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Olga and Jack ?

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 31 Jul 2012 12:11

You're welcome.

If it isn't the right couple...which must be considered ...come back to this thread and we'll start again


ManfromMars Report 31 Jul 2012 12:06

Hey thankyou again,
i appreciate your help and advice

best wishes mfm


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 31 Jul 2012 11:59

They are listed together on the current ER on
/ gives a partial address on a free search as
Lymington SO41

The same free search on Liviingrealtivesearch gives their middle names

Using the partial address on 192, and J Hemmings, you can get a bit more of the address from the phone book entry on 192.

The full address is on
Use the parameters of Hemming and Hampshire.

It's on page 3 :-D

If you do decide to contact them, best to make it along the lines of'trying to identify the people in this photo' sending a copy, giving the reasons and your connection.

A SAE will help to elicit a reply, and your own address on the back of the 'sending' envelope will help its return if they have moved.


ManfromMars Report 31 Jul 2012 11:49

Hello, i might have found who i was looking for,

Olga D Hemmings and John F Hemmings,

Can anyone find their address please?

Thankyou mfm


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 31 Jul 2012 11:06

Note- I'd deleted my second post as Jan had already given the details


ManfromMars Report 31 Jul 2012 11:04

+++DetEcTive+++ and brummiejan

Thankyou again mfm


brummiejan Report 31 Jul 2012 11:02

There is a birth 2 years previously in Alton Oxfordshire? Not on Freebmd for some reason.
Name: Peter B Hemmings


ManfromMars Report 31 Jul 2012 10:56

Hi Jan,

Sadly my mum cannot remember anything else,they worked together in the hop gardens and i have a photo of all of us, Olga has 2 boys in front of her.

I wondered if the John F Hemmings to Olga D English might be them 1952 Bromley.But i only found one son on freebmd Mark P Hemmings 1957.

Is there another son?



brummiejan Report 31 Jul 2012 10:46

Does your mother remember anything else whatsoever? Such as where they lived at any point, other than when you visited them.? How did your parents know them? Any scrap of info might just give you the clue you need.


ManfromMars Report 31 Jul 2012 10:44

Many thanks to all for your help, i might be on the right track now,

Thankyou so much mfm


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 31 Jul 2012 10:42

How old do you think the children might be?

That might help limit the date range


brummiejan Report 31 Jul 2012 10:39

Well, all anyone else would do is look for marriages in the relevant areas, then search for children of those, all of which you can do on Freebmd.
Then put names into 'search trees' and try contacting anyone who might be linked to them.
Good luck!


KathleenBell Report 31 Jul 2012 10:39

These are the surnames for Jack's marrying an Olga betweeen 1950 and 1960 in Kent:-


Surnames for John's marrying an Olga in the same period in Kent:-


Maybe one of these would jog your mother's memory.

Of course they could have married anywhere and at a different time.

Kath. x


ManfromMars Report 31 Jul 2012 10:34

i agree its like a needle in a haystack,but i would like to see if i could find them, maybe if i find the marriage the childrens names might rekindle a thought,

Best wishes mfm


brummiejan Report 31 Jul 2012 10:31

There is a place called Biddenden in Kent, which comes under Ashford I think.
Maybe you could look for marriages of an Olga to a John/Jack in Ashford as a starting point. But even if you find marriages, how would you know you had the right couple?


ManfromMars Report 31 Jul 2012 10:29

yes i agree Jax, but wheres there a will theres a way, i will keep trying different things,

Best wishes mfm


jax Report 31 Jul 2012 10:27

If all you have is their first names it would be difficult trying to find them


ManfromMars Report 31 Jul 2012 10:24

As a child of about 8 or 9 my parents had some freinds called Olga and Jack ?

But their surname my mum cannot remember.I have a photo dated about 1965 in a hop garden with them and their 2 boys names unknown also.

I would love to find them again,we lost touch years ago.I can remember going to somewhere like Biddenden or Rolvenden to see them but thats it.
I am guessing the marriage was after 1950 and possibly in Kent.

Can anyone help......please?

Many thanks mfm