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John Smith born in Cheltenham Oct 1924

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Catherine Report 1 Aug 2013 12:55

Brothers. would like To know known as Jack may have been adopted went to live with a Mrs Ray Cambridgeshire . Also a uncle to loads.


patchem Report 1 Aug 2013 19:03

Welcome to the boards, Catherine.

Do you know which one is his birth:
Births Dec 1924
Smith John H Robinson Cheltenham 6a 622
Smith John W Partridge Cheltenham 6a 584

Why do you believe that he may have been adopted, and could you say how you are related to him?



Catherine Report 5 Aug 2013 12:48

His mother was one of the names you mention but he was a John Smith not Robinson or Partridge born 1924 BAECAUSE his mother died and his brothers went into a home where his sister use to visit them. I have his Birth cert and his mothers Wedding & Death cert also his Fathers


Catherine Report 5 Aug 2013 17:18

Thanks for reply but where might he be now. born in October also known as Jack as called little Jack by his Father.

Liz 47

Liz 47 Report 5 Aug 2013 18:52

The names of Robinson or Partridge are John's mother's maiden name - it may help find more by knowing which is his birth, the middle initial may help. Liz


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 Aug 2013 19:04

By implication, he would have been born John H Smith, mother's maiden name Robinson. The Dec quoted above implies births registered in Oct, Nov and Dec.

You may have to accept that he has passed away by now. If you have access to BMD indexes post c1965, the d.o.b can be used as a parameter to search deaths to 2005/6

Have you searched all trees on this site to see if anyone else has him listed?


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 Aug 2013 19:09

What does the H stand for please?


Catherine Report 9 Aug 2013 21:35

His mother was a partridge when she died he went to Chessington or cambridge


Catherine Report 9 Aug 2013 21:38

His mother was a partridge when she died he went to Chessington or Cambridge. Both brothers are alive his sister has died.


Reggie Report 9 Aug 2013 22:44

From GlosBMD

SMITH John W SMITH SMITH PARTRIDGE 1924 Cheltenham Cheltenham, Charlton Kings 10A

WHEN did the mother die?


Reggie Report 9 Aug 2013 22:47

Are these the parents?


SMITH Alfred L PARTRIDGE Annie E Cheltenham Cheltenham St Mark (C of E) 1915 2


Reggie Report 9 Aug 2013 22:59

Deaths Mar 1935 (>99%)
Smith Annie E 38 Cheltenham 6a 573

So John would have been 10 years old......which means that his forenames would hardly have been changed, even if adopted..


Reggie Report 9 Aug 2013 23:01

He had two sisters................


patchem Report 10 Aug 2013 07:57

With his exact date of birth we can see if his death shows in the records.

What does the W stand for?



Catherine Report 10 Aug 2013 23:24

Yes you are correct he did have two sisters both have died and two brothers who I am still in contact with. I have all certs one being my mothers.
The w was for William after his gr grandfather as far as we Know.