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Long lost son

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john Report 26 Feb 2014 16:50

I have not seen my son since 1979/80. His mother and I divorced and she moved away to Sussex and remarried. My sons birth name is ALASTAIR JAMES SYME born 1974 in Devizes, Wiltshire. I have a strong feeling that his name was changed to BOLAN. Can anyone PLEASE point me in the right direction so as I can find ALASTAIR. I am ill and would love to meet him before it is too late.
Thanks a lot


Reggie Report 26 Feb 2014 16:59


Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Feb 2014 17:00

looks like he was adopted because his birth ref has a small s againts the page nos this means if anyone other than him apply s for the birth cert they will only get a small version of the cert which wont show parent/parents names

Did you give permission for the step dad to adopt him ?


Reggie Report 26 Feb 2014 17:01

One possible record under Bolan............but only for 2002

Nothing on BT for the name/address as per 2002

So the person may have moved, or simply opted out of the ER, and chosen to be ex-directory. Or, more likely, not have a landline phone...........


Reggie Report 26 Feb 2014 17:06

No trace of a marriage - at least, not in England/Wales

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 26 Feb 2014 17:07

Alison actually remarried in Somerset in 1980


Graham Report 26 Feb 2014 17:10

Alistair doesn't seem to be on anybodys tree on this site


Reggie Report 26 Feb 2014 17:15

He is in John's tree....................but not in anyone else's


FAIRTHORN Report 26 Feb 2014 18:28

There is remarriage in 2000

There are 2 ALASTAIR BOLAN on

one is on TWITTER



Graham Report 26 Feb 2014 21:17

Fairthorn. You say he's on Twitter and you have put up a link for facebook. Have you found him on both?