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gladys may dykes

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dykes Report 20 Oct 2012 03:57

hi my name is janet sheila dykes born 26/10/1941 i was born 35 ross road south norwood maternity home i think, my mother is or was gladys may dykes i was adopted out on the 7th april 1942 to alfred gorden warren and elsie lilian warren and then moved to australia with my adopted parents. has any one informatin on how i can find my birth mother and father and if i have any sibbling alive which is possible thankyou.

KINGSMILL

KINGSMILL Report 20 Oct 2012 06:25

https://www.gov.uk/order-copy-birth-death-marriage-certificate

£9.25 copy



SADLY

Death Record
Name Gladys May Dykes
Year of Registration 2003
Month of Registration December
Registration District Ipswich
Registration County Suffolk
Date of Birth 15 December 1916
Volume Number 7471A
Volume Page A36B


Birth Record
Name Gladys M Dykes
Year of Registration 1917
Quarter of Registration Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration District Stow
Registration County Suffolk
Mother's maiden name Howe
Volume Number 4A
Volume Page 1543


Seems to be an only child
but can not see a DYKES/HOWE marriage so it is possible her mother had been married before.


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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 20 Oct 2012 06:48

Another possibility:


Births Dec 1920
Dykes Gladys M Arnott Malton 9d 747

Marriages Dec 1942
Dykes Gladys M Wing Ryedale 9d 780

This one looks to have died in 1978:

Death Record
Name Gladys May Wing
Year of Registration 1978
Month of Registration June
Registration District Ryedale
Date of Birth 24 October 1920
Volume Number 2
Volume Page 2292

But there were 2 sons born to this marriage.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 20 Oct 2012 07:00

Do you have your adoption file? Her age might be listed, and also your father. It does appear that Gladys wasn't married at the the time though so he probably won't be listed on your birth cert.

Rose

Penny

Penny Report 20 Oct 2012 07:02

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