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Family History Beginners Board / Re: George Hofmeyer
« on: Monday 14 January 19 22:50 GMT (UK)  »
Birth registrations of his son and daughter

GRO Reference: 1867  M Quarter in SAINT GEORGE IN THE EAST  Volume 01C  Page 450

GRO Reference: 1869  J Quarter in BETHNAL GREEN  Volume 01C  Page 299

The 1881 census shows another three daughters and one son as well as the two above.

Registration district   Whitechapel
Archive reference   RG11
Piece number   439
Folio   61
Page   10

One more son in the 1891 census

Registration district   Mile End Old Town
Archive reference   RG12
Piece number   305
Folio   109
Page   12

George senior dies in 1892

Deaths Sep 1892   
Hofmeyer    George    54    Mile End    1c   307

Family History Beginners Board / Re: SELINA JANE BILHAM
« on: Saturday 12 January 19 17:08 GMT (UK)  »
The burial that Sandra found relates to this death:-

Deaths Sep 1923 
BILHAM    Lilian M    48    Hendon    3a   266

Family History Beginners Board / Re: Birth certificate
« on: Thursday 10 January 19 12:16 GMT (UK)  »
Oh my, the Rootschatters have certainly provided you with plenty of information now Kathy.  You should be able to move further on with all this.   :)

Family History Beginners Board / Re: Birth certificate
« on: Thursday 10 January 19 06:55 GMT (UK)  »
Hhmm, so they left London in 1912.  In theory it should be possible to locate the family in the 1901 census and earlier.  The 1911 census information is for England and Wales only so if they weren't there in 1911 won't be able to locate them.

Could you provide the names of his parents and sibling(s), their birth places if known and birth years?What was his father's occupation?  What information was on the passenger list?

I am assuming that your father has died?  If so do you have his death certificate and what does it say?
Did your genealogist look for any wills?

Census and Resource Discussion / Re: 1939 Census National Register - codes info please
« on: Thursday 10 January 19 06:34 GMT (UK)  »
The only way you would know if it was cancer is to obtain the death certificate.  You could spend a lot of time trying to guess what all the notations mean.

The NHS also indicated any name changes when a woman married as well as the marriage date.

The majority of the NHS information is on the right hand side of the register which is the bit that has not been transcribed and not visible.  Due to lack of space some of this information ended up on the left hand side which is what we can see.

Census and Resource Discussion / Re: 1939 Census National Register - codes info please
« on: Wednesday 09 January 19 22:34 GMT (UK)  »
The general opinion is that anything written in red, blue or green ink was the work of NHS employees.

The 1939 register was used by the NHS as a means of recording information about people and giving everyone reference numbers.  Probably a rather more basic number than is used today.

The likelihood of finding out what all these notations mean is somewhat remote. They obviously mean something to the NHS but not to us unfortunately.  ::)

Some of the notations are dates when a woman married so can be useful from that point of view.

Family History Beginners Board / Re: Birth certificate
« on: Wednesday 09 January 19 21:39 GMT (UK)  »
Hi Kathy

Welcome to Rootschat  :)

One wonders why the Home Affairs dept. are querying his place of birth.  Did you provide that piece of information yourself when applying for his birth cert?

The dept. presumably has to make sure they are sending you the correct certificate.  Is his name a common one?

Are you positive about where he was born?

Graveyards and Gravestones / Re: "NAPIER" Wellhall Cemetery Hamilton
« on: Wednesday 09 January 19 21:25 GMT (UK)  »
I wonder if she was buried in the same district in which her death was recorded, i.e. Townhead, burgh of Glasgow.

Write to the South Lanarkshire bereavement office first and see what they say.  Make sure you give them all the details that you have about her death.  Hopefully they will either find a burial record or tell you where you can look.

Good luck.  :)

Graveyards and Gravestones / Re: "NAPIER" Wellhall Cemetery Hamilton
« on: Tuesday 08 January 19 15:07 GMT (UK)  »
You appear to have an exact date of death.  Does that mean you have her death certificate?  If so where does it say she died and is there an address of any kind mentioned?  Do you know who her parents were?

What information do you have on Elizabeth and her family?

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