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Offline GingerVicky

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Basil J Rickard
« on: Monday 26 December 16 10:30 GMT (UK) »
Hi there,  I am trying to get further back with this man. His name is Basil J Rickard (I'm pretty sure the J is for John). So far I know he was married to winifred G. Quilter  they were married in June 1941 in Surrey.  They had 3 boys, 2 born in Cambridge and the other in Tonbridge Kent.  Winifred died in 1953 in Southwark,  London.
I don't know where or when basil was born or died. I would like to find out who his parents were. I know winifred was born in 1914 so I'm assuming it could be a similar date.
I didn't know which forum to put this in as he seemed to move round lots. Sorry if it's in the wrong one as I don't know where he was born.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you
vicky

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Re: Basil J Rickard
« Reply #1 on: Monday 26 December 16 10:40 GMT (UK) »
Could this be his death
Basil John Rickard
Birth 9 Jan 1914
Death Registration February 1996
Age 82
Reg district Rushcliffe
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Re: Basil J Rickard
« Reply #2 on: Monday 26 December 16 10:44 GMT (UK) »
I wonder if this could be his birth registration with a wrong transcription by the GRO on the middle initial  :-\

March qtr 1914 
Basil C RICKARD   
mmn Aisthorpe   
Rochford    4a   1365
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Re: Basil J Rickard
« Reply #3 on: Monday 26 December 16 10:46 GMT (UK) »
The 1941 marriage certificate should list his father's name and occupation (unless illegitimate) and names of witnesses might find relatives. He's actually listed in the index as Basil J.D. Rickard.

There is a possible later marriage in Tonbridge 1955 with just the middle initial J.

https://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

You might get his full name and date of birth in the 1939 register (we aren't allowed to do lookups for it but Find My Past has it).
http://www.findmypast.co.uk/1939register/what-is-the-1939-register

Using the 'free search' there is this result when searching for 'Basil Rickard'
Basil J Rickard   1914   Southend-on-Sea C.B.   Essex

It's possible he was born outside England and Wales or registered under another surname.
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Re: Basil J Rickard
« Reply #4 on: Monday 26 December 16 10:46 GMT (UK) »
Hallo, Vicky

I had a look on FreeBMD but there are several possible births (allowing for spelling variations), so that doesn't help much.  It is possible that Basil amended the spelling of his surname from Richard or Richards.

The marriage certificate should give you the name and occupation of Basil's father.  Once that is known, it should be possible to find marriages on freeBMD and check the wife's surnames against the mothers maiden surnames (after 1911) for Basil births to see if there is a match.

Sorry this doesn't help much.
Philip

There was a Basil J
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Towcester/Weedon - ALLEN, BASFORD, MAY       Fakenham - WILLIAMSON       Hempton - WRIGHT, LOVELL       Bethnal Green - MONKS and LARCHER
Southwark - MOUNT, BOWBRICK        Clonakilty to Southwark -  CRISPIN      Lambeth - LYON       Hoxton - WALTERS     Gwennap - JAMES, GRAY, TREWARTHA       Antrim - CORDNER, SANDYS         Peru - SOTELO, MOREY, BASELLI

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Re: Basil J Rickard
« Reply #5 on: Monday 26 December 16 10:47 GMT (UK) »
There is a Basil J Rickard showing on the free index for 1939 register in Southend on Sea area also a Percy E Rickard and 2 others

ADDED due to red type  ;D
I see aghadowey has already posted some of this information
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Re: Basil J Rickard
« Reply #6 on: Monday 26 December 16 10:51 GMT (UK) »
This would tie in with the Basil C birth reg I gave earlier

Marriage
Margaret Mary E R Aisthorpe       
Percy Elvin Rickard       
Elham reg dist    2a   1825

March qtr 1914 
Basil C RICKARD   
mmn Aisthorpe   
Rochford    4a   1365
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Re: Basil J Rickard
« Reply #7 on: Monday 26 December 16 10:58 GMT (UK) »
This is great guys.  Thank you so much. You've given me a lot to go on. I really appreciate your help.