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Offline Talacharn

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GRO Birth Certificate 1 of 7
« on: Monday 03 May 21 17:46 BST (UK) »
On the 1939 Register it lists Alfred J Edwards Snr. born 13 Apr 1896. His son is Alfred J Edwards Jnr. and I know the J is John, so I assume his father was also Alfred John. On the GRO database, there are 7 listed for that quarter, all are Alfred Edwards, without the John. If I contact the GRO, from the name and date of birth, is it possible for them to establish the birth certificate I need to buy, as I do not want to order all 7? I have checked a few quarters before in case it was a late registration, but found nothing.
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Re: GRO Birth Certificate 1 of 7
« Reply #1 on: Monday 03 May 21 17:50 BST (UK) »
Who did Alfred J Edwards senior marry? If you know that you will know the mother's maiden name and be able to locate the correct birth.
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Re: GRO Birth Certificate 1 of 7
« Reply #2 on: Monday 03 May 21 17:52 BST (UK) »
I would find the marriage for Alfred J and Jane.  Then see what you can find for the birth of Benjamin in 1916.  That should narrow it down.

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Re: GRO Birth Certificate 1 of 7
« Reply #3 on: Monday 03 May 21 17:58 BST (UK) »
Marriage: Alfred J. Edwards . Jane Williams
Jul-Sep 1916 . Merthyr T . Volume 11a . Page 1246

Benjamin has mmn/ and Alfred J has mmn Williams

I can find Jane but not Alfred J Snr. It would seem from the ones listed, he was not born in Wales.

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Re: GRO Birth Certificate 1 of 7
« Reply #4 on: Monday 03 May 21 17:58 BST (UK) »
His brother  :-\
Births Sep qtr1916   
Edwards    Benjamin    mmn Williams   
Merthyr T.    11a   1585

Births Dec qtr 1917   
Edwards    Alfred J    mmn Williams    Merthyr T.    11a   1403   

Marriage Sep qtr 1916 
Edwards    Alfred J   
Williams    Jane    
Merthyr T.    11a   1246   
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Re: GRO Birth Certificate 1 of 7
« Reply #5 on: Monday 03 May 21 18:06 BST (UK) »
From the marriage and Merthyr I know and it fits with my family tree.
She was born in Merthyr, but he must have moved there from England.
Trying to find his birth is the 1 of 7.
Added: Births of that Quarter
Chorlton mmn Carter
Ludlow mmn Glumer
Atcham mmn Diggory
West Bromwich mmn Corbett
Prescot mmn Evans
Runcorn mmn Christie
York mmn Dodds

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Re: GRO Birth Certificate 1 of 7
« Reply #6 on: Monday 03 May 21 18:40 BST (UK) »
There are these deaths

Alfred Edwards Jun 1896 age 0 in Atcham
Alfred Edwards Mar 1897 age 0 in Chorlton  CORRECTED

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Re: GRO Birth Certificate 1 of 7
« Reply #7 on: Monday 03 May 21 18:45 BST (UK) »
Also
Alfred Edwards Mar 1897 age 0 in York
Alfred Edwards Mar 1898 age 1 in Prescot

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Re: GRO Birth Certificate 1 of 7
« Reply #8 on: Monday 03 May 21 19:00 BST (UK) »
Thanks Comberton,
At least 3 is better than 7.
My hunch is the West Bromwich birth. I have no proof yet, hence the question.
The family married within circles. Some lead to the Merthyr/Aberdare areas and others arrived from the West Midlands, but at present, I cannot connect this family between the two. There could also be traveller links.