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jean Report 5 Sep 2021 13:03

i am trying to find some information on a relation of my late mother, her name is Dorothy Jordon born around 1932 and her father's name was Arthur Jordon who was born in 1894 thank you Jean


nameslessone Report 5 Sep 2021 13:11

Welcome to the Boards Jean.

Use to find Dorothy's birth, usefull to know what county she was born in. You can then look for a possible marriage or death on the same site.

If you let us know where you think they may have been living someone can look at the 1939 register for Arthur.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Sep 2021 14:14

Do you have any area of birth or marriage for her parents

There’s lots of Arthur Jordan born c1894

Who did Dorothy marry?


ErikaH Report 5 Sep 2021 14:27

Arthur Jordon, 1894, Islington

For location info

Married Marjorie A Porter in 1931

Not on 1939 register unless spelling is incorrect

There is an Arthur JordAn, with birth date to fit registration found on freebmd, but he has only a wife (Marjorie A) in the same household - no child

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Sep 2021 14:28

1939 register

Name: Arthur Jordan
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 19 Aug 1894
Residence Year: 1939
Residence Place: Islington, London, England
Occupation: Garage Hand Electriane
Line Number: 19
Schedule Number: 56
Sub Schedule Number: 1
Enumeration District: ALCY
Borough: Islington
Registration district: 10/2
Inferred Spouse:
Marjorie A Jordan
Household Members Age
Arthur Jordan 45
Marjorie A Jordan

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Sep 2021 14:30


Arthur Jordon
Marriage Age: 37
Record Type: Marriage
Birth Date: abt 1894
Marriage Date: 25 Oct 1931
Marriage Place: St Jude, Mildmay Grove, Islington, England
Richard William Jordon
Marjorie Annie Porter

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Sep 2021 14:32


Births Mar 1930
Jordan Marion B Porter Hull 9d 426

Births Dec 1932
Jordan Dorothy E Porter Hull 9d 377


ErikaH Report 5 Sep 2021 14:38

The father of those two was PERCY, as per 1939 register

Percy Jordan 16 Jun 1898 Male Boiler Man Railway Central W Married 10 1
Elizabeth Jordan 26 Feb 1895 Female Unpaid Domestic Dutie Married 10 2
Ann C Holmes (Jordan) 01 Oct 1918 Female Chocolate Packer Single 10 3
Marjorie Smith (Jordan) 13 Jan 1921 Female Bandage Wrapper Single 10 4
Douglas Jordan 27 Nov 1924 Male Fruit Shop Errand B Single 10 5
Percy Jordan 03 Apr 1927 Male At School Single 10 6
Marion Elliott (Jordan) 31 Jan 1930 Female At School Single 10 7
Dorothy (Juanita) Haswell (Jordan) 15 Oct 1932 Female At School Single 10 8
John Porter 21 Nov 1915 Male Railway Carter Married 10 9
George Silvester 28 Jul 1893 Male Railway Rigger Married 10 10


ErikaH Report 5 Sep 2021 14:39


Please tell us where you got your info - and give location details

It would help if you told us how Dorothy is thought to be related to your mother

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Sep 2021 14:48

1901 census

Arthur Jordon
[Arthur Jordan]
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Father: Richard Fordon
Mother: Fanny Jordon
Birth Place: Islington, London, England
Civil Parish: Islington
Search Photos: Search for 'Islington' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection
Ecclesiastical parish: St Jude
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status:

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Registration District: Islington
Sub-registration District: Highbury
ED, institution, or vessel: 05
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 196
Folio: 113
Page Number: 12
Household Schedule Number: 97
Household Members:
Name Age
Richard Fordon 44
Fanny Jordon 41
Richard Jordon 19
Edward Jordon 13
Arthur Jordon 6

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Sep 2021 15:11

There’s no births for Dorothy Jordon between 1931 and 1933

Lots of Dorothy JordAn births though

Births Mar 1931
Jordan Dorothy I Salter W.Bromwich 6b 1260
Jordinson Dorothy M Jordinson Bromley 2a 984

Births Jun 1931
Jordan Dorothy Tinsley Barton I. 8c 743
Jordan Dorothy St Leger Macclesfield 8a 187
Jordan Dorothy E Dunk W.Ham 4a 338
Jordan Dorothy S Holmes Stone 6b 38

Births Sep 1931
Jordan Dorothy Mitchell Rotherham 9c 1089
Jordan Dorothy M Miller Ipswich 4a 1677

Births Dec 1931
Jordan Dorothy Bridgewater Barnsley 9c 316
Jordan Dorothy E Whitfield Birkenhead 8a 610

Births Mar 1932
Jordan Dorothy L Smith Romford 4a 813

Births Jun 1932
Jordan Dorothy Boulger Lewisham 1d 1316
Jordan Dorothy Ruscoe Birkenhead 8a 635

Births Sep 1932
Jordan Dorothy Spencer Preston 8e 621
Jordan Dorothy Powell Warrington 8c 270
Jordan Dorothy Donaldson Leeds North 9b 357
Jordan Dorothy Fox Hemsworth 9c 248
Jordan Dorothy Jackson Sheffield 9c 882
Jordan Dorothy L Chapman W.Ham 4a 36
Jordan Dorothy M Elliott Battersea 1d 641

Births Dec 1932
Jordan Dorothy Farley Bradford 9b 160
Jordan Dorothy E Porter Hull 9d 377

Births Mar 1933
Jordan Dorothy Kerr W Derby 8b 590

Births Jun 1933
Jordan Dorothy Oates Penzance 5c 293
Jordan Dorothy Pitt Portsmouth 2b 681
Jordan Dorothy Yeoman S.Shields. 10a 1195
Jordan Dorothy M Dashey Birmingham 6d 260

Births Sep 1933
Jordan Dorothy H M Gunner Birmingham 6d 414

Births Dec 1933
JORDAN Dorothy Jackson Cannock 6b 510
JORDAN Dorothy Elliott Carlisle 10b 696
JORDAN Dorothy Gedge Morpeth 10b 572
JORDAN Dorothy Booth Stockport 8a 52
JORDAN Dorothy M A Elliman Dudley 6b 1049
JORDAN Dorothy S Adcock Leicester 7a 227


ErikaH Report 5 Sep 2021 15:46

Possible death for Arthur 1965 in Hillingdon

Marjorie Annie died 1977 in SWINDON


jean Report 6 Sep 2021 11:37

Hi Erika


ErikaH Report 6 Sep 2021 12:07

PM received

Posting here so ALL can see

i know some people spell it Jordon and some spell it Jordan, i saw that info on the BMD and they are the correct details .My mother Cynthia Porter was sent up north before the 1939 census, Arthur Jordon was my step grandfather
When i started to research my family, the info show that Arthur Jordon who was born in Islington, London and that he was the father of Dorothy Jordon he married my nan Marjorie Porter in Islington London in 1931


ErikaH Report 6 Sep 2021 12:17

What 'info' do you refer to?

Please tell us ALL you know

Where did the name 'Dorothy' appear? Do you have any documents?

As stated previously, in 1939 there is NO child in the household


nameslessone Report 6 Sep 2021 13:12

Maybe Dorothy was also sent away like Cynthia was.


ErikaH Report 6 Sep 2021 13:15

That doesn’t explain the absence of any birth info

Cynthia was 14 in 1939

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 6 Sep 2021 15:07

After many pm,s we think the info is on ancestry trees that hasn’t been verified for the right family

Dorothy is the daughter of Percy and Elizabeth nee Porter :-)


ErikaH Report 6 Sep 2021 16:10

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