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Lynn

Lynn Report 7 Mar 2011 12:32

Hi Jan

This must be both very exciting and very frustrating all at the same time:) i so hope its today.

Lynn

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 7 Mar 2011 15:00

IT'S HERE!!

Firstly, no question it is the right person. His wife registered the death so so particular surprises there. I have found a couple of people on Friends who lived in the same street so have contacted them to see if they have any info. Fingers crossing yet again!
Might also ask for an electoral register lookup as she would be about 70 now so a good chance she is still alive.
Thanks for hanging on in there folks!
Jan x

Lynn

Lynn Report 8 Mar 2011 09:12

Yippeeee so you are on the right track, i am so pleased for you, so onwards you go:) so fingers are still crossed for you.

Lynn

Cheryl

Cheryl Report 8 Mar 2011 12:07

Now we can all get some sleep. lol

I am pleased it confirmed your research.

Onwards and upwards.

Cheryl

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 8 Mar 2011 20:04


Very, very pleasing news! I'm happy for you that the jigsaw pieces are coming together.
K

Lynn

Lynn Report 9 Mar 2011 09:43

0.0 will keep checking for news.

Lynn

Lynn Report 10 Mar 2011 09:52

0.- just popped in to see.

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 10 Mar 2011 09:58

Nothing yet guys. Still not sleeping Cheryl!
Jan

Lynn

Lynn Report 10 Mar 2011 14:38

lol if i spend too much time on this site, i go to bed and dream about searching for people all night, i have to make sure i do something else before going to bed lol

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 11 Mar 2011 15:48

I think Tracey (as in WayneTracey) has gone and hidden in a corner seeing my PM!!
Jan

Lynn

Lynn Report 15 Mar 2011 00:01

0.0 a quick peek to see if there is any news.

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 16 Mar 2011 11:59

NO sadly! It seems Tracey is very busy (jax found this out) so just need to be patient.
Jan

Lynn

Lynn Report 16 Mar 2011 22:25

ah well a few more days to wait then, fingers are still crossed for you:)

Simon

Simon Report 18 Mar 2011 15:39

Oooh Madmeg!

Surely if the aunt is aged around 85 you wouldn't start the letter with "Hiya", would you?

I'd have thought that a rather more formal "Dear Mary" would have been better for someone of that generation. (;-) ... also, why not say "mother" rather than "Mam"?

... sorry, I'm in 'edit mode' today...

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 18 Mar 2011 15:46

Have you ever posted on here Simon? Is this your concern? People are offering me encouragement so the less criticism the better thanks.
Jan

Caroline

Caroline Report 18 Mar 2011 17:13

Hi Jan

If I were your relative I would be so happy to hear from you. Give it a go , you have nothing to lose, and both of you have a lot to gain. All the best of luck. Caroline

Madmeg

Madmeg Report 18 Mar 2011 21:45

Quite right, Simon, a daft opening from me. And mother maybe. I think Jan knows me well enough to realise I was only giving a suggested tone to use, i.e. friendly and non-threatening or suspicious.

Don't shout at him Jan. I'm sure he meant well.

Meg

Lynn

Lynn Report 19 Mar 2011 09:17

0.0 fingers still crossed.

lynn

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 19 Mar 2011 10:18

I think I might send for the only other document left to me - the death cert of her brother in 1995. Then I shall have exhausted all possibilities!
Good to know people are still there. feels less daunting!
jan

Lynn

Lynn Report 20 Mar 2011 15:11

I think the hardest part is the waiting:) but i hope you wont have to wait much longer, i know i have a little check here most days, just in case you have news:)) will be back tomorrow.

Lynn