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Offline Robynkc

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Re: DBSIG: British Home Children.
« Reply #72 on: Friday 14 June 19 06:00 BST (UK) »
Thank you so much, i'll add those names to the the Allen Ancestry Tree and see what get.

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Re: DBSIG: British Home Children.
« Reply #73 on: Friday 14 June 19 06:35 BST (UK) »
Hi again Robyn

FYI there is a birth for a Jeanne B. ALLEN in Perth in 1932 (reg 2458) so ordering this certificate may tell you more if this is the right person.

https://bdm.justice.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersindex/default.aspx

(Looks to be Jeanne Bretherton ALLEN b. 16 Sep 1932, went to New York in 1950)


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Re: DBSIG: British Home Children.
« Reply #74 on: Friday 14 June 19 06:43 BST (UK) »
Hi Robyn

Possible is Walter Bevis ALLEN (1901-1981), who arrived aboard Belgic in 1913 and was at Fairbridge.

He married Edith Blanche BRANSBY in 1929, they divorced in 1935. But I can't see her in the index to Fairbridge. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/94903238

He remarried in 1940 to Hilda WHITWORTH and died in South Australia.

Robyn I think this might the right family, as I just checked and Hilda Winifred WHITWORTH was also at Fairbridge! :o She was born in 1916 and arrived in 1929. So his second wife but mostly likely 'mother' to Jean/Jeanne given the circumstances above.

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Re: DBSIG: British Home Children.
« Reply #75 on: Friday 14 June 19 07:46 BST (UK) »
Hi Mollipops thank you for that information. The biological daughter found her mother later in the years but Jean wasn't overly keen on the meeting as she said she never told anyone about the birth. She also said she had a twin sister and that she (Jean)  never married.

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Re: DBSIG: British Home Children.
« Reply #76 on: Friday 14 June 19 07:50 BST (UK) »
Maybe Jean had a normal life, married with children  and lied to her daughter that she adopted out, because she didn't want her family to know about it.
I know that happened alot back then.

Robyn