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Alice Crisp (Norfolk) - went missing in mid 1950s

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WDYTYA Advisor Report 24 Feb 2013 15:23

Alice May Crisp (born in 1910 in Norfolk) went missing in the mid 1950s, from Tooting, Wandsworth in London.

She married Sidney King in 1935.

She had 5 children - William (Billy), Jean, Sylvia, Margaret and Thomas Philip (known as Philip), who was 5 when she disappeared.

She hasn't been seen or heard of since 1954 and we don't know what happened to her at all.

Does anyone know anything about her?


ShelleyRose Report 24 Feb 2013 15:50

Sadly I think she died in 1998. see below:

Alice May king d. October 1998 in Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne. b. 2nd January 1910.

for reference: District No.0531D reg. No.D59C Ent. No.046 DOR 1098.

This is the onlyAlice May King registered that I can find.



MarieCeleste Report 24 Feb 2013 17:06

I would suggest that the key is to get her birth certificate to establish her exact date of birth - always helpful when looking for death records.

If she hooked up with another man after she left and used his name then her death may be registered in that name.

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915

Name: Alice M Crisp
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1910
Registration district: Loddon
Inferred County: Norfolk
Volume: 4b
Page: 190


MarieCeleste Report 24 Feb 2013 17:16

There's a tree on Ancestry has her born 18 October 1910 in Ditchingham, Norfolk.

This is the only death with that exact date:

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006

Name: Alice May Jiggens
Birth Date: 18 Oct 1910
Date of Registration: May 1991
Age at Death: 80
Registration district: Aylesbury Vale
Inferred County: Buckinghamshire
Volume: 19
Page: 834


Choccy Report 24 Feb 2013 18:09

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005

Name: Alice M Rapple
Spouse Surname: Jiggens
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1935
Registration district: Aldershot
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume Number: 2c
Page Number: 587
Find Spouse:

Tree on Ancestry has Alice May Rapple born 18th Oct 1910 in Tempe, Free State, South Africa


MarieCeleste Report 24 Feb 2013 18:16

Well, looks like you've eliminated that death Choccy.