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trying to find birth- can anyone help please?

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Fairlyfatfairy Report 24 May 2013 23:30

Please can anyone help me find the birth reg of Michael a g thorn - probably Devon? around 1938 . (have marriage in 1959 - which gives these middle initials) have tried free bmd but not there


GlitterBaby Report 24 May 2013 23:33

Do you actually have the marriage cert or just found the registration details ?


Fairlyfatfairy Report 24 May 2013 23:35

Just have the reg- but know its correct as my Mum was there! - have photos too


GlitterBaby Report 24 May 2013 23:36

Have you ruled out the birth in 1940 with only one middle initial


Fairlyfatfairy Report 24 May 2013 23:48

Not yet- I'm going to try and dig my mum's mind again tomorrow- and see if she can remember any siblings too-that may help- or maybe his parents christian names- she may just remember. Thanks very much anyway - was just hoping for an easy find :-)


ArgyllGran Report 24 May 2013 23:48

Do you know his parents' names? Particularly his mother's?
Perhaps your Mum knows?


jax Report 25 May 2013 00:17

They are both on the ER living in Devon and he is only using middle inital of A

His wife has a tree on here,. have you tried to contact her? she was born 1936


Reggie Report 25 May 2013 09:20

Buy the marriage cert..........for factual info about him, and his father's name (if known)

Perhaps his name at birth wasn't Thorn...............

How are you connected to him?


Susan Report 25 May 2013 10:18

These are the other possible births for Thorn/ Alford couple ..Michael being one of them
Maybe the other names will ring some bells for your Mother.

Birth,marriage & death
Name: John B C Thorn
Mother: Alford
Birth: Dec 1936 - St Germans, Somerset

Birth, Marriage & Death
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Name: Michael A Thorn
Mother: Alford
Birth: Sep 1940 - St Germans, Devon/Cornwall/Seilly. Dorset/Somerset

Birth, Marriage & Death
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Name: Brenda P Thorn
Mother: Alford
Birth: Dec 1942 - Barnstaple, Devonshire


Fairlyfatfairy Report 26 May 2013 17:57

Thamks everyone! I didn't expect all that! I'd kind of given up-tyhat's why I marked as answered as didn't want anyone to go round in cirles on my behalf. My mum HAS mentioned some of the other names-so will look into it all-thanks very again for your generous help :-)