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Janet Alexander Whyman 1920

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Anne Report 17 Feb 2012 23:00

Yes Shirley, Fay's first husband was called Michael Quinn.


Anne Report 17 Feb 2012 22:58

Hi Shirley,

Thank you for replying. We have searched all birth, marriage and death records in Scotland in both names, Whyman and Quinn and have had no success. Her daughter Fay has no recollection of her at all - she remained with her father and wasn't given any information about her mother.

Thank you for your help.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Feb 2012 22:58

is this her daughter,s marriage



Reggie Report 17 Feb 2012 22:57

I don't have any knowledge of Scottish Law, but that seems very quick for a divorce in those days.

Have you searched using the lady's married surname? You refer to her only by her maiden name in your post

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Feb 2012 22:53

unfortunately the records are most likely on Scotlands People which isn't a subs site ,as I expect you know.

Maybe she reverted to her maiden name after divorce . did her daughter stay with her? you may track some records through the daughters marriage etc


Anne Report 17 Feb 2012 22:42

Hi Reggie,

Thank you for replying. He was divorced.


Reggie Report 17 Feb 2012 22:39

What was William's status when he re-married?


Anne Report 17 Feb 2012 22:32

We would be extremely grateful for any help/guidance/advice about a Janet Alexander Whyman born in Edinburgh, Scotland 1920. We know that her parents were Charles Whyman (1896-1953) and Janet Keith (1897-1977) and that she had a brother Charles Whyman, born 1921. We also know that Janet Alexander Whyman married William Quinn in 1940 and had a daughter Fay Whyman Quinn in January 1941. William Quinn went on to marry Agnes Marshall in 1945. We have been unable to find any marriage or death records for Janet Alexander Whyman and no further birth records that would indicate she had any other children. We have searched passenger lists, death, marriage and birth records in Scotland and England without success. We're not sure how to progress this now? Can anyone help please?