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abbott Report 26 Feb 2016 17:04

am looking for john abbott born about 1943 his sisters are looking for him last seen in barrow in furness late 1950s sisters Dorothy norma and ann


Rambling Report 26 Feb 2016 17:32

Quite a few of that name, so more info would help. Did he have a middle initial?


malyon Report 26 Feb 2016 17:35

where was john born


AnnCardiff Report 26 Feb 2016 18:12

there's a Norma Abbot married in Barrow in Furness in 1960


AnnCardiff Report 26 Feb 2016 18:21

there's a John and Dorothy Abbot born in Lancashire - mother Dearden
and an Ann also born in Lancashire - died in 1950

Farnworth is the area


JoonieCloonie Report 26 Feb 2016 18:23

hello david,

you need to do a few things if anyone is to help you :-)

first, the chances of John seeing this message are infinitessimal ... but possibly other members will be able to help ... do browse some of the other threads on this board to see how it might work

you need to go into your account and select a board name, so your name on your post doesn't appear as a blank

click 'watch this' at the top of the thread so if anyone replies to it in future you will get a notice (which you will not, otherwise) and always keep a current email address in your account here in case someone replies or sends you a private message

you can click on 'my threads' on the left side to find this thread any time

give as much info here as you can without violating anyone's privacy

are the sisters older or younger?
do they have the same two parents?
do you know John's mother's surname?
that would be the only way to identify his birth for sure

if they had the same mother but not the same father, for instance, their surnames would be different but the mother's surname shown when their birth was registered would be the same, and this could help match them to John and identify his birth

identifying his birth would give you his age and possibly a middle name if you don't know it

you can see how it works by searching here

for John Abbott, born 1941-1945, for example ... and you will see there were dozens of them

probably you won't know to look here for replies ... please post a reply here yourself (the box at the bottom) if you do see these replies ... othewise someone will send you a private message to please return to your thread if you would like help ...

edit 27 feb, PM sent asking David to return


abbott Report 28 Feb 2016 10:33

Looking for john abbott born between 1940-1945 we think in Lytham st anns on the fylde coast near blackpool sisters names are DOROTHY BORN 1947 NORMA BORN 1941 mothers maiden name was MEE as far as we know her father was called DAVID MCKEWEN ABBOTT do not know if mckewen is spelt correct.also a sister called ANN but we do not know her birth date.norma was married in Barrow-in-Furness 1960.We believe john was living in barrow in the 1950s early 1960s any help would be much appreciated DAVID


Rambling Report 28 Feb 2016 11:55

What was the mother's full name please? Not seeing either a birth for John or a marriage for mother Mee to Abbott , could he have been born to a previous marriage?


AnnCardiff Report 28 Feb 2016 12:42

surname of mother was Mee


AnnCardiff Report 28 Feb 2016 12:46

there's a Dorothy, mother Mee, Fylde, Lancs 1947 and Norma 1941 same place, same mother


AnnCardiff Report 28 Feb 2016 12:49


John Abbott

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

Name John Abbott
Event Type Death Registration
Registration Quarter Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration Year 1985
Registration District Garstang
County Lancashire
Event Place Garstang, Lancashire, England
Birth Date (available after June quarter 1969) 14 Apr 1945
Volume 40
Page 1550


AnnCardiff Report 28 Feb 2016 12:51


Name John Abbott
Event Type Death Registration
Registration Quarter Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration Year 2004
Registration District Wigan & Leigh
County Lancashire
Event Place Wigan & Leigh, Lancashire, England
Birth Date (available after June quarter 1969) 05 Mar 1943
Volume 018/1
Page A23B


AnnCardiff Report 28 Feb 2016 12:52

there's a John Abbot married in Fylde in 1971 to a Barbara Wilson


AnnCardiff Report 28 Feb 2016 12:54

a boy Abbot born 1990 in Fylde - mother Wilson


Rambling Report 28 Feb 2016 13:30

Both the deceased John Abbotts that Ann has posted appear to have been born in Leigh, no connection as to surname of mother, or father's name of David, so far as I can tell from matching marriages on freebmd.


Rambling Report 28 Feb 2016 16:05

For ref helpers, mother was Mary Mee


abbott Report 28 Feb 2016 16:38

re john abbott father was david McEwen abbott could have been born in Scotland maybe john was also many thanks DAVID


JoonieCloonie Report 28 Feb 2016 19:35

Mary Mee married David Abbott in 1939 in Scotland

found via free search, but credits needed to look at details

1940-1945 there were 8 John Abbott births in Scotland

That list can be obtained for only one credit (mine have expired or I would have)

and I think the list would show mother's surname for each birth? so the right one could be identified, if he was born in Scotland

this doesn't help a lot for finding him unfortunately, but at least you would have accurate info about him to be getting on with

(his actual birth certificate is not available on line and would have to be ordered, but would give more info about the parents)


JoonieCloonie Report 28 Feb 2016 19:43

Is Mabel born 1943 in Fylde also a sister? same parents' surnames ...


abbott Report 28 Feb 2016 21:32

Thank you so much what site did you go on in Scotland also I have sent for birth certificate for norm and mabel.we do not know if mabel is a sister have been trying to find a birth for a sister named ann born about 1943 with them all being brought up in care maybe changed from mabel to ann best wishes DAVE