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caroline

caroline Report 16 Jun 2013 07:12

we are trying to find my mums birth mother . we have just registered but now a bit stuck on where to go now ! please can someone help ,thanku

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 16 Jun 2013 07:42

Her birth cert will give her mums name,

Care to give some details so we can try to help ?

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 16 Jun 2013 09:35

I will PM Caroline to advise her on how to return to this thread.

Reggie

Reggie Report 16 Jun 2013 09:44

If your mother was adopted, advise her to add herself to the national adoption contact register.........assuming, of course, that this refers to England/Wales

If her mother is likely to be alive, please think carefully about what info you post on here...............

caroline

caroline Report 16 Jun 2013 09:47

thankyou so much ! she has her birth mums name on her birth certificate which I have got up but now don't kno wat to do ! I have requested a few trees to view round the area my mum was born x

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 16 Jun 2013 10:00

Hi Caroline

If you would care to send me the details by PM (Private Message) perhaps i can then advise you on what to do next.

Prickles.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 16 Jun 2013 10:57

PM also received asking what info is needed. Have advised to reply on the thread with her mums name etc

Also advised If her mum was adopted then would need her birth name ,

Subject to all this not being sensitive info re a living person

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 16 Jun 2013 13:27

Caroline
Has your mum got her actual certificate or have you just found the ref for it.?

If she hasn't got her certificate then you need to buy it from the GRO using the ref you have found.

This is where to buy it

www.gro.gov.uk. Costs £9.25 using the GRO ref you have
Make sure you quote her name as its shown in the index

You have to register on the site .free, then follow the order form. You MUST tick the box that asks if the GRO ref is known then all you need is to specify its a birth cert and put in the GRO refs where asked for.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 16 Jun 2013 14:54

Shirley - typo in GRO site address. You caught the C rather than the V ;-) :-D

http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 16 Jun 2013 15:14

Thanks Det its this silly I pad does predictive spellings that you sometimes miss.

Will edit

Penny

Penny Report 16 Jun 2013 22:00

The most important thing is - who is wanting to find this person? You or your Mum? It really is quite important for your Mum to do it ( at least do it with her, not for her) and there is thinking to do , as well as simply fact finding.

caroline

caroline Report 17 Jun 2013 17:34

penny its my mum ! she has asked me to do it for her ! she has no computer and we live 200 miles apart ! I stayin with her at min so we doing it together at min !

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 17 Jun 2013 17:51

Caroline,s mum has her adoption file with a mums name , the problem is there's no age or any further info on the lady and its not a unique name.

It will be speculation on the mum so have advised her mum to add her interest on the National Adoption contact register

Any Birth record for the name is pure speculation and wont help with later info if there was an unplanned baby