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Michelle Davies Ontario

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Paulu5

Paulu5 Report 14 May 2012 08:11

Regarding Donovan,
he and Gladys were living happily in the forest of dean and had the three girls.
Donovan got a got in job Rhodesia as a game keeper.
he apparently told Gladys that she could come but not with the girls. so she put the girls with here sister and went with Donovan.
Mike was then born in Rhodesia some time later. I think that Don died in
La Paz the capital of Bolivia leaving Gladys With no money when she returned to the uk.
I know my mother met Mike in Nigeria in her late teens when she was visiting her parents who ran a printing works for the missionary service.
I don't know why he was there ,i guess being born in Africa he liked it there.
One more snippet i gained from my mother yesterday, The Lady mike went to after my Mum was Mary Mathers she thinks from Ontario,
Not hundred % if they were married ?? But they had Michelle

I see you were up late! or are you from outside the UK?

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 14 May 2012 06:33

Muriel was Gladys' sister-in-law. She was married to her younger brother:

Births Dec 1913
Childs Alan J Morgan Monmouth 11a 47

Marriages Dec 1940

Childs Allan J Tomlins F.of Dean 6a 1121
Tomlins Muriel U Childs F.of Dean 6a 1121

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 14 May 2012 03:50

Can't find a birth or death for Donovan M D Davies. Do you know any more about him?

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 14 May 2012 03:46

All I can suggest is that you get these names in your tree and hope someone spots them. Also try posting on Missing-you.net with details so if anyone is Googling those names, they will see your message.

Rose

Paulu5

Paulu5 Report 13 May 2012 22:58

Thank you Rose

That great stuff you found there , it just go's to show what you can get hold of if you know how and where to look. I will update my tree tomorrow .
Hopefully if some of my lost relatives over the pond are members some of the info might match .

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 13 May 2012 20:25

Problem is there are hundreds or Michael Davies and Donovan and Gladys weren't fans of middle names, despite having several themselves.

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 13 May 2012 18:44

1911 Wales Census about Gladys V N Childs
Name: Gladys V N Childs
Age in 1911: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1908
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: West Dean, Gloucestershire, England
Civil parish: West Dean
County/Island: Monmouthshire
Country: Wales
Street Address: Palmers Flat, Nr Coleford, Glos,
Marital Status: Single
Registration district: Monmouth
Registration District Number: 583
Sub-registration district: Coleford
ED, institution, or vessel: 06
Household schedule number: 106
Piece: 31727
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas J Childs 27
Florence Childs 26
Gladys V N Childs 3
Harrold H Childs 11/12
Mary A Childs 91

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 13 May 2012 18:15

I see Pat's birth in 1934, Anne c1938 and possibly Judy in 1935. This is from FreeBMD.

Rose

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Paul,

I looked on Ancestry. Gladys was born in 1907:

Births Sep 1907
CHILDS Gladys Violet N Monmouth 11a 21

and she died in 1976.

Rose

Paulu5

Paulu5 Report 13 May 2012 10:10

As you have probably realised I am a beginner at this , how did you find his mother died ?
He had three sisters Ann who lives in the forest of dean , I met her 10 years ago but she hadn't heard from Mike for 20 years.
The other two were pat and I think june . Pat lives in Detroit and married a gut call Ron Gay who died in last 5years June live in new York in think.
I managed to get her phone no two years ago and rang her , she remembered Anna my sister but I think mike had ripped her and Ron off some years before and I got the impression she didn't want to talk to me .
Regarding Mike he and my mother lived in van cover in about 1963 they had Anna and I was conceved when they separated , mum and Anna came back to england where I was born and she married Fred butler who adopted me and Anna . Mike devorsed mum and lived with and I think married Mary and they had Michelle . That relationship didn't last long and he moved elsewhere and lived with a woman where he brought up two kid that weren't his for a number of years . The last info I have of him was that he was with a oriental lady in California and he had a son with her , apparently her aging farther signed his bus tour company over too Mike and he did a runner with all the money . I only know all this from muriel childs who i was told was my aunty , but she was I fact related to mikes mum. Muried helped mum and Fred when they got together so wouldnnt tell me about Mike ,but these things she told my mum befor she died 12 years ago . Sorry for the life story but it pretty much all I know . Although I have been told all my life that mike is a bad man ,
I would rather have to opportunity to draw my own judgment .
Again i Appreciate you help , don't mind paying for somebodys time also the the Internet is full of scams
Paul

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 12 May 2012 18:20

What about tracking down a will? I see his mother died in 1976. The informant might be a relative.

What about his siblings?

Rose

Paulu5

Paulu5 Report 11 May 2012 19:31

Ok cool
I have to got now but , would like too try and locate him although I friend of mine who did this as a hobby drew a blank .
What other info would be usefull ?

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 11 May 2012 19:21

It was 1963 and it was just Michael Davies.

Rose

Paulu5

Paulu5 Report 11 May 2012 19:04

Hi
Maureen elizabeth Ephgrave , married mike in Cardiff about 1962
Appreciate your help
Paul

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 11 May 2012 02:33

What was your mother's maiden name? I want to find the marriage to see if he has any middle initials.

Rose

Paulu5

Paulu5 Report 10 May 2012 21:57

Hi
Those are definitely his parents , I believe he was born on 11 oct 1941 .

He was born in Kampala as Donovan his dad and gladys got a job on a game reserve out there .

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 10 May 2012 08:36

Closest marriage I can find is the following:

Marriages Mar 1934
Childs Gladys V N Davies Monmouth 11a 53
Davies Donovan M D Childs Monmouth 11a 53

When was your father born?

Rose

Paulu5

Paulu5 Report 9 May 2012 23:10

Hi rose
Thanks for your reply , my mum said he had no middle name
Just Mike Davies .
I would like to find him too but because my mother
Remarried in the uk details are very scetcty .
I know his mum was Gladys Childs and his father
Was Donald Davies from the forest of dean .
Regards paul

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What is Mike's full name?

Rose

Paulu5

Paulu5 Report 8 May 2012 18:48

Hi 
I am Trying to find my half sister Michelle Davies . Mike our father emigrated to vancover With my mother Maureen in about  1965 . They split up in about 1966 and my mother came home To UK a few months before i was born .Mike stayed and met  Mary, from Ontario  Canada and they had Michelle .Mike went on to a further two wife's i understand but nobody knows anything in the uk 
 I was adopted in uk when I was when my mother remarried in the uk . 


Regards paul