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Agnes Campbell relatives

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sminks Report 7 Nov 2013 22:59

Hello, My dad was born Arthur Campbell, 11th March 1949 and was adopted in June 1949. Yesterday i received his original birth certificate and the name Agnes Campbell is registered as his birth mother. I wonder if this is any relation to you? Kind regards, Donna Gorman, (Arthur Campbells daughter, his name since adoption is James Gorman) I would like to add that i mean no malice in contacting you, just curiosity. Thank you.


rootgatherer Report 7 Nov 2013 23:05

Unlikely, though not impossible that some of his birth family will stumble on your posting here. As Agnes may still be living perhaps the adoption register is the route to go.


rootgatherer Report 7 Nov 2013 23:11

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FAIRTHORN Report 8 Nov 2013 01:46

There is a Donna & James in FIFE SCOTLAND that would fit

So it looks like subscription search %3A-S


sminks Report 8 Nov 2013 06:41

Fairthorn, I am Donna, my dad is James. Thanks for looking though.


Reggie Report 8 Nov 2013 08:40

Look in 'search all trees' to find links on GR

And remember that one post per topic is the site 'rule'


sminks Report 8 Nov 2013 10:11

Ok,thank you.


sminks Report 8 Nov 2013 11:45

My dad was born in Glasgow Maternity Hospital.


Dougieb1 Report 8 Nov 2013 14:16

The original birth certificate should give you the address of your father's birth mother.
Unfortunately Campbell is a very common name in Scotland.
There is a possibility that the Christian name given to your father is after a relative of his birth mother (e.g her father)
I would suggest that you get a copy of the 1911 Census and try to find any possible link with the biological mother's name to a specific address.
Your father's mother may not be on the 1911 Census but there is a chance it may show her parents or perhaps siblings.
I have found using the 1911 Census a great source of information & have been able to discover relatives of whom I had no knowledge.
This may be a way forward in your search




sminks Report 8 Nov 2013 15:18

Thank you Doug for your help, I will do this.