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Peter John Stugeon (1959-ish)

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PricklyHolly Report 8 Apr 2013 16:27

Good luck Danny!!



Danny Report 8 Apr 2013 11:03

Hi all apologies for the late reply,

I've learned of a possible address and details of the marriage over the weekend which I'll follow up.


PricklyHolly Report 7 Apr 2013 22:02

Locator has obviously deleted her post letting us know that she had PMd Danny.



patchem Report 7 Apr 2013 21:43

Did Locater post and then delete?

Did the post from Locater give any useful information?

If we can confirm the birth of Peter we can then look for his siblings, who may have further information.


PricklyHolly Report 7 Apr 2013 20:32

Still none the wiser!!


PricklyHolly Report 4 Apr 2013 21:26

Hi Locater

It would be good if you would give us an idea of the info you sent to Danny by PM so that we can continue to work on this together.

We would be wasting our time continuing searching if you have found the info Danny is looking for.


Danny Report 4 Apr 2013 21:09

Well Peter's actually my biological father so I'm able to confirm that Gaynor Humberstone is my mother and she did indeed marry again and has two children.

As for Peter, unfortunately there's been no contact since the 1980's.


patchem Report 4 Apr 2013 20:17

There are not many births for Peter J Sturgeon
Peter J Sturgeon Apr-May-Jun 1934 Panddington Greater London
Peter J Sturgeon Oct-Nov-Dec 1935 West Ham Essex
Peter J Sturgeon Oct-Nov-Dec 1950 Edmonton Middlesex
Peter J Sturgeon Apr-May-Jun 1951 Bury St Edmunds Hertfordshire, Huntingdonshire, Suffolk, Norfolk
Peter J Sturgeon Apr-May-Jun 1961 Islington Greater London, Middlesex
Peter J Sturgeon Apr-May-Jun 1961 Wokingham Berkshire, Oxfordshire

If the divorce was in 1983, you have a choice of marriages up to 2005 as
Peter J Sturgeon Bennett Apr-May-Jun 1983 Bracknell Berkshire
Peter J Sturgeon Hendricks Apr 1995 Richmond upon Thames Surrey
Pete J Sturgeon Berry Jul-Aug-Sep 1983 Ploughley Oxfordshire

As these probably do not show on free bmd, do you want the names of any of the brides sent, or do you think that none are likely?

Gaynor appears to marry again, and is showing on with new husband and 2 sons.

Could you also say what your connection to him is, as no-one appears to have checked that?


Reggie Report 4 Apr 2013 16:25

You were given advice about where to look in PH's first post..........

You could buy what appears to be his mother's death cert.......see if he registered it.

If he did, his address will be recorded.


Danny Report 4 Apr 2013 16:18

Excellent, thanks both.

Any ideas as to how I can go about looking to actually make contact with Peter? Or if he got re-married/possibly had children etc?


Reggie Report 4 Apr 2013 15:16


Name: STURGEON, Joyce Helen
Registration district: Enfield
County: London
Year of registration: 1987
Month of registration: June
Date of Birth:16 October 1920
Volume no: 12
Page no: 557
Reg no: 687


PricklyHolly Report 4 Apr 2013 14:32

Even if the marriage entry appeared on Freebmd, the only details it will give you is who married who and when and where.........also the GRO.

You will need to purchase a copy to find out the information that you need.

The best place to purchase certificates is online here........

Birth, marriage and death certs cost £ 9. 25

I will PM you the marriage record from Ancestry so that you have the GRO details.


Danny Report 4 Apr 2013 14:16

Hi both,

Edmonton and the name Joyce do sound very familiar to information I was given a long while ago (but since misplaced) so you may have found the birth there Reggie.

I've tried searching for Peter Sturgeons marriage to Gaynor Humberstone but nothing comes up though I note the website states it is not yet complete.


Reggie Report 4 Apr 2013 13:26

I think this MAY fit the bill

Marriages Sep 1949 (>99%)
Sturgeon Peter Chaplin Edmonton 5e 1126
Chaplin Joyce H Sturgeon Edmonton 5e 1126

........and a birth in 1950 in Edmonton for Peter J

If you get the marriage cert, you'll learn how old he said he was...............


Reggie Report 4 Apr 2013 13:20

There is no birth to fit your info.

Do you have the marriage cert?


PricklyHolly Report 4 Apr 2013 12:56

Thankyou for your PM Danny.

It would be best to reply on this thread so that other members can read your replies.

The two possible births i PM'd Danny are incorrect.They were births after 1959.

Danny is certain that Peter John Sturgeon was born a couple of years before 1959 but unfortunatley, he does not remember his MMN which might help.

Danny check out births on this free site.......His Mothers maiden name might pop up and ring a bell for you.

Is it possible that Peter "came" from London but was not actually born there?



PricklyHolly Report 4 Apr 2013 11:49

I have PMd Danny with 2 possible births of Peter.


PricklyHolly Report 4 Apr 2013 11:30

Hi Danny and welcome to the boards.

Check out......
Friends Reunited

You can also try "Search Trees" above and clicking on "Search All Trees" from the drop down menu to see if any members have him in their tree.

If you find any connections you can send the tree owner/owners a message .


Danny Report 4 Apr 2013 10:32

Hi there,

I'm hoping to make contact Peter John Sturgeon or anyone that knows him. I have a few details but some of the years may be a year or two off (for which I apologise):

He was born in 1959 in London, his father was also named Peter Sturgeon
He married Gaynor Humberstone in 1979 and moved to Milton Keynes
They divorced in 1983/4

Unfortunately that's all I know for now but am hoping to find more detail soon. Any help is greatly appreciated after nearly 30 years of looking.