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William Austin Jenkins
« on: Sunday 18 March 18 01:29 GMT (UK) »
Hi, I'm hoping to get some help to maybe solve another major family mystery for me.

My Grandfather Trevor Henry Thomas Jenkins (1934- died 1986 in Ontario, Canada) had a brother named David Austin Jenkins (1927-1985 I think) who received an OBE at some point in his life and a sister named Ann Margaret Jenkins(Born 1931) who married Terence Bateman(Born 1926) and they had a son, Mark Bateman.
My Great Grandparents were William Austin Jenkins, who was a miner near Kent I think, and his wife was Margaret Mildred Thomas (1901-1966). Margaret and William were married in Bridgend, Glamorgan and I believe Margaret was born there. I also believe William had two sisters, Stella and Phyllis Jenkins.

This unfortunately is all of the information I know regarding this entire part of my history.
I'm curious to find any information about William and Margaret and to be quite honest anything else anyone may be able to find regarding David receiving an OBE.

Thank you in advance for all of your help and I look forward to your replies!

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Re: William Austin Jenkins
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 18 March 18 01:44 GMT (UK) »
There is a David Austin Jenkins receiving an MBE in 1973.

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/46026/page/8059/data.pdf

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Re: William Austin Jenkins
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 18 March 18 03:23 GMT (UK) »
There are 2 possible births for William Austin...

Jenkins, William Austin   .1897  Bridgend    11a   810
Jenkins, William Austin.1901  Bridgend    11a   859

Marriage...

Jenkins,William A   .  Thomas, Margaret M. 1927 Bridgend    11a   1805   

Margaret's birth...

THOMAS, MARGARET  MILDRED      mmn THOMAS        
GRO Reference: 1901  S Quarter in BRIDGEND  Volume 11A  Page 903


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Re: William Austin Jenkins
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 18 March 18 07:47 GMT (UK) »
Hi,
There is this snippet on google books,(scroll down) frustratingly only a snippet, the date of birth tallies with info on death and in Kent in 1939.


https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=david+austin+jenkins+mbe&source=lnms&tbm=bks&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiqzev6rfXZAhWrAsAKHUBAAm0Q_AUIECgB&biw=1093&bih=489&dpr=1.25

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Re: William Austin Jenkins
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 18 March 18 08:32 GMT (UK) »
Hi
David's diplomatic life is shown in The Gazette

http://www.rootschat.com/links/01lrs/

Where the MBE is given in 1966

In 1973 he  moves to another location

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Rowland/s- Hughes -Caernarfornshire/Stockport Cheshire
Barnicoat - Cornwall Lancashire Stockport,Cheshire
Jones (!) - Caernarvonshire,NWales  USA - Iowa, Wisconsin, S Dakota.
Thomas - Anglesey, USA Iowa, Oregon

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Re: William Austin Jenkins
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 18 March 18 10:50 GMT (UK) »
Back again

Two possible death certs too
Dec 1948 
Jenkins,  William A    Age 48    Aylesbury   Vol 6a p292
 Dec 1949
Jenkins,    William A    Age 53    North Bucks.Vol 6a p391

It's a tough call which one but they both tie in with the birth certs and Margarets death certificate record.

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Edit   inclined to go with the first!
Rowland/s- Hughes -Caernarfornshire/Stockport Cheshire
Barnicoat - Cornwall Lancashire Stockport,Cheshire
Jones (!) - Caernarvonshire,NWales  USA - Iowa, Wisconsin, S Dakota.
Thomas - Anglesey, USA Iowa, Oregon

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Re: William Austin Jenkins
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 18 March 18 11:34 GMT (UK) »
Probate 2 October 1966, Oxford, granted to an A M B, a married woman
Margaret Mildred Jenkins of 34 Old Stoke Road, Aylesbury

(Initials only given as the person may still be alive. Probably their daughter who married Aylesbury in 1952)


No probate so far for W A.


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Re: William Austin Jenkins
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 18 March 18 12:49 GMT (UK) »

My Great Grandparents were
William Austin Jenkins, who was a miner near Kent I think, and his wife was
Margaret Mildred Thomas (1901-1966).

Margaret and William were married in Bridgend, Glamorgan and I believe Margaret was born there.

I also believe William had two sisters, Stella and Phyllis Jenkins.

This unfortunately is all of the information I know regarding this entire part of my history.

I'm curious to find any information about William and Margaret


Name William Austin Jenkins & Margaret Mildred Jenkins
address 212 Eversley Avenue
Residence Year:   1939
Residence Place:   Dartford, Kent, England
Description:   Dartford Constituency: Register of Electors

You can search the 1939 register for free using address
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William’s yob 1900, Margaret’s 1901

There are 2 possible births for William Austin...

Jenkins, William Austin   .1897  Bridgend    11a   810

Jenkins, William Austin.1901  Bridgend    11a   859

Marriage...

Jenkins,William A   .  Thomas, Margaret M. 1927 Bridgend    11a   1805   

Margaret's birth...

THOMAS, MARGARET  MILDRED      mmn THOMAS        
GRO Reference: 1901  S Quarter in BRIDGEND  Volume 11A  Page 903

GRO index 1901 birth entry for William Austin JENKINS mmn JAMES

For you to bear in mind as we don't know William Austin Jenkins'  father's name

There's this marriage entry on FreeBMD

Mar 1900  Bridgend    11a   988 - names on same page
James    Margaret            
Jenkins    John       

National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914

Wm Austen Jenkins, last school attended Bridgend
Birth date   20 Dec 1900
Event year   1906
School name   Maesteg British Infants School
Parent name(s)   John Jenkins, 18 Harvey Street
Book type   Admissions
Archive reference   EM44/26

Willie Austyn Jenkins
Birth date   20 Dec 1900
Event year   1909
School name   Plasnewydd Maesteg School (boys)
Parent name(s)   John Jenkins, 19 Castle Street Maesteg
Book type   Admissions
Archive reference   EM44/11

British Royal Air Force, Airmen's service records 1912-1939
William Austin Jenkins
Birth date   20 Dec 1900, Pontycymmer Glamorgan Relig. Congregationalist
Occupation   Grocers Assistant
Attestation date   03 Sep 1918
Attestation age   17
Service number   291292
Archive reference   AIR 79/2539
Next of kin Father John Jenkins, 79 Coity Rd., Bridgend Glamorgan

1911 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWXD-7Z3
        William Austin Jenkins age 10 Pontycymmer & family living in Coity
1901 https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X915-CMS
        John, Margaret & William Jenkins

Obtaining William’s 1927 marriage cert. would confirm his father’s name and occupation

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Re: William Austin Jenkins
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 18 March 18 13:54 GMT (UK) »

Margaret's birth...

THOMAS, MARGARET  MILDRED      mmn THOMAS        
GRO Reference: 1901  S Quarter in BRIDGEND  Volume 11A  Page 903

I wonder if this is her baptism record

Margaret Mildred Thomas bpt. 11 Sep 1901 St Mary’s Nolton, Coity Bridgend
Father Harry,  occ Smith Mother Annie, abode Newton Bridgend
Record set   Glamorganshire Baptisms

as mentioned previously her m/c to William would confirm her father's name & occupation

EDIT

I also believe William had two sisters, Stella and Phyllis Jenkins.

Could it be that they were Margaret's sisters?

Phyllis May Thomas bpt 9 Oct 1895 Place   Nolton
Father   Harry occ smith
Mother    Annie, abode 3 Newtown Bridgend

Stella Thomas    Bapt. 3 Nov 1909  Place   Coity
Father   Harry occ mechanic
Mother Annie, abode Cemetry Road
Record set   Glamorganshire Baptisms

THOMAS, PHYLLIS  MAY  mmn THOMAS    
1895  D Quarter in BRIDGEND  Volume 11A  Page 761   

THOMAS, STELLA  mmn THOMAS     
1909  D Quarter in BRIDGEND  Volume 11A  Page 989   

1911c  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWXD-7S6
Phyllis & Stella Thomas with parents Harry & Annie plus elder brother George & m-i-l
but no Margaret  :-\

1901 RG13; Piece: 5050; Folio: 6; Page: 4
5 Cemetery Road, Bridgend
Harry Thomas   33, Blacksmith
Annie Thomas   35
Edgar Thomas   10
Stanley Thomas   8
Phyllis Thomas   5
Pob all dittoed as Bridgend Glamorgan

George Stanley Thomas   Baptism 12 Oct 1892  Place   St Mary’s Nolton
Father   Henry occ blacksmith
Mother   Annie abode Clifton Terrace Bridgend

THOMAS, GEORGE  STANLEY  mmn   THOMAS 
1892  S Quarter in BRIDGEND  Volume 11A  Page 754

1891
9 Clifton Terrace Bridgend
Harry Thomas   24 Bridgend, engine smith
Annie Thomas   25 Caerphilly
Edgar Thomas   4/12 Bridgend

Edgar Thomas  Bapt 3 Jun 1891 St Mary's Norton
Father Henry, occ blacksmith
Mother Annie    abode Oldfellow’s Row Bridgend