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ardemine ratchford

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rottie Report 3 Mar 2012 22:36

i am looking ardemine also known as ann she was married to my late dad, they split up in late 40s, i no yhey had a daughter and where last known to be in london just want to tie up some loose ends any help is appreciated


Reggie Report 3 Mar 2012 23:20

Have you done any research yourself - on the freebmd site for instance?

Was Ratchford her name before, or after, she married your father?


Reggie Report 3 Mar 2012 23:21

Sorry to ask, but are you 100% sure of the lady's first name?

Have you taken the precaution of checking the marriage record?

Who was your father?


rottie Report 3 Mar 2012 23:38

hi reggie i had dads divorce papers with this name on it her maiden name was cole. i thought that the papers would save the expense of a cert . dads name was arthur r ratchford


jax Report 3 Mar 2012 23:53

Marriages Mar 1948 (>99%)

Cole Ardamine M Ratchford Hammersmith 5c 1817
Ratchford Arthur R Cole Hammersmith 5c 1817


jax Report 3 Mar 2012 23:55

You can find the daughters name on freebmd


jax Report 4 Mar 2012 00:02

That was a waste of time

Just about to tell you that someone has the daughter in a tree and find out it is yours


rottie Report 4 Mar 2012 00:12

hi jax that is marriage and i lnew the daughter name cos of div papers i ve got i also no the daughter has 3 childres n i no thr names what i wanted was is ardemine alive, did she remarry, where she lives i heard the daughter div [dont no wen] did she remarry also. i had contact with her before dad died a couple times, as always any help much appreciated thank you


BarbaraFromYorkshire Report 4 Mar 2012 00:13

Will send Poss. Birth, 2nd marriage, and death index by PM


rottie Report 4 Mar 2012 00:23

barbara from yorkshire many thanks


BarbaraFromYorkshire Report 4 Mar 2012 00:30

You are welcome, rottie, but they are only Possibles, without the certs you can't be sure.

Barbara x


rottie Report 4 Mar 2012 00:45

just chekd the div papers i have if she reverted back yo her maiden name then a strong poss as i no that at one time her daughter lived in guildford now just have to find daughter [ my half-sister]


Reggie Report 4 Mar 2012 09:23

If you don't know where the daughter is, you should not have her in your tree, as you can't possibly have obtained from her the required permission

Buy the following death cert, for details of the informant

Posting for general reference - as she is deceased

Name: Ardamine Mary E James
Birth Date: 20 Nov 1927
Date of registration: Jan 1986
Age at Death: 58
Registration district: Slough
Inferred County: Berkshire
Volume: 19
Page: 702

Name: Ardamine Mary Cole
Date of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1927
Registration district: Gorey
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 542
FHL Film Number: 101230


rottie Report 4 Mar 2012 10:13

thank you all for your help


jax Report 4 Mar 2012 15:36

I agree that possable living people should not be added to a tree without permission.....but

I think there is a difference when actually trying to find a sibling than having a huge great tree full of 2nd cousins once removed ect


Reggie Report 4 Mar 2012 18:39

I didn't think that the GR rules quoted any exceptions when saying that permission must be obtained before adding living people to one's tree on here.


jax Report 4 Mar 2012 18:56

Maybe not?

But there is a difference as I see it


Sheila Report 4 Mar 2012 21:12

I agree, how can you post a messages on the find living relatives and therefore have their permission to post ????
As you say one has to be careful on what we post but none the less the very reason for the board seems in fact to imply you are not in touch with them :-)


jax Report 4 Mar 2012 22:14


It is the permission needed to add a living person to your tree, I agree that if some distant cousin added me my ex and children to their tree they should ask first.

But if someone is looking for siblings/ half siblings ,parents who are seperated for what ever reason....I do not see a problem


Sheila Report 5 Mar 2012 20:12

Ok see where your coming from, thought the complaint was about posting about a living relative.
At one time in order to post a message on the TTF board you had to put the person in your tree to put the message on. Maybe this is what the poster thought.
To be fair though I understand some people not wanting their relatives in someones trees, but whilst records exist one BMDs I do not think that can be avoided.