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Help with finding my Great Grandfathers death records
« on: Wednesday 11 January 17 13:23 GMT (UK) »
Hello good people of the forum.
I've tried Ancestry and FindMyPast but cannot find details of my G Grandfathers death, I hope someone can help please.
His name is William Robert Brown, year of birth 1879 Londonderry Ireland.Joined the Royal Field Artillery in 1900, He served in WW1 then went to India til 1919, from 1922 he's on the London Electoral Registers. Last known address Drill Hall Ennersdale Road SE13 Lewisham Dated 1937.  (London, England Electoral Registers 1832-1965 on Ancestry).
Cannot find him on the 1939 register or find a grave.com, Maud is his wife and Ena his Daughter.
I hope this is enough information, and thank you for your time. 

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Re: Help with finding my Great Grandfathers death records
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 11 January 17 13:29 GMT (UK) »
Possibly  :-\

William R Brown
Death Registration   March qtr 1945
Age at Death 65
Reg dist   Lewisham
1d /    851
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Re: Help with finding my Great Grandfathers death records
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 11 January 17 13:29 GMT (UK) »
Have you discounted the March quarter 1945 registration:

William R Brown aged 65 - Lewisham, page 851

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Re: Help with finding my Great Grandfathers death records
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 11 January 17 13:38 GMT (UK) »
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I've tried Ancestry and FindMyPast but cannot find details of my G Grandfathers death,

Have you tried the free sites such as FreeBMD and the GRO site, often much better for finding deaths?
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Re: Help with finding my Great Grandfathers death records
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 11 January 17 13:38 GMT (UK) »
Did he marry a Bertha?

I have pm'ed you.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY, PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON; Quebec [Montreal], O'DRISCOLL

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Re: Help with finding my Great Grandfathers death records
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 11 January 17 13:39 GMT (UK) »
Thank you for your fast reply's, appreciated, i did not know he died that late, cannot see him on the Electoral registers for that time period, also cannot find a grave. I'm impressed with the speed of your responses, thank you.

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Re: Help with finding my Great Grandfathers death records
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 11 January 17 13:40 GMT (UK) »
No, Maud was his wife.

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Re: Help with finding my Great Grandfathers death records
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 11 January 17 13:41 GMT (UK) »
OK, thanks.

ADDED: Deceased online has this in the free index, you can register & pay for extra details
Last name Brown
first names William Robert
burial date 03 August 1945
location Lewisham
There is one other burial in the grave. However this doesn't fit the death found by bumblebee & rosie
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY, PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON; Quebec [Montreal], O'DRISCOLL

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Re: Help with finding my Great Grandfathers death records
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 11 January 17 13:44 GMT (UK) »
When/where  was Ena born
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