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George Willaims Death Cert
« on: Friday 10 May 19 13:14 BST (UK) »
I have a copy of this gentleman's death cert who I believe may be an ancestor. He is shown on the 1891 census as a 'Naval Pensioner' plus something else that is crossed out. He did serve as a stoker in the Navy so the pensioner bit is correct.
On the death cert dated 1910 it states George Williams died In the Portsmouth Infirmary.
The occupation was 'Labourer of 18.330/1' . What does that mean? is this the same chap?
Appreciate, as always, any information. Thank You David

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Re: George Willaims Death Cert
« Reply #1 on: Friday 10 May 19 13:43 BST (UK) »
It may, or may not help, but can you post an image of the section in which his occupation is written?

Was the informant a relative or someone who worked at the infirmary? Does his age at death tally with him being your ancestor?

Did his wife survive him, and if so is she a 'widow' on the 1911 census?


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Re: George Willaims Death Cert
« Reply #2 on: Friday 10 May 19 14:16 BST (UK) »
I enclose a scan of the cert, the informant was the Medical Officer. His wife died in 1899.

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Re: George Willaims Death Cert
« Reply #3 on: Friday 10 May 19 14:24 BST (UK) »
His address is 18 George Street, Buckland.

The 330/1 looks like some kind of reference number rather than anything to do with his occupation. There looks to be another number under "Male". The numbers were written in a different hand so presumably added later.

I'm sure someone will know what they mean.  :)

Was your George born in 1842? (keeping in mind that D/Cs can be a bit out age wise). Do you have George in the 1901 census? Was he a labourer then? It is possible he did labouring work after leaving the navy - on the d/c the last known occupation was supposed to be written ...

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Re: George Willaims Death Cert
« Reply #4 on: Friday 10 May 19 14:40 BST (UK) »
In the 1901 census, there is a 61 year old single George Williams, (Hatters?) labourer in the Portsmouth workhouse.

You might need to look into any other George Williams in the area to work out which one is more likely to be yours. :-\ Where was your George born?

Whereabouts did his wife die?

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Re: George Willaims Death Cert
« Reply #5 on: Friday 10 May 19 14:44 BST (UK) »
His birth year was in 1843 so its close to the age on the d/c. I could only one George Williams on FreeBMD for about 1900 plus. He did not have a middle name. I cannot find him on the 1901 census,
Maybe some else can have more success? Thank for all the help. David

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Re: George Willaims Death Cert
« Reply #6 on: Friday 10 May 19 14:55 BST (UK) »
The Williams usually born, lived and wife died mostly in the Portsea area or at least in Portsmouth.
I will look for the single George Williams on 1901 census. It is likely that my man took on another occupation as he was only 48 when a Naval Pensioner. 

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Re: George Williams Death Cert
« Reply #7 on: Friday 10 May 19 15:55 BST (UK) »
I cant find the 1901 census of the single George Williams working as a labourer. can you point me in the right area? Folio number? Thanks David

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Re: George Willaims Death Cert
« Reply #8 on: Friday 10 May 19 16:04 BST (UK) »
In the 1901 census, there is a 61 year old single George Williams, (Hatters?) labourer in the Portsmouth workhouse.

I cant find the 1901 census of the single George Williams working as a labourer. can you point me in the right area? Folio number? Thanks David


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