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Mavis Delores Phillips 1946 Southampton.

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Lynne

Lynne Report 5 Dec 2012 20:30

I am searching for the whereabouts of Mavis Delores Phillips. Mother maiden name Doggett. Very scant information,apart from the fact that she could have had her name changed to Janet Gordon when she was under 5 yrs. old. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you
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Penny

Penny Report 5 Dec 2012 21:10

so what name would she be using now? your mesage doesn't really make it clear

Lynne

Lynne Report 5 Dec 2012 21:16

Sorry. She was born as Mavis Delores Phillips, Mothers maiden name Doggett. I believe in Feb 1946. All the info I have is that she may have been adopted around the age of 2 and may have had her name changed to Janet Gordon. That is all the info I have and am not sure where to start. She is my half sister.I do realise that is very scant information, but it is all I have :(

Penny

Penny Report 5 Dec 2012 21:19

Where has the info about wht nmame she was given come from?
Have you put your name on the adoption contact register?

Lynne

Lynne Report 5 Dec 2012 21:27

I'm not even sure that the 'adoption' was a legal one. The info I have comes from her sister who has very little memory of it all. Sadly, no living relatives to ask more from. Thank you for replying anyway :)

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 6 Dec 2012 00:34

If you buy her birth cert. it should say whether she was adopted.

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 6 Dec 2012 00:40

Bit more info here:

http://genforum.genealogy.com/uk/messages/6189.html

So, the Gordon's lived close?

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 6 Dec 2012 00:51

It's worth mentioning that she was also registered under the name Matthews.

Rose

Lynne

Lynne Report 6 Dec 2012 00:56

Thanks for the info. Very much appreciated :-)

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 6 Dec 2012 01:07

Only one Janet Gordon marriage is listed in Hampshire for a Janet M Gordon in 1976 in South East Hampshire registration district. This isn't too far from Southampton.

Rose

Lynne

Lynne Report 6 Dec 2012 01:15

Many thanks. I will try that trail, although I don't know if her name was officially changed

Sappho

Sappho Report 6 Dec 2012 01:23

Well done Rose,

There does seem to be a connection on the link you added.

LYNNE to help us does this connect with you in any way - have you seen the link and made contact as the link does not appear to have had any replies. I suggest you look at this and make some connection to see whether they can help.

Keep us posted on this thread how you go as we wish to help you if we can.

Sappho

Sappho

Sappho Report 6 Dec 2012 01:50

Hi Lynne and all - have pm message re the geneaology connection.

Hope this helps Lynne.

Sappho