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Jean Lyle

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Virginia Report 8 Jun 2022 14:24

I am trying to trace my Aunt Jean Lyle. She was born 20 April 1934 in Battersea, London and was the daughter of James Lyle and Jane Ethel Long. She was an army nurse and the little bit off information that I have is that she married a Canadian army medic in Germany in May 1958. Husband was called John Thompson.

I would like to get her marriage certificate for my file but would like to know whereabouts in Canada they live now. I have tried to trace the marriage on the British overseas register but had no luck.


nameslessone Report 8 Jun 2022 14:31

She may not have registered the marriage with the British authorities. In that case it is probably either a German marriage or a Canadian service marriage.


Virginia Report 8 Jun 2022 14:38

Do you know how I can trace a Canadian Service marriage or a German marriage?


nameslessone Report 8 Jun 2022 15:08

Have you asked ‘Google’?


greyghost Report 8 Jun 2022 16:53

Is this your family - Jean presumably the closed record in 1939

Could you perhaps follow sibling lines to see if there is one you can contact and whether they know anything about your Aunt.

Births Dec 1889 (>99%)
Long Jane Ethel St. Geo. H. Sq. 1a 450

Surname First name(s) Spouse District Vol Page
Marriages Dec 1918 (>99%)
Long Jane [E_] Lyle Wandsworth 1d 1319
Lyle James Long Wandsworth 1d 1319

1939 Register
51 Alfreda Street, Battersea, Wandsworth, Battersea, London, England

First name(s) Last name(s) Birth date Sex Occupation Marital status Schedule Schedule sub number
Jane E Lyle 04 Oct 1890 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 34 1
Robert Lyle 11 Apr 1923 Male Apprentice Draughtsman Engine Single 34 2
The record for this person is officially closed.

Name: Mother's Maiden Surname:
GRO Reference: 1923 J Quarter in WANDSWORTH Volume 01D Page 855

Surname First name(s) Mother District Vol Page
Births Jun 1934 (>99%)
Lyle Jean Long Battersea 1D 509

Numerous other possible births 1919 -1934 Wandsworth, Lambeth, Battersea

1921 Census Of England & Wales transcript

First name(s) Last name Birth year Birth place Parish Registration district County
Sidney Lyle 1920 Battersea, London, England Battersea Wandsworth London, Surrey

Sidney, James, Jane and 3 others are on this record


greyghost Report 8 Jun 2022 16:57

Try contacting - - the Queen Alexandra Royal Army Nursing Corps Association

Your Aunt may be or have been an Association member or someone who knew her might.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 10 Jul 2022 06:54

If she was an army nurse then the marriage should be in the army indices

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 14 Aug 2022 13:46

It’s only a transcription so no back up but ?

Record set Canada Billion Graves Cemetery Index
Province Alberta
First name(s) Jean
Country Canada
Last name Thompson
Cemetery Evergreen Funeral Chapel and Reception Centre Cemetery and Cremation Centre
Birth year 1934
Image link
Death year 2011
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
City Edmonton
Subcategory Civil Deaths & Burials
County Division No. 11
Collections from Canada, Americas


ArgyllGran Report 14 Aug 2022 14:51

Sadly, no, not that one -

Jean Thompson
in the Canada, Obituary Index, 1800s-current
Name: Jean Thompson
Gender: Female
Death Age: 77
Birth Date: 2 Apr 1934
Death Date: 23 Sep 2011
Obituary Date: 30 Sep 2011
Obituary Place: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Newspaper Title: Edmonton Journal
Parents: George Thompson; Maud Thompson
Sylvia Riches
Christine Hope
Brian Thompson