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Finding my dad

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Katrina Report 2 Sep 2013 19:31

Hello I am stuck in this situation with trying to find My dad I don't know hardly anything all I know is his name is Peter cairns he has links to Cirencester kindof ara and was living in Bristol also he may still be? . He was born somewhere in the 1950s I believe late 50's and had 2 more children before me a boy and a girl. There births are around the 1980s but don't know there names. Anyone got any tips onto how I can get on with my search a little further ? Thanks

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 2 Sep 2013 19:46

Look on FreeBMD for a possible birth. There is one for 1960 in Cirencester

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 2 Sep 2013 19:51

One born in Bristol in 1958 also.



Katrina Report 2 Sep 2013 20:46

How would I go about finding out more about a person? Sorry new to this!


patchem Report 2 Sep 2013 21:24

Was he married to your Mother?

If not, what information has your Mother about him?

Was he married to the mother of the other two children?



Reggie Report 3 Sep 2013 09:03

Is he likely to be aware of your existence?


Katrina Report 3 Sep 2013 16:08

Yes he seen me once when I was 6 weeks old I am now 22 always lived in same house until 2 years ago. And no not married to my mum, I believe he was married to his previous partner with 2 children thaks


patchem Report 3 Sep 2013 21:40

The one born in Cirencester in 1960 could be married in 1980 in Cirencester.

For births of Cairns and that wife there are possible births

Female Oct-Nov-Dec 1980 Cirencester Gloucestershire, Dorset, Somerset
Male Jan-Feb-Mar 1982 Swindon Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset, Somerset
Dec 1985 Bath Gloucestershire, Dorset, Somerset
Aug 1988 Bath Gloucestershire, Dorset, Somerset
Sep 1995 Bath Somerset

Possibly the 3 later births are from a different couple(s)

Have you tried for him, as free bmd gives a middle initial for his name to help to identify him?

In addition, there is possibly another marriage for him in Cirencester in 1993.