James Brightin Blake1

#45777, b. September 1891, d. 19 August 1963

Individual's Timeline

Birth RegSeptember 1891James Brightin Blake1
Marr RegMarch 1920James Brightin Blake
Death RegJune 1946Winifred Blake2
Death19 August 1963James Brightin Blake3
Probate28 November 1963James Brightin Blake

Primary events

  • Birth Reg: James's birth was registered in the quarter ended in September 1891 in the Gateshead registration district.1
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of James and Winifred Crawford was registered in the quarter ended March 1920 in the an unknown place registration district.
  • (Widow) Death Reg: By the death of Winifred Blake, James Brightin became a widower in the quarter ended June 1946. He was 54 years and 9 months at the time.2
  • Death: James died on 19 August 1963 in The General Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England, (Aged 71 years and 11 months, worked back from recorded birth date).3
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 28 November 1963. The Estate was valued at £2,016.

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: James was a turner.

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Not the James B who died in WW1 in 1915 in the Durham Light Infantry, as he was the son of Margaret.

Family of James Brightin Blake and Winifred Crawford


  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, BLAKE      James Brightin            Gateshead      10a     905.
  2. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2006 about Winifred Blake
    Name:      Winifred Blake
    Birth Date:      abt 1897
    Date of Registration:      Apr-May-Jun 1946
    Age at Death:      49
    Registration district:      Newcastle upon Tyne
    Inferred County:      Northumberland
    Volume:      10b
    Page:      200."
  3. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "James Brightin Blake of 50 Westbourne Avenue Walker Newcastle upon Tyne died 19 August 1963 at The General Hospital Newcastle upon Tyne. Probate Newcastle upon Tyne 28 November 1963 to George Wilcox Blake Engineer. Effects £2016 8s or about £65,000 at 2006 prices."