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Trying 2 Find Margaret Lillian Saxon for Sue Raven

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Mrs. Report 25 Sep 2019 20:40

Hello, my friend Sue Raven is looking for her mum. Sue was born Aug 1967 thinks at Walsgrave Hospital.. Sue thinks they lived at 35 Mason Road, Foleshill, Coventry. Sues dad’s. name is Paul Leonard Raven.


ArgyllGran Report 25 Sep 2019 20:48

Please remove Sue's birth date from your post.
This isn't a secure site, and there's the risk of identity theft.

You can leave the month and year, but not the exact date.


ArgyllGran Report 25 Sep 2019 20:51

Margaret and Paul married in Coventry in 1966.

Looks like Margaret was born in Birmingham in 1947.

She remarried in 1978, in Coventry, to Kenneth W Ward.

They have three sons, born in Coventry, 1977, 1978 and 1982.

You can find details on FreeBMD.

Also a daughter born in Coventry in 1986.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 26 Sep 2019 02:58

Also 2 more born in 1970 and 1972 under Raven and 2 other surnames.



ArgyllGran Report 26 Sep 2019 10:17

I can't see any of them definitively on

There are two people together in Nairn in 2018, with surname Ward, and the same first names and middle initials as the 1986 daughter and the 1977 son.
But that seems like a stretch too far!

If that's a married couple, there's no corresponding marriage in Scotland.
But they might be a couple who married in Birmingham in 1967.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 27 Sep 2019 10:38

Is she in touch with her two brothers born after her

Presume they stayed with dad after the parents separated

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 27 Sep 2019 10:48

What about looking for the parents of Margaret

She seems to have a sister too born 1950

And a brother born 1953

Not seeing the marriage for the Saxon/Callow which are the surnames

Maybe their mum had been married before so you would need their names to follow up on

If deaths etc can be found then going on a different route you may find family who can advise of Margaret’s current whereabouts


ErikaH Report 27 Sep 2019 11:45

Possible older brothers born 1934 and 1939
Marriage which fits for their parents

Marriages Dec 1933 (>99%)
Callow Lilian R Saxon Birmingham 6d 963
Saxon John J Callow Birmingham 6d 963

Can't see them in 1939

First name(s) LILIAN R
Last name CALLOW
Birth year 1913
Birth quarter 4
Mother's maiden name Terry
District Watford
County Hertfordshire
Country England
Volume 3A
Page 1618

First name(s) LILLIAN ROSE
Last name SAXON
Gender Female
Birth day 4
Birth month 11
Birth year 1913
Age -
Death quarter 1
Death year 1973
District Coventry


ErikaH Report 27 Sep 2019 12:04

A tree - very limited - on Ancestry (owner Suzan) has the above married couple recorded.

And a marriage in 1998 for a Miss Raven fits her details

She also has a 'tree' on GR


ErikaH Report 27 Sep 2019 12:15

Marriages Jun 1949 (>99%)

Marshall Hilda M Raven Coventry 9c 1615
Raven Francis H R Marshall Coventry 9c 1615

First name(s) FRANCIS HENRY R
Last name RAVEN
Gender Male
Birth day 28
Birth month 9
Birth year 1928
Age -
Death quarter 3
Death year 1989
District Coventry
Register number 789
County Warwickshire


ErikaH Report 27 Sep 2019 12:18

Marriages Mar 1927 (>99%)
MARSHALL Hilda SMALLRIDGE Coventry 6d 859
SMALLRIDGE Ronald P MARSHALL Coventry 6d 859

Ronald P I Smallridge 17 Sep 1907 Male Motor Repairer Mechanic? Married 171 1
Florence H (Hilda F) Raven (Smallridge) 21 Jul 1902 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 171 2
Joan M Hallam (Smallridge) 11 May 1927 Female At School Single 171 3

Fits with Paul's birth registrations


ErikaH Report 27 Sep 2019 13:17


Percy Raven 07 Aug 1902 Male Farm Carter Married 66 1
Lily Barker (Raven) 13 Nov 1905 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 66 2
The record for this person is officially closed. Can I get around this?

Frank Raven ? Sep 1928 Male At School Single 66 4
David Raven ? Oct 1937 Male Under School Age Single 66 5


Mrs. Report 28 Sep 2019 20:14

Thank you for your advise and assistance, I will pass on to Sue :-)