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Searching for Andrew Bosson

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Richard Report 9 May 2021 15:02

I’m searching for Andrew Bosson born Kingston Upon Thames in 1969 and last name likely to be different now. Andrew was in the RAF during the 1990s.


nameslessone Report 9 May 2021 16:35

Welcome to the boards Richard.

Are you saying that Andrew was adopted? We cannot access adoption records, only Andrew can do that.

If you are a birth relative then you can probably add your name to the adoption register.


ArgyllGran Report 9 May 2021 16:39

Looking at FreeBMD, his mother may have married in 1971, and possibly remarried in the 1980s.

As you only mention a change of surname, did Andrew remain with his mother?

Have now sent Richard details of the mother's possible marriages, in response to a PM.
He thinks he and Andrew may be related.


ErikaH Report 9 May 2021 16:47

When did you last have direct contact with Andrew?


malyon Report 10 May 2021 00:25

Andrew Jonathan Bosson
Event Date:
Event Place:
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, England
Registration District:

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 10 May 2021 07:17

How do you know he was in the forces?


ArgyllGran Report 10 May 2021 09:33

Shirley -

Andrew wrote letters to a now deceased member of Richard's family while in the RAF. His surname is not on the letters. Richard has never met him.
(From a PM)

As said in earlier post, at Richard's request I've PMd him details of possible/probable marriages (several) of Andrew's mother. Also now sent her probable death in 2008.

These might have led to a change of surname for Andrew, even if he wasn't adopted.

IF Andrew now has the surname from his mother's first marriage, there are possibilities on ERs in several different places - Lancashire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Worcester, Leicestershire, Humberside, to name just some .


ErikaH Report 10 May 2021 11:33

He is in a GR the owner with a carefully-worded message


Richard Report 10 May 2021 13:13

Yes, I've seen he's in a GR tree, I've contracted the owner but the email's not been read.


ErikaH Report 10 May 2021 13:58

Give it time....................


ArgyllGran Report 10 May 2021 14:09

Sometimes it takes ages (months, even) for people to reply to messages, and sometimes they don't reply at all, for many reasons, such as no longer being members of GR, not informing GR of a change of email address, illness, death, or just losing interest in family history research.

GR never deletes a tree.


Richard Report 13 May 2021 17:26

I've managed to find Andrew. Thank you to everyone who sent messages.


ArgyllGran Report 13 May 2021 17:43

Good news!
Thanks for letting us know.