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Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 7 Oct 2019 07:22

But you didn't tell us about Kathleen, or his Parents earlier...

Chris :)


Pamela Report 7 Oct 2019 08:33

Because I didn't know. Maurice was at Ealing Grammar School in 1911 . that is a fact. Thanks Pam


Dea Report 8 Oct 2019 08:08

I am posting this only because I have found the info - I can't see that we will need it but if it becomes relevant later it is here:

This is the Patrick who we had on 1939 and his later death detailed above.
I can't see that it is connected to the one we have in 1911 or to the Maurice we are trying to follow:

Born Cork. Lying in hospital.
23rd March 1894
Father Michael Blake (Cooper)
mother Margaret Dineen.
Birth date same as on 1939 in Cheshire.....

Date of Event 28 February 1918F
Group Registration ID 1783924
SR District/Reg Area Cork

His parents marriage:
on 06 April 1891

fathers for the above:
Edward Blake (Cooper)
Patrick Dineen (Plasterer).

Dea x


Pamela Report 25 Oct 2019 08:51

More Info needed. I started a new post for this but it was suggested I add it to this thread. I am having no luck finding a death record for George Blake born on 17th March 1862 in Bengal India. His son is Maurice Blake from this thread who was born on 22nd January 1896 Thayetmo Burma India. I don't know where George died or in what country. George's Father Henry William Blake died in London on 4th April 1908. I also cant find a death for George's wife Mary Ann (Bartholomew) who he married on 8th August 1888 in India . Any help with finding any death information would be much appreciated Thank you Pam


ArgyllGran Report 25 Oct 2019 11:16

George was apparently still living in1930 - not stated as deceased on Maurice's marriage cert.

If he had returned to the UK, I can see only one death after 1930 of a George Blake, without middle initials, born c1862.

Deaths Dec 1950 (>99%)
Blake George 88 Durham C. 1a 311

However, the only way to find out if that's him is to buy a copy of the cert.
Personally, I don't think that's your George.

I strongly suspect, though can't prove a thing, that he did not return to the UK.
He was born in India and married and lived his life in India and Burma, so likely also died there
I don't see his death in India or Burma, however. (Nor Mary Ann.)

I don't see any record of him travelling to the UK - not that that proves anything.


Pamela Report 25 Oct 2019 14:10

Thanks I also don't think its the Durham death. Its a hard one to crack, and as mentioned Mary Ann his wife is just as hard to find Pam


ArgyllGran Report 25 Oct 2019 14:20

I expect you have this?

Mary Ann Bartholomew
in the India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947
Name: Mary Ann Bartholomew
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 4 Dec 1867
Baptism Date: 3 Nov 1878
Baptism Age: 10
Baptism Place: Rangoon, Burma, Bengal, India
Father: James Bartholomew
Mother: Emma Makho
Reference ID: Vol 290
FHL Film Number: 527498


ArgyllGran Report 25 Oct 2019 14:23

Possible marriage of parents - after Mary Ann's birth?

Mah Koo Goon
in the India, Select Marriages, 1792-1948
Name: Mah Koo Goon
Gender: Female
Age: 29
Birth Date: 1840
Marriage Date: 24 Mar 1869
Marriage Place: Rangoon, Bengal, India
Father: Ho Shway Goon
Spouse: James Bartholomew [ age 32 ]
FHL Film Number: 499033


Pamela Report 25 Oct 2019 17:20

Yes. I have everything except the deaths for George Blake and his wife Mary Ann Thanks Pam

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 26 Oct 2019 08:16

Is George mentioned in Probate of Henry William?...

Chris :)


ArgyllGran Report 26 Oct 2019 11:07

Blake, Henry William, of Elgin Lodge, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, Middlesex, died 4 April 1908.
Probate London 27 May to Mary Jane Blake, widow, Alexander Thomas Caulfield and Arthur Mears retired captains, His Majesty's army.
Effects: £12227 14s 4d. Resworn £12422 12s

Henry William Blake
in the England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995
Name: Henry William Blake
Death Date: 4 Apr 1908
Death Place: Middlesex, England
Probate Date: 27 May 1908
Probate Registry: London, England

Do you have a copy of the Will?


Pamela Report 26 Oct 2019 12:32

I have the probate entry above . George had a younger brother Charles born on 17th January Bengal India. He was married to Lydia Annie Aslan on 23rd June 1885 in Burma India. Charles died on 24th May 1912 and is buried in his hometown Rangoon Bengal India, Thanks Pam


Pamela Report 26 Oct 2019 14:59

Charles Blake was born in 1865 three years after George

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 26 Oct 2019 16:54

Is George mentioned, does it say where he is?...

Chris :)


ArgyllGran Report 26 Oct 2019 18:04

Pamela -
do you have a copy of the actual Will, to see who Henry William left his estate to?


Pamela Report 26 Oct 2019 22:40

I dont have copy of will only seen probate record Thanks Pam


Pamela Report 11 Nov 2019 12:52

Still looking for new info. for death of George Blake born 1862 India. or his wife Mary Ann (nee Bartholomew) I have now seen a copy of the Baptism for his son Maurice born on 22nd January 1896. Baptised at St Johns Baptist Church Thayetmyo on 12 February 1901 . Thanks for any more help on where I could look for the death of his Father George . Pam