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Bernard Noel Harris

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Lewis

Lewis Report 9 Jun 2010 22:14

Looking for relatives of Bernard Harris b. 1909 Shoreham, West Sussex. Married Doris Brown 1934 and divorced c1948. May have had two children. Possible names Jill b. 1935 and Kenneth b. 1937. both in Sussex.

Liz 47

Liz 47 Report 9 Jun 2010 22:24

Have you tried a search on this site, friends reunited or facebook.
Liz

Lewis

Lewis Report 10 Jun 2010 00:14

Yep I've tried it all and got nowhere Liz. I think I'm going to have to bite the bullet and order birth records for Jill and Kenneth. It's the only sure way I'm going to confirm them for my tree. Thought I'd just have another bash on the boards in case anyone new with the info I seek had signed up since I last tried. Sadly it seems Bernard has made a great job of covering his tracks when he migrated north to Scotland in the late 1940s.

Linda

Linda Report 10 Jun 2010 00:37

Have pm'd you, regards linda :)

Linda

Linda Report 10 Jun 2010 00:47

Also there is a public tree on ancestry which has photo's etc:

Name: Bernard Noel Harris
Birth: 09 December 1909 (9 Dec 1909) - Shoreham, Sussex, England
Death: 19 June 1994 (19 Jun 1994) - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Marriage: Jan-Feb-Mar 1934 (Jan 1934) - Steyning, Sussex
Parents: Thomas Henry Harris, Edith Lind
Spouse: Elizabeth Smith Allan (this is his second marriage you have the correct details for the first)

Regards Linda :)

Linda

Linda Report 10 Jun 2010 10:25

Hi Lewis, as per your pm to me, I think it would be best if you did order the birth cert as provided, and established the parentage. regards linda :)
EDIT 11/6
Hi Lewis, please add to your thread by clicking on the purple reply button, not individuals names. This way details are not kept from other helpers, that may assist with your enquiry. regards linda :)

Linda

Linda Report 11 Jun 2010 03:13

Have you considered that bernard may have served in WW11? regards Linda :)

Lewis

Lewis Report 11 Jun 2010 15:01

We actually have his army discharge papers Linda. I wrote requesting information several years ago and was told it had to be done through a solicitor. Possibly with changes due to Freedom of Information act that may be different now. I'll need to do a bit of digging.

Janet

Janet Report 22 Jan 2013 15:55

I'm Ken Harris's sister-in-law, if you're still trying to make contact with him.

Janet

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 22 Jan 2013 16:12

Janet, it's a few years since Lewis posted this so he mightn't be checking for replies now.

You could click on his name to try to make contact by direct message.