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Harry Punchard (1903)

Harry Punchard
Born in Stow, Suffolk, England, United Kingdommap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1925 in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
Father of [private son (1920s - unknown)] and [private son (1930s - unknown)]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Harry was born in 1903 in Stow registration district, Suffolk. No maiden name is given for his mother on his birth registration which suggests he was an illegitimate child.[1]

Research Notes

Harry may have been born 20 May 1903 and married May Jackson living in Leeds (1939 register).[2]

  • married May Jackson daughter of blacksmith Herbert Jackson on 31 October 1925 at Pontefract, Yorkshire. Harry was a private in the York and Lancs Regiment who was living at the barracks in Pontefract
  • no father's name given on marriage record
  • appears in the National School Admission Registers & Log-Books 1870-1914 at Stowmarket, Suffolk in 1906 (via FindMyPast search result only - record not seen)

NOT the Harry Punchard in Brighton on 1911 census.


  1. England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Birth ( : accessed 23 Oct 2021), database entry for PUNCHARD, HARRY (Mother's maiden surname: - ). GRO Reference: 1903 J Quarter in STOW Volume 04A Page 1000.
  2. 1939 Register: "1939 England and Wales Register"
    The National Archives; Kew, London, England; 1939 Register; Reference: RG 101/3455B
    Ancestry Sharing Link Ancestry uk Record 61596 #21063052 (accessed 15 January 2022)
    Name Harry Punchard
    Gender Male
    Marital Status Married
    Birth Date 20 May 1903
    Residence Date 1939
    Address 3
    Residence Place Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
    Occupation Steel Works Fireman Heavy Worker
    Line Number 39
    Schedule Number 253
    Sub Schedule Number 1
    Enumeration District KGKP
    Borough Leeds
    Registration district 500-3
    Inferred Spouse May Punchard
    Inferred Children Kenneth Punchard Derek Punchard
    Household Members
    Harry Punchard 36
    May Punchard 36
    Kenneth Punchard 13
    Derek Punchard 7

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