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Offline RobPhill

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James Hughes
« on: Thursday 02 October 14 11:42 BST (UK) »
Hi,
I am trying to find the parents of James Hughes, born 24.9.1922 at Prescot, Lancs, d. 3.11.1975. He was a railway coach shunter He married Norah Holden, b. 18.11.1919 West Derby, d. 18.2.1985
Any info would be appreciated as I am trying to produce a family tree for my grandson and his new wife.
James Hughes was her grandfather
RobPhill

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Re: James Hughes
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 02 October 14 11:55 BST (UK) »
This birth would match the information you have given
September qtr 1922   
Hughes    James   
Mothers maiden name Meadows   
Prescot    8b   1445   

and possibly this marriage for his parents
September qtr 1921   
William E Hughes   
Elsie    Meadows
Prescot    8b   1497   
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Re: James Hughes
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 02 October 14 12:10 BST (UK) »
And their own marriage (in case you don't have it!):

June qtr 1955
Crosby district     vol 10c, page 185

Holden, Norah
Hughes, James
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)


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Re: James Hughes
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 02 October 14 12:27 BST (UK) »
Thank you both for your prompt replies. That will help me to go forward (or backward !) with the tracing of the Hughes family.
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Re: James Hughes
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 02 October 14 12:34 BST (UK) »
There are a lot of William E Hughes births in Lancashire, 1890-1911! ::)

So you may need his marriage certificate in order to obtain his father's name?
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)