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Matthew Doughty born 1918 Wolverhampton

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Tracy Report 1 Sep 2019 16:13

Anyone got this chap on their tree.

It's my mums real father I can find his birth and marriage to a Lily Dench in 1938, who sadly passed in 1939, but nothing afterwards.

I'm going round in circles any help would be great.

Tracy :)


ErikaH Report 1 Sep 2019 17:18

Look for his name in 'search all member trees' to find connections on here

2 Naves Opening Lower Horseley Fields, Wolverhampton C.B., Staffordshire, England

Thomas Oldfield 26 Mar 1869 Male Millwright (Retired) Single 29 1
Matthew Doughty 17 Feb 1918 Male Railway Porter Married 29 2


ErikaH Report 1 Sep 2019 17:20

His death - ignore the slight discrepancy in birth year info

First name(s) MATTHEW
Last name DOUGHTY
Gender Male
Birth day 17
Birth month 2
Birth year 1919
Age -
Death quarter 2
Death year 1984
District Wrekin
Register number 484
County Shropshire

The informant may have been a relative - a copy of the cert will provide that info


ErikaH Report 1 Sep 2019 17:23


Edge View Sanatorium, Seisdon R.D., Staffordshire, England

Lily Doughty 19 Jan 1920 Female Housewife Married 271 19


ErikaH Report 1 Sep 2019 17:30

A tree on Ancestry says he married again

Death of Wife Pamela Patty Churm(1916–1995)
01may1995 • Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England records to substantiate

Marriages Jun 1935 (>99%)
Armstrong Walter J Churm Wolverhampton 6b 1575
Churm Pamela P Armstrong Wolverhampton 6b 1575

Pamela certainly married again
37 Russell Street, Wolverhampton C.B., Staffordshire, England
Walter J Armstrong 03 May 1914 Male Enamel Fuser Married 49 1
Pamela P Blakemore (Armstrong) 05 Oct 1916 Female Capstan Lathe Hand Married 49 2
James Henry Armstrong 28 Apr 1936 Male Under School Age Single 49 3

and died as Blakemore

First name(s) PAMELA PATTY
Gender Female
Birth day 5
Birth month 10
Birth year 1916
Age -
Death quarter 2
Death year 1995
District Wolverhampton

Ancestry trees are notoriously unreliable, so take this one with a pinch of salt, unless you can find anything to corroborate the 'info'


greyghost Report 1 Sep 2019 18:46

Probate record at above for a Matthew Doughty of (full address)Telford died 3 April 1984 (would fit June Qtr registration).

Probate granted at Leeds Registry 8 May (don't worry that Telford and Leeds are not close together)

You can get a copy of the will through the site, may give you more info.

Wrekin RD became Telford and Wrekin RD 1998