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Lauren Report 23 Aug 2013 22:38

Hi there,

I know this is a complete long shot, but I am wondering if anyone can help or tell me I'm looking in the completely wrong direction, or perhaps where I could look.

My father was born & adopted in 1968, his birth mother was a lady called Janet Mary Bolton with her address' on his birth certificate of both the Brighton/Sussex area and Swindon/Wiltshire area but no date of birth or any named father. I have messaged anyone with a 'Janet Bolton' in their family tree born between 1943-1952. But am still wondering what else I can find on this page. He has applied for his adoption file but it can not currently be found.

Any reply to this would be great.

Lauren :-)


Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 23 Aug 2013 23:17

Hello Lauren,

Sorry I can't help with adoptions but you might find you will get more advice if you add your request to Find Living Relatives rather than General Chat.

Good Luck.


Suzanne Report 23 Aug 2013 23:19

i think this post is already on the other site :-D


Lauren Report 23 Aug 2013 23:22

I'm pretty new to all this, I haven't posted in living relatives but will now do, thank you! :-)


Diamonds-R-A-Girls-Best-Friend Report 23 Aug 2013 23:22

Thank you Suzanne :-S