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Sheriden Report 13 Oct 2021 06:08

I am looking to find an anyone who knew an Arthur Schofield who was best friends with my father Montagu Crutcher while doing National Service joining at Padgate in 1951-1952.
I have loads of pictures of when they were stationed at ABU SUEIR and have personal photo’s of Arthur’s wedding.
I haven’t got much info just that he married Jean in 1952.

If there is anyone out there who has any information it would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks.


Maddie Report 13 Oct 2021 11:48

if this is arthur
Name: Arthur Schofield
Death Age: 62
Birth Date: 7 Dec 1923
Registration Date: Sep 1986
Registration District: Birkenhead
Inferred County: Merseyside
Volume: 37
Page: 726

Name: Jean M Power
Registration Date: Jul 1952
[Aug 1952]
[Sep 1952]
Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration District: Wallasey
Inferred County: Cheshire
Spouse: Arthur Schofield
Volume Number: 10a
Page Number: 1448

a son born 1956 wallasey

married 1979 wallesey

jean is on er for wallasy upto 2020


ArgyllGran Report 13 Oct 2021 12:43

Possibly the birth of the man who died in 1986:

Arthur Schofield
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1916-2007
Name: Arthur Schofield
Registration Date: Jan 1924[Feb 1924] [Mar 1924]
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration District: West Derby
Inferred County: Lancashire
Mother's Maiden Name: McKenzie
Volume Number: 8b
Page Number: 690

Parents' marriage?

Marriages Sep 1919 (>99%)
McKenzie Florence M Schofield W. Derby 8b 1250
Schofield John C McKenzie W.Derby 8b 1250

But if so, he's not with his parents in 1939:

John C Schofield
in the 1939 England and Wales Register
Name: John C Schofield
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 3 Mar 1894
Residence Date: 1939
Address: 28 Clifford Rd
Residence Place: Wallasey, Cheshire, England
Occupation: Signwriter
Line Number: 3
Schedule Number: 176
Sub Schedule Number: 1
Enumeration District: LDBW
Borough: Wallasey
Registration district: Wallasey 452 A/1
Inferred Spouse:
Florence M Schofield
Household Members Age
John C Schofield 45
Florence M Schofield 43
George H Steele 24

There are other Arthur Schofields whose births were registered last qr 1923 and 1st qr 1924 - but they all have middle initials.


Possibly evacuated ??

Arthur Schofield
in the 1939 England and Wales Register
Name: Arthur Schofield
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Birth Date: 7 Dec 1923 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Residence Date: 1939
Address: 'bryn Hafod' Aston Hill Aston
Residence Place: Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales
Occupation: At School
Line Number: 39
Schedule Number: 286
Sub Schedule Number: 5
Enumeration District: ZNAS
Borough: Hawarden
Registration district: 620/1
Household Members Age
Andrew Sheargold 50
Ann Sheargold 49
Leonard Sheargold 20
Arthur Jones 85
Arthur Schofield 16

Sadly, it looks as if three older siblings died in infancy:

Births Jun 1920 (>99%)
Schofield Florence McKenzie W. Derby 8b 664
Schofield Kenneth McKenzie W. Derby 8b 665

Births Mar 1922 (>99%)
Schofield Harold G McKenzie W.Derby 8b 620

Deaths Jun 1922 (>99%)
Schofield Harold G 0 W.Derby 8b 287

Deaths Jun 1920 (>99%)
SCHOFIELD Kenneth 0 W.Derby 8b 403

Deaths Mar 1923 (>99%)
SCHOFIELD Florence 2 W.Derby 8b 347


Maddie Report 13 Oct 2021 13:55

there is this tree on ancestry

Matthew Schofield
09 Oct 2015
Last signed in
2-6 Days ago


ErikaH Report 13 Oct 2021 15:01


Sheriden Report 14 Oct 2021 23:09

Thanks for the input everyone.


I have been down that root of Arthur Schofield And Jean Power and unfortunately it’s not them.

I am doing my research into Arthur Schofield and Jean Halliday now thanks for the information though.
Much appreciated.


ArgyllGran Report 15 Oct 2021 09:13

Schofield/Halliday marriage was 1953.

There were three subsequent Schofield/Halliday births - 1954 Bury; 1959 Leeds, and 1965 Bradford.

Don't know if they're all the same family or not.
Another Schofield/Halliday couple married in Haslingden in 1947.
A child's birth is registered in Haslingden RD in1952 - but they may have moved later.

The 1965 Bradford child MAY now be living in West Yorkshire, per 2021 ER.

There are too many people of the same names as the 1954 and 1959 children to be sure if any later records are relevant or not.

The 1952 Haslingden child probably married in 1975 and , sadly, was widowed in 1980.
May still have been living in the Haslingden area in 2010 - but I can't be sure, as the name is not unusual.