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Rosemary Report 21 May 2013 20:22

Looking for the following two aunties who lived in Stirling and Park Road North
in Acton London W3

Ivy R O'neil nee Francis b. July 1944 she married in 1972 in Watford

Joyce E Francis b July 1943 She lives in the Lowerstoft area in Suffolk
married in 1961 husband name Edgar Robert Beard

Much appreciated if you can help.

Rose Francis


brummiejan Report 21 May 2013 22:31

Hi Rosemary.
I am assuming you mean Ruth was born Ruth Francis and married Victor Darbon?
If so, there seem to be 3 children, one named Anthony J. He is on


ErikaH Report 21 May 2013 23:15

There isn't birth on freebmd of a Ruth as sibling to Joyce and Ivy

Birth location is Brentford district

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 May 2013 12:09

Ruth is Ruth L and was born Huddersfield reg district .

This was 1940 and mum may well have evacuated north due to WW2

Just to give some background at to what happened at that time.
I was evacuated in Sept 1939 from London to Kent where I stayed for several years until a short spell back in London whilst revacuation was being arranged I then spent at least two years in Birmingham only coming home in jan 1946.

My mum too spent about 10 months in Birmingham with a bro born in 1941 who was about 2 at the time . she went home as she wanted to be with dad who was a night worker at the Woolwich Arsenal .

My aunt too was in Birmingham and had a child whilst she was there so not all her children have London birth regs

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ErikaH Report 22 May 2013 13:07

I knew from the marriage she was Ruth L

The birth is not on freebmd..................have just found it on FMP

I am well aware that WW2 caused people to be evacuated

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 22 May 2013 15:56

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ErikaH Report 22 May 2013 16:21

Why is this 'marked as answered'?