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looking for sister in law

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Jean M

Jean M Report 24 Mar 2013 09:19

i am looking for my sister in law last herd of in wimbledon, london, her name was diane preece :-)


patchem Report 24 Mar 2013 09:30

Welcome to the boards, Jean.

When did you last have contact with her, and was she with a husband also?



patchem Report 24 Mar 2013 09:41

I was assuming that she is the sister of Nigel G Preece, but I cannot see a birth for him in Wimbledon, 1943.
Have you got a birth year for her?

You have her born 1942, but no birth place, is that just a guess?

There is no birth in 1942 showing on ancestry or free bmd, there is one in 1941 Surrey North Eastern, no middle initial.

And Nigel is down as Higel, in 1943, also no middle initial, with probably same parents.

Diane Preece, 1941, is in someone's tree on here. (Looks to be a relative, son)
Suggest you use Search All trees tab above to find and contact them.

There is a possible marriage for her in 1958. (To Smyth, as has the surname of the person who has her in his tree)
Could you say whether this is the correct person, and whether there are any subsequent marriages as that was 55 years ago?

If you believe she is still using Smyth as a surname, have you looked for her on

There is a marriage in 1969, Merton, for a Diane Smyth, is that possible?

Jean M

Jean M Report 24 Mar 2013 10:29

yes she was married to smyth had 2 children Paul & Tania then married twice moor to skinner & palggetti I hers she changed her name to corbin-webb, webb being their mother's maiden name but don't know for sure, tink she is still in wimbledon

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Reggie Report 24 Mar 2013 10:36

Have you tried the phone book?


Kenneth Report 24 Mar 2013 11:24

Diane`s son Paul is a GR member, and his GR Tree is recent.
Red Ken


patchem Report 24 Mar 2013 11:36

Was the marriage to Palgetti in this country, and do you know when?
Do you know why she uses Corbin in Corbin-Webb?

There are 2 possible children from the marriage to Mr Skinner, are they her's, and are you in contact with them?