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adoption/hints and hugs from other adoptees*Chapte

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Pauline Report 4 Feb 2008 20:53

Hi anyone who can please help me ..I have put my story re my adopted sister who slipped in and out of my life in a blink of an eye on the trying to find thread , I was signposted here and i feel more at ease in this thread , Her birth name was joanne carmichael , born in liverpool on 13.07.1979 at mill rd hospital . she also shares my birthday which reinforces the loss year after year . I only hope someone , somewhere can illuminate my world with any information that fits . equally if she doesnt want contact i respect her anonymity . thankyou ...pauline


Julie Report 30 Jan 2008 23:09



Lindsey* Report 30 Jan 2008 23:04



Lindsey* Report 29 Jan 2008 16:51



Whitenancy Report 31 Aug 2007 20:40

nudge for suz

Jess Bow Bag

Jess Bow Bag Report 13 May 2006 22:32

please dont add, hunt for chapte 4!


Sandra Report 12 Feb 2006 15:47



Heather Report 9 Feb 2006 22:46

bumping up for Jennifer

Jess Bow Bag

Jess Bow Bag Report 9 Feb 2006 22:07

follow part 2 please

Jess Bow Bag

Jess Bow Bag Report 9 Feb 2006 22:06

can i put this with part 2

Jess Bow Bag

Jess Bow Bag Report 9 Feb 2006 21:54

nudging for adoptees...and anyone else! everyone welcome, its not an exclusive club!!


Beverly Report 9 Feb 2006 21:53



Beverly Report 8 Feb 2006 21:34

Sorry Jess, I didn't answer your question, the social worker did say that there would be a charge but she is sending me literature through the post. Bev


Beverly Report 8 Feb 2006 21:27

Evening all, just before Christmas and from talking to my Mum, I was able to find a social woker who had access to my adopted sisters files. I gave her marriage and birth certificates to prove my relationship with the adoptee and as we weren't living in the same area, she contacted a social worker on my behalf of my local council. Yesterday, I called to social worker of my local council and she was able to advise me that the case had already been referred to an assigned agency who were professionals at working on adoption cases and would be able to provide us with pre-counselling. She said that the agency would contact her to see if she wanted contact with us and then they would liase for us. Fingers crossed, I do know that she had never sought access to her file so she may not even know that we exist, do you think that it is likely that she would know that she was adopted? She would be about 36 now, I am not sure where she would be living but I do have her birth name and what court dealt with the adoption. I have added her name to my tree so she would be able to do a search on this website. I will keep you all posted! Bev


Sheila Report 8 Feb 2006 18:42

Hi Jess, Glad to see your back on board:O) hope all' well with you, sorry I do not reply before been out for the day, Bev, Will the Social Worker recommend that they trace <our sister themselves, and will they charge you? I am also curious when our adoption agency offered to help us no charge was metioned however, I have heard talk of them charging a fee now. Catherine Your sisters name would be registered under he birth name (if your mothers was single her Maiden name) you could still try contacting Social Services to see if they can trace which agency handled the adotpion and see if they would be prepared to help at all. and the very least leave a letter with her file telling her you would welcome contact with her. also try posting messages on the followign sites. www.myfolks(.)com www.lookupuk(.)com www.missing-you(.net) Glen, Glad to see things worked out Ok for you in work, you drive safely and catch up with us all at the weekend. Sheila


Loopy Report 8 Feb 2006 13:12

Hi Jess Ahhhh yes, excellent wording thanks for that ! Cya Melisa : )

Jess Bow Bag

Jess Bow Bag Report 8 Feb 2006 13:05

is it a name on here? I'd say something like... I am searching out some ancestry and have come across a name which may interlink our trees. the name i have come across is (blah Blah) born 19.... who had connections with the town of (so-and-so) in the early (or whatever) 1960's (or when ever it was). Then put.... I believe she originated from (whereever) if you know, and then anything else you know,keping it simply to facts. finish politely by saying that you hope they 'll find a moment or two to message you back. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- I have a half birth brother that appears on here , when i message the poster with a similar thing I did get a reply ''he married a cousin of mine in 1989, sorry i know nothing about him'' well, at least i gleaned the fact that he was married. its all building brick, that help you build up a picture without giving too much away. Any help at all? Jess x


Loopy Report 8 Feb 2006 12:48

Hi Jess Do you think I could ask if such in such was in the area in 19** and just leave it a that. What do you think ?

Jess Bow Bag

Jess Bow Bag Report 8 Feb 2006 12:07

melissa - carefully!! i guess the wording depend on how much you know about her, whatever you do, make sure you word it so that it wont lead anyone to guess, just in case its a secret


Loopy Report 8 Feb 2006 12:05

Hi All I am very new to this and being born and adopted in the U.K. and living in Oz for the last 30 years, I may need a bit of help, so here is one more question ! If by chance there is a name on a family tree that is the same as your B/M and year of birth, how do word a message you would send to them being very mindful that know one may know about you? Thanks and Cya from Oz