Blackpool 1939

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  1. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    I recently acquired an old guest book from a Blackpool Guest House/Hotel (unknown name unfortunately). There are some interesting entries in 1939:

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  2. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    170 Hazelville Road, Birmingham C.B., Warwickshire (MATCH)
    FIRST NAME(S) LAST NAME(S) DOB OCCUPATION
    John W Linford 15 May 1890 Brass Burnisher & Spinner
    Ethel Linford 26 Feb 1892 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.
    John R Stafford 03 Sep 1912 Bricklayer
    Ethel M Stafford 04 Nov 1914 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Kathleen E (A) Richards (Stafford) 24 Jul 1937 Under School Age
    Margaret Janet (Baby) Stafford 16 Sep 1939 Under School Age


    Marriages Jun 1913
    Linford John W Lorne Birmingham 6d 500
    Lorne Ethel Linford Birmingham 6d 500


    Births

    Linford Harry N Lorne Birmingham Jun 1921

    Harry Norman Linford
    Birth: 23 Mar 1921 - Warwickshire, England
    Marriage: 23 August 1941 (23 Aug 1941) - Birmingham
    Death: 9 November 1993 (9 Nov 1993) - Birmingham, Warwickshire
    Parents: John William Linford, Ethel Amelia Lorne

    Spouse
    Phyllis May Whitehead
    BIRTH 17 JULY 1920 • Birmingham, Warwickshire
    DEATH 17 DECEMBER 2006 • Birmingham, Warwickshire


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    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    93 Arnold Road, Dagenham M.B., Essex (MATCH)
    FIRST NAME(S) LAST NAME(S) DOB OCCUPATION
    Joseph Keesing 29 Feb 1898 L P T B Conductor
    Sophia Keesing 19 Sep 1895 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.
    Ronald Dennis Keesing 07 Aug 1933 At School
    Leah Dickey 24 Feb 1875 Unpaid Domestic Duties


    Marriages Dec 1921
    Keesing Joseph Dickey Whitechapel 1c 441
    Dickey Sophia Keesing Whitechapel 1c 441


    Births

    Keesing Albert J Dickey Mile End Sep 1922
    Keesing Jack L Dickey Mile End Sep 1923
    Keesing Sidney Dickey Mile End Sep 1925
    Keesing Ronald D Dickey Romford Sep 1933

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    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    157 Blackfen Road , Chislehurst and Sidcup U.D., Kent, England
    FIRST NAME(S) LAST NAME(S) DOB OCCUPATION
    Harry Draxler 23 Jun 1892 Manager Box Factory
    Florence Draxler 30 Oct 1896 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.
    Edith Alcock 29 Sep 1900 House Keeper

    NAME: Harry C Draxler
    SPOUSE: Iris Helena Prynn
    MARRIAGE: Jun 1949 - Bromley, Kent

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    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    7 Penylan Terr, Argoed, Bedwellty U.D., Monmouthshire (MATCH - ADDRESS AND NAME)
    FIRST NAME(S) LAST NAME(S) DOB OCCUPATION
    Edgar T Smith 02 Jul 1890 Coilliery Hewer Heavy Worker
    Malcolm P H Smith 14 May 1919 Motor Garage Hand
    Mary Ann Rees 22 Dec 1888 Incapacitated Housekeeper


    NAME: Malcolm P H Smith
    SPOUSE: Mair E Jenkins
    MARRIAGE: Dec 1944 - Bedwellty, Monmouthshire


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    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    68 Shakespeare Avenue, Milford Haven U.D., Pembrokeshire (MATCH - ADDRESS AND NAME)
    FIRST NAME(S) LAST NAME(S) DOB OCCUPATION
    William T Cridland 11 Aug 1886 Dock Police Sergeant
    Florence M Cridland 14 Aug 1891 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Ronald V B Cridland 08 Apr 1916 Transport Driver
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.


    NAME: Ronald V Cridland
    SPOUSE: Winifred A Honeyburn Or Hall
    MARRIAGE: Jun 1953 - Swansea, Glamorgan


    Name: Ronald Vileboard Cridland
    Death Age: 85
    Birth Date: 8 Apr 1916
    Registration Date: Apr 2001
    Registration district: Swansea
    Inferred County: Glamorgan

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    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    Mathison Household (2 People)
    29 Lister Grove , Morecambe and Heysham M.B., Lancashire (MATCH - ADDRESS AND NAME)
    FIRST NAME(S) LAST NAME(S) DOB OCCUPATION
    John Mathison 20 May 1906 Private Chauffeur
    Catherine Mathison 21 Jul 1906 Unpaid Domestic Duties

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    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    Leach Household (5 People)
    No 111 Jubilee Road , Aberdare U.D., Glamorganshire (MATCH - ADDRESS AND NAME)
    FIRST NAME(S) LAST NAME(S) DOB OCCUPATION
    Rees Leach 13 Jan 1876 (Insurance) District Agent
    Aneurin G Leach 29 Dec 1907 (Insurance) (Deputy) District Ag?
    Gwenydd Leach 09 Feb 1910 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Rhydwyn R Davies 18 Aug 1925 At School
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.


    Rhydwyn Rhys Davies
    Birth: 18 Aug 1925
    Death: 6 Nov 2004 - Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales
    Parents: ElizabethHannah Leach

    Married

    Margery Vilma Irene George
    BIRTH 23 9 1927 • Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales
    DEATH 30 9 2011 • Aberdare, Glamorgan

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    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    Levey Household
    26 Newlyn Road, Tottenham M.B., Middlesex
    FIRST NAME(S) LAST NAME(S) DOB OCCUPATION
    Sidney G Levey 20 Nov 1907 Gen Labourer
    Violet Levey 13 Jul 1907 Unaid Domesticf Duties
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.

    NAME: Sidney G Levey
    BIRTH: abt 1908
    DEATH: Sep 1968 - Enfield, Greater London

    Marriages Jun 1940
    Levey Sidney G Dean Fulham 1a 1014
    Dean Evaline M Levey Fulham 1a 1014
     
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  3. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    none appear to have been a casualty
     
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  4. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    I'm very glad to hear that, Clive. Thanks for checking.
     
  5. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    A piece of social history and the joking from the RAF chaps totally top stuff
     

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