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looking for ann marie sharples

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Reggie

Reggie Report 29 Jun 2013 10:09

Friends Reunited has a workplace section...............try looking there

Your birth record is on the same page as Paul's..................

sharon

sharon Report 28 Jun 2013 09:27

found the records for my twin paul birth and death. how sad. :-(

Flip

Flip Report 22 Jun 2013 21:36

Agree with Jane, do not be fobbed off - I was told my files had been destroyed in a fire - only to find when I re-applied 4 years ago not only did they still exist, but they even had original letters from my birth mother.

Firstly have you applied through the official channels and been told this? If not do so using the form on the link I provided.

Secondly, if you have already applied through official channels, hit the local authority and local court (both where your adoption took place) with a "subject access request", they have no choice but to provide you with anything and everything which names you.

EDIT: You can do a subject access request by letter - no form needed, but make sure you state what it is.

Don't give up & good luck!

Flip

janebull

janebull Report 22 Jun 2013 16:46

Sharon I would continue with your search for records - quite often they have been kept separately by different agencies dealing with adoptions and also the court where the adoption was finalised should hold a record - there should be some paper trail in existence still - don't be fobbed off ! good luck

sharon

sharon Report 22 Jun 2013 15:19

thank you for your suggestion but apparently i have no birth records they were lost when the information was transferred from micro film.

Flip

Flip Report 21 Jun 2013 21:55

Sharon, you really need to apply for your adoption file - it should have more information for you to check out. They will also provide you with a copy of your original birth certificate for free, which should show an address for your mother.

Get the application form on here - it's a free service:

https://www.gov.uk/adoption-records

Download the form "application to access birth records, England & Wales"

Don't start looking around without the informion you need, the name is not that uncommon and you may end up upsetting some innocent people.

Good luck from one who's been there!

Sheila

Sheila Report 21 Jun 2013 20:27

I have sent you some info about an adoption group I am in , check your in box :)

sharon

sharon Report 21 Jun 2013 17:49

It does look a good match, i just don't really know what to do with it from here, tho my adoptive mother has said that my birth mother had to leave home because her father was furious, and go and live with some friends until i was born. Apparently i had a twin brother who died at birth. I've been told that when your a twin there is a time on your original birth certificate. Dont know if thats true. thanx for your post.

jax

jax Report 21 Jun 2013 16:54

You can find births up until the early 60s on freebmd

http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 Jun 2013 16:51

well the birth I posted looks a good possibility

seems her mum may have been a single mum too

sharon

sharon Report 21 Jun 2013 16:49

She's my birth mother. The DOB is just a rough guess.

jax

jax Report 21 Jun 2013 16:43

She is in your tree for 1946 are you related ?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 Jun 2013 16:42

??

England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005 about Ann M Sharples
Name: Ann M Sharples
Mother's Maiden Surname: Sharples
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1947
Registration District: Liverpool North
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume Number: 10d
Page Number: 790

sharon

sharon Report 21 Jun 2013 16:37

can you please help me find Ann Marie Sharples (maiden name) i think she would be around mid 60's to 70 years old. i think from the south Liverpool area and she formally worked in Johnsons dye works in Litherland in the late 1960's. I'm a total novice at this and finding it very confusing. many Thanx. Sharon.x