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faye Report 17 May 2013 14:00

I am trying to find my birth mother victoria Ellen Adams born in birmingham 1970 had a daughter Faye Sharmayne Adams.


brummiejan Report 17 May 2013 14:15

Is she the person born Sutton Coldfield? I can see her birth record if so. There are a few possible siblings born Birmingham, is that correct?


faye Report 17 May 2013 14:35

yes thats right :)


faye Report 17 May 2013 14:36

i Have a few possible sibblings for her too but cant seem to find any of them


brummiejan Report 17 May 2013 14:56

Faye, I am assuming you have got full access to your adoption file. Normally I would have suggested you check out any address you have for your mother on the electoral register, to see who else might be living there, but as you might know Birmingham Archives is closed until the new central library opens in September.
When you say you have poss. sibling names, is this from online records, or some other source? I assume you do not have your grandparents' names.
Where have you been looking?


brummiejan Report 17 May 2013 15:16

Just a word of caution - there are 2 or 3 possible marriages for people with same surnames as your grandparents in the area, as you may have picked up, so impossible to say which one (if any) is yours.
Going back to addresses, if you have any, have you tried Friends Reunited?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 May 2013 15:27

it may be worth getting her birth cert to see who her parents are


brummiejan Report 17 May 2013 15:49

Is that possible Shirley, as it's less than 50 years old? I know we have had this discussion on the boards before!!
Jan :-)


faye Report 17 May 2013 16:07

ok i no her parents just now after a hour of been on here joy hewitt i have just spoke to her brother who tells me she died and she desnt no where victoria is


brummiejan Report 17 May 2013 16:27

Faye, can I just check what you are saying? Joy Hewitt was her mother, now deceased. The brother you refer to is Joy's brother is that right?
There is no marriage of a Joy Hewitt to an Adams as far as I can see, but they might not have married obviously.


brummiejan Report 17 May 2013 16:30

Also! Does that mean you know names of your mother's siblings for certain?


faye Report 17 May 2013 16:42

no joy was my grandmother who married maxwell adams and had a child victoria my mother i spoke to joys brother i have asked him to give me some more info waiting for reply


faye Report 17 May 2013 16:43

but i have seen ivy d adams married maxwell and i think ivy and joy are the same person trying to find the names of the sibblings


faye Report 17 May 2013 17:51

no jan i dont x


Choccy Report 17 May 2013 21:35

PM sent with possible contact details.


Choccy Report 18 May 2013 10:49

The possible sibling sister I found did not have a sister Victoria (ie one of the Adams/Hewitt daughters born in Birmingham in the 1960s)


brummiejan Report 18 May 2013 12:10

Sorry to be dim, but need a re-cap!
You say your grandparents are Maxwell and Ivy D. Adams, nee Hewitt. You are in touch with Ivy's brother (I wonder why he calls her Joy?).
Are you 100% sure Maxwell is your grandfather? If so, then the marriage must be correct.
If the person you are in contact with is Ivy's brother, then your mother is his niece. In which case you would think it likely he knows names of any siblings she might have had. If he can tell you names this might help quite a bit.


Choccy Report 18 May 2013 12:36

Although I have not found a marriage for them, there is a very small tree on Ancestry (the tree owner is the grandaughter of Maxwell Adams and Joy Diane Hewitt). I have now found details of the tree owner on FB and let Faye know.


faye Report 19 May 2013 01:49

i have found all my family want to thank u all very much xxxxx :-D


Choccy Report 19 May 2013 08:45

That's great news Faye. PM sent. xx