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Elsie Lewis from east ham

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Jennifer Report 12 Nov 2012 21:27

I think I have found her on 192 but I'm going to have to get credits to view the full address, the date shown is 2002 but other occupants have since lived there from what it's saying, and I know she lived at the same address for many years. I appreciate all the help that people have given me, it's so sad as Elsie is my mums aunt, and my mum passed away 3 years ago, I would have loved to have shared all of this information with her, and I didn't even know my great grandparents names so thanks everyone, my search continues to find out where or what has happened to Elsie :-)


jax Report 12 Nov 2012 19:36

You can check the Electrol roll free which will give part of the address...of course she may have opted out of having her details displayed

The birth cert will cost £9.25 from


Jennifer Report 12 Nov 2012 19:04

Ok I'll look in to that, and I'll try to get the certificate, thanks so much ill let you know how I get on


KempinaPartyhat Report 12 Nov 2012 18:58

you need to check the electrol roll which may cost to look at on
get her birth certificate from GRO at £9.95 as this will possible give her middle name then we can look again for a possible death

She may be in a home for older people and if no family have been to see her the home may assume she has no family and when she passes away she will be registered by someone in the home as just"Elsie lewis" of which there are many

good luck do come back if you get the certificate and we may be able to help you again


Jennifer Report 12 Nov 2012 18:49

It would be great if she was still alive, and I've been trying to find out for a few years now. Lets just hope Elsie is one of the 135,000.


patchem Report 12 Nov 2012 18:30

There are about 135,000 women alive in this country who are over 90, and about 11,000 who are over 100.
You never can tell, she might be still alive.


Jennifer Report 12 Nov 2012 18:13

I'm 34 and I was about 6 when I last saw her, I know she would be about 98 now, Thankyou for all your help, I just hope I find out what happened to elsie


KempinaPartyhat Report 12 Nov 2012 14:57

Thank goodness for that we are getting somewhere ......Jennifer we dont know you or your age or the fact that you met her in 1978 and as I said there were 64,000 Elsie Lewis named !!! Also if she died in the last 2 years the register May not show on the internet yet


Reggie Report 11 Nov 2012 23:10

For info.........certs purchased on line from the GRO cost £9.25


Jennifer Report 11 Nov 2012 16:23

Elsie was my mums aunt, I was only a little girl so, I think my mum and Elsie just lost touch over the years, but I remember her well and she was such a lovely lady, she lived in east ham the last time I went there, but have no idea of the name of the road or where. I will have a look on the electoral roll thanks.


patchem Report 11 Nov 2012 15:30

Can you remember when you last visited her, and any reason why you stopped?

Electoral roll search of last known address, to see when 'moved'?


Jennifer Report 11 Nov 2012 15:14

The w in Elsie's name stands for Wallace I think


Jennifer Report 11 Nov 2012 14:48

She lived in east ham when I used to visit her, yes I know what you mean she would be 98 years old now.


jax Report 11 Nov 2012 13:43

Where did you visit her? was it in the West Ham area?

The chances of her still being alive are very slim...she may have even died in the last 6 years and those records will not be online


Jennifer Report 11 Nov 2012 13:24

This can't be Elsie as I was born in 1978 and I used to visit her as a young girl, I'll try and get hold of the certificates, thanks so much for your help.


KempinaPartyhat Report 11 Nov 2012 12:53

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006
about Elsie Lewis
Name: Elsie Lewis
Birth Date: 10 Apr 1914
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1978
Age at Death: 64
Registration district: Camden
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume: 14
Page: 2111

I think this is her death but like I have said you need some certificates from GRO at £10.00 each you will need the volume number and the page number which are shown above >>>>>>>>>>>>>

I know u are new but this may be the best we can do until you have confirmed this IS THE RIGHT family


Jennifer Report 11 Nov 2012 09:16

I'm having trouble finding out if Elsie is still alive, and Thankyou to every one who is helping me :-)


Reggie Report 11 Nov 2012 09:03

1901 England Census

Name: Ada Cripps
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Relation: Adopted
Gender: Female
Where born: Poplar, London, England
Civil parish: Poplar
Ecclesiastical parish: St Saviour
County/Island: London
Country: England

Registration district: Poplar
Sub-registration district: Poplar
ED, institution, or vessel: 10
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 368
Piece: 353
Folio: 147
Page Number: 55
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Fenning 41
Ada Fenning 41
Ada Cripps 13
Andrew Jackson 42


Reggie Report 11 Nov 2012 08:55

Births Sep 1914 (>99%)
Lewis Elsie W Cripps W.Ham 4a 395

You need to find out what name is represented by the 'W'. The cert will give you that info......together with DOB.

The following is a perfect illustration of the need to realise that death cert info can be inaccurate

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006

Name: Ida Lydia Lewis
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1909
Date of Registration: Aug 1993
Age at Death: 84
Registration district: Newham
Inferred County: London
Register Number: A38
District and Subdistrict: 2571A
Entry number: 10


Lynski Report 11 Nov 2012 00:18

Births Jun 1908 (>99%)
Lewis Ida Lydia W. Ham 4a 209