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ADOPTION

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Caroline

Caroline Report 20 Sep 2011 20:56

I was born in Somerset to an Emily Elizabeth Durk from Shepton Mallet. I was adopted at 2 weeks. She i know is dead but does anyone know of any of the other family members. this happened in 1948. Caroline.

Penny

Penny Report 20 Sep 2011 21:22

Get your file from social services - it may hold clues. Might come as a bit of a shock to subsequent children, finding her name here. Please tread carefully

jax

jax Report 20 Sep 2011 23:33

Will send you birth and marriage details of other children

If you search the trees for the three people I have given you...you will find a few people who have them in their trees...

As these children were a fair bit older than you, there does'nt look like there are any others as she was 46 when she remarried


jax

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 21 Sep 2011 02:43

Emily's maiden name was Milsom:

Marriages Dec 1930
Durk Ronald R Milsom Bristol 6a 381 MILSOM Emily E Durk Bristol 6a 381

Looks like she was born in 1910 in Bristol.


This is all from FreeBMD:

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

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 21 Sep 2011 02:45

Have you seen this?

http://m.genesreunited.com/boards.page/board/genealogy_chat/thread/879967?page=2

Scroll down and look for the posting by Paul.

Rose

jax

jax Report 21 Sep 2011 02:49

Can you find anything on Ronald... Rose... I can only find a marriage for him.

Wondering whether he was an overseas serviceman who dissapeared during the war Years and Emily remarried in 1956

jax

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 21 Sep 2011 03:23

I think this could be him as there might be an error with the marriage transcription:

Births Jun 1910
DURK Royston Donald Wells 5c 405

The posting by Paul calls him Donald and there's another posting here where he's referred to as Royston:

http://m.genesreunited.com/boards.page/board/ancestors/thread/562674

He remarried in 1948.

Rose


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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 21 Sep 2011 03:26

Lots of info. if you Google Royston Durk.

Rose

jax

jax Report 21 Sep 2011 03:30

Well done Rose thats my theory out of the window then... they must divorced then prior to Caroline being born

jax

Name: Royston Donald Durk
Birth Date: 22 Apr 1910
Date of Registration: Oct 1985
Age at Death: 75
Registration district: West Super Mare
Inferred County: Somerset
Volume: 22
Page: 1399

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 21 Sep 2011 03:41

Found Mervyn with MMN transcribed as Melsom.

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 21 Sep 2011 03:44

Paul seems to think there was a Gareth too.

Rose

jax

jax Report 21 Sep 2011 03:57

Have sent Mervyns birth and marriage details along with the two other older siblings.....not seeing a Gareth

That second link was by someone called Robert...again another old thread wonder if they still have the same email address?

jax

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jax Report 21 Sep 2011 04:16

I see you had another account a couple of years ago Caroline

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards.page/board/trying_to_find/thread/1182675

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards.page/board/ancestors/thread/1208223

Please give us the info you know...it now looks like we have wasted our time looking up info you already knew about the other three children

Flick

Flick Report 21 Sep 2011 09:26

Not a good idea to try to pull a fast one on here!!!!!

jax

jax Report 21 Sep 2011 13:34

Thanks Caroline for your messages now telling me you had the infomation.

I could of saved my self some time and not bothered looking

re the electrol roll...Just because someone is now not on it does not necessary mean they are dead.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 21 Sep 2011 15:27

I didn't get any messages :-(.

Rose

jax

jax Report 21 Sep 2011 15:38

Did you send any pm's Rose?

I believe Caroline has read the thread so it would be a good idea if she also posted here

Penny

Penny Report 21 Sep 2011 16:41

Caroline, you seem to know quite a lot.
People are rarely adopted at 6 weeks, the legal process takes longer than that, at least 6 weeks.
Caroline tells me in a message that there is no file- how do you know these bits and peices then? Was this an inter family adoption maybe?


Please tell us all you know, by posting a reply here , then we might be able to pull together & help you some more

Flick

Flick Report 21 Sep 2011 17:00

Penny

Look at the OTHER threads.

Caroline knows all the names etc.

Adoption could take place before 6 weeks - if the arrangements were in hand prior to the actual birth

And Caroline knows how to reply on here....she did so on her previous posts