Author Topic: Brick wall in my tree! George Ernest Williams died in Islington, London 1992  (Read 8382 times)

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Okay so my great grandad is my brick wall in my research. His name was George Ernest Williams and he died in Islington, London around 1988 due to a house fire. He was apparently In ww2 as a staff sergeant, he married Winifred m Alger in 1942 and got a divorce later on in his life. He had a brother called Richard Williams who moved to New South Wales in Australia.
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Re: Brick wall in my tree! George Ermest Williams died in Islington, London 1988
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 11 August 15 22:31 BST (UK) »
A great big warm welcome to RootsChat. :)

What bit in the puzzle are you looking for of your Great Grandfather, (perhaps his date of birth, or his parents?)

We can't look for details of living people, unfortunately by the way, due to privacy reasons. (Just in case that was what you were looking for)

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Re: Brick wall in my tree! George Ermest Williams died in Islington, London 1988
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 11 August 15 22:34 BST (UK) »
Thank you and his D.o.b, d.o.d and parents if that is okay, I would like to complete the williams family tree as I have done everyone else's family, thank you
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Re: Brick wall in my tree! George Ermest Williams died in Islington, London 1988
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 11 August 15 22:38 BST (UK) »
You're most welcome :)

Do you have a copy of their Marriage Certificate by any chance?

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Re: Brick wall in my tree! George Ermest Williams died in Islington, London 1988
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 11 August 15 22:40 BST (UK) »
His death certificate would give you his date of birth, as it is recent enough to include that information. You say "around" 1988, how precise is your understanding of it? The only Islington death I can immediately see for Islington and George Ernest was in 1992.

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Re: Brick wall in my tree! George Ermest Williams died in Islington, London 1988
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 11 August 15 22:41 BST (UK) »
I have not got the certificate unfortunately, just the basic information which was on ancestry.
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Re: Brick wall in my tree! George Ermest Williams died in Islington, London 1988
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 11 August 15 22:44 BST (UK) »
Ayashi,
My mother said it was before my sister was born (she was born in 1994) and she said it was during winter, I say around 1988 because my mum said she was a late teenager/early adult. In 1992 my mum would have been 21, so it could possibly be but unlikely
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Re: Brick wall in my tree! George Ermest Williams died in Islington, London 1988
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 11 August 15 22:47 BST (UK) »
There is also likely to be a newspaper article on his death, as it was in tragic circumstances.

This would pinpoint the date of his death, allowing you to apply for a copy of his death certificate.

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Re: Brick wall in my tree! George Ermest Williams died in Islington, London 1988
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 11 August 15 22:47 BST (UK) »
The man who died in Islington in 1992 had a birthdate (according to the death registration) of 21 May 1920.  Does that ring any bells in the family?
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