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Offline GWENDOLINE

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Missing persons to fit the puzzle
« on: Monday 03 December 18 16:24 GMT (UK) »
This revolves around a grandmother who was born married in India and who had 3 children.
The family story is that her husband  left India l and never returned .

We have not been able to find either man or woman.

How do I find them.   I know records are difficult in India

I understand the wife and mother remained in India.  Her sisters travelled but no record of her on passenger lists

There are no baptism records for the 3 children .   Neil, Austin,  Jessica 

Neil Douglas Warren Parkinson  joined the Navy. He was born in 1922/24. Followed by Austin and Jessic believed to have died at birth.  The the father Percival St John  Jarvis Parkinson left

He married Merle Esme Guise in 1921   Her birth year was 1902. There is a family photo.
This was Percival Parkinson’s 2nd marriage .

Neil is now dead and there is no one to ask for further details about his parents or brother despite a lot of searching .

Guidance would helpful. I have searched ancestry . Co uk and find my past  website



My ancestor was baptised later in life to join the Navy in 1944 at Fort William 

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Re: Missing persons to fit the puzzle
« Reply #1 on: Monday 03 December 18 17:24 GMT (UK) »
Not sure if you have this information:

Marriage
2oth July 1921, Holy Trinity Church, Bangalore Madras. Married by License.

Percival St John Parkinson age 36. Bachelor. ??? Executive engineer, C & PR Station, Bangalore. Father: John Thomas Parkinson

Meryle Esme Guise age 19. Spinster. Father: Austin Charles Guise

Witnesses: A C Guise. G H Booley. I M Guise

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Re: Missing persons to fit the puzzle
« Reply #2 on: Monday 03 December 18 17:32 GMT (UK) »
Percival St John Parkinson first marriage:

26th January 1916 The Church of the Holy Name within the archdiocese of Bombay

Percival St John Parkinson, age 31, bachelor. District engineer. Father: John Thomas Parkinson. Residence at time of marriage: Bassin? C P & B London

Eileen Ada Atkinson, age 28, spinster. Father: George William Atkinson

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Re: Missing persons to fit the puzzle
« Reply #3 on: Monday 03 December 18 17:45 GMT (UK) »
There's a transcript of a baptism of Neil Douglas Parkinson on FindMyPast. Baptism in 1942, Ranchi St Paul, Bengal. Neil born in 1924, father's surname Parkinson & an archive reference of N-1-614 folio 93
Newson, Steavenson, Walker, Taylor, Dobson, Gardner, Clark, Wilson, Smith, Crossland, Goldfinch, Burnett, Hebdon, Peers, Strother, Askew, Bower, Beckwith, Patton, White, Turner, Nelson, Gilpin, Tomlinson, Thompson, Spedding, Wilkes, Carr, Butterfield, Ormandy, Wilkinson, Cocking, Glover, Pennington, Bowker, Kitching, Langhorn, Haworth, Kirkham.

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Re: Missing persons to fit the puzzle
« Reply #4 on: Monday 03 December 18 17:52 GMT (UK) »
Another transcription, Jessica Ruth Perkinson, born & baptised 1927, Cuttack Bengal, father's surname Perkinson, archive reference N-1-506 folio 78.
Newson, Steavenson, Walker, Taylor, Dobson, Gardner, Clark, Wilson, Smith, Crossland, Goldfinch, Burnett, Hebdon, Peers, Strother, Askew, Bower, Beckwith, Patton, White, Turner, Nelson, Gilpin, Tomlinson, Thompson, Spedding, Wilkes, Carr, Butterfield, Ormandy, Wilkinson, Cocking, Glover, Pennington, Bowker, Kitching, Langhorn, Haworth, Kirkham.

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Re: Missing persons to fit the puzzle
« Reply #5 on: Monday 03 December 18 18:04 GMT (UK) »
There are some baptisms on ancestry with father Austin Guise [sometimes Austin Charles Guise] in India & mother Ida sadly no dates:
Paul Ellimore Collin Guise
Muriel Violet Guise
Archibald Henry Charles Guise
Vivian Eleanor Guise
either the father or brother could be witnesses to 1921 marriage.

And this marriage
Name:   Charles Guise
Gender:   Male
Age:   20
Birth Date:   1865
Marriage Date:   12 Feb 1885
Marriage Place:   Somashipore, Bengal, India
Father:   Charles Alexander Guise
Spouse:   Ida Mabel Robson


And this masonic record
Name:   Charles Austin Guise
Gender:   Male
Initiation Date:   1 Jul 1889
First Payment Year on Register:   1889
Year Range:   1887-1909
Profession:   Engine Driver
Lodge:   Lightin Tirhoot Lodge
Lodge Location:   Mazufferpore, Bengal
Lodge Number:   1998
Folio Number:   215

Is Austin Charles actually Charles Austin or Charles Alexander  ???

ADDED: Also 3 trees on ancestry [keyte, oake & Brown] with Austin Charles Guise, giving parents. Children as above with a few others - Merle Esme is therein named MAUD Merle Esme. Always worth checking their sources.....
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Missing persons to fit the puzzle
« Reply #6 on: Monday 03 December 18 18:16 GMT (UK) »
So as I understand it the mysteries are:

What happened to Percival St John Parkinson (b 25.12.1888 India*) after about 1927?
What happened to his 2nd wife Meryle Esme Parkinson nee Guise (b 1902 India) after the same date?
Did they have a son Austin Parkinson, and if so what happened to him?
Did their daughter Jessica Ruth (b 1927) die in infancy?

*baptised Percival St John Jarvis Parkinson, 1 Feb 1889, St Patrick's Chapel, Fort William, Bengal.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
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Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
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Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
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Re: Missing persons to fit the puzzle
« Reply #7 on: Monday 03 December 18 18:21 GMT (UK) »
Whoops, think I misunderstood  :-[. Thought OP was looking for Grandmother & Grandfather's forebears.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Missing persons to fit the puzzle
« Reply #8 on: Monday 03 December 18 18:27 GMT (UK) »
https://search.fibis.org/frontis/bin/aps_detail.php?id=1257490

Transcript from Times Of India. Guise marriage. Says he is the elder son of Col J T Parkinson IMS retired.


https://search.fibis.org/frontis/bin/simplesearchsummarycat.php?s_id=1039&sn=Parkinson&fn=Percival&f=&to=&t=&c=&searchtype=0&tn=1

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