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Looking For Lost Sister

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Kerrie Report 26 Jul 2021 22:27

I am trying to locate my sister who was born and adopted in 1951 in Nottingham .

Her birth name was Sheila Ann Margaret Sharpe born March 1951 registered at birth by Mary E Thomas .

Her parents were Mary E Thomas January 1929, her Father was Stanley James Sharpe June 1917.

Both Sheila and I shared the same Birth Mother but had different Father's.

I know Sheila's Daughter was searching for her Mother's birth family 2 years ago but the social media site that she posted on she is no longer a member of .

We have never met each other.

My birth name was Patricia Ellen Woodford born May 1948 and I was adopted by my grandparents, my name was then changed to Patricia Ellen Thomas .

I am looking for a way to connect to my Sister and I wonder if you could provide details on a way forward .

I am 73yrs and Sheila is 70yrs , I would be most grateful if you could help to reunite us both .


ArgyllGran Report 27 Jul 2021 02:06

You have posted about this already.

Please continue on that other thread instead of this one, to keep all answers together.

As said on the other thread, we need to know her adopted name if we are to have any hope of tracking her down.

Presumably her daughter knows her mother's adopted name?


Kerrie Report 27 Jul 2021 14:03

Hi do not know her adopted name , I only have the full original birth certificate. Sheila and my Mom share the same Birth Mother


ErikaH Report 27 Jul 2021 14:20


Did you follow the advice on your OTHER thread about the National adoption contact register?

That’s the most logical step to take


Kerrie Report 27 Jul 2021 22:03

Hi yes I have done that also


ErikaH Report 28 Jul 2021 09:59

That is all you can do, I’m afraid

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 4 Aug 2021 13:06

Sorry no one can help you unless you know her new name

No one has access to adoption records I,m afraid