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Phillip Rodney Macready

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Kerry Report 7 Sep 2023 23:14

Looking to find Phillip. Mother’s name was Frances Muriel Hill, father not named on birth certificate. Born January 1946 and adopted shortly thereafter. Adopted name is unknown. His brother Robert is 72 years old and has just found out about Phillip’s existence from papers received from the children’s home in which he was placed after birth. Any assistance would be appreciated.


ArgyllGran Report 7 Sep 2023 23:37

Unfortunately, as his name would have been changed on adoption, there is no way we can trace him online.

Robert can register with the Adoption Contact Register. If by chance Phillip also registers, looking for his birth family, they may be put in touch with each other.
It's a gamble.
Info and instructions here:


ErikaH Report 8 Sep 2023 09:10

Born where,please? As in….which country?

Was the mother married to a Macready?

Otherwise,why does the child’s surname differ from hers?


Frances M Hill M. Macready in 1940………in England

Were ALL the children adopted?


ErikaH Report 8 Sep 2023 09:52

Someone in Australia has added a postem to the birth record on freebmd


nameslessone Report 8 Sep 2023 10:16

I would assume the postem contact, entered today (8th), is the brother Robert on whose behalf Kerry is searching.

Kerry, I know not everyone is a fan of this , but would Robert consider doing a dna test? Probably an Ancestry one as you can then download the results to other sites ( can’t do it the other way round). If there are a number of siblings as Erika has suggested then this find some of them.

Added: according to there seem to have been two sister born between the two brothers.
Further added: according to trees on ancestry one sister, Hazel, died in Australia in 2013. She is on several trees. Not all show the same number of half or full siblings.


ErikaH Report 8 Sep 2023 10:58

One of the siblings has a tree on here.

BUT...............nothing we can do will find Phillip.


ErikaH Report 8 Sep 2023 11:11

1921 Census Of England & Wales
Bothy Cottg, Pasture Wood, Abinger Common, Abinger, Surrey, England

Edgar Hill Head Male 1885 36 West Horsley, Surrey, England Gardener Private
Dorothy Hill Wife Female 1889 31 City Road, London, London, England Home Duties At Home
Frances Muriel Hill Daughter Female 1920 1 Coolham, Sussex, England - -
Anne Farringdon Visitor Female 1861 59 Isle of Wight, England Home Duties At Home

Alexander William
England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007
Barnet, Middlesex, England

The mother married for a second time in 1960

But, obviously, still no help with regard to the subject of the post :-( :-(

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Sep 2023 14:17

So the mum went to Australia too

Name Frances Muriel Hill
Gender F (Female)
Birth Date 11 avr. 1920 (11 Apr 1920)
Birth Place Coolham, Sussex (Coolham), England, United Kingdom
Death Date 28 mai 1996 (28 May 1996)
Death Place Cootamundra, NSW (Cootamundra), New South Wales, Australie (Australia)
Edgar Hill
Dorothy Farringdon
Alexander William MacReady
Patrick Lyons
Harry Herbert Moore
View on Geneanet

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Sep 2023 14:19

Name Alexander William MacReady
Gender M (Male)
Birth Date 15 août 1914 (15 Aug 1914)
Birth Place Peabody Building, Old Holborn, London (London), London, England, United Kingdom
Death Date 18 août 1999 (18 Aug 1999)
Death Place West Hendon, London (London), London, England, United Kingdom
William Alexander MacReady
Ethel Maude Pollard
Frances Muriel Hill
View on Geneanet

So there seems to be a divorce involved

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Sep 2023 14:21

Not that it helps but

Patrick Lyons
BIRTH 16 JULY 1905 • London, England
DEATH 1980 • Golders Green, Middlesex, England

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Sep 2023 14:22

Harry Herbert Moore
BIRTH 12 FEB 1897 • Chedgrave, Norfolk, England
DEATH 3 MAY 1970 • Edgware Hospital, London, England

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Sep 2023 14:24

It’s not helping but as it came up

Joseph Henry Ward
Fact detailsMediaSource citations
Fact details
28 Nov 1993
Cootamudra, NSW, Australia
Frances Muriel Hill