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Maria Clayton

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Maria Report 29 Nov 2002 11:33

RE; FLOOD Hi, my name is Maria FLOOD(now Clayton), formerly of Belfast NIreland, living in Melb. Australia since 1970. My mother's family maiden name was McDonnell (Elizabeth), born Belfast, 19/11/1919 deceased 22/9/2000. My Father's family name is Flood and his mother's maiden was Steenson. My father Lewis (Louis) born 26/8/1920, deceased in Melb. Aust. 20/7/1975. I have four brothers, Sean (John) dob 8/12/1944, Louis dob 5/2/1947, Gerard dob 29/4/1949 now deceased 28th Feb. 1981, Brendan J. Flood born 1/5/1955. Our parents died at Melbourne, Australia. My mother's father was John Alexander McDonnell (Jack) deceased since 1959, My mother's mother was Therese Taggart, died 1957, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Should anyone relate to the above details, please contact me I do know my father's family have connections in Coventry, England - my grandfather was born in England of Irish parents, although my grandfather Flood moved back to Magherafelt, N.Ireland, and also lived in York Street, Belfast, N.Ireland. They were flooring (Terrazza Flooring) people from way back I think. email Maria Flood on