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janet shelia dykes

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patchem Report 28 Apr 2013 14:09

What other information is on your adoption files to help us identify Gladys if, unfortunately, your lead is incorrect?


Kenneth Report 28 Apr 2013 11:08

Leanne what knowledge do you have, that the rest of us have not found.
Four Gladys M Dykes born 1898 to 1920, three marriages 1936 to 1942,
one did not marry, only one marriage for Gladys M to a Dykes in 1921,
all five deaths found 1940,1971,1978,1991, 2003, no connection found
via siblings aunts or uncles to Croydon, it`s only the unmarried Gladys
that can not be fully checked as marriage not found for parents.


dykes Report 28 Apr 2013 06:49

at the moment im going with a message from anne lee she has given me a gladys m dykes that was married in rydale to a john wing she had two children, and i have contacted one of them and he is looking into the family history,i will keep you all posted cheers and thankyou for your help.


patchem Report 27 Apr 2013 08:05

reggie posted a Nantwich and a Leeds marriage.

There is also a marriage in Ryedale.

Did Leeane send details of the Ryedale marriage?

Croydon is a long way from any of the marriages.

Have you got details of your adoption - if not, you need to apply for the files available.


dykes Report 27 Apr 2013 06:48

can i thank you all very much everyone has bee a great help love from janet down under shall keep you all posted with what happens at the moment i think i will look at anne lee possibility that the two boys john and eric thankyou


LadyofKent Report 26 Apr 2013 22:07

Sorry Reggie Gladys May's marriage and her two sons up to date addresses and Gladys May's death with the dob quarter and year matching


Reggie Report 26 Apr 2013 21:39

WHOSE marriage?


LadyofKent Report 26 Apr 2013 17:40

have pmd death details which match the 20 birth and addresses for her two sons of her marriage


Reggie Report 25 Apr 2013 11:51


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Gwyn in Kent Report 25 Apr 2013 10:54

A Google search suggests that your birth address was a mother and baby home.................



Reggie Report 25 Apr 2013 09:14

The one born/died in Suffolk was an only child....but I can't see a marriage for Dykes/Howe, so perhaps the mother had been married before

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 25 Apr 2013 09:07

Hi Janet,

The reference details you quote for you mother are YOUR birth registration details. She was unmarried at the time as her maiden name is also Dykes.

Do you have a copy of the adoption records?

Not seeing a birth or a marriage in the area for her but she could have been sent away to have you.



Reggie Report 25 Apr 2013 09:03

There are three POSSIBLE births..................

Births Jun 1912 (>99%)
Dykes Gladys M Parker Nantwich 8a 651
Births Mar 1917 (>99%)
Dykes Gladys M Howe Stow S. 4a 1543
Births Dec 1920 (>99%)
Dykes Gladys M Arnott Malton 9d 747

This is likely to be the death of the one registered in JFM 1917

Name: DYKES, Gladys May
Registration district: Ipswich
County: Suffolk
Year of registration: 2003
Month of registration: December
Date of Birth:15 December 1916
District no: 7471A
Reg no: A36B
Ent no: 196
DOR: 1203

These, I would suggest, are the marriages of the other two

Marriages Jun 1936 (>99%)
Dykes Gladys M Stretch Nantwich 8a 917

Marriages Sep 1942 (>99%)
Dykes Gladys M Bilton Leeds 9b 481


Reggie Report 25 Apr 2013 09:00

I haven't found anything for your mother...............the reference you quote is YOUR birth

Births Dec 1941 (>99%)
Dykes Janet S Dykes Croydon 2a 1395


Reggie Report 25 Apr 2013 08:57

What record have you found for your mother?

You don't specify.....


dykes Report 25 Apr 2013 08:46

hi my name is Janet Shelia dykes born 1941 my mother was Gladys may dykes 35 ross road norwood,i was adopted out 7/4/1942 my adopted parents were Alfred gorden warren and Elsie Lillian warren and moved to Australia were all contact with my family was lost. i have found my mother listed volume 2a page number 1395 district Croydon and don't know who my father was. I was trying to find out if my mother remarried or had any more children that I could contact just to say hello and let them im here, I have come to a stop and don't know what else to do and if some one could help or read this that may know were for me to turn to thankyou janet.