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Information request Smith / Nix
« on: Saturday 22 September 18 09:54 BST (UK) »
Hi everyone,

Looking for help with my Grandfather, Harold H Smith, (1906-1944), he married my Grandmother, Violet M A. Nix in 1931, in West Ham London.

I have traced my Grandmothers family back, but cannot find any information on my maternal Grandfather, other than marriage and death, so would be grateful of any help.

Thanks

Becky
Nunn, Stanton, Butfoy, Coulson, Mayze, Nix, Veal

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Re: Information request Smith / Nix
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 22 September 18 10:20 BST (UK) »
What information does the marriage to Violet give -
Abode of Harold
Fathers name & Occupation
Witnesses
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Re: Information request Smith / Nix
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 22 September 18 10:21 BST (UK) »
https://www.findmypast.co.uk/1939register
 - you should also find them here (looking at the free index, I believe they are in West Ham - Violet is listed under both Smith and Martin as the 1939 register includes references to later marriages for women), this will give you his birthdate.


It's very easy to go wrong looking for Smiths so you want to gather all the info you can to make sure you don't go after the wrong one!
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Re: Information request Smith / Nix
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 22 September 18 12:06 BST (UK) »
What was is middle name?

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Re: Information request Smith / Nix
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 22 September 18 12:16 BST (UK) »
Do UK death Certs have parentsí names on them?

SMITH, HAROLD HENRY 38
GRO Reference: 1944  M Quarter in BETHNAL GREEN  Volume 01C  Page 84

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Re: Information request Smith / Nix
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 22 September 18 12:19 BST (UK) »
Do UK death Certs have parentsí names on them?

Sadly, no.  The name of the informant and the place of death may give clues, but otherwise they are not helpful.

The marriage certificate gives fathers' names and occupations and that would be the best lead.

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Re: Information request Smith / Nix
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 22 September 18 12:20 BST (UK) »
Do UK death Certs have parentsí names on them?

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currently concentrating on NUTCHER & MARSHALL families, Hampshire.
and family of Thomas ANDERSON a Tailor of Perth, Scotland

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Re: Information request Smith / Nix
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 22 September 18 12:21 BST (UK) »
Such a pity. >:(

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Re: Information request Smith / Nix
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 22 September 18 12:25 BST (UK) »
I think this might be his birth registration

SMITH, HAROLD  HENRY     MCKENLAY     
GRO Reference: 1906  M Quarter in WHITECHAPEL  Volume 01C  Page 279

His dob on the 1909 would place it in the march quarter and his is the only Harold Henry in that quarter on the GRO index.
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