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Missing cousin

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ELLEN Report 16 Jul 2022 19:59

I am trying to find my cousin Paul Francis Taylor. His mums name is Sheila Taylor or could be Sheila Hassan. Sheila was married to my dads brother Dennis Charles Taylor dob 15th Aug.1940 and died 1980 Paul was born in 1977 his mothers maiden name was Riley.

I have been trying to find them for a long time Paul was born in Grays in Eseex. Our family including my mum who is 86 would love to know how they are.

Thank you.

Ellen, (family call me jojo)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 16 Jul 2022 20:32

Did his mum remarry after her husband died ?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 16 Jul 2022 20:39

Is this a possibility

Name: Mrs Shelia Margaret Taylor
Gender: Female
Age: 65
Birth Date: 1945
Last Residence: Grays, Essex, England
Postal Code District: Rm16
Death Date: 17 Jan 2010

If so Paul couid be the informant

Just because it comes up

Name: Dennis Charles Taylor
Death Age: 40
Birth Date: 15 Aug 1940
Registration Date: Oct 1980
[Nov 1980]
[Dec 1980]
Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration District: Thurrock
Inferred County: Essex
Volume: 9
Page: 3105

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 16 Jul 2022 20:58

Is this who you think she may be ?

Sheila M
County Essex
Last name Taylor
Country England
MarriageFinderâ„¢ Sheila M Taylor married one of these people
Nathan A Hasan
District Thurrock

Edited as it’s a fairly recent marriage


ErikaH Report 17 Jul 2022 14:13

When did you last have contact?

You have included Paul in your GR tree - how did you manage to obtain his permission?

Is Paul an only child?


ErikaH Report 20 Jul 2022 14:54

The woman who died in 2010 had been at the address since at least 2002

A seemingly-unrelated male at the same address in 2002-3


malyon Report 21 Jul 2022 16:57

Births Sep 1977 (>99%)


ErikaH Report 29 Jul 2022 15:07

The poster is fully aware of the birth details


ELLEN Report 29 Oct 2022 20:06

Paul is an only child. Sheila remarried after Dennis died. I not sure if Sheila & Nathan had any children together they married in 1987. the picture attached sadly isn't them. Sheila and Dennis married in 1966 in Islington. The last time we saw Paul and Sheila was at my sister Frances wedding which was 18th July 1987. I already have his birth details from my searches thank you. they used to live at 10 Hathaway Road. our family would love to find out more or them.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 30 Oct 2022 21:37

Trying to track down Sheila's family might be the way to go. Get her marriage certificate to see when she was born and who her father was.



ErikaH Report 31 Oct 2022 10:53

What was Sheila's surname when you saw her in 1987?


ArgyllGran Report 31 Oct 2022 10:58

The marriage to Nathan was in Feb 1987, per Ancestry's transcription, so if that's correct, presumably she was Hasan - unless they'd parted very quickly.


ErikaH Report 31 Oct 2022 11:25

IF, and I stress IF, the marriage was the right woman, presumably her husband would have accompanied her to the wedding?????


ArgyllGran Report 31 Oct 2022 11:40

Ellen doesn't say he wasn't there!

In 2004, there were people named Hasan at the address Ellen mentions - and it looks as if at least one of those people was at another address in the same town in 2010.
However, not a Sheila nor a Nathan. Maybe they'd opted out of the public ER.

The address she mentions was sold in 2014, according to Rightmove and Soldhouseprices.


ErikaH Report 31 Oct 2022 13:42

True, but one would have thought she'd have been more certain of Sheila's name if he had been there.

The name of the man who married 'A' Sheila M Taylor in 1987 probably occurs on the ER 2016/7 living with another female with whom he has a number of children

As Paul was only 3 years old when his father died, it may be that - IF his mother re-married - her husband adopted him and his surname changed