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Son of Arthur Dews

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Michelle Report 2 Feb 2013 16:50

Trying to trace the son of Arthur Dews. Arthur was born August 1920 and lived in Chickenley, Nr. Dewsbury.


jax Report 2 Feb 2013 17:24

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
about Arthur Dews
Name: Arthur Dews
Birth Date: 30 Aug 1920
Date of Registration: Jan 1991
Age at Death: 70
Registration district: Dewsbury
Inferred County: Yorkshire
Volume: 4
Page: 1124

who registered his death?


ErikaH Report 3 Feb 2013 10:40

Why do you think there was a son?

Have you found a birth? And - a vital requirement - a marriage for Arthur?


Michelle Report 3 Feb 2013 20:03

He had a friend called Daisy who was with him when he died (Xmas day), I am assuming that she would have registered the death. They were not married, and I never knew her surname.

The only reason I suspect he had a son was from a comment someone said at his funeral. I didn't know him. Arthur and his wife Ivy fostered me 1966 - 1969), and knew my mother long deceased. I hoping the son may know who my father was.
Ivy and Arthur married in 1968. She passed away in I think 1977.


Lynski Report 4 Feb 2013 01:29

Related thread -


ErikaH Report 4 Feb 2013 09:49

Sadly, if your mother didn't tell you who your father was, I doubt that the 'possible' son of someone who knew her would be privy to the details.

And please comply with site guidelines which state one post per topic.

Have you followed the advice given on your earlier thread?

From that other thread, it would appear that any child fathered by Arthur would have been illegitimate, and therefore unlikely to have been registered as Dews.............which would leave the child in the same situation as yourself, unless the mother told her child the identity of its father