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Winifred Cox
« on: Friday 17 July 20 13:43 BST (UK) »
Hi there.

I wonder if anybody can help. I am doing my family tree & have come across a Winifred Cox born 14/11/1897 in Chelsea to a John & Hanna Cox. I have also been told by a family member that she changed her surname to Grant & she also put up a child for adoption also surname Grant , She died 12/6/1965 & according to family she never married. So is there anyway I can find out why she changed her surname & would there be any info on the adoption thanks

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Re: Winifred Cox
« Reply #1 on: Friday 17 July 20 15:26 BST (UK) »
Do you have her death certificate?  If so who registered the death?  I assume the below is her death registration

Deaths Jun 1965   
GRANT    WINIFRED    67    Merton    5d   370

Any idea when and where she may have had the child?

Have you located Winifred on the 1939 Register?
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: Winifred Cox
« Reply #2 on: Friday 17 July 20 15:40 BST (UK) »
Seems also to be registered under Cox
Winifred Cox  aged 67  Merton AMJ 1965
There is a Winifred Cox on the electoral roles but could be a completely different person...
1964 Winifred Cox
142 Wydell Close, Merton and Morden
Also same address
Donald Cox

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Re: Winifred Cox
« Reply #3 on: Friday 17 July 20 15:52 BST (UK) »
I see that the page no. for the death registration is the same under both names.

Didn't leave a will under either surname.  Might be worth getting the death cert(s) unless hamali already has that.
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: Winifred Cox
« Reply #4 on: Friday 17 July 20 15:57 BST (UK) »
Cath, how far back do Winifred and Donald go at that address of 142 Wydell Close?

As you say, may be a different person.
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: Winifred Cox
« Reply #5 on: Friday 17 July 20 16:06 BST (UK) »
Seems also to be registered under Cox
Winifred Cox  aged 67  Merton AMJ 1965
There is a Winifred Cox on the electoral roles but could be a completely different person...
1964 Winifred Cox
142 Wydell Close, Merton and Morden
Also same address
Donald Cox

Cathy

The transcript is wrong the address is 142 Dudley Drive
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Re: Winifred Cox
« Reply #6 on: Friday 17 July 20 16:15 BST (UK) »
Previous post on this lady

https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=710538.

Did you purchase the death certificate
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Re: Winifred Cox
« Reply #7 on: Friday 17 July 20 16:23 BST (UK) »
Do you have any idea when Winifred's child was born please?

Formal adoption didn't begin in England until 1926 - so if a child was adopted before then, there wouldn't be any formal records.
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Ireland ------Cleary, Whelan - Nenagh.
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Daly - Westmeath

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Re: Winifred Cox
« Reply #8 on: Friday 17 July 20 18:46 BST (UK) »
Hi again
They are at 142 Dudley Drive, Merton in 1965.
Cathy
Sinnock/Sinnicks...Brighton,Greenwich.
Clements,Coles,Mc Donagh,Rock

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