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Susan Downs

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Emma

Emma Report 19 Mar 2013 13:09

Hey, Looking for any help on finding my husbands mothers parents, She was born in 1954 we think and was palced up for adoption her birth name was Susan Downs mothers maiden was Downs but cant find any other link to her due to the adoption does anyone have any ideas on how we can possibly find out who her birth parents were?? Im very new to this and would appreicate any help... many thanks..

Andrew

Andrew Report 19 Mar 2013 13:47

Hi Emma and welcome to the messages boards.

The only birth I can see that fits your info is in Norfolk and has middle initil J. Do you know if this is correct?

If it is then you can order the birth cert which will give at least her mothers name.

She can also apply to see her original adoption file.

Andy

PS I was born in 1954 and also adopted

Emma

Emma Report 19 Mar 2013 13:50

Hi Andrew, Yes do think that is the right record, how would i go about getting the adoption file?? Thank you for your help..

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 19 Mar 2013 14:00

You can't get any adoption records Emma, only the adoptee can obtain these. I am assuming she is still alive?

All she needs to know is here:

https://www.gov.uk/adoption-records/the-adoption-contact-register

Jan

Andrew

Andrew Report 19 Mar 2013 14:03

Have sent a PM.

Andy

Emma

Emma Report 19 Mar 2013 14:14

She isn't alive she died 16 years ago