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Can not find a birth for George Herbert Giles He was born in 1880 Surrey but his birth seems to have disappeared

I have everything else

  1.  "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NK89-HB5 : 30 December 2014, George Herbert Giles, 25 Apr 1880); citing St. John the Baptist, Croydon, Surrey, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 994,333.
  2.  "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q277-5KM4 : 20 August 2016), Geo Herbt Giles in household of Wm Geo Giles, Croydon, Surrey, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 37, Piece/Folio 814/70, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,407.
  3.  "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:WPX7-PW2 : 1 April 2016), George Giles in household of George Giles, Cannington, Somerset, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Somerset county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
WikiTree profile: George Giles
in Genealogy Help by Steph Meredith G2G6 Mach 8 (82.3k points)
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I can't find it either. crying As a side note: have you noticed that his father is actually George William, not George Walter?

by Ros Haywood G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
i did notice that Ros yes but everything else matched

I had another one where Charles Shorney was listed as boarder but in fact he was probably the head :)
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This looks like him:

Name: George Herbert
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 25 Apr 1880
Baptism Date: 1880
Baptism Place: Saint John The Baptist, Croydon, Surrey, England
Father: George William Giles
Mother: Amelia
FHL Film Number: 994333

 England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
Thank you Doug I have his christening 1881 and 1891 above I have now found him in 1901 but no 1911 yet
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Since his baptism record shows the actual date of birth you can place an order to the GRO with specific information about who you are looking for. They will not charge you if they cannot find the right person.
by Lynda Crackett G2G6 Pilot (630k points)
Thank you lynda
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1911 Huntspill Road Bridgwater. Brickyard labourer. RG14, 14307

Wife Mabel 25 Sons Reginald Bowden & Herbert, 3 and 11 months.

Married Mabel Bowden Bridgwater RD 1908.

Reginald's birth doesn't appear to be registered either. Mabel is Bowden in 1901.
by anonymous G2G6 Pilot (257k points)

Herbert, the son is registered : 

GILES, HERBERT  GEORGE   BOWDEN   Order
GRO Reference: 1910  J Quarter in BRIDGWATER  Volume 05C  Page 307

Looks like he married Myfanwy E.M. Dean in 1933

Marriages Dec 1933  
Dean Myfanwy E M Giles Axbridge 5c  1188 
 

In 1939 Herbert G Giles ( born 3 May 1910 ) and Myfanwy ( born 7 Jan 1914 ) are at 68a Abingdon Street, Burnham on Sea, Somerset. He is an Auxilliary Postman and Night Telephonist.  She is a Shop Assistant. 

The next line is a closed record but then there is an Edward G Giles born 9 June 1937.

The 1911 census has Reginald born in Williton, so this is probably his birth reg ( no entry in Mother's maiden name column ):

BOWDEN, REGINALD  WALTER   -  
GRO Reference: 1908  J Quarter in WILLITON  Volume 05C  Page 241
 
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HIGHBRIDGE, The funeral took place at Highbridge of  George Herbert Giles, of Highbridge, who was accidentally killed whilst working at Messrs A. G. Pitts and Co's brickyard. Mr S. Saunders, (director) and Mr W J Tackle (manager’) were present, in addition to all the employees, a number of whom were bearers. The service was St. Peter's Church, Huntspill. The widow, two sons and relatives were the principal mourners.

From the Western Daily Press Weds 1 April  1931

https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000264/19310401/078/0007

by Joe Farler G2G6 Pilot (121k points)
thank you so much Joe at least I know how he died now

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