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Hilda Alexandra Harris nee' Cubitt

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Rita Report 30 Oct 2013 10:21

Looking for living relatives of Hilda and George Harris (b1903). They had two daughters Maureen and Jean (possibly born in India where he served in the Indian Army.) Are there any living relatives out there?


Reggie Report 30 Oct 2013 10:23

Look in 'search all trees'

How much research have you done?


Reggie Report 30 Oct 2013 10:26

Births Mar 1903 (>99%)
Cubitt Hilda Alexandra Romford 4a 617

Who registered this?


Name: HARRIS, Hilda Alexandra
Registration district: Richmond upon Thames
County: Surrey
Year of registration: 1970
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Date of Birth:25 November 1903
Volume no: 5D
Page no: 1933

I realise the birth year doesn't tally exactly...........but that isn't unusual.


Reggie Report 30 Oct 2013 10:31

1911 census

Person: CUBITT, Hilda Alexander Address: 62 Harpour Road Barking Essex

CUBITT, Charles Charles Head Married M 50 1861 Letter Press Machine Minder Drury Lane London VIEW
CUBITT, Mary Anne Wife Married30 years F 48 1863 Aldgate Middlesex VIEW
CUBITT, Frederick Joseph Son Single M 20 1891 Soldier Bermondsey London VIEW
CUBITT, Alfred James Son Single M 18 1893 General Labourer Bermondsey London VIEW
CUBITT, Albert George Son Single M 16 1895 General Labourer Bermondsey London VIEW
CUBITT, Lillian Maud Daughter F 14 1897 Bermondsey London VIEW
CUBITT, Arthur Horace Son M 12 1899 School Bermondsey London VIEW
CUBITT, Hilda Alexander Daughter F 8 1903 School Barking Essex VIEW
CUBITT, Edith Alice Daughter F 7 1904 School Barking Essex


Reggie Report 30 Oct 2013 11:09


Name: CUBITT, Arthur Horace
Registration district: Redbridge
County: Essex
Year of registration: 1974
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Date of Birth:13 December 1898
Volume no: 14
Page no: 1569


Reggie Report 22 Nov 2013 14:28

Not urgent, it seems


patchem Report 22 Nov 2013 23:12

Where did Hilda and George marry, please?

There is this George Harries/Cubitt marriage, but wrong female:
Marriages Dec 1920
Cubitt Eva E Harris W.Ham 4a 746
Harris George W Cubitt W.Ham 4a 746

Similarly, were Maureen and Jean middle names?
Births Dec 1921
Harris Kathleen M Cubitt Mutford 4a 1960
Births Mar 1923
Harris Sophia J Cubitt W.Ham 4a 106

If you are looking for living relatives, have you looked to see if anyone on here has them in their tree?
Have you got them in your tree, so others can make contact with you?


Rita Report 23 Nov 2013 09:44

Hilda Cubitt b 1903 Romford married George Harris b 1898 in India where he served in the Army. Their two daughters Maureen b 1932 and Jean b 1931/2 were born there too. I believe that Maureen married a Douglas Hutchins in 1954 and had 3 children: Stephen b 1954 : Susan b 1955 and John b 1957 whereas Jean married William Forbes in 1953 and had Janet b 1958 and Glynis in 1956. Does anyone have a link or know of any living relatives please?


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 23 Nov 2013 09:58

As Reggie said at the end of October - Look in 'search all trees'. The odds, although not impossible, are extremely low that a relative will come across this thread.

You can extend your research yourself by using Freebmd to look for the marriages and births of children of the later marriages. Use their father's surname and their mother's maiden name and a relevant time range of say from the year of their marriage to about 10 years afterwards.

Only the BC would conclusively tell you if they were related to your family, but its a start.

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 23 Nov 2013 15:08

Parents marriage.

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 about Charles Cubitt
Name: Charles Cubitt
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1859
Age: 22
Spouse Name: Mary Ann Bunney
Spouse Age: 21
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 31 Jul 1881
Parish: Stepney St John the Evangelist
Borough: Tower Hamlets
Father Name: Robert William Cubitt
Spouse Father Name: Frederick John Bunney
Register Type: Parish Register


patchem Report 23 Nov 2013 15:21

If you use free bmd you will find that Stephen, Susan and John have middle names to help in identification.

The older two appear to have been born in Oldham, but the younger in Bristol?

All 3 of these are only in their 50's/60's.

Similarly for Glynis and Janet.

You have not said what your connection is.

Glynis appears to have entered herself on 3 trees on here.


Rita Report 26 Jan 2014 14:02

Hi Patchem....

Thanks for the information on 23rd Nov 2013 - have only just found your message I am sorry to say - still trying to find my way round computers and in particular G.R. So many areas on the site to discover - all very confusing, particularly for an 'older member'. In any event I shall endeavour to follow up the data and see if I can trace the trees on which Glynis is entered. Incidentally, my connection is that Hilda Cubitt is my Grandmother (Elizabeth's) sister, which I guess makes me cousin to Maureen and Jean and possibly either second cousin or first cousin once removed to Glynis and Janet? All very confusing but extremely interesting. Thankyou again for your input which was most helpful. Rita


patchem Report 26 Jan 2014 16:28



patchem Report 26 Jan 2014 16:36

Where did you get your information about Maureen marrying Douglas Hutchins in 1954?

There is a marriage in Plymouth in 1956 of a Douglas Hutchins to a Jennifer Harris.

Are the birth years of the children accurate?