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GingerGirl90 Report 15 Aug 2011 09:06

Thanks. It's nice to finally have an uncommon name to work with. :-0 :-)

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 14 Aug 2011 13:33

there are a couple of E Kolbeck on


GingerGirl90 Report 14 Aug 2011 06:47

It's nice to know I'm not the only one. It also does it with messages, I wrote a message then hit "Save to Drafts" and it was sent by itself about 2 minutes later! :-S


Lynski Report 14 Aug 2011 01:48

Yes, sometimes posts can double up due to the site being slow.

It has happened to me before - I thought I hadn't submitted a post and did it again only to find that it was there twice!


GingerGirl90 Report 13 Aug 2011 23:33

Ok, I realize that the post about my uncle is up there twice. I only meant to edit it to remove the smiley. Has anyone else had that kind of technical trouble on GR? Because it's not the first time it's happened to me.


GingerGirl90 Report 10 Aug 2011 07:12

Just received name of possible relative, Erwin Kolbeck (Australia). If anyone knows anything about any of my relatives please get back to me. Something has "cropped up" (as we say) and it is very important that I ind them, please.


GingerGirl90 Report 7 Aug 2011 11:44

New information note, I have reason to believe that my uncle Peter emigrated to either Australia or South Africa. If this helps anyone please let me know. Thanks


GingerGirl90 Report 5 Aug 2011 06:08

New information note, I have reason to believe that my uncle Peter emigrated to either Australia or South Africa. If this helps anyone please let me know. Thanks :-)


GingerGirl90 Report 3 Aug 2011 06:32

Also, (and I don't know if this is important) my father left the UK in the early 1970's. Thanks


GingerGirl90 Report 2 Aug 2011 11:06

Wow, just realized how corny that sounded. But I meant every word. :-)


GingerGirl90 Report 1 Aug 2011 01:43

I believe that there's good in everyone (inc. my paternal family) and basically yea, I just need to keep going. I have faith that things will work out. :-)


GingerGirl90 Report 30 Jul 2011 16:15

Dear RamblingRose.....I do take it the right way and I genuinely appreciate your concern for me. The grief I am feeling is immense (its the worst I've ever felt) and the fact that I'm all on my own makes it , like, a thousand times worse. But I need to keep this up.

I'm in a unique situation where the reason my relatives are ignoring me is because they think that I'm my father (I won't go into his issues on here obviously) or that I'm connected to my father and with him trying to use my family like he used to. All I've ever wanted is to know my family. I have to keep going until I find one relative who is at least willing to consider the fact that I'm not him and maybe because he treated them so horribly, maybe he didn't treat me so well either. And that maybe I'm at least worth a phone call or email message.

I feel really embarrased having to put this Eastenders meets Corrination Street (by the way, you have much better soaps in Britain) tale up here. But I hope it helps you to understand that I have to keep trying no matter what.

But again, thank you for your concern. You're clearly such a nice person and I don't want you to think I'm disregarding your advice. I appreciate it. <3

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 30 Jul 2011 00:01

GingerGirl...please take this the right way, from someone who does know what it's like to feel 'orphaned'. It is too soon after your mum's death to be doing this...for your own sake, you need to do the grieving for the family you have always had, before you look for the ones you are seeking.

No one thinks you're crazy...its a natural reaction to want family around...but please think about postponing your search for a few months, not stopping it, just give youself a bit more time to grieve...the last thing you need is to face possible rejection at this time.

It's up to you of course, not trying to tell you what to do...but I am concerned for you.


GingerGirl90 Report 29 Jul 2011 23:29

So, I know I probably sound like I'm totally crazy (which I'm not) but the only family I have is punishing me for things I don't even know about. If any one knows Sarah Louise Ryder (nee Robinson) (B.1962) or Peter Robinson (b. 1948-49?) whose parents were Ralph Bertram Robinson "Robbie" and Pamela Mabel nee Thompson, please get in touch.

I'm not my father and I don't derserve to be blamed for whatever he's done, especially now.


GingerGirl90 Report 28 Jul 2011 21:38

ok, the rambling continues. I know my Aunts married name is Sarah Ryder.
I'm sorry if it seems like I'm being impertanant (sp?) but its just I dont think a lot of people on here understand how bad a situation I'm in.


GingerGirl90 Report 25 Jul 2011 19:15

Also, (i know this is a lot) anyone who can suggest information on finding records (other than birth/death etc.) on my father I would really appreciate the help. His life whilst in England is still a mystery to me, I know next to nothing.

For instance, is it possible to locate a marriage record using the husbands info only?

Thanks again


GingerGirl90 Report 25 Jul 2011 05:49

Also, I am trying to find the birth information on my uncle Peter Robinson. He has the same parents as my father Ralph Bertram Robinson and Pamela Mabel Thompson. It's just that with such a common name it isn't easy.


GingerGirl90 Report 24 Jul 2011 20:13

Also, there was a family house located in Birmingham in Kings Heath. It has been mentioned in my grandfathers will as well as on the passenger list registration for when my great grandmother moved to Melbourne in 1953.

Speaking of which, she was traveling with a 29 year old nurse who had an infant boy at the time. Her name is Sybil Ross, who is Australian. Any suggestions on how I can follow up on that lead will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks again!


GingerGirl90 Report 23 Jul 2011 15:14

Also, before my grandparents divorced they were living in Sevenoaks, Kent. On Harry something road.


GingerGirl90 Report 22 Jul 2011 16:17

Ok, got a weird message this morning, I want to make it clear that I am not trying to "stalk" anyone. People have me mistaken for someone else and unless you have been through that, you have no idea how painful it is to be mistaken for someone like that.