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Lily May Marsh
« on: Thursday 08 February 18 22:15 GMT (UK) »
Good evening,
I'm looking for any information on Lily May Marsh, all I know is that she married Harry E Collins in Bury St Edmunds in 1913. Harry passed away in 1933.
I also know Lily had 2 children (born 1936 & 1939)with Charles Redvers Chatten. Lily never married Charles but they were partners until Charles death in 1967.
Thanks in advance

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Re: Lily May Marsh
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 08 February 18 22:39 GMT (UK) »
Have you looked for her on the 1939 register to establish her birthdate?

There are only 2 birth entries for a Lily May Marsh that fit a marriage in 1913 - both in 1895 in Islington and Camberwell

I notice the 1913 marriage entry shows her just as Lily - where did you get her middle name from?

None of the Lily Collins deaths in Suffolk were old enough to have married in 1913.  Do you know where and when she died?  Charles R Chatten died in Hull and was b 1902 so considerably younger than Lily
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Re: Lily May Marsh
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 08 February 18 22:55 GMT (UK) »
Apart from the 1913 marriage there is nothing at the moment to connect her to Suffolk.  There are no births in Suffolk for children of that marriage although there are possibilities in Colchester and the 1936 birth you mention also appears to have been in Essex

Harry died in Essex and Charles Chatten died in Hull 

Do you have a copy of the 1913 marriage cert showing her fathers name/witnesses and possibly her age?
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Re: Lily May Marsh
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 08 February 18 22:59 GMT (UK) »
A Lily May Collins born 18.4.1894 died in Colchester 1983 but no Lily May Marsh birth that fits that birthdate

She left a will and there is a probate entry - address Scarletts Hostel Recreation Rd Colchester - died 15.10.1983

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Re: Lily May Marsh
« Reply #4 on: Friday 09 February 18 12:46 GMT (UK) »
What information does the 1939 register give for her date of birth
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Re: Lily May Marsh
« Reply #5 on: Friday 09 February 18 14:01 GMT (UK) »
Someone checked the 1939 register for me and on the age part were question marks for Lily and Charles

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Re: Lily May Marsh
« Reply #6 on: Friday 09 February 18 14:06 GMT (UK) »
Someone checked the 1939 register for me and on the age part were question marks for Lily and Charles

Suggest looking at original, odd?
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Re: Lily May Marsh
« Reply #7 on: Friday 09 February 18 14:20 GMT (UK) »
I have a pic of the 1939 register that I was sent, but I don't know how to attach to a post so you can see it

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Re: Lily May Marsh
« Reply #8 on: Friday 09 February 18 14:23 GMT (UK) »
The transcript of 1939 gives no year of birth but the original document has birth dates
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