"There was no requirement to show the mother's place of birth on an English birth certificate and I've never seen it done, and disagree that it was “often” shown. There's no provision for this sort of detail on the…"
"Often the place of birth of the mother and the name and address of the informant are provided--was none of this information provided on the birth certificate or was it the same as the information that you obtained from the military records? "
"I've tried to find Ellen Barrett in the 1911 census but haven't been able to. I'm not sure where Alma Rd was either but assume it was somewhere in London, probably near or in Islington. She would not have been…"
"Unfortunately I don't know. They seem to have kept the name she was given by her birth mother (Dorothy) and added the Beatrice after they adopted her and changed her surname to Smitten. I guess this was all done without benefit…"
"I had thought of doing something like that in the future. What sort of information do you obtain when you do DNA testing and how would it be able to trace my biological grandparents especially when I only know the name of my biological…"
In terms of tracing your biological grandparents, have you considered doing DNA testing? I am a member of ISOGG (International Society of Genetic Genealogists) and would be happy to share information on some of the options available…"
"I have (or rather my sister is the custodian of) a photo album which belonged to my grandparents on the Smitten side. It is a big book with thick pages and contains lots of photos of the Smitten family. Unfortunately they don't have…"
Names I Research & their locations .... (please be specific here)
Annie Lilian Richardson, Hereford, Herefordshire
Ellen Barrett of 17 Alma Road, Islington, London (gave birth in 1912 to Dorothy Barrett at Islington Infirmary, 129 St. John's Road, Islington)
Lapham's of Kilmington, Somerset
Hall's of Hertfordshire
I got started researching my family history ......
I have a friend who is a member of ancestry and decided that since I now had the time, being retired, that it is something I would like to do.
I have been doing genealogy since ....
We all have them - my biggest brick wall is .......
Annie Lilian Richardson prior to 1891
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Find information Dorothy Barrett
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