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Trying to find half brother

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Duchess6 Report 13 Oct 2021 13:32


Was wondering if there are any records to help with my trying to locate my half brother who is still living???


Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 13 Oct 2021 13:54

What do you know about him?
Be careful what you post here, for privacy reasons.

If you know full name, age and last location, you could try electoral lists on this site by going to SEARCH,- top right of screen and look on the records lists there.
This is more difficult with common names.

People have found family via Facebook.

............or you could just put his name into a Google search and look for possible links that way.


nameslessone Report 13 Oct 2021 14:31

This possibly ties in with this trhead :


greyghost Report 13 Oct 2021 14:46

Namelessone's link above so able to use-


ErikaH Report 13 Oct 2021 14:58

Have you done anything yourself to try to locate him?

Which parent do you share?

Have you ever had contact?

Who told you he is living?


Duchess6 Report 13 Oct 2021 16:39


I know who his parents were but unfortunately both have died, i think ive found him on census on here, but thought maybe there would of been a phone number, like old BT phone book !!!!

i know probably asking too much


ErikaH Report 13 Oct 2021 16:54

The last census which is accessible at the moment is 1911 - if he’s on that, he’s unlikely to be alive

Who registered the deaths of his parents?

Have you looked at the ER’s?


ArgyllGran Report 13 Oct 2021 17:15

What were his parents' names?
As they are both deceased, you can tell us everything you know about them.

As ErikaH has pointed out, your half brother can't possibly be on the 1911 census if he's alive now - unless he's more than 110 years old.

Do you mean you've found him on the 1939 Register ? (That's not a census).
If so, he's deceased, so you can tell us everything about that record. [ EDITED in view of ErikaH's reminder below.]

Or perhaps you mean you've found him on an Electoral Roll?
If so you can tell us his name, town, and the year he was there - but not his full address.


ErikaH Report 13 Oct 2021 17:36

If he’s an open record in 1939 he should be deceased

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Oct 2021 19:03

How would he be a half brother?

Doesn’t tie with that other thread somehow


ArgyllGran Report 13 Oct 2021 20:42

The other thread is about one of the poster's grandfathers.

There isn't necessarily any connection to the present query about a half-brother.
We don't know anything about him so far.