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Sun Jan 22, 2017 1:15 am
Please can anybody help me get a handle on this family
Albert Ernest Waters also known as Ernest or Ted (born c1901 in Kent)was one of five brothers, the others being Herbert, Charles, Walter and one other
I think that their father was also named Albert Ernest Waters.
Herbert and Albert Ernest junior remained in England with Albert marrying Winifred J Brann in 1924, Folkestone.
Albert senior and the other three boys migrated to Canada on a £10 fare scheme as agricultural workers were needed in Canada after the war
Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:09 am
Do you have Albert's father from his marriage certificate? Is there an occupation stated?
Albert E Waters m Winifred J Brann 1924, Sep, Elham, Kent 2a p2939
A quick search on GRO does not produce an Albert Ernest WATERS between 1899-1903 but there are a few for Albert/Albert Edward.
Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:32 am
I have sent for the marriage certificate and am also wondering if I should be looking for middlename Edward with him being known as Ted
Sun Jan 22, 2017 2:13 pm
Probably worth waiting for marriage certificate. Waters is not that common in Kent but so far I've not found 4 WATERS siblings in same district on GRO.
Sun Jan 22, 2017 2:35 pm
Upper Dully Cottage, Tonge, Swale R.D.
Waters Ernest, born 28 Nov 00, Married, Sheperd (sic)
Waters Winifred J, 23 Dec 04, Married, Unpaid domestic duties + Farm work
2 closed records
Waters (Standen) Kathleen L, 1 Jly 29, Single, At school
Collins John M (first name amended), 5 Oct 85, Single, Agricultural Labourer
(Birth, Sep 1929, Elham, Kathleen L. Waters, mother Brann)
Death, June 1971 Sittingbourne 5f 1494
d-o-b 28 Nov 1901
Fri Jan 27, 2017 1:46 pm
The 1939 register entry is the correct family.
The marriage certificate for Albert Ernest Waters and Winifred Brann has arrived. This names the father as Herbert Waters not Albert.
As the marriage is not long post war I am wondering if the family originated outside Kent
Sat Jan 28, 2017 1:08 am
May I thank everybody that took the trouble to read this post.
I think that I have located the family in Tardebigge, Worcestershire in 1911
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