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Its a mystery!!! please help me!!

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Artbeat Report 8 May 2008 00:36

Glad to be of help, I would of got back to you earlier but a mate came a knocking and we had to pay a visit to the pub.
I,m still up and and will see if i can find some info regarding sheila.



WayneTracey Report 8 May 2008 00:42

Richard i've gone right upto 1976 for marriages and 1952 for deaths....


Artbeat Report 8 May 2008 01:07


I,ve checked marriages upto 1983 no joy.
Checked deaths from 1968-1983 no joy.

So far the only other kausman that i have come across is a death.

Surimy kausman b10.10.1879 died jun q1974 cambridge.



Lisa Report 8 May 2008 01:13

Hi came down again...couldnt sleep! cant believe u guys are still here!!!

Ive emailed the local church and trying to find her obituary somewhere but not much luck...local paper doesnt seem to have them, well not that i can see ! (which prob doesn't mean a thing as you've probably realised! ;-)


Lisa Report 8 May 2008 01:15

There are a couple of Kausman deaths in Huntingdon but have no idea if they are related..this is ridiculous, i have 11 windows open on my screen!! My eyes are so fuzzy i cant see!
(that maybe the 2 cans of beer i stole from my husbands stash!)


Artbeat Report 8 May 2008 01:19

I,ve checked for sheila,s death back to 1960 and still can not find one nor a another death for a kausman.



Lisa Report 8 May 2008 01:28

Gosh i really must go to bed, i have to do a school run in the poor children!

Night all x

Thanks again Richard!


Artbeat Report 8 May 2008 01:34

I have now checked backed to 1953 for sheila,s death and could still not find one.


Small blonde Angel

Small blonde Angel Report 8 May 2008 18:37

So Lisa, have you spoken to your Dad about everything you have found out yet.


Lisa Report 8 May 2008 18:51

Hi Angela,

thanks for the post,

Yes i rang him this morning with the news, i was dreading doing it and although he suspected they would both have died it was a bit of a shock that it was so recently, and he was quite upset.

He, as i did, has the horrible thoughts of god, if we had only found her before now, and maybe we didn't try hard enough last time etc... i know theres no point in going down the 'what if's' but i guess its only natural. 2yrs ago seems like yesterday in the grand scheme of things, but once its sunk in, im sure it will at least give him chance to move on, and stop wondering all the time where she was.

He was really touched that you all helped me, and asked me to pass on his thanks. We are both very grateful.

When the death certificates arrive, i will let you know if it throws any more light into the possible siblings still living theory in the hope that once again you may all be able to help! if thats ok?!

There is an S Kausman registered in the old phone books in the Teddington Area...wonder if this is Sheila? its the right sort of area to where she was born (ish)!

Will keep bashing on with my hunt,

thank you all again!


Small blonde Angel

Small blonde Angel Report 8 May 2008 19:05

Lisa, when I read the news last night that she had died so recently I was so sad for your dad, but as I said to my husband hopefully you will find his sister and at least he will have some of his birth family. With such a lovely daughter as you he probably thinks he has the best family in the world already, but it would be lovely for him to know more about where he comes from.
Let us know when you get the certificates and then we can see where we go from there.


Artbeat Report 8 May 2008 19:13

Hi lisa
Tell your father it was a pleasure to help but it was unfortunate that joan could not of been found earlier.
Do you want to try and see if joan had any siblings.

I had a quick look earlier regarding her father joe.

Joe white welbourn dec q1888 basford vol 7b page 219.
He died sep q1954 nottingham aged 65 vol 3c page 265.
Before i start do i have the correct joan born 1921 mmn lewis.



Lisa Report 8 May 2008 19:21

Hello Richard, will pass on your message, thanks a lot. Yes, finding Joans siblings is my next avenue i guess if she has no children. Her dob 16 feb 1921 , she lived at 40 West Terrace, Hucknall at the time of her Birth, but moved to 33 Bolsover St, Hucknall when she married. Her father was Joe White Welborn and her mother was Gertrude Mary Welborn mmn- Lewis

Joe White Welborn listed as waggon repairer/charge hand/railways

On Joans birth certificate her and her parents are listed at living at 40 West Avenue, Hucknall - i went there last wk and took some pictures for my Dad!
(I live in Lincolnshire, he is in Surrey)

Thanks Richard hope that helps, i have kids to bath and bed, then will be back around eight ish..



Artbeat Report 8 May 2008 19:26

Joe w welbourn-gertrude m lewis dec q1910 st george hanover square vol 1a page 1072.



Artbeat Report 8 May 2008 19:31

Pos joan sibling.

Katie j welbourn mar q1911 st george hanover square
Vol 1a page 383.



WayneTracey Report 8 May 2008 19:38

Hey Guys!!

Ok, back on the trail...

...Richard who's siblings are we now looking for?

Joan Welborn DoB 1921?



WayneTracey Report 8 May 2008 19:41

Births Mar 1921

WELBOURN Joan Lewis Basford 7b 503

This is our Joan?

Just for my own brain.... got to get it back into gear again...sober tonight!!



Artbeat Report 8 May 2008 20:28

I checked for a marriage of possible sibling katie between 1929-1955 and could not find one.



Lisa Report 8 May 2008 20:38


Yes Trace, thats her! Thanks!

Kay- thanks will try them tomorrow!! great idea!

Just a thought, i know its prob unlikely with Client confidentiality, but found out at stupid o'clock this morning that she died (Joan) in the August and her house was up for sale in the following May (2007)

maybe if i contacted the agency, they may know who they had dealings with? Son? brother? Do u think thats worth following up? or is it unlikely they will be able to tell me anything?

Im guessing when someone dies their belongings/house goes to next of they may have been in charge of the sale?? but if there wasn't one they would maybe know if it was done through solicitor?

was plain ann now annielaurie

was plain ann now annielaurie Report 8 May 2008 21:14

Seems likely she would have left a Will. You could apply for a copy, although it may take a while. It will cost £5 whether she left one or not, but if she did, you will get a copy for your fiver! It will hopefully give addresses of her close family.