trying to find a marriage for giles/martin

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I am a bit confused as I can not find a marriage for Florence Edith Giles to a Martin

I had found two marriage for Florence E E Giles and Florence E R Giles and have found births for both of these so I know it is not them

The reason for me asking is that her daughter Catherine Giles has her marriage as Catherine Martin or Giles

would appreciate a little help here as to me it does not make much sense unless Catherine adopted her step-father's name
WikiTree profile: Florence Giles
in Genealogy Help by Steph Meredith G2G6 Mach 8 (81.2k points)
edited by Maggie N.

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I see several possibilities here.

1. Florence married a Martin somewhere along the line and Catherine was sometimes known by that name.

2. Catherine was married previously to someone named Martin.

3. Catherine was fostered/adopted by a family named Martin.

4. Her birth father's name was Martin.

I know that's not really helpful but perhaps acquiring al birth/marriage/death certificate for Catherine might provide more information.
by Deb Durham G2G Astronaut (1.0m points)
Thanks Debs a complete mystery but thats what I like despite the frustration sometimes
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The daughter's birth is registered as Giles, with mother's maiden name Giles. ( FreeBMD) This implies the mother was either not married, or had married another Giles. I would order the birth certificate.

Surname Given Name   Mother   District   Volume Page   Transcriber

Births Jun 1920
Giles Catharine M. Giles Bridgwater    5c 586 JDM
by Joe Farler G2G6 Pilot (118k points)
birth might not give father's name although I may have to get marriage certificate instead
Yes. Good point ! I had a look for Catherine in 1939 and she is living with her husband and her in-laws at 5 Athlone Road, Bridgwater.  Albert T Came senior, born 15 March 1893, a Clay moulder in brickyard. Lily M Came b. 22 Sept 1893.  Catherin's spouse Albert T Came b.18 Nov 1914 is a Contractor's labourer. Two others listed and one blanked out: Trevor C Came, single b. 4 Dec 1920, a Soldier, and Gordon Came b. 9 May 1924, an Engineer's apprentice, also single.
Thanks Joe
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Ignore. I got it wrong.
by anonymous G2G6 Pilot (256k points)
edited by anonymous

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