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HALF BROTHERS

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Mary

Mary Report 23 Apr 2013 20:10

Ethel M Kelly married A/M/J 1924 Exeter to Alfred E Matthews V56 P 227.

Maryb.

Edit this info already posted.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 23 Apr 2013 19:58

For the mums christian name you would need to buy one of the birth certs I,m afraid

Sheila

Sheila Report 23 Apr 2013 19:51

My cousin has found the following regarding half-brothers .
Donald Matthews b Sept 1924 Liskeard Cornwall, Mother Kelly and Gerald W Matthews b Sept 1925 Bodmin Corwall , Mother Kelley.
Please is there any way of finding the christian names of the mother.
My mother was Ethel May but I do not know if she was ever living in Cornwall.
If anyone can help that would be great.
Thank you
Sheila

Sheila

Sheila Report 7 Aug 2011 12:30

THANK YOU I WILL HAVE TO LOOK INTO THAT BUT AS THE BROTHERS DID NOT STAY WITH MY MOTHER I AM WONDERING WHAT COULD HAVE HAPPENED.

SHEILA GREEN
NEE STRATFORD

patchem

patchem Report 6 Aug 2011 23:02

This could be a brother born just before the first marriage?
Births Jun 1924
Kelly Robert Kelly Exeter 5b 88

Mike *

Mike * Report 6 Aug 2011 22:47

Births Dec 1932
Matthews Raymond A - Kelly- Exeter 5b 94



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Raymond was the third half brother who was adopted by my father when he married Ethel Matthews nee Kelly in1938.
It was`t until Raymond died that I was told by his wife that he had told her that he had 2 older brothers which was a surprise to me.
When he was ill she tried to get him to see if he could trace the brothers but he wouldn`t or even talk about them and our mother never spoke of her first marriage.
Not knowing their names does not help.
I will have to keep looking.
Sheila

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 5 Aug 2011 18:17

Alfred or Albert perhaps......

??

Marriages Jun 1924 (>99%)
Kelly Ethel M Matthews Exeter 5b 227
Matthews Albert E Kelly Exeter 5b 227

patchem

patchem Report 5 Aug 2011 18:12

Do you have any other information (birth or death years?) on Alfred or Ethel?
Thanks

Added:
There is one boy with parents Matthews/Kelly in Exeter in 1932 on free bmd, have you also tried looking there?

http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

Sheila

Sheila Report 5 Aug 2011 18:08

PLEASE CAN ANYONE HELP I HAVE BEEN TOLD I HAD 2 OTHER HALF BROTHERS BORN TO ALFRED MATTHEWS AND ETHEL KELLY OF EXETER BETWEEN 1924 AND 1932 OR MAYBE THEY WERE BORN TO ALFRED IN AN EARLIER MARRIAGE
NAMES NOT KNOWN
THANK YOU .
SHEILA