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Rees family, Sheldon, Birmingham

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Susan

Susan Report 13 Jun 2018 12:51

Trying to find anyone from the above family. Who lived in Sheldon in le 1950's early 1960's. May have worked at the Rover Car Plant. Any information gratefully received.

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 13 Jun 2018 14:06

Susan -

have you tried "Search All Member Trees" under "Search" at the top of this page?

Enter the name of any of the family, along with approx. year of birth.
If any results seem to be relevant, click on "Find out more" at the right hand side of the screen, and send a message to the tree owner, explaining your link with the person in their tree.

You may be lucky - though often people don't reply quickly, if at all, for many possible reasons.

Susan

Susan Report 13 Jun 2018 15:29

Thanks for this have found one Ann Rees from Birmingham and have sent a message off last month. No reply as yet.

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 13 Jun 2018 15:43

Unless you know first names and birth years, finding ANYone is very difficult.

Are you related to the family in question?

Susan

Susan Report 22 Nov 2018 19:38

Have found the Rees family living at 54 Frodesley Road, Sheldon on 1955 voters list. At the property are Gower -J Rees, Nancy Rees and Doris Rees. The search continues for more information. Have found a family in the 1939 census Gomer Rees his wife Nancy and daughter Ann. May be the same family. Any ideas where else I could search. Thanks.

ErikaH

ErikaH Report 22 Nov 2018 21:19

Well, Ann married a Sheasby, so look for possible children on freebmd

1939 gives birth dates, so use that info to look for deaths

EDITED

The marriage was 1961

malyon

malyon Report 22 Nov 2018 22:01

could be husbands death

Arthur Walter E Sheasby
England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007
Collections from
Great Britain, England
Country
England
County
Warwickshire
Year
1997
Birth Year
1938
Event Quarter
4
District
Birmingham

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 23 Nov 2018 09:20

Death of Gomer & Nancy's son Alan:

Alan Murton Rees
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Alan Murton Rees
Death Age: 50
Birth Date: 18 May 1935
Registration Date: Jun 1985
Registration district: Birmingham
Inferred County: West Midlands
Volume: 32
Page: 624

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 23 Nov 2018 09:26

Death of the Nancy Rees from 1939:

Nancy Rees
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Nancy Rees
Death Age: 82
Birth Date: 21 Feb 1916
Registration Date: Dec 1998
Registration district: Cardiff
Inferred County: Glamorgan, Monmouthshire
Register Number: D15B
District and Subdistrict: 8901D

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 23 Nov 2018 09:42

Possible death of Sheasby son born Birmingham ???

(Birth as Sheasby on GRO Index per FreeBMD, but mistranscribed as Shearsby on Ancestry.)

Mark Sheasby
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Mark Sheasby
Death Age: 6
Birth Date: 19 Sep 1963
Registration Date: Sep 1969
Registration district: Cardiff
Inferred County: Glamorganshire
Volume: 8b
Page: 738

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 23 Nov 2018 09:52

The Sheasby daughter may possibly have married in 1993 in Staffordshire.

I can't see that couple together on 192.com

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 23 Nov 2018 10:10

Gomer & Nancy's marriage :

Marriages Dec 1934 (>99%)
Hawkes Nancy Rees Neath 11a 1965
Rees Gomer Hawkes Neath 11a 1965

ArgyllGran

ArgyllGran Report 23 Nov 2018 10:38

In 1939 Gomer's DOB is given as 1 Sept 1914.

I don't see his death (or birth) conclusively.

There is this birth - but not matching that DOB (which of course isn't necessarily correct) :

Births Mar 1914 (>99%)
Rees Gomer Maggs Neath 11a 2139


There is this death. DOB doesn't match 1939, but Cardiff is where Nancy later died:

Norman Gomer Rees
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Norman Gomer Rees
Death Age: 59
Birth Date: 12 Jan 1914
Registration Date: Sep 1973
Registration district: Cardiff
Inferred County: Glamorganshire
Volume: 8b
Page: 1108



I don't see the birth of any Norman Gomer Rees.

There's this possible birth:
Births Sep 1914 (>99%)
Rees Norman G May Portsmouth 2b 813

[ Birth shown as July 1914 on Ancestry. ]

But I think this is probably the death of that child:

Norman G Rees
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1837-1915
Name: Norman G Rees
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1915
Registration Year: 1915
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Age at Death: 0
Registration district: Portsmouth
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume: 2b
Page: 868


Susan

Susan Report 23 Nov 2018 16:12

Can't thank you all for this information will use it to further my enquiries. Thank you all your brilliant. x