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Offline suzilad

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Re: Trying to find Margaret Watson's first marriage.
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 18:05 GMT (UK) »
  My apologies everyone I have just had another look at the certificate .

Trying to do to many things at once.


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Re: Trying to find Margaret Watson's first marriage.
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 18:07 GMT (UK) »
Have you ruled out the 1934 marriage (on ScotlandsPeople) between Margaret Watson and James William Cooke?

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Re: Trying to find Margaret Watson's first marriage.
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 18:08 GMT (UK) »
I'm wondering if she was in a common law marriage with a Mr Cook  so no marriage registration.

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Re: Trying to find Margaret Watson's first marriage.
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 18:09 GMT (UK) »
Have you ruled out the 1934 marriage (on ScotlandsPeople) between Margaret Watson and James William Cooke?

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Looked at that one and wrong parents.

PS - just looked again and it says she was 20. Parents were Alexanader Watson and Jane Reid
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Re: Trying to find Margaret Watson's first marriage.
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 18:13 GMT (UK) »
She did have an illegitimate child in 1916/17 and she registered the birth and the child had her surname Watson.
What was the name of the child? Have you found a marriage of the child? Is the child the parent of E Cherry?

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Re: Trying to find Margaret Watson's first marriage.
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 18:14 GMT (UK) »
Yikes, Gadget, it seems that you've already given this a thorough examination.

I also wonder about the possibility that Margaret had a common-law relationship with Mr. Cook.

The 1941 marriage would have given Margaret's residence (and occupation) at the time. I wonder if there are city directories for that period that could be searched for Margaret Watson or Cook?

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Re: Trying to find Margaret Watson's first marriage.
« Reply #15 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 18:15 GMT (UK) »
FreeBMD has a 1926 marriage for a Margaret E. Watson and an Alfred Cook in Yorkshire.
How did I manage to miss that one when I searched on FreeBMD?
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Re: Trying to find Margaret Watson's first marriage.
« Reply #16 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 19:05 GMT (UK) »

 
I have just looked at her birth cert. again and her full name was Margaret Wallace Robertson Watson
so that wouldn't fit in with the marriage you found in 1926 unfortunately.


Not sure about the Margaret E.

PS - a pity Scotland doesn't have their 1939 online :-\
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Re: Trying to find Margaret Watson's first marriage.
« Reply #17 on: Tuesday 13 March 18 20:02 GMT (UK) »

The 1941 marriage would have given Margaret's residence (and occupation) at the time. I wonder if there are city directories for that period that could be searched for Margaret Watson or Cook?

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Margaret's residence was 20 Edina Place, Edinburgh. She is recorded as a Restaurant Waitress.

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