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Suggestions please for orphaned family in Castlederg c1930
« on: Tuesday 31 October 17 23:57 GMT (UK) »
My Mother told me she was born and raised on a farm in Castlederg in or around 1912 and I have the wedding certificate that shows she married a British soldier in Larne in 1933 with a given name of Sadie Reynolds.
As there is no connection whatsoever to the name Reynolds in Castlederg, it has been suggested to me that it may not have been her real name and I should not look too deeply as I may not like what I find.
I am the youngest son (now age 62) of her four children all raised in England where for whatever reason she hid details of her early life in Ireland very well.
I have hit a brick wall but I can't give this up as my children are asking about their Irish roots and I cannot tell them anything about the 6 brothers and sisters including twin girls, who were orphaned and then split up around 1930 and could have been sent anywhere around the world (possibly twin girls to Canada?).
Where do I go next ?

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Re: Suggestions please for orphaned family in Castlederg c1930
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 01 November 17 12:03 GMT (UK) »
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Unfortunately your search is at a time that records are not all online or available and change between the whole island of Ireland and split between North and South

However, with what you have to date
Sadie / Sarah married in 1933; marriage certificate states her father was William REYNOLDS, a farmer
Was this in a church or registry office?
If in a church did you contact them in case they have more information that may not have been required on a civil certificate?
Also to ask was this her original parish which may be noted.

This may help
Kearney & Bourke/ Johns & Fox/ Mannion & Finan/ Donohoe & Curley
Byrne [Carthy], Keeffe/ Germaine, Butler/ McDermott, Giblin/ Lally, Dolan
Toole, Doran; Dowling, Grogan/ Reilly, Burke; Warren, Kidd [Lawless]/ Smith, Scally; Mangan, Rodgers/ Fahy, Calday; Staunton, Miller
Further generations:
Brophy Coleman Eathorn(e) Fahy Fitzpatrick Geraghty Haverty Keane Keogh Nowlan Rowe Walder

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Re: Suggestions please for orphaned family in Castlederg c1930
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 01 November 17 13:01 GMT (UK) »
".....cannot tell them anything about the 6 brothers and sisters including twin girls, who were orphaned and then split up....."

But what do you know?? Have you names for them?

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Re: Suggestions please for orphaned family in Castlederg c1930
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 01 November 17 14:42 GMT (UK) »
".....cannot tell them anything about the 6 brothers and sisters including twin girls, who were orphaned and then split up....."

But what do you know?? Have you names for them?
All I have is details on the wedding certificate - prior to that its all a total mystery and based entirely on this very brief info she gave me about her life in Castlederg.

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Re: Suggestions please for orphaned family in Castlederg c1930
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 01 November 17 14:48 GMT (UK) »
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Unfortunately your search is at a time that records are not all online or available and change between the whole island of Ireland and split between North and South

However, with what you have to date
Sadie / Sarah married in 1933; marriage certificate states her father was William REYNOLDS, a farmer
Was this in a church or registry office?
If in a church did you contact them in case they have more information that may not have been required on a civil certificate?
Also to ask was this her original parish which may be noted.

This may help

Thank you.
I will try contacting the church of St Cedmas in Larne again.

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Re: Suggestions please for orphaned family in Castlederg c1930
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 01 November 17 15:16 GMT (UK) »
".....cannot tell them anything about the 6 brothers and sisters including twin girls, who were orphaned and then split up....."

But what do you know?? Have you names for them?
All I have is details on the wedding certificate - prior to that its all a total mystery and based entirely on this very brief info she gave me about her life in Castlederg.


You have no names for the 6 brothers and sisters including twin girls?

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Re: Suggestions please for orphaned family in Castlederg c1930
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 02 November 17 01:30 GMT (UK) »
".....cannot tell them anything about the 6 brothers and sisters including twin girls, who were orphaned and then split up....."

But what do you know?? Have you names for them?
All I have is details on the wedding certificate - prior to that its all a total mystery and based entirely on this very brief info she gave me about her life in Castlederg.


You have no names for the 6 brothers and sisters including twin girls?

No - Please forgive me if this sounds unusual but if I had names, DOB's, places of birth etc; it wouldn't be a mystery and I wouldn't have to resort to asking for suggestions as to where I may find information on adoption or any connection to the name of Reynolds in Castlederg.

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Re: Suggestions please for orphaned family in Castlederg c1930
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 05 November 17 10:33 GMT (UK) »
Can't remember if this was asked before but does the 1933 marriage certificate list an address for Sadie?
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Re: Suggestions please for orphaned family in Castlederg c1930
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 05 November 17 11:00 GMT (UK) »
".....cannot tell them anything about the 6 brothers and sisters including twin girls, who were orphaned and then split up....."

But what do you know?? Have you names for them?
All I have is details on the wedding certificate - prior to that its all a total mystery and based entirely on this very brief info she gave me about her life in Castlederg.


You have no names for the 6 brothers and sisters including twin girls?

No - Please forgive me if this sounds unusual but if I had names, DOB's, places of birth etc; it wouldn't be a mystery and I wouldn't have to resort to asking for suggestions as to where I may find information on adoption or any connection to the name of Reynolds in Castlederg.

That is no problem.