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Heather Mcfadyen marriage ??

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Sharon Report 15 Mar 2009 22:08

I am searching for Heather Mcfadyen, born 1950, her mothers name was Susan Bastin or Basten, her dads name was Gordon Mcfadyen. I believe they married in 1948, unfortunatley whilst Gordon was away fighting for his country Susan found a new love so Gordon returned to discover his wife and child gone. He would dearly love to be in touch with his long lost daughter again, but unfortunatley this is proving difficult as i have no experience in the search process and dont know how to go on from here. Heather was born in the Barry Docks part of wales.Any help would be very much appreciated as Gordons health is now failing, thanks in anticipation,Sharon.


EVEIE Report 15 Mar 2009 22:15

Name: Heather A McFadyen
Mother's Maiden Surname: Bastin
Date of Registration: Jan Feb Mar 1950
Registration district: E Glamorgan
Registration county: Wales
Volume Number: 8b
Page Number: 48


Sharon Report 15 Mar 2009 22:18

Not sure how to go about this. How can i search if i dont know what date? sorry if i seem a little thick but i really have no clue. thanks


Sharon Report 15 Mar 2009 22:26

No, but i will go and get one . Will it list parentage so that i know i have the correct Heather?


Nickydownsouth Report 15 Mar 2009 22:30

Sharon..... you should be careful, it is not advisable to put names and details up of living people, having been born 59 years ago, there is a good chance this lady may still be alive, I think its also against GRs terms and conditions to post details of living people.

Have you got a main library locally? you can search through BMD records there for free usually.



Sharon Report 15 Mar 2009 22:33

Sorry ,didnt realise i was breaking the rules, thanks for the guidance from you all, i shall follow up my search with the advice given. It was very much appreciated. Sharon.


Sharon Report 15 Mar 2009 22:39

Unfortunatley i dont,Gordons memory is failing , and the family have no answers for me either, so i have my work cut out trying to help them.

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°o.OOº°‘¨Claire in Wales¨‘°ºOO.o° Report 15 Mar 2009 22:54

Try the search tree function at the top of the screen


Sharon Report 16 Mar 2009 11:47

No problem, thanks to al of you for the advice given. Heading down the libary today to start trawling through the records lol


Ricochet Report 16 Mar 2009 11:59

Even though GR don't abide by their own T&C's, there is no reason why members should not be careful and discreet when dealing with details about living people.

This is where common sense comes into play.....................


Nickydownsouth Report 16 Mar 2009 21:26

Joan and Ricochet,

Thanks for posting your findings and thoughts on Living peoples details.......... I was in fact more concerned for the lady Sharon is looking for, than it really being about GR`s T`s and C`s, if her mother took her away from her father at a very young age, it occured to me she may not be aware of her birth fathers existence, or indeed that he is still alive, I wouldn`t want anyone to hear such news through a forum thread. , its just its a delicate situation. and the name isn`t exactly a common one........ However Sharon, I do hope you can find the information your looking for, and this concludes in a happy ending for all concerned.



Sharon Report 16 Mar 2009 21:52

Thankyou all for the help and the interesting debate! I fully agree Nicky, i shouldn't like to discover such news via an internet site thread, written by a person unknown to me. I had read several threads that were of a simular nature looking for living relatives and thought no more of posting my thread. Im afraid if GR do not clamp down on these threads people, like me , will just follow suit, and the site will become more of a missing persons post ,instead of a research aid for geneology.



sunny2012 Report 3 Oct 2012 13:04

Hi Sharon
I am in contact with Heather through Genes as we have a family connection. I have told her that you are looking for her and she was extremely pleased and want to make contact. Please contact me and I will private message her phone no. to you as Heather has asked me to do.