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Muriel Freda Schofield

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Dawn

Dawn Report 9 Apr 2013 14:13

I'm hoping somebody may be able to help. I am trying to trace marriage records to Muriel Freda Schofield (Schofield being her maiden name), born 1920, who was the natural mother to my late Uncle John Preece. As she was unmarried at the time, she gave my uncle up for adoption when he was 6 months old in 1941. My great-grandparents George and Helena Preece were his adoptive parents. Any help would be appreciated.

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 9 Apr 2013 14:23

Different area, but as the name is so unusual:

Name: Muriel F Schofield
Spouse Jozef Folwarsky
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1955
Registration district: Birmingham
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Volume Number: 9c
Page Number: 1060

Jan

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 9 Apr 2013 14:27

Have you looked for siblings? There seem to be 2 possible brothers. If you can track down descendants they might have more information.
Jan

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 9 Apr 2013 14:27

Name: George L Schofield
Mother: Pearce
Birth: Dec 1915 - Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding

Name: Reginald F Schofield
Mother: Pearce
Birth: Sep 1920 - Sheffield, Yorkshir

alviegal

alviegal Report 9 Apr 2013 14:29

???


England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005 about Muriel F Schofield
Name: Muriel F Schofield
Mother's Maiden Surname: Pearce
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1920
Registration district: Sheffield
Inferred County: Yorkshire
Volume Number: 9c
Page Number: 1186


???


England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006 about Muriel Freda Schofield
Name: Muriel Freda Schofield
Birth Date: 30 Apr 1923
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1974
Age at Death: 50
Registration district: Lambeth
Inferred County: Greater London
Volume: 5d
Page: 500

alviegal

alviegal Report 9 Apr 2013 14:30

??


England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006 about Muriel Schofield
Name: Muriel Schofield
Birth Date: 24 Apr 1920
Date of Registration: Mar 1988
Age at Death: 67
Registration district: Wakefield
Inferred County: Yorkshire
Volume: 5
Page: 1458

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 9 Apr 2013 14:33

Do you know her exact date of birth

??
Name: Muriel Freda Folwarski
Birth Date: 14 Jul 1920
Date of Registration: Mar 2001
Age at Death: 80
Registration district: Birmingham
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Register Number: F11B
District and Subdistrict: 0611F
Entry number: 258

alviegal

alviegal Report 9 Apr 2013 14:35

This is from a tree on ancestry. Only 2 children are mentioned and 1 is still living.



Reginald F Schofield
Birth Sep 1920 in Sheffield, Yorkshire
Death Sep 1973 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England

and the parents' marriage banns.


London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 about Fred Schofield
Name: Fred Schofield
Spouse Name: Henrietta Pearce
Record Type: Banns
Event Date: 29 Nov 1914
Parish: Tottenham Holy Trinity
Borough: Haringey
Register Type: Parish Register


Marriage to Fred Schofield
1914 16 Dec Age: 29
St John's, Sparkhill, Birmingham. Marriage Banns Haringey, London
Witnesses at wedding S Peach and J A Race. According to military records.

alviegal

alviegal Report 9 Apr 2013 14:45


England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006 about Josef Folwarski
Name: Josef Folwarski
Birth Date: 28 Jun 1926
Date of Registration: Mar 2001
Age at Death: 74
Registration district: Birmingham
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Register Number: F11B
District and Subdistrict: 0611F
Entry number: 259


Date of registration is the same as Muriels. Did they both die together?

alviegal

alviegal Report 9 Apr 2013 14:49

This is from 192.com. Same area of Birmingham as Fred and Henrietta's marriage.

Josef Folwarski
Sparkhill
Birmingham
West Midlands
B11

Muriel F Folwarski
Sparkhill
Birmingham
West Midlands
B11

This was sourced from Electoral Roll records from 2002.


They also had a daughter in 1958 and one in 1959.

Dawn

Dawn Report 9 Apr 2013 14:59

Many thanks for your help Jan. I had heard that Muriel was originally from either Yorkshire or Lancashire and was sent to Birmingham to have my Uncle. Very sad to think she stayed in the Midlands knowing that her son was being brough up by another family.
Much obliged.
Dawn

Dawn

Dawn Report 9 Apr 2013 15:05

Aviegal, I'm going to look more into your information, even though I'm going off track slightly. My adopted Uncle lived with my great grandparents in Winson Green, a stones throw from Sparkhill.
Regards

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 9 Apr 2013 15:06

Well, it must have been very distressing for her, obviously, but she did go on to make a life for herself and had 2 daughters, so not a totally sad story in the end.
If you ever decide to track them down this will be relatively easy (i can see one marriage straight away) but as they might not know about your uncle maybe it's best to let sleeping dogs lie. Who can say.
Jan