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Canham relatives

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Edna Report 26 Aug 2013 19:13

Hi,I am looking for cousins with father William Richard Canham and mother Gloria,nee Payne.Last heard of in Thetford area.Can anyone help?


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Aug 2013 19:23

Welcome to the Boards Edna.

Some names and approx yob might help please.

Looking at Canham/Payne births on this site, there are 4.

1958 - Edmonton
1961 - Hatfield

2001 & 2003 - Great Yarmouth


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Aug 2013 19:26

William Richard Canham m Gloria R L Payne in Edmonton.

The children are

Linda J Canham - 1958
Mark R Canham - 1961


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Aug 2013 19:37

According to Zoopla, the house listed for your Uncle in 2002 hasn't been sold since then. They may have elected to have their names removed from the Commercial list.

Do you have the address? Sent by PM
As a seperate line of enquiry, Mark married a Tracey in 1983.

Try facebook as well as searching this site.

There is a possible marriage for Linda, but the other name given is normally used as a female name - it could have been mistranscibed and this is before Civil Registration. Those Partnerships are not on-line anyway


Reggie Report 27 Aug 2013 12:24

Please remove the address,....invasion of privacy

GR's blurb at the top of this board.............

Please only post details that do not infringe upon anyone's privacy rights. Town or area where you think the person might be and name are acceptable. Please do not include addresses, email addresses or telephone numbers.


FAIRTHORN Report 27 Aug 2013 12:26

If that is the address there is an telephone number

Sent to EDNA



Reggie Report 27 Aug 2013 12:28

Have you written to the address?


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 27 Aug 2013 12:48

PM from Edna. She has confirmed that the address sent to her last night is the one she has off

Advised her to write and also to remove it from the thread.

Due to the circumstances given by PM, it is not adviseable to phone.

Names and yob also given for Mark R and Tracey's 2 children.


Reggie Report 27 Aug 2013 12:51

Will allow 10 mins before I 'report' the post with the address


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 27 Aug 2013 13:15

Edna must be away from her computer - my most recent PM sent at 12:44 has not been opened.

As the address was the only additional information on Edna's post at 12:28, there shouldn't be any reason not to 'report' to protect William and Gloria's privacy


Edna Report 27 Aug 2013 18:19

Apologies for error in post.I am so new to this I had no idea it was wrong to post an adress.It has now been removed and the people I was researching have not lived at that address since the start of this century.I am pleased that users are keeping me straight and appreciate the help given.


Edna Report 27 Aug 2013 18:22

Also trying to find offspring of Olive Emily Canham born 1919,married I think to Watson Hartley in Northumberland in 1948.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 27 Aug 2013 23:06

Assuming you have inside knowledge that Olive married Watson Hartley (have you bought the MC?) they only had one child.

She is shown on GR records and freebmd as being born in 1949.

freebmd is free to search

Olive's birth
Births Mar 1919 (>99%)
Canham Olive E E Bolingbroke Tynemouth 10b 399

Jun 1948
Canham Olive Hartley Millom 1a 287
Canham Olive E E B Hartley Millom 1a 287

Hartley Watson Canham Millom 1a 287

For some reason Olive has two entries on the index - lets hope that it is the same person and not 2 with the same forename!


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 27 Aug 2013 23:17

The child married a Boyle in 1969 in Manchester.

I can't find them on any ER.

Details of a child b 1970 Manchester PM'd


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 29 Aug 2013 00:45

PM from Edna - she had not realised that people could 'opt out' of the commercial listed ER's hence the confusion and belief that Wiliam and Gloria had probably moved or passed on. :-)


FAIRTHORN Report 29 Aug 2013 01:57

Wondered why as they are on the telephone at that address