Another Clue in the Hunt for Robin William George Stephens
|Joan Geraldine Pearson Dowling &|
Robin William George Stephens
(from Camp 020 - Oliver Hoare)
It would appear that Joan Geraldine Pearson Dowling may not have married Robin Stephens, but simply undergone a legal surname change in 1942. This would explain why I have been unable to trace a marriage registration for Joan and Robin.
|Excerpt from the London Gazette - 22 May 1942|
NOTICE is hereby given that JOAN GERALDINEThis discovery solves one lingering mystery. Still chipping away at the mystery of Robin Stephens' death registration (date, location, circumstances, etc.). Thanks to Stephen D. for sharing this discovery!
PEARSON DOWLING of 36 Grafton Street, Lincoln
a natural born British subject intends after the
expiration of twenty-one days from the date of
publication hereof to assume the name of Joan
Geraldine Pearson Stephens.—Dated 19th May 1942.
CHARLES ROBINSON and SON, 2, Lampton
(042) Road, Hounslow, Solicitors.