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Dennis R Whall - Norfolk - Brick Wall!

Postby sue j102 » Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:30 pm

Please can I ask for your help? I am trying to link my maternal grandfather, Percy Arthur Whall
1912–1985 -B 09 AUG 1912 • Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England - Death SEP 1985 Ipswich•to a Dennis R Whall. I believe he was born 18/4/1936 and may have died earlier this year 26/02/2018 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

I believe he may be a nephew of my grandfather - my mother and her brother never knew any uncles or aunties but they seem to think there were one or two, and they also can't recall my great grandparents names (Percy's parents) so I'm going off in all directions here but I do have the name CROWE on Percy's birth record for the mother but not the fathers name (firstname).

I am very new to this and am trawling ancestry UK but falling down hole after hole - although it is very interesting I am really keen to track the link to Dennis and Percy - I'd so appreciate any help for some of you super sleuths!

Thanks for ready & fingers crossed you can help!

Sue
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Re: Dennis R Whall - Norfolk - Brick Wall!

Postby woodchal » Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:24 pm

You could get more details about Percy's father from Percy's marriage certificate.
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Re: Dennis R Whall - Norfolk - Brick Wall!

Postby ianbee » Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:38 pm

Hi
It's possible.
Maiden name of mother of Dennis born 1936 was Pickering.
Marriage
March 1933 Yarmouth 4b 56
Pickering, Doris M. - spouse Whall
Whall, Herbert W. - spouse Pickering

Birth registration
Dec 1908 Yarmouth 4b 20
Whall, Herbert William
mother Crowe
sue j102 wrote:I do have the name CROWE on Percy's birth record for the mother

Herbert's parents in 1911 are George William and Annie Louisa. Both 31(!) Mr Whall is a Baker's Man.
But the marriage appears to be
George Arthur Whall + Hannah Louisa Crowe, 10 March 1895, Yarmouth
He was a Baker.
Full details (and image) online - you need to be registered (free) and logged in to FamilySearch.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VNNK-YRM

Appear as Warne in Yarmouth in 1901? George age 26, born Gt Ormesby.

A flavour of Herbert in 1939
Herbert W Whall
Male
Married
Birth Date: 02/10/1908
Address: 9 Raleigh Av.
Residence Place: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Occupation: Pastry Cook
Schedule Number: 98
Sub Schedule Number: 1
Enumeration District: TOBD
Household Members:
Herbert W Whall 31
Doris May Whall 28
Two redacted entries
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Re: Dennis R Whall - Norfolk - Brick Wall!

Postby sue j102 » Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:27 pm

:o

Wow! Thank you so much!! I'm going to set off on this path and see how I get on - I can't thank you enough and perhaps I can come back here if I hit another dead end!
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Re: Dennis R Whall - Norfolk - Brick Wall!

Postby sue j102 » Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:23 pm

woodchal wrote:You could get more details about Percy's father from Percy's marriage certificate.


Thankyou - I have ordered it just now! Great idea :-)
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Re: Dennis R Whall - Norfolk - Brick Wall!

Postby elsabels » Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:52 pm

Hello
You say you are new to Family History,
checkout your local library, most have access to either Ancestry or Findmypast ( FMP)
if local? a day visit to Norfolk records office check to see if they have any events/ open days http://www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk
use as many free sites as you can
freebmd,org.uk
familysearch has already been mentioned
register with gro.gov.uk for there pilot scheme to check births for mothers maiden name and deaths, .pdf of certificates cost less than ordering the certificate
consider joining the local family history society ( like minded people)

Do not forget this forum where there is a mix of people with ideas willing to help!

SPECULATIVELY
This may help you
Marriage Place: St Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
George Arthur Whall
Spouse: Hannah Louisa Crowe

1911 Census
RG14; Piece: 11102; Schedule Number: 327
7 Norman Sq, Cobholm, Southtown, Gt Yarmouth, Norfolk
George William Whall 31 Baker's Man b Gt Ormesby
Annie Louisa Whall 31 b Gt Yarmouth
Ada Agnes Whall 13 b Gt Ormesby
Alice Maude Whall 12 b Gt Ormesby
Ernest George Whall 11 b Gt Yarmouth
Herbert W Whall 2 b Gt Yarmouth This is likely to be the man mentioned above!
Leonard A Whall 6/12 b Gt Yarmouth
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Re: Dennis R Whall - Norfolk - Brick Wall!

Postby sue j102 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:01 pm

Thank you all so much. I received the marriage certificate yesterday and have now made the connection between Dennis & my Grandfather - I'm so chuffed as I was on the right path and your help has been incredible :-)
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