Ancestors of Alexander Thomas Fisk


8. Arthur Fisk

He was born at 109 Union Street.
He lived around Newcastle on Tyne: Felling, Gateshead and Blaydon.
He and Jane are both buried in a cemetery attached to a Roman Catholic Church that was between Wardley and Pelaw. It was on a main road between Felling and South Shields on an intersection. It MAY have been St Mary's. (St. Mary's Heworth?)

~NBI (2nd Edition)

9. Jane McPake

She was born on 29 Nov 1899 at 6 St. James Square, Gateshead.

~NBI (2nd Edition)

10. Frank Davis

Frank was the informant of his mother-in-law's death (Janet Louisa Proud) and was present at her death in The Batts, Frosterley on 16 Jan 1951. He was also the informant of his father-in-law's death (William Proud).

The back of the photo of him in uniform has "P/JX211174" (his service number) and "H.M.S. Europa, Lowestoft". The H.M.S Europa in Lowestoft, Suffolk was the headquarters of the Royal Navy Patrol Service and a training base.

~H.M.S Europa
This was the headquarters of the Royal Navy Patrol Service in Lowestoft, Suffolk.
The contact for Frank's service record looks like (from
c. Non-commissioned ranks who enlisted as Regular Service entrants from the outbreak of the- Second World War, up to the present. Including National Servicemen who enlisted between 1945 and 1950, inclusive:
Naval Pay & Pensions (Accounts), Ministry of Defence, Centurion Building, Grange Road, Gosport, Hampshire PO13 9XA.
Telephone: 02392 702174 FAX: 02392 702211.
Information is only given to next of kin so would require a death certificate and a letter of authority from Anne.

~NBI (2nd Edition)

11. Olive Proud

Olive was born at Holme Field, Frosterley, Stanhope on 10 Jul 1909.

She was a witness at the marriage of her sister Bertha to Albert Hauxwell on 15 Feb 1930 in Frosterley.

She married Frank Davis on 9 Jun 1938 in the Cleveland Register Office.
On 24 Sep 1938 she married Frank again in Frosterley at the insistence of her father William. This was at the Church of St. Micheal and All Angels in Frosterley. The witnesses were E Davis and Doris Emmerson, and 2 other Davis's (both signitures are faint on my copy of the certificate).

~NBI (2nd Edition)

~Email from Carol Taylor (
"If Olive is the daughter of William and Janet Louisa Proud she was baptised at Frosterley parish church 1 Aug 1909."