Author Topic: Robert Johnston Blair and Jessie Seymour 1919  (Read 927 times)

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Re: Robert Johnston Blair and Jessie Seymour 1919
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 15 February 18 12:07 GMT (UK) »
Hi Groom,

You have beaten me to it, I visited that grave on Sunday and found her name.

If you have a look at the record for his brother:

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/59984779/thomas-finkall-blair

It has a transcription of the text on the stone included as well.

Thanks for all your help, I really appreciate it.

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Re: Robert Johnson Blair and Jessie Seymour 1919
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 15 February 18 12:25 GMT (UK) »
No mention of Robert being a father on the headstone is there? I wonder if he also has a headstone in St Albans?
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Re: Robert Johnson Blair and Jessie Seymour 1919
« Reply #20 on: Thursday 15 February 18 12:33 GMT (UK) »
Would have made it a lot simpler if the OP could have got the name of their relative right.
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Re: Robert Johnston Blair and Jessie Seymour 1919
« Reply #21 on: Thursday 15 February 18 12:34 GMT (UK) »
I did wonder why, if he had a wife and child, the probate had gone to his dad at the other end of the country, but not knowing about these things I just took it as read.

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Re: Robert Johnston Blair and Jessie Seymour 1919
« Reply #22 on: Thursday 15 February 18 12:40 GMT (UK) »
Would have made it a lot simpler if the OP could have got the name of their relative right.
Robert Johnston Blair

Jon you are correct, I'm really sorry. I posted using my phone and didn't spot the typo.

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Re: Robert Johnston Blair and Jessie Seymour 1919
« Reply #23 on: Thursday 15 February 18 12:42 GMT (UK) »
He died on the 2nd May 1926 at Tynholm, Sandridge Road, St Albans. The person who applied for probate was Thomas Finhall Blair, a trade union official. It could be worth getting that as it may give you information about a wife.

https://www.gov.uk/search-will-probate
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