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Janet Gould/gilroy. 1970 Scotland

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Jackie

Jackie Report 5 Jun 2014 20:36

I am looking for my half sister with the above name,she was born in Motherwell Scotland in August 1970.
I am her half sister jackie,living in Leeds. her mother was called Elizabeth Mullen was mac farlane.
please any information would be great... :-)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Jun 2014 22:06

if she lives in Scotland then look on Scotlands People for any possible marriage.

If you are related through your dad then look for any possible marriage for her mum through the same site

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 Jun 2014 23:32

Welcome to the boards Jackie

As new member, you probably don't realise that its against the site's T&C to give the full date of birth for a living person - the boards aren't secure and the details could lead to identity theft.

Because of that, it would be a really good idea to edit your post and remove Janet's DAY of birth. Some members might even suggest only leaving the year.

Just in cast the post is reported before you have the chance to edit, it is modified and copied below
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Janet Gould/gilroy

I am looking for my half sister with the above name,she was born in Motherwell Scotland in Aug 1970.
I am her half sister jackie,living in Leeds. her mother was called Elizabeth Mullen was mac farlane.
please any information would be great...

Jackie

Jackie Report 6 Jun 2014 07:43

Thanks for your help and advice,have since edited the post.

Jackie

Jackie Report 10 Jun 2014 21:29

Not sure how to progress with this advise please I am a newbie to all this

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 11 Jun 2014 10:28

Does Janet have a middle name? What surname is she likely to be using? Is one a married name?

Half the trouble is that we don't know which country she's likely to be living in, or if her surname is one of those you know about.

Have you ever had contact and if so how long ago & where?

Scottish marriages and death can be searched for on Scotlandspeople
http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/
It is a pay to view site although you can make free searches.

For instance, searching for Janet Gilroy year range 1970-2013 brings up the following free results

Search results Found
Statutory Register Births 1970 - 2013 1 match
Statutory Register Marriages 1970 - 2013 No exact matches
Statutory Register Deaths 1970 - 2013 12 matches
Catholic Parish Records Births & Baptisms 1970 - 1992 No exact matches

For Janet Gould
Statutory Register Births 1970 - 2013 2 matches
Statutory Register Marriages 1970 - 2013 No exact matches
Statutory Register Deaths 1970 - 2013 9 matches
Catholic Parish Records Births & Baptisms 1970 - 1992 No exact matches

I'd have to purchase credits to get more details
...............

English and Welsh marriages would be on the GRO index. You can access those on this site, findmypast, or Ancestry all of whom make a charge. Ancestry can usually be accessed for free at most libraries.

There is only one marriage for a Janet Gilroy in England, and thats in 1986, so unlikely to be hers. On the other hand there are 48 results for a Janet Gould up to 2005, some with a middle name or initial
...........

Once we can establish her current surname, then we can look at the Electoral Rolls either in this site, findmypast, or 192.com. If she is married, then it helps to know the husband's forenames, or the names of children aged 18 or over. The children in particular might be on Facebook or other social networking sites.


Jackie

Jackie Report 21 Jun 2014 09:31

From the little I know and have researched,she was born Janet Gould but we believe May have take the surname gilroy as a child by her then careers.
I have located her birth and this is correct,I have also found a marraige to a Douglas John Bingham!I have located hi on Facebook!messages him nothing .
I believe she is still in Scotland but am not 100percent help... :-(

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jun 2014 07:14

There are two addresses for them one has her as Gilroy then as Bingham so. Must be after they married

They are on the electoral roll to 2007 .they may still be at the same address but opted out .

Will PM you the address
:-)

Edit his mum is still at the same address now so worth contacting her

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jun 2014 21:17

You have opened my message but not responded .

Do you think its the right family ??

Jackie

Jackie Report 23 Jun 2014 07:17

Hi Shirley

I think it might me,I am going to write to both addresses today and see what happens.
Thanks for your help
Jackie