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Looking for Hamers from Hockley Heath, Solihull

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Emma Report 28 May 2013 10:41

Thanks Reggie :) I did have it wrong, she is 1916< I hope some of the people I have found on here and messaged via my tree matches will come back as it appears they are the children in the photo collection I have


ErikaH Report 28 May 2013 10:22

Marriages Dec 1938 (>99%)
Hamer Dorothy H Pedrick Warwick 6d 2336
Pedrick Ivor T Hamer Warwick 6d 2336


Name: PEDRICK, Dorothy Helen
Registration district: Solihull South
County: Warwickshire
Year of registration: 1990
Month of registration: August
Date of Birth:15 July 1916
Volume no: 34
Page no: 108
Reg no: 890


ErikaH Report 28 May 2013 10:13

Two further siblings...who appear to be together on the ER

Maurice Edwin...up to 2009

Gladys Mary..up to 2012


ErikaH Report 28 May 2013 10:09

Marriages Sep 1912 (>99%)
Hamer Harry Jones Solihull 6d 1233
JONES Helen M Hamer Solihull 6d 1233


ErikaH Report 28 May 2013 10:08

Births Jun 1925 (>99%)
Hamer Gordon C Jones Solihull 6d 1370
Deaths Dec 1925 (>99%)
Hamer Gordon C 0 Solihull 6d 835


ErikaH Report 28 May 2013 10:06


Name: HAMER, Eric Harry
Registration district: Kidderminster
County: Worcestershire
Year of registration: 1976
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Date of Birth:12 August 1918
Volume no: 29
Page no: 0430


ErikaH Report 28 May 2013 10:05


Name: HAMER, Cyril L
Registration district: Birmingham
County: Warwickshire
Year of registration: 1969
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Age at death:54
Volume no: 9C
Page no: 51


ErikaH Report 28 May 2013 10:03

Are you certain of Dorothy's birth year?

Only ONE record for Solihull on freebmd

Births Sep 1916 (>99%)
Hamer Dorothy H Jones Solihull 6d 1513


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 27 May 2013 23:20

Err....if you only said 'please may I see your tree' you may not get many replies. It's best to explain who you think you have in common and the reason for contacting the tree owner. If they think that there is something that you can help them with or share, they are more likely to reply.

There are unfortunately a number of dormant accounts on GR. You can check to see if your message has been read by looking in your 'Sent' box. An envelope icon indicates that they haven't been accessed.

If you get no further with identifying the photos, come back to this thread and we'll see what we can do to find living relatives based on the names you have.


Emma Report 27 May 2013 21:35

Thanks for the help, Much Appreciated

I have just started my tree and luckily have lots of DOB info etc from a recent will.

I think I have found some Hamers and have requested access to a number of trees, hopefully someone will reply as the person who bought me to GR posted last in 2003 asking for info about my Great Grandfather :(


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 27 May 2013 20:05

Welcome to the boards Emma.

Have you used the 'Search All Trees' function under the 'Search' button at the top of the page? Look for all the people you know of to see if they are listed on other peoples trees. The Tree owners may be relatives.


Emma Report 27 May 2013 19:32

Anyone related to the Hamers, who ran the post office in Hockley Heath during the 20's,30's,40's+, I have a collection of beautiful family photographs of unknown Hamer family members, babies, children, Weddings and Army service that need a home with the relatives of those pictured.

I am the granddaughter of Dorothy Hamer b1916