marriage for him in England and a death, but no luck with his or my uncle Francis Rayne, birth. When he married my grandmother he already had Francis (I think) . That's all I know, apart from his name.
Someone has suggested that he may have been born overseas, but I don't know where to start.

Any ideas please.

Julie :-)

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 25 Nov 2012 20:00


Births Jun 1880

RAINE Samuel ... Scarbro' 9d 399

Births Dec 1880

Raine Samuel Holmes ... Leeds 9b 424

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 25 Nov 2012 20:03

Do you have the marriage certificate which shows the father of Samuel?
Where did they marry?
Have you found them in census?


 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 25 Nov 2012 20:05

Who did he marry and what year.?

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 25 Nov 2012 20:07

Is this his death,

Civil registration event: Death

Name: RAYNE, Sam
Registration district: [?] Rotherham
County: Yorkshire
Year of registration: 1940
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Age at death:60
Volume no: 9C
Page no: 1727


Julie Report 27 Nov 2012 22:37

Thanks Gwyn. I have looked at the census for Samuel but can find no trace, this is why someone suggested that maybe he was born overseas. I am sending off for the marriage certificate so hopefully I will get some more info.

Thanks Sue. Maybe I need to get his death certificate as well as the marriage cert. It seems very strange that I can find no trace of his birth or his sons. :-(