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Re: Margaret (Madge) M. Walker - Northampton
« Reply #27 on: Friday 21 April 17 10:18 BST (UK) »
Agreed ... unrelated, maybe, but surely there would not have been more than one Margaret M Walker in the village at the time of Clement's death, so she must be the one the OP is looking for.

Married 1931, so the local person would be Margaret Mary Skinner born Wellingborough Dec 1909 to George & Mary living in Wellingborough.
At least a dozen Arthur Walkers born locally at similar time.

Neither seem to appear on the 1939 reg, pity. Seems an odd time, 1942, for a youngish man to be taking over a pub ... I wonder what Arthur's circumstances were.
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Re: Margaret (Madge) M. Walker - Northampton
« Reply #28 on: Friday 21 April 17 11:06 BST (UK) »
Now it's getting silly  ;D ... the above mentioned Margaret Mary Skinner was the daughter of Mary Jane Willis (b. Moulton) and George Clements Skinner (b. Wellingborough) who married in 1902 Brixworth RD.
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Re: Margaret (Madge) M. Walker - Northampton
« Reply #29 on: Friday 21 April 17 11:28 BST (UK) »
Margaret Mary Skinner born 7 Nov 1909, baptised 5 Dec 1909 Wellingborough St Barnabas

There was also Ivy Keziah Skinner born 1905

And George Alfred Skinner born 1912
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Re: Margaret (Madge) M. Walker - Northampton
« Reply #30 on: Friday 21 April 17 11:34 BST (UK) »
Would you believe it  :o

We're looking for a bona fide daughter of Clement though the informant on his death half sister to the daughter of his first wife and half sister to the son he had later.   

Do you think it's worth getting the Margaret M Walker birth with mothers name Ford?  I think you can stipulate the fathers name has to be so and so when you order.

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Re: Margaret (Madge) M. Walker - Northampton
« Reply #31 on: Friday 21 April 17 12:06 BST (UK) »
We're looking for a bona fide daughter of Clement ....   

But are we ?
Should we not be working backwards from the informant rather than trying to fit her into a family starting 1877 ?


I think Erica Rae might be wise to register with Francis Frith, and contact the poster of the information next to the photograph to see if she can glean more detailed info about the Walker family at the Blue Bell, Moulton.
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Re: Margaret (Madge) M. Walker - Northampton
« Reply #32 on: Friday 21 April 17 14:48 BST (UK) »
It is getting rather confusing!

But I'm guessing the Margaret Walker would have been born after Clement and Alice's marriage in 1925. So then she couldn't be either of the 2 Margaret's mentioned above?

I see there are 2 births for a Margaret Walker with the mothers surname Ford in 1926 and 1932. Do you think they would be more likely to be our mysterious Margaret?

Thank you everyone so much for all the hard work you are putting in to help me solve this! Really appreciate it!
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Re: Margaret (Madge) M. Walker - Northampton
« Reply #33 on: Friday 21 April 17 15:37 BST (UK) »
We like a challenge  ;D

The simplest way to narrow down a birth year is to find out how old she was when she passed away.  She would be under her married name by then. 
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Re: Margaret (Madge) M. Walker - Northampton
« Reply #34 on: Friday 21 April 17 15:56 BST (UK) »
Oh.  I was looking at Grace Hilda White and a tree has her passing away in 1962 Lusaka? and son marrying in Nairobi goodness. 

She and Robert Walker claim to be married c1905/6 but am guessing they weren't leaving him free to marry Alice in 1925.  But what happened to Alice if she was Margaret's mother but unaware of who she was  :-\
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Re: Margaret (Madge) M. Walker - Northampton
« Reply #35 on: Friday 21 April 17 16:23 BST (UK) »
Alice Walker born 13 Dec 1892 death Daventry district Northamptonshire Sep 1979 - a possible.

But I don't understand how Margaret didn't know who her mother was if Alice was around :(

Unless we have it all horribly wrong  :-[
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