Author Topic: Help - Swales/Hall/Hibbert  (Read 1646 times)

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Re: Help - Swales/Hall/Hibbert
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 12 January 17 23:29 GMT (UK) »
Thank you

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Re: Help - Swales/Hall/Hibbert
« Reply #10 on: Monday 31 December 18 04:31 GMT (UK) »
Hi Vindex

Sorry to use this forum to reach out to you, however as I'm a new member I think I lack the functionality to PM you.

Felixmac was my wife's uncle, however he passed away a couple of years ago. Leonard Hibbert is my wife's grandfather, and as such I'm trying to pick up where Felix left off on behalf of her and Felix's 2 remaining brothers. Any help with filling in the blanks would be greatly appreciated.

Apologies for using this forum to contact you, however options are limited.

Kind Regards

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Re: Help - Swales/Hall/Hibbert
« Reply #11 on: Monday 31 December 18 05:37 GMT (UK) »
Yes, for security/anti-spam measures one needs to make more than 1 post to contact anyone privately.
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Re: Help - Swales/Hall/Hibbert
« Reply #12 on: Monday 31 December 18 16:26 GMT (UK) »
Hi.  I was happy to receive your message today.  Like you I'm not sure how to work the Rootschat system but if we can work that out I will try to fill in the gaps regarding Hetty Swales! An interesting lady.

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Re: Help - Swales/Hall/Hibbert
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 01 January 19 01:48 GMT (UK) »
wontok needs to make another couple of posts. Why not have a go at one or two other enquiries on the forum?  Then you'll be able to use the private message function to exchange contact information and communicate anything sensitive.
It's sensible security. Everything posted on the open forum is googlable. As well as that a new poster on here last week was a scammer advertising a porn site.

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Re: Help - Swales/Hall/Hibbert
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday 01 January 19 01:59 GMT (UK) »
Welcome to Rootschat Wontok.

Born Leonard Swales 18/06/1921 to Hetty Swales (formerly Hall) in Fylde, Blackpool South.
Marriage certificate to my mum shows Leonard Iredale Hibbert
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There is a death of a Leonard Swales 1987  in Camden London born 1921
Vol 14 page 2108


Am I correct in thinking that Leonard had changed his surname at time of marriage and changed it back again by time of death?

Vindex, you can use the PM system now.

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Re: Help - Swales/Hall/Hibbert
« Reply #15 on: Tuesday 01 January 19 20:28 GMT (UK) »
There is an interesting article in a tree on ancestry which names him in a newspaper cutting as Leonard Iredale Hibbert in Rhodesia naming a wife as Patricia Hibbert formerly Thomas

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Re: Help - Swales/Hall/Hibbert
« Reply #16 on: Saturday 05 January 19 23:06 GMT (UK) »
Thanks everyone for your responses and thanks Vindex for reaching out to me via PM, however still unable to directly reply. I'll follow the advice given in this thread.
Leonard Swales / Hibbert - complex family member to follow. I also found the 2 newspaper clippings regarding Leonard Hibbert & Patricia Thomas a couple of years ago. It was the first time my father in-law (Leonard's son) had heard that his father had re-married whilst in Rhodesia. He was 8 and Felixmac was 6 when Leonard and his mother split and they never heard from him again. Clearly Leonard chose to remain private from that point on, however we've all decided that will not be a road block in tracing other family further back, hence our interest in Hetty.
Thanks everyone for your response. Vindex, unable to respond to your PM as pointed out by experienced members, however will endeavor soon.