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Derek James Woods

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mary

mary Report 15 Jun 2013 15:22

I am looking for any information on Derek who was born in West Croydon in 1929.His mother's name was Nellie. He would be in his 80's now . I would be very gratefull for any help.

Reggie

Reggie Report 15 Jun 2013 15:27

Did he marry?

When did you last see him? And where?

Have you tried looking for him anywhere?

mary

mary Report 15 Jun 2013 15:55

Hi Reggie. I am afraid I know nothing about him, I have never met him. He was my mother's half brother, she only saw him a couple of times (whenhe was a baby). I don't know if he ever knew of my mothers existence, ( its a long story). I am not sure where to start looking.

Reggie

Reggie Report 15 Jun 2013 16:03

If you get his birth cert, you'll have exact DOB............that can be used to search for a death.........which we hope we can't find, of course.

Use freebmd to look for a possible marriage for him........

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jun 2013 16:04

looks like mum was a single lady

Name: Derek J Woods
Mother's Maiden Surname: Woods
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1929
Registration District: Croydon
Inferred County: Surrey
Volume Number: 2a
Page Number: 455

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jun 2013 16:06

if he stayed in the area
Name: Derek J Woods
Spouse Surname: Smith
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1955
Registration District: Croydon
Inferred County: Surrey
Volume Number: 5g
Page Number: 290
Find Spouse: Rosemary O Smith

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jun 2013 16:08

4 children listed from 1960-1965 Croydon. Try FreeBMD for the info

mary

mary Report 15 Jun 2013 16:09

Thanks to you all for information, at least I have a starting point now.