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Looking for Daughter of Patricia Sparkes

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Becky in Dorset

Becky in Dorset Report 2 Aug 2011 07:49

Thanks Rose, I appreciate your help :-) :-)

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Pm sent with the 2 Birmingham births.

Rose

Becky in Dorset

Becky in Dorset Report 1 Aug 2011 19:28

Thanks Rose. Could you give me the ones in Birmingham too, it might be a long shot, but I could rule them out :-)

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 1 Aug 2011 19:22

The first one you can find on FreeBMD.

http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl

Put Sparkes in for Surname and also for Spouse/Mother surname.

It's registed in Maidstone. Will send you the other one in a PM.

Rose

Becky in Dorset

Becky in Dorset Report 1 Aug 2011 18:48

No, all of the Sparkes family were in Coventry. It might be worth getting the certs anyway :-)
Thanks for your help.
Do you have the vol & page numbers?

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 1 Aug 2011 18:34

Think 2 of those married under the same name in the same area so they can be discounted. That narrows it down to 2 for 1957/1958.

One birth was in London and the other in Kent. Did she have relatives down there?

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 1 Aug 2011 18:25

There are 3 or 4 female Sparkes births in 1957/1958 where the mother's maiden name is also Sparkes.

If you want to track her down, your only option is to purchase those certs.

Rose

Becky in Dorset

Becky in Dorset Report 1 Aug 2011 13:53

Just spoken to my my mum to get more info. She said that Pat was definitively 15 or 16 when she had the baby & was sent away 'on holiday' to have the baby.

Flick

Flick Report 1 Aug 2011 10:27

There is a possible birth in Birmingham in 1956, but you stated that the birth was in Coventry...........

Becky in Dorset

Becky in Dorset Report 1 Aug 2011 09:19

Rose,
You have found my Aunt, but not sure how old she was when she had the baby as its not spoken about. All I know is that she was unmarried when she had the baby & she was sent to a 'mothers' home so no one would find out. Then the baby was adopted. Its possible in 1962 as that is the year my grandfather died & Patricia was blamed for his death because of the 'shame' of the pregnancy.

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There is a possible birth in Coventry in 1962. Do you think this could be the one?

Rose

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This must be her birth:

Births Dec 1941
Sparkes Patricia D Godsell Shipston 6d 1761

Was she really 15 when she had the baby?

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 1 Aug 2011 02:06

When was Patricia born? Is Sparkes her maiden name?

Rose

Becky in Dorset

Becky in Dorset Report 31 Jul 2011 23:34

No, my aunt is deceased

Flick

Flick Report 31 Jul 2011 23:28

There is no birth on Ancestry matching your info

Flick

Flick Report 31 Jul 2011 23:26

If she was adopted, only the child, or her mother, will be able to access her adoption records

Is your Aunt alive?

Becky in Dorset

Becky in Dorset Report 31 Jul 2011 23:14

Patricia Sparkes , my aunt had a baby girl in Coventry around 1957. None of my family will talk about her. Have very little information except that the baby was adopted. Can anyone please help me find my cousin?