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John Patrick McCray
« on: Monday 28 September 20 17:24 BST (UK) »
I looking to find out information about my step grandfather John Patrick McCray born 14 February
1887 but donít know where, he married my grandmother Alice Brooker ( nee Brennan) in 1921 Dover. She was born in Birr Co Offaly, moved to Bristol England.

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Re: John Patrick McCray
« Reply #1 on: Monday 28 September 20 20:11 BST (UK) »
Hi, do you have a copy of the marriage certificate. If so who is named as John's father and what was John Patricks occupation.

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Re: John Patrick McCray
« Reply #2 on: Monday 28 September 20 20:54 BST (UK) »
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Carlin (Ireland & Liverpool) Doughty & Wright (Liverpool) Dick & Park (Scotland & Liverpool)

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Re: John Patrick McCray
« Reply #3 on: Monday 28 September 20 21:00 BST (UK) »
This appears to be his death although the GRO have his name wrong

MCGRAY, JOHN  PATRICK     54 
GRO Reference: 1942  M Quarter in BRISTOL  Volume 06A  Page 25

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Deaths Mar 1942   
McCray    John P    54    Bristol    6a   25
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: John Patrick McCray
« Reply #4 on: Monday 28 September 20 21:04 BST (UK) »
Found this but spelling different - mothers maiden name was Fancran

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Carlin (Ireland & Liverpool) Doughty & Wright (Liverpool) Dick & Park (Scotland & Liverpool)

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Re: John Patrick McCray
« Reply #5 on: Monday 28 September 20 21:07 BST (UK) »
Alice Brennan was married first to Gordon Brooker? By co-incidence, someone has just posted re Gordon Brooker yesterday. See www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=838012.0

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Re: John Patrick McCray
« Reply #6 on: Monday 28 September 20 21:09 BST (UK) »
Think he is McGray on 1939 register, so what is right and what is wrong?

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Re: John Patrick McCray
« Reply #7 on: Monday 28 September 20 21:12 BST (UK) »
Carole you beat me to it regarding the birth!

I was also going to mention to Oscar that any name beginning with Mc - can be transcribed as Mc, Mac - or either of those with a space - before the rest of the name.

Now with finding the birth - strongly suggest that you obtain the birth cert from the General Register Office, Oscar -- a PDF copy is only £7.
https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/login.asp

You will need to register if you haven't used the service before.

Bear in mind that with a name like McCrae (McCray) - you may end up researching in Scotland!
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Lancashire, West Yorkshire, Southern Ireland, Scotland.

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Re: John Patrick McCray
« Reply #8 on: Monday 28 September 20 21:20 BST (UK) »
Showing as a soldier in 1911 www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XW9N-RQT

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