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Adopted brothers

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wigmaker

wigmaker Report 9 Aug 2019 19:55

Keith and David lawless do you recognise these birth names if so please answere
Thank you ??

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 9 Aug 2019 20:32

What have you already done to try & look for them? It might help if you gave their year &, assuming born in the UK, district of birth.

Are they on anyone's trees on this site? If so, have you sent the tree owner(s) a message?

If born in England & Wales, Have you added a postem to their birth entry on Freebmd, or are their births too recent?

Have their names been added to the National Adoption Contact Register? If they have also done so, the system should match them with birth relatives.

https://www.gov.uk/adoption-records/the-adoption-contact-register
There are further links on the above about hiring an intermediary.They are allowed to access their adoption file. Should they be able to trace either boys, they may give permission to be put in touch.

Scotland has a different register - http://www.birthlink.org.uk/
Northern Ireland - (nidirect.gov.uk) https://tinyurl.com/yxlzt8a3

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 9 Aug 2019 20:36

Earlier thread - https://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/living_relatives/thread/1370173

Rather than starting a new one, just add a comment at the end of the original such as 'still looking' and that will bump it to the top of the boards.

Rambling

Rambling Report 9 Aug 2019 21:55

I did make the suggestion on the previous thread,

"you could also add a 'postem' message to their birth reg on freebmd.org.uk with a contact email ( one you won't change eg a free gmail address)."