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Looking for my birth father

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sara

sara Report 2 Nov 2017 09:08

Hi Everyone

I have been searching for my birth father and have come to a complete dead end. I am unable to find much about his family either. His name is Robert Simpson born 17/04/1956 he had a brother named Stephen Simpson. His mother was named Phyllis and father Edward. I believe my father moved to Sweden when I was one any help would be greatly appreciated

Many Thanks :-)

Ru

Ru Report 2 Nov 2017 09:17

What area of England are we talking about?
Peahen

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 2 Nov 2017 09:24

Have you located his birth for his mothers maiden name

Where was he born ??

Nyx

Nyx Report 2 Nov 2017 14:41

From Sara's tree Robert was born West ham area

so I am guessing it is this one, as there is also a brother Stephen and other siblings

Births Jun 1956 (>99%)

SIMPSON Robert J CORNELL W Ham

Marriages Mar 1935 (>99%)
Cornell Phyllis E Simpson W Ham 4a 35
Simpson Edward Cornell W Ham 4a 35

Nyx

Nyx Report 2 Nov 2017 15:15

Sara can you confirm some details please to make sure it's the right family being looked at , as I see you also have a Stephen in your tree 1954, but different birth area and different mother's maiden name to the W Ham birth for Robert.

sara

sara Report 7 Nov 2017 08:01

Stephen does have a different birth area but mothers maiden name is definitely Cornell.

Thanks :-)

sara

sara Report 16 Mar 2018 11:32

Hi all

Thank you for your help so far but i am still stuck in the same position as before its like the whole family dropped off the face of the earth anymore help would be greatly appreciated :-)

Nyx

Nyx Report 16 Mar 2018 12:59

Sara, do you have the marriage cert for Phyllis or birth cert for one of the children which gives her middle name? it would be helpful to know that to look for her death as the informant might have been one of the children?

Nyx

Nyx Report 16 Mar 2018 13:12

I can see from ticks on searches that I have previously done that there was a possible remarriage showing for Phyllis, so it really would help to have her middle name.

Nyx

Nyx Report 16 Mar 2018 13:52

ok so this looks like the Phyllis that remarried,to Roberts

Peel Household (13 People)
Esplande House Staplegrove Road , Watchet U.D., Somerset, England


FIRST NAME(S) LAST NAME(S) DOB SEX OCCUPATION MARITAL STATUS SCHEDULE SCHEDULE SUB NUMBER

Phyllis (Emma) Roberts (Simpson) 23 Jan 1915 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 6 7 <<<<
Thomas B Peel 16 Jan 1881 Male Cinema Manager Etc Married 6 1
Walter R Lewis 27 Jan 1913 Male Cinema Projectionist Single 6 2
Gladys M (Gladys) Lewis 13 Jul 1887 Female G W R Cartage Agent Widowed 6 3
Vivienne M Bulpin (Lewis) 07 Mar 1915 Female P O Clerk (Counter) Single 6 4
Peggy E Gardner (Lewis) 03 Nov 1917 Female Domestic Home Duties Single 6 5
Selina Organ 15 Dec 1861 Female Old Age Pensioner Widowed 6 6
Sorry, this record is officially closed. Check if you can open a closed record.
Shirley Fielding (Simpson) 29 Aug 1936 Female Under School Age Single 6 9 <<<<<<<<<<<<
Sorry, this record is officially closed. Check if you can open a closed record.
Sorry, this record is officially closed. Check if you can open a closed record.
Sorry, this record is officially closed. Check if you can open a closed record.
William D Steyn 31 Jan 1929 Male - Single 6 137


closed records may or may not be other children.

Births Sep 1936 (>99%)
Simpson Shirley R Cornell Stepney 1c 362

Marriages Mar 1957 (>99%)
SIMPSON Shirley R FIELDIN?g? E.Ham 5a 8 spouse Ronald Alfred Fielding.

Nyx

Nyx Report 16 Mar 2018 13:56

Birth year is out by 1, but the day and month match

Death
First name(s) PHYLLIS EMMA
Last name ROBERTS
Gender Female
Birth day 23
Birth month 1
Birth year 1916
Age -
Death quarter 2
Death year 2001
District Waltham Forest
District number 2551B
Register number B61
Entry number 039
Date of registration mm/yy 0501
County Essex
Country England
Record set England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Civil Deaths & Burials
Collections from Great Britain, England

Nyx

Nyx Report 16 Mar 2018 14:05

Births Mar 1916 (>99%)
Cornell Phyllis E Smith W.Ham 4a 484

Nyx

Nyx Report 16 Mar 2018 14:16

Sara do you know Mark who has both Phyllis and Shirley in his tree here ?

also an Alison who has at least two of the same names ( eg Joan bn 1944) in her tree.

Nyx

Nyx Report 16 Mar 2018 14:44

Shirley R's death


First name(s) SHIRLEY ROSE
Last name FIELDING
Gender Female
Birth day 29
Birth month 8
Birth year 1936
Age -
Death quarter 4
Death year 2001
District Newham
District number 2571C
Register number C50
Entry number 048
Date of registration mm/yy 1201
County Essex
Country England
Record set England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Civil Deaths & Burials
Collections from Great Britain, England

Husband died year before

Nyx

Nyx Report 16 Mar 2018 15:32

PM sent with a possible address 2014 for one of Simpson siblings.