"Thank you once again for your [very prompt] reply. I'm not sure where I found about his death - I was browsing Australian websites and, stupidly, didn't make a note of where I found it. I thought BMD only covered the UK and I don't…"
"Albert's Mothers maiden name is Hatcher when he's born and when James and Rose marry in 1899 it is Hatcher as well. And, what/where is this notice of his death?
I have not been able to find a marriage for him in the available BMD indices.…"
"Thank you. Date of birth 6/4/1904. You have his parents correctly although the notice of his death gives his mother's name as 'Fletcher' not 'Hatcher'. He disembarked from the SS Bendigo at Melbourne 2/10/1923 and then…"
"Ok, I assume you are looking for (and this is what you should have supplied):
Albert Victor Yeates b abt 1904 Wootton, Isle of Wight, Hampshire (registration Q#2 1904 district Isle of Wight, Hampshire)
Son of James Edward Yeates, a Pension Warder in…"