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'baby' COOPE (b. about 1928 Birmingham)

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Joyce

Joyce Report 28 Jan 2013 18:17


I’m looking for a male born about 1928 in Birmingham.
His mother’s surname is unknown, but her first name was Elizabeth and HER mother was also Elizabeth.
His father was Francis Frank COOPE (b1898,Aston, Birmingham. Francis (or Frank as he was known) was, at one time, a tram-driver in Birmingham.)
About 1930 they lived in Blucher Street, Birmingham.
I’d appreciate any information.
Many thanks.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Jan 2013 18:19

have you looked for a marriage for Francis first that will give his wife's name then you can crosscheck any births that show,

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Jan 2013 18:27

no Francis F Cooper but maybe this one ??
Name: Joseph Francis Cooper
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1898
Registration district: Aston
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Volume: 6d
Page: 396


or maybe
Name: Francis Roland Cooper
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1897
Registration district: Aston
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Volume: 6d
Page: 455

Joyce

Joyce Report 28 Jan 2013 18:39

Hi - thank you for getting back.

Francis Frank COOPE was the father of this male child, but he was not married to the mother.

I have the marriages of Francis Frank COOPE, but these were nothing to do with this child.

He may not be recorded as the child's father even.

Not much to go on, I know. I've tried in the past on many occasions - even spoken to member of the family of that generation, but came across brick walls and closed doors!

Joyce

Tania

Tania Report 28 Jan 2013 18:58

shirley its coope

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Jan 2013 19:17

sorry misread the name . :-(

varifocals and P C screens arent always compatible lol.

Really if they werent married and the fathers name isnt on the birth cert then cant see how you would find it

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 28 Jan 2013 23:37

If they lived in Blucher Street, Birmingham and you have the house number you could look at old electoral rolls and the local library.

Blucher street doesn't look to be that big, so you might be able to look without the house number.

Rose

Reggie

Reggie Report 28 Jan 2013 23:41

If the man was not married to his child's mother, how do you know that he WAS the father?

Reggie

Reggie Report 28 Jan 2013 23:46

Connected..........surely?

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/genealogy_chat/thread/1318262

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 28 Jan 2013 23:53

Did you write this?

http://www.thefreelibrary.com/In+touch+-+Where+are+Frank+and+Betty%3F-a067529197

Rose

jax

jax Report 29 Jan 2013 05:16

Midlands, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1955
about Francis Frank Coope
Name: Francis Frank Coope
Year: 1927
Ward or Division/Constituency: Duddeston
Street Address: 1 court 0 ESSEX STREET
Residence Place: Birmingham

Living with a Mary Ann Coope

jax

jax Report 29 Jan 2013 06:14

He married Constance Cartwright in 1918 and divorced in 1920 and he seems to be living with Mary Ann from that time...was she his mother perhaps?

Mary Ann is living alone in 1930 but not seeing a Francis or Frank in Birmingham after 1927

Reggie

Reggie Report 29 Jan 2013 10:44

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Francis F Coope
Birth Date: abt 1898
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1963
Age at Death: 65
Registration district: Luton
Inferred County: Bedfordshire
Volume: 4a
Page: 146

Joyce

Joyce Report 30 Jan 2013 15:31

Thank you everyone for trying to help. I realise that this is a real wild goose chase and the possibility of finding this unnamed male is very slim.
I've been looking for over 30 years for him and now it's time to call it a day.

The only information I have of him is as stated in 'Find Living Relatives' above. If I had the mother's surname, this would be great - buty I don't.

Thank you once again.
Joyce