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Unknown Report 21 Aug 2012 16:31

i'm trying to trace Lilian Mary Davis maiden name Greenway, born about 1913. Married Charlies Percy davis in 1932. Died between 1937 and 1940.
Can anyone help.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 21 Aug 2012 17:03

duplicate thread.


Unknown Report 1 Dec 2017 21:34

Of course your not you would be over a 100years old


Nyx Report 1 Dec 2017 22:09

Raymond, I think perhaps you are responding to the words in the "Researching" line of the previous poster? which are in no way related to the post. :-)

As you've returning to your old thread do you still need help with it?


patchem Report 4 Dec 2017 07:55

Because I looked here but do not know what was posted on duplicate thread, just putting for my own satisfaction:
Births Dec 1913
Greenway Lilian M Hall Kingston 2a 922

Wrong spelling by Raymond of new surname?
Marriages Sep 1932
Davies Percy Greenway Brentford 3a 581
Greenway Lilian M Davies Brentford 3a 581


patchem Report 4 Dec 2017 07:59

Oh, I forgot, pointed out same error on original one:

There was a Davies/Greenway birth and a Davis/Greenway birth in Brentford in different years.


JoonieCloonie Report 8 Dec 2017 17:22

I looked at this and wondered what Raymond is looking for. Is there another thread somewhere too?

If someone is deceased, what does "trace" them mean, in a "find living relatives" question? Is it really her ancestors you are looking for? Or do you want to find children/grandchildren?

If it's her death that is the question, these are the only possible matches for Lilian M Davi*s born 1911-1915, died 1937-1941:

Lilian C M Davies abt 1911 Jun 1937 Woolwich London
Lilian M Davies abt 1911 Sep 1940 Neath Glamorganshire
Lilian M Davis abt 1913 Jun 1937 Ashby de la Zouch Leicestershire
Lilian Davies abt 1913 Mar 1937 Strood Kent

The DavIS-Greenway birth and DavIES-Greenway birth in Brentford in 1933 and 1935 that patchem mentioned could match the 1932 marriage. Both children seem to have died in June quarter 1937 in Staines as DavIS.

GRO Reference: 1937 J Quarter in STAINES Volume 03A Page 20

GRO Reference: 1937 J Quarter in STAINES Volume 03A Page 20

both recorded on the same page (2 of only 5 names on the page) so apparently they died at the same time.

The 1932 DavIES-Greenway marriage is the only one that matches those births well.

There is a Percy DavIES marriage in Brentford in 1936; possibly a remarriage?

Could Percy just have not quite settled on a surname?

The 1939 register has in Brentford:

Percy DavIES 1912
- no one else in household

and no Percy Davis

This is the possible remarriage:

Marriages Mar 1936
Davies Percy Franklin Brentford 3a 459
Franklin Margaret Davies Brentford 3a 459

and the only good match for that couple in 1939 is

Percy Davies 1914
Margaret J Davies 1914
with daughter Margaret Dawn (Griffiths) 1937 and 2 others
in Hayes & Harlington

but I don't see a birth to match the daughter; her death:

Margaret Dawn Griffiths 21 May 1937 Jun 1999 Birmingham

Maybe Raymond if you could tell us something more about Lilian or her husband or children. You are related? What family of hers do you know of? What info are you looking for?

Maybe Raymond will return with info and clarification.


JoonieCloonie Report 8 Dec 2017 17:37

BTW one person on this site has Lilian Greenway 1913 Kingston on Thames in their tree.