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Cassandra Report 13 Jul 2020 18:50

I just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who has commented and helped.
I have searched all tree's on here and unfortunately the John Gibney on Mary's tree was the only one to come up and i have confirmed with her it isn't the one i'm looking for.

I have also searched records on here and freembd, thats where i got the estimated year of birth from.

I do believe the John Gibney with the parents James Gibney and Ann O'Hara seems the most likely to be the right person.

My Mother was married before John. and on my mother and Johns marriage certificate it does say that his previous marriage was dissolved, suggesting he was also married beforehand.

I will keep looking and go back over things with some of your suggestions, thank you again. :)


ErikaH Report 13 Jul 2020 12:21

This would appear to be his eldest sister's death

GRO Reference: DOR Q2/2017 in Wirral (037-1C) Entry Number 515638778


ErikaH Report 13 Jul 2020 12:17

He's on the ER, as AG said, to 2016

The address has not been sold since that year


ErikaH Report 13 Jul 2020 11:57

A member named Mary seems to have him in her GR tree


ErikaH Report 12 Jul 2020 18:18

Cassandra's surname is Gibney - there's a birth registration to match.

Her mother had been married before she married John Gibney

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Jul 2020 17:10

Look on freebmd. There are several children born before and after John


ArgyllGran Report 12 Jul 2020 17:07

A John A Gibney, birth c1950, was at an address in Liverpool 2002-2016, per the Electoral Roll.

Look at Electoral Rolls under Search at top of this page.

It might be worth writing to that address, as he may have opted out of the public ER and still be there.

Of course, this may be a completely different man - but I don't see the birth of any other John A Gibney in or near 1950.

I assume you're searching for your birth father.
I'm sorry to ask, but does he know of your existence?
If trying to contact him, be extremely careful - you don't want to cause distress to him or to any other member of his present-day family who might not know about you.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Jul 2020 17:07

1939 register

James Gibney's life in 1939
113 Canterbury Street, Liverpool, Liverpool C.B., Lancashire, England

DOB Sex Occupation Marital status Schedule Schedule Sub Number
James Gibney 12 Aug 1915 Male General Labourer Married 3 1
Annie Gibney 05 Jun 1917 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 3 2
Patrick Ohara 22 Mar 1913 Male General Labourer Single 3 3
Ref: RG101/4334D/

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Jul 2020 17:04

Parents were married in 1938 so likely to have had more children

Marriages Sep 1938
Gibney James O'Hara Liverpool N. 8b 1407
O'Hara Ann J Gibney Liverpool N. 8b 1407


Maddie Report 12 Jul 2020 17:01

there was a marriage in 1969 liverpool north ???


ArgyllGran Report 12 Jul 2020 16:58

Welcome to the boards, Cassandra.

Have you looked at "Search all member trees" - under "Search" at top right of this page?

You seem to have him twice in your tree, and also somebody called Mary has him in her tree.
Is Mary someone you know? If not, have you contacted her to see if she knows anything?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Jul 2020 16:57

It’s unlikely anyone related will read this

Try looking in members trees to see if anyone has him or his family listed

If you find anyone you can try and make contact by clicking on the find out more box and sending a message

His birth will be on freebmd and you can then look for his parents and any siblings


Cassandra Report 12 Jul 2020 16:45

Trying to find my father or anyone that may know him or anyone that might have any other information about him or any other family i might have. Researching my heritage and possible unknown relations.
Looking for:
John Anthony Gibney
born circa 1950 in Liverpool
His fathers name is James Gibney

Would have lived in Broadfield Crawley definitely in 1986-1987 maybe before or after that.
May have been in the army
Worked in a bakery in the area

His second marriage was in July 1986 in Crawley, divorced from this marriage in 1987 (details of first marriage unknown)

Please get in touch if you think you have someone matching this description in your family tree or you recognise anyone with these details.

Thank You