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Adopted Sister. Blau, Seeley,or variants of Seeley

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John Report 21 Jan 2013 06:49

Looking for my sister who was adopted in London in 1946/1947
and born approx.1941 in London.
She was possibly a resident in the Anna Freud War Nursery and was possibly adopted from there.
She was adopted into a family whose name was Seeley or Seely or another spelling variation of this name.
Her name was Ann/Anne. Her birth name was Blau.
Her brother Peter who she knew is looking for her as is her younger brother who wasn't alive when she was born.
We both live in Australia.
We have previously attempted to locate her without any success and now have a special reason why we would like to contact her.
We would be grateful for any help with this matter

Surnames: blau, Seeley,Seelley, Seely, Seelly, Sealey, Sealley, Seal, Seally


Penny Report 21 Jan 2013 06:58

Have you searched trees ( in her birth name)

Cant see her birth- not in UK records anyway.

You say she was 4 or 5 when she was adopted - Circumstances?

Was she older or younger than Peter> presumasbly older than Bro M********

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 21 Jan 2013 08:44

She's registered in the December quarter of 1940 as Anne L T Blau if that helps.

Births Dec 1940
Blau Anne L T Blau Islington 1b 158



Reggie Report 21 Jan 2013 10:56

Add yourself to the national adoption contact register............she may have done the same, if she's looking for blood relations

As she was 6/7 when adopted, she would probably have kept her first name


Petef Report 23 Jan 2013 00:15


" say she was 4 or 5 when she was adopted. Circumstances?"

I'm not sure if I have read this correctly Penny, but are you wanting John to tell you the circumstances surrounding his sister's adoption? if so, why do you want to know? have you forgotten this is not a secure site?