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Yvonne Letitia Ricketts, Jean A Ricketts, Patricia Ricketts

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Another Three Sisters, Ricketts

All 1st cousin 1x removed, and all met in person. Jean was the last survivor, until very recently when she also sadly passed.

From the header photo, three girls happy together.

Yvonne Letitia Ricketts

BIRTH MARCH 1927 • Southampton, Hampshire, England

DEATH 30 JAN 2013 • Southampton, Hampshire, England


Jean A Ricketts

BIRTH 12 DECEMBER 1928 • Southampton, Hampshire, England

DEATH 1 MARCH 2022 • Southampton, Hampshire, England



Patricia Ricketts

BIRTH 26 SEPTEMBER 1932 • Southampton, Hampshire, England

DEATH 12 JULY 2019 • Southampton, Hampshire, England


Yvonne Letitia Ricketts, Jean A Ricketts, Patricia Ricketts

Well perhaps it should be four sisters, as some researchers on Ancestry have found a information about a;

Betty Ricketts

BIRTH JUN 1931 • Southampton, Hampshire

DEATH MARCH 1932 • Southampton, Hampshire, England

According to the two records found, she unfortunately did not survive to her first birthday. Both records are registers so it should be interpreted as registered, born Quarter 2, Arp-May-Jun, 1931 and died Quarter 1, Jan-Feb-Mar, 1932. Both records are for Betty Ricketts, of Southampton, not Elizabeth.

Not surprisingly, I never knew anything about Betty, never heard mention of her. I have not seen a long birth certificate to be able to categorically confirm that Betty was part of the family, and as the impetus for writing this article was, in part, the studio photo of the three sisters together, I will not mention Betty further, which, for the avoidance of doubt, is not denying her existence as part of the family




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