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Henry Clarke looking for Joan Pennington

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WDYTYALive Advisor Report 26 Feb 2014 17:13

Looking for Joan Pennington born 1925 in Madras India.

Last known address Huyton near Liverpool 1940.

May have joined WAF with sister Margaret.

Any information welcome.


rootgatherer Report 27 Feb 2014 15:44


Name: Joan Pennington
Spouse Surname: Canning, William G
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1951
Registration district: Liverpool
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume Number: 10d
Page Number: 1374

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 28 Feb 2014 10:02

For reference: ships passenger record, Madras to London, 1925, Joan, an infant ,is travelling with mother (Lilian) and sister.
I have also found her baptism details.
Cannot put full details here since Joan and her sister may be living.

WWII service records. Here is a useful link to read ref: accessing personnel records
for which you may not qualify for access to such data, so my suggestion is to look at Liverpool Archives (archives & family history section) which you may find of use online, or by going to the office itself if you are able, and asking for assistance, here is the link
An Electoral Roll search (and hoping there weren't to many Joan Penningtons in Liverpool) would be an advisable start. You have her year & place of birth already and it's possible the marriage found by Rootgatherer above is the correct one.


NB. Does the GR WDYTYA Team advise the public of the site's T&C's regarding living persons?
Joan and her sister may still be living. GR helpers cannot put information on here.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 2 Mar 2014 12:04

There is a William G Canning living with a Joan on the electoral rolls to 2012 in Ormskirk, Lancs

As we are unable to send you details by private message, look on 192.com and buy credits to view. There isn't a corresponding address in the on-line BT phone book under either initials

It's always best to write a letter as the research could be a red-herring + one never knows the health situation of an elderly person. They may have passed away since the ER was compiled.
Make sure you write a return address on the back of the envelope to cover that eventuality


Janet Report 17 May 2015 22:07

Thankyou for all your help. Janet Clarke