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Searching for Iris Jackson b1934 Leeds or family

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Maurice Report 19 Jun 2013 22:01

Iris's birth parents were Alfred and Hilda Jacobson (nee Wells). She also had an older brother Eric b1932 Leeds. Her parents divorced and her mother Hilda married George Henry Harkness 1939 in Leeds. Iris took her step-fathers Harkness surname and was then married on December 31, 1955 to Colin Jackson in Whitby, Yorkshire. From that time I can find no record of her. Any help in tracing Iris, her brother or any family she may have is appreciated


brummiejan Report 19 Jun 2013 22:35

Do you think Eric might have changed his name also? There is a marriage for an Eric H. Harkness in 1965, though it is in Lincs. I can't see a corresponding birth so it might be him. This couple are on for 2002.

Doesn't help unfortunately, but just for info:

Name: Hilda Harkness
Birth Date: abt 1906
Date of Registration: Jun 1960
Age at Death: 54
Registration District: Whitby
Inferred County: Yorkshire North Riding
Volume: 1b
Page: 904



Maurice Report 19 Jun 2013 23:33

Many thanks for your reply Jan.

I would think it's entirely possible Eric changed his name, as my mother changed mine to Blair when she remarried. I do have Hilda's death in Whitby in 1960 also George Harkness's subsequent marriage to Nina L. Hindle in Fylde, Lancashire in 1962. George also died in Flyde in 1966. Iris, Eric and I share the same natural father Alfred Jacobson b1908 in Leeds.

Cheers, Maurice


jax Report 20 Jun 2013 02:24


Can you please remove the address for Iris and her family

Infact those people are not who you are looking for ....they married in 1974 in Surrey


Maurice Report 20 Jun 2013 16:02


Deleted the address as requested.