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pioneer Report 24 Apr 2019 21:58

Hi Iv been looking for my two half brothers for a number of years some 10 years i found one of them he was born in march 1950 The other was in Jan 1945 in Highfield Maternity Hospital Surrey. We all have the same birth Mother but 3 different fathers.
All I got to go on his birth certified and that his registered on the 17th
I was told that he may been privately adopted .
so if anyone can help me or point me in the right way I will most happy
:-) :-)


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 24 Apr 2019 22:11

Try this
There are further links about Intermediary agencies.

Do you have any idea if he was adopted through eg a religious based agency or Bernardo’s?


pioneer Report 24 Apr 2019 22:55

Thank you replying to my posted All I know that he was not adopted through the courts. But have look the other two
once again you in replying


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 25 Apr 2019 08:47

Are there any margin notations on the certificate? Although others may have a different opinion, an adoption wasn’t legal unless it had been through the courts.

Unless his ‘parents’ had applied for a first passport while he was a child, he would know his registered name. The birth certificate would have to have been submitted with the application. Subsequent passports would have been treated as renewals.

Why not post his birth name on the thread? If he or a current relative makes an internet search for it, this thread will be one of the results. As long as you’ve linked a working email address to your GR account, they’d be able to contact you via this site.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 25 Apr 2019 10:54

There are several people that have his name in their trees on here. Are you aware of this?