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F born Jan.1947 and adopted in Leigh on sea.

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Mavis Report 30 Mar 2013 17:47

Thank you all for replying. I will see the ?cousin tomorrow re the Lyons Corner House/cafe to see if it is possible to go further with this enquiry.


wisechild Report 27 Mar 2013 07:19

I have explained to Mavis how to get back to her thread & add info.
I would agree Jax. I´m fairly sure that the Corner Houses were exclusive to London & that establishments in other towns were just known as restaurants or cafes.


jax Report 26 Mar 2013 18:11

I would have thought that if there was a Lyons corner house at some time in Leigh on sea I would have heard of it?

Maybe it was just a Lyons cafe?

rather than edit your opening post can you reply in the add your reply box please

Click ADD REPLY button - not this link!

Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 26 Mar 2013 17:40

If you have an address, look at old electoral rolls to find her name.



wisechild Report 26 Mar 2013 16:55

Im posting this to bring your query back to the top of the board.
If you send information to helpers by personal message, only they can see it.
You need to post on this thread.
(reply sent to Mavis´s pm)


wisechild Report 25 Mar 2013 08:09

Do you know which Lyons Corner House?
There were several of them in London.


brummiejan Report 24 Mar 2013 21:47

Mavis, just to clarify, a few questions for you. Apologies for a bit of a list.
Do you know the birth name of this person? (Not asking for you to put here).
Why do you believe she was adopted?
Where does the info come from about the unknown lady who adopted her?


Mavis Report 24 Mar 2013 17:44

This lady lived above Lyons Corner House in Leigh on sea, Essex and is believed to have worked with Nora Barrett there but her name is not known. Very little info I know, but I am enquiring on behalf of a possible cousin. Any help would be appreciated. Mavis Walker
Have just changed the details from London to Essex after talking to the ?cousin