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Michael O'Callaghan ( Birth Name)

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Wendy Report 24 Apr 2013 18:44

Hi, I am still trying to find Margaret Mary O'Callaghan who lived in Romford during the 1940's
I have recently found out that she may also have had a son Michael born in 1945 who was also adopted . I was born in 1947 and adopted in that year. I have obtained Michaels birth cert.and it gives the same mothers name and occupation as my mother,although both born in Oldchurch Hosp.Romford the address's are different, but then they could well have been with 2yrs difference in the births.
Can anybody help? Social Services are having a devil of a job trying to trace Michael or his adoption. But knowing the power of GR I am hoping somebody can help.
The above message was posted a long time ago, and I have since found out that Social Services have found out Michael's adopted name but he no longer lives in this Country, so therefore I nor they can trace him...frustrating or what? : -( Any ideas would be gratefully received

Thanks :-(

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 24 Apr 2013 19:00

There's a marriage to a Cattley in 1950. Have you researched that? Unfortunately, there's a death for a Margaret Mary Cattley born 1926 in 1978.



Reggie Report 24 Apr 2013 21:09

On your other thread, were you advised to add yourself to the national adoption contact register?

If you were...........have you done so?

If not...............think about doing it now.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 24 Apr 2013 23:23

There's a son born to this marriage. I found him on Facebook but it appears you are already friends with him.



Sheila Report 26 Apr 2013 23:49

If you are friends with him surely you know his new name and where he is now ?


Wendy Report 12 Aug 2013 22:20

I have not been on this site for a while, so have not seen the above posts.
I know of the marriage for a Margaret O'Callaghan to 'Cattley' and as a result of that was contacted by the Son of the marriage who I am indeed friends with on Facebook, but he is not my brother and his mother was not my mother Margaret O'Callaghan.
Thank you for your replies.