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bray family living in stepney london in 1935 1948

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Unknown Report 21 Jan 2013 09:13

my mothers name was supposedly patricia margaret bray she told me her mothers name was malone but her fathers name was bray she said she was born feb 1921. i was born in 1956 she married my father desmond george hardy in woverhampton about 1952 give or take a year ..i know that robert my half brother traced my mother about 1965 he was in the army and margaret my half sister was living in london then with the people that had fostered her .i was born in wolverhampton in 1956 my name was valerie hardy my half brother managed to trace my mother by the name she was using so i can only assume that those details she gave me are correct thanks for all ur help and time


PricklyHolly Report 21 Jan 2013 09:24

Patricia married under the surname of Malone...

England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1916-2005
about Desmond G Hardy
Name: Desmond G Hardy
Spouse Name: Patricia Malone
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1952
Registration district: Wolverhampton
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume Number: 9b
Page Number: 2469


England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
about Desmond George Hardy
Name: Desmond George Hardy
Birth Date: 22 May 1925
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1971
Age at Death: 46
Registration district: Wolverhampton
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume: 9b
Page: 2006


Reggie Report 21 Jan 2013 10:50

If her parents weren't married, she would have been registered as all the Bray births are irrelevant.

Malone is certainly an Irish name.........

" my half brother managed to trace my mother by the name she was using"

What was that name?????


Unknown Report 21 Jan 2013 11:49

thanks everyone ,i know this is all a bit sketchy but im not sure what name my mother used it could have been bray or malone my brother is called robert bray but im sure this is his name he was last known to be living in blandford in dorset he was stationed in blandford forum with the army i know he married a girl i think she was called elizabeth this would have been about 1972


patchem Report 21 Jan 2013 18:56

There is this marriage, which is to an Elizabeth:
Robert M Bray
Spouse Surname: Bennett
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1970
Registration district: Poole
Inferred County: Dorset
Volume Number: 7c
Page Number: 166

There were showing in Blandford on for 2002, and 2007-2008.


Unknown Report 21 Jan 2013 19:41

thankyou iv managed to find robert with your help but am still looking for margaret and my mothers siblings iv compiled a letter to middlesex records office to see if they can help me through care instititions .i have sent off for my parents marriage certificate so heres hoping im on the right track .may i also extend my thanks to you all for your time and patience with a novice both on a computer and research any help is grate fully recieved xxxx