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WOOLDRIDGE Brian John 1952 Bristol

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sbedford31

sbedford31 Report 31 Jan 2014 09:55

I am trying to trace the whereabouts of Brian John Wooldridge who was born in 1952 in Bristol. Brian’s family have no idea what happened to Brian since the 1970’s / 80’s and we hope that someone may be able to help?

Many thanks!

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Jan 2014 10:08

What have you done to try to locate him?

sbedford31

sbedford31 Report 31 Jan 2014 10:40

I have searched:

- Electoral Roll
- Directory Enquiries
- Director Search
- Marriage and Death indexes
- Facebook
- Friends Reunited
- general internet searching
- enquired with Bristol coroner

Today I have sent a request to the Bristol Evening Post to publish a 'letter to the Editor' asking for readers help.

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Jan 2014 10:55

You have been very thorough..........

Have you looked on here in 'search all trees'?

Long shot, I know, as if he wishes not to be found, he is unlikely to be a GR member, but............................................

Do you know where he was living when last contacted by his family?

FAIRTHORN

FAIRTHORN Report 31 Jan 2014 10:57

HE IS A GR MEMBER


Relation Name: brian wooldridge

Date of Birth: 1952

Place of Birth: bristol

sbedford31

sbedford31 Report 31 Jan 2014 11:08

Sorry - yes, I had looked on here and found that he was on here. However, I noticed that he had not added his parents names or siblings. I wonder whether some members are on here from a sister site or something and do not realise it themselves? This is something I have found in the past.. Is this possible?!

Anyway, I did send a message to the member on here back in July - no reply :(

Reggie

Reggie Report 31 Jan 2014 12:01

No, one cannot have one's details on here as a tree 'owner' without having added them oneself.

Has the message you sent been opened?

Did you send a message in your own words?

A lot of people ignore the awful automated GR messages...............

His membership number is comparatively recent.......

FAIRTHORN

FAIRTHORN Report 31 Jan 2014 12:09

There are not many Brian J

There are mostly 65+

Your Brian seems to be the only England/Wales after 1941 birth

There was a LIVERPOOL flat address in 2002 - 2005
NO AGE MENTIONED


,

sbedford31

sbedford31 Report 31 Jan 2014 12:30

No, the message hasn't been opened and it was in my own words.

I have found several Brian Wooldridge's in the electoral roll records. But it's very difficult to pinpoint which ones are possible matches. Especially since most don't have ages against them and none are in or near Bristol. I have the address for the Liverpool one and unfortunately, they aren't on directory enquiries either.

I was hoping that someone may know another way of searching for the right person?!

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 31 Jan 2014 14:43

He may have been born in Bristol but thats not necessarily where he still lives.


As all else hasnt found him can only suggest you write to the ones you have found to see if any of them are him

You seem to have covered all the avenues we would too so cant see how anyone can help further
:-)

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 31 Jan 2014 15:42

Where was he when you last heard from him?

Rose

sbedford31

sbedford31 Report 1 Feb 2014 11:17

I'm afraid the only area we know of is Bristol - it's not much at all to go on!

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Feb 2014 15:41

well he may have moved. we no longer live in London where we were both born and married .

Can only suggest again you write to the addresses of the ones that come up on the electoral rolls . You may get lucky .

It is possible though he opted out of the public rolls ,we did several years ago to try and stop junk mail etc

jax

jax Report 1 Feb 2014 16:15

My dad has a tree on here with just him in it no one else.....same as when I joined in 2007 I just had myself until I became a paying member in 2010 then I added others

sbedford31

sbedford31 Report 1 Feb 2014 16:58

If he is a free member, does he get a notification of new messages and is he able to read and reply to them? This could well be the problem...

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Feb 2014 17:01

a free member does get email notifications and can reply . What they cant do is initiate contacts

sbedford31

sbedford31 Report 9 Feb 2014 15:21

I now have an update.. apparently he moved to the Nottingham area with his mother (Winifred May Wooldridge, later Winifred May Attewell, nee Winifred May Peacock) around 1964 when he was about 12 years old. Unfortunately, I can't find anything there either!

Flip

Flip Report 9 Feb 2014 16:39

Have you checked who registered his mothers death in Nottingham 2004? Or looked for Winifred on 192.com?

Looks like she was living alone in Nottingham on 2002-4 ERs, maybe someone with FMP could look up the address?

sbedford31

sbedford31 Report 9 Feb 2014 18:44

Yes - nothing on the mother's death certificate. Name of informant was Annette Marie Noonan of Lawrence House, Talbot Street, Nottingham and qualification was 'Causing the body to be cremated'. The address appears to be a council address and searching for Ms Noonan shows that she was a Superintendent.

The address showing for 2002-2004 was her last address on the death certificate.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 9 Feb 2014 19:23

Looks like Mr Attewell was married before. Have you searched for his family?

Rose