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dion

dion Report 27 Jun 2013 14:23

sadly my aunt patrica passed away a few weeks ago so lets hope my mom susan has half brothers and sisters as im pretty sure he remarried after nan joan died :-S

dion

dion Report 2 May 2013 11:19

well just send off for marrage certificate of my maternal grandparents charles and joan im, looking forward to recieving it now . :-)

dion

dion Report 13 Apr 2013 12:34

thankyou it was a legal adoption i will look it up now x

Flip

Flip Report 13 Apr 2013 06:51

You started this thread saying your mum and her sister wanted some answers. I assume to try to understand why they were adopted, was it a legal adoption? If so, has your mother applied for her adoption records?

If she hasn't already got it, she can apply for free the application form is available on this link - application for birth records:

https://www.gov.uk/adoption-records/the-adoption-contact-register

What the files hold can vary, but there is usually some background information as to why the child was adopted etc. They arrange to retrieve the file and your mother would need to attend an interview (formality, nothing to worry about) which would be arranged near to where she now lives.

dion

dion Report 11 Apr 2013 22:16

o dear driving me mad what have i started ?ha think im gonna take a trip to libary when kids are back at school see what else i can find out its very confusing but interesting at the same time . :-)

dion

dion Report 9 Apr 2013 19:09

thankyou so much for all your help .

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 9 Apr 2013 18:58

Possible death for Susan/Susannah as there were no more children born to that couple after this:

Deaths Mar 1930
Callaghan Susan 28 Halifax 9a 584

Susan is also your aunt's name.



Rose

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Parents:

Marriages Sep 1921 (>99%)
Callaghan Charles Hunt Halifax 9a 1205
Hunt Susannah Callaghan Halifax 9a 1205

Rose

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 9 Apr 2013 18:48

Well there is a marriage for a Charles A Callaghan in Halifax in 1955.

Look on FreeBMD.

I can see a birth of a son too.

There is a death for a Charles Alexander Callaghan in Halifax that could tie in to this birth:

Births Dec 1926
Callaghan Charles Hunt Halifax 9a 579

Rose

dion

dion Report 9 Apr 2013 09:05

my mom was always told his name was andrew thats all we have to go on .

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How do you know his middle name was Andrew?

Rose

dion

dion Report 8 Apr 2013 22:07

thankyou so much x

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Your best bet is to order his marriage cert. to get his age and occupation:

http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/

He didn't use his middle name when he married.

http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl

Rose

dion

dion Report 8 Apr 2013 21:31

can anyone help me in tracing my maternal grandad charles andrew callaghan born in ireland but came to england .not sure when, he married my nan joan goscombe in halifax west yorkshire in i think 1947 im not sure when charles was born i no nothing about him or his family his life were he lived were hes buried i no he remarried a few year after nan died and went on to have a second family any iformation would be grateful ty

dion

dion Report 3 Apr 2013 23:57

thankyou all for helping me in tracing my roots im beginning to think i belonged to someone now .i dont no anything about my maternal grandad only his name was charlies callaghan came from ireland married again sometime my nan died i think he lived in halifax yorkshire and had more children i dont know his second wifes name or where he and nan were buried .

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Lydia's parents' marriage:

Marriages Sep 1890
Goscombe James W. Derby 8b 987
KELLY Jane W. Derby 8b 987

Rose

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Lydia's birth:

Births Mar 1904
GOSCOMB Lydia W. Derby 8b 331

Rose

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John H Mackie married again in 1931 to a Elizabeth O'Connor/Connor and had more children.

This looks to be his birth and death:

Births Jun 1907
MACKIE John Henry Halifax 9a 400

Deaths Sep 1949
Mackie John H 42 Upper Agbrigg 2d 459

Rose



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Mary married under Hegarty AND Mackie:

Marriages Dec 1948
Hegarty Mary Walker Halifax 2b 1181
Mackie Mary Walker Halifax 2b 1181
Walker Frank Hegarty Halifax 2b 1181
Walker Frank Mackie Halifax 2b 1181

Perhaps she was adopted by the Hegarty family?

Looks like she was. Lydia's sister married a Hegarty:

Marriages Mar 1924
Goscombe Georgina Hegarty Halifax 9a 718
Hegarty Thomas Goscombe Halifax 9a 718


Rose

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Mary and Joan's mother looks to be Lydia Goscombe. Mary was also registered under the name Mackie. Lydia married John H Mackie the same quarter Mary was born:

Marriages Jun 1929
Goscombe Lydia Mackie Halifax 9a 1001
Mackie John H Goscombe Halifax 9a 1001

She died the following year so this might explain why Joan and Mary were adopted.

Deaths Sep 1930
Mackie Lydia 26 Halifax 9a 441

Rose