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BRAY FAMILY from Enfield by Viv Reeves (Member 10082560) on 29-Jul-2003
Hi, Can anyone help me trace the BRAY family. I have come to a brick wall with my family tree. My
gt.gt.grandfather was WILLIAM BRAY b 1823, St.Georges in the East. married to Sarah? b 1823 - Enfield. They had
  
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St Josephs Convent, East End Rd, East Finchley London by lynn nice (Member 10083319) on 24-Jun-2003
Looking for old mates who went to the above. We were from all over England. Those that knew me called me Dawn but knew my real name was Lynn   
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London's Home Movies by Kasia (Member 10098486) on 9-Jun-2003
I am looking for home movies that you may have lurking in an old cupboard at home. I am working on a regional tv programme for LWT which will look back over the century through Londoners' home movie footage. Whatever the format I'm interested in hearing from you. Please call Stuart Cooper on 0207663 2573 or email stuart.cooper@granadamedia.com Thanks   
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Bryco Windows by Susan Watson (Member 10089890) on 29-Mar-2003
I have had Bryco fit a large installation of doors and windows, and I am staggered at the ineptitude and lack of professional and technical skills by not only the installers but the whole company. From installer to customer care is abysmal, DONT BUY FROM THEM - you have been warned. (More info available)   
  • Re: Bryco Windows by Iggy Parsons (Member 10098599) on 10-Jun-2003
    They where great for us!

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CAN YOU TRUST YOUR COUNCIL? by hayesexile (Member 10091938) on 12-Mar-2003
Is your council going to impose Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) in YOUR street?

Find out how HILLINGDON COUNCIL and SOME OF THEIR COUNCILLORS try to convince you that you need them!

Learn how BLATANT LIES, SUBTERFUGE and DIRTY TRICKS will make you PAY TO PARK IN FRONT OF YOUR OWN HOUSE!!!
Find out how they use YOUR servants to threaten you and deny you natura... more >>
  
  • Re: CAN YOU TRUST YOUR COUNCIL? by B.Farr (Member 10056768) on 14-Mar-2003
    Then read how People Power changed their minds!

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TRYING TO FIND PARKER/COOPER by Anne (Member 10090488) on 23-Feb-2003
Does anyone know the where abouts of Carole Parker nee Cooper lived in Eastfield Road in early 60s   
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Perry Alice. by R Reynolds (Member 10071378) on 2-Feb-2003
Family History interest:PERRY Alice E.born 1870 London, possibly moved to Enfield c1897 and worked for a Family called Barber?.
Brilliant new site for family history enthusiasts (www.genesconnected.co.uk).
  
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Day Nursery in enfield! by debsdebs (Member 10086528) on 3-Jan-2003
I am thinking off opening a day nursery in the enfield area, for three months to five years, and was intrested to recieve any feed back as to wether there is a demand for it in enfield, I would be very grateful for your views. Look forward to hearing from you Miss Debra Walton   
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Calling all Ghostbusters! by Dan (Member 10085959) on 26-Dec-2002
Hi, I am looking to find any groups or individuals interested in the research of paranormal occurrances in Enfield or the surrounding areas.
Are there any organisations in the area, or does anybody have any stories to tell?
  
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MISTAKE MADE by Pauline Monkhouse (Member 10084762) on 19-Dec-2002
Sorry it was 1969, that John Pearce was in Enfield, think he might have already been married to a nurse, we lost touch after that, Pauline   
  • Re: MISTAKE MADE by suzanne veail (Member 10107948) on 18-Oct-2003
    do you know the name of the person he married

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LOOKING FOR by Pauline Monkhouse (Member 10084762) on 18-Dec-2002
Anyone know John Pearce. known to be living in Enfield 1963, was going to mary a nurse, John was in a wheelchair due to a motor bike accident, old friends would like news of him, Pauline   
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Vegan Families Group by Lesley Dove (Member 10083619) on 25-Nov-2002
Seeking other vegan families in the London/Middlesex areas (all areas), we have a friendly group of us meeting up about 4 times a year. Email me Lesley@vegan4life.org.uk if you are a vegan raising children and want to meet like-minded friends!

Lesley Dove
  
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NASH / RUMNEY FAMILY by heidi griffin (Member 10054523) on 7-Oct-2002
Does anyone have any info on these two family's I have a letter dated 21/11/1931 from a man I belive to be MR Rumney although he signes the letter uncle... the address is given as 126 FOTHERING ROAD ENFIELD I have another letter of the same address dated till 1940.I know the letters were to my grandfather a Frank Nash and I belive MR Rumney was his father- in -law makeing him my great grandfather... more >>   
  • Re: NASH / RUMNEY FAMILY by Janet Pickering(Murrell) (Member 10053629) on 12-Oct-2002
    Hi I don't know if this has any connection with you......I knew a Margaret * Maureen Nash during early 50's, they were in a Childrens Home the same time as I was, I can remember visiting their mothers house in Enfield.....also the name of the road you have is probably meant to be CECIL Rd, which is in Enfield, near the town centre.

  • Re: NASH / RUMNEY FAMILY by heidi griffin (Member 10054523) on 3-Nov-2002
    many thanks janet,i do remeber some one i think was called maureen a cousin of my father's i was only about 5 the last time i saw here, remember her being a lady with red hair and always laughing the last i heard she was living on the isle of wight,could well be the same person, many thanks for the help, heidi

  • Re: NASH / RUMNEY FAMILY by Janet Pickering(Murrell) (Member 10053629) on 14-Nov-2002
    Any chance it is the same Maureen Nash???????She had an older sister Margaret, who I remember as being dark haired? I seem to remember they had relatives in USA who sent them parcels from time to time. We were all in Mountgrace, Chequers Mead, Potters Bar, & Rownhams,Bush Hill Park Childrens Homes, late 1940's early 1950's.....Janet

  • Re: NASH / RUMNEY FAMILY by heidi griffin (Member 10054523) on 23-Nov-2002
    COULD WELL BE,HAVE YOU HAD A LOOK ON FRIENDS REUNITED IF NOT GIVE IT A TRY....GOOD LUCK HEIDI

  • Re: NASH / RUMNEY FAMILY by heidi griffin (Member 10054523) on 27-Nov-2002
    HI JANET I HAVE HAD A LOOK ON FRU AND FOUND A MARGARET NASH WHO WENT TO EDMOUNTON COUNTY SCHOOL IN 1958 AND ANOTHER MARGARET NASH WHO WENT TO GEORGR SPICER CENTRAL IN 1961 BUT NO MAUREEN NASH BUT YOU NEVER KNOW....TAKE CARE HEIDI

  • Re: NASH / RUMNEY FAMILY by Janet Pickering(Murrell) (Member 10053629) on 28-Nov-2002
    Tried Friends but no luck, wrong Margarets! she would have been older than Maureen, & I think they went to Raglan Road Secondary School.....my family left Rownhams before Margaret & Maureen, I think!!Its so long ago!! Have tried Friends for anyone who was in the Childrens Homes the same years as we were but no luck,hopefully they are some still around!!Thanks Janet

  • Re: NASH / RUMNEY FAMILY by pcrumney (Member 10128144) on 11-Jul-2004
    try me
    you never know
    pcr@wimble.vispa.com
    philip rumney

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BARRY ERIC PULLEN by Laura Perkins (Member 10006375) on 8-Sep-2002
We are a group of old school friends looking for Barry Eric Pullen. He left Suffolks School in 1961 and lived on Southbury Rd. Ken Smith especially wants to renew contact. He could possibly have emigrated to Australia   
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looking for someone by julie-ann beecham (Member 10076709) on 27-Aug-2002
hi my names julie-ann my mothers was known best as kay burbidge, im am looking for the person who i belive to be my father which i have never meet in the 27 years i have been around i have also got a brother called john. i have been told afew things about him but while trying to find him i keep coming to dead ends the one main lead i have though is that he work on a farm on the a10 i have also bee... more >>   
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CND....1957/61 by Janet Pickering(Murrell) (Member 10053629) on 30-Jul-2002
Anyone still left in Enfield who was involved with CND late 50's, we used to meet in a school in Southbury Road, what are you all doing now, have been in touch recently with 1 person only from those heady days......Janet   
  • Re: CND....1957/61 by Bob Hudd (Member 10118965) on 4-Mar-2004
    Still around but not in Enfield. Went to CND meetings from 1959 - 1964. Have been living in New Zealand for past 33 years. I have been in contact over the past year with Bob Perrin in Australia, Jim Crace, Andrew Collier and John Beyor.
    Regards
    Bob Hudd

  • Re: CND....1957/61 by jan murrell (Member 10138428) on 1-Mar-2005
    Hi Bob
    I know its ages since you put your message on here! I have been in touch with Bob Perrin, Bob Perkins,Gillian Herbert (Sherb) & last year with Jimmy Thomas, who sent me some old pics of his crowd, some names, Christine Gabriel, Jeff Mister,etc.
    I've been in Aus since 1966.If you want to email me direct try FRU, under Enfield County 1958.

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Rownhams Childrens Home by Janet Pickering(Murrell) (Member 10053629) on 26-Jul-2002
I lived in Rownhams Childrens Home, Dryden Rd, Bush Hill Park from Dec1952 until Mar1956, attended Raglan Rd School for 11+ then Enfield County until 1958........Does anyone recognise this???? Janet   
  • Re: Rownhams Childrens Home by chris broom (Member 10114313) on 8-Jan-2004
    Dear Janet,
    I am a trainee journalist from Southampton and it is possible you could help me with something.
    I didn't attend Rownhams Children's Home but I did go to Rownhams Primary School near Southampton. I don't know if you were on friend's reunited website under the children's home but inexplicably all of the ex-students from the school are now listed as having been to the children's home. ... more >>

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freezywater st. georges... by corrinne taylor (Member 10069691) on 30-May-2002
hi, i was at freezywater st. georges in 1994, and lost touch with all the people i was at primary school with (we were only 11... and i didn't think to get anyone's phone numbers or anything :) ) just wondered how everyone's doing now... i moved to yorkshire in 1997, and now i'm studying in edinburgh. If anyone remembers me, get in touch!   
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The Lawns childrens home by Teresa Chapman (Member 10069446) on 28-May-2002
contact me if you lived at the lawns children home   
  • Re: The Lawns childrens home by Janet Pickering(Murrell) (Member 10053629) on 26-Jul-2002
    Hi Theresa.......I wasn't at The Lawns but lived next door at Rownhams, Dryden Rd..from 1953 to 56,Were you there during that time? Janet

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St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Bernard Michaux (Member 10068511) on 18-May-2002
If anyone remembers Ron and John Michaux, in the years from 1928 to 1939, could you please respond.   
  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Eric. Nutcher (Member 10072465) on 7-Jul-2002
    I remember the Michaux brothers. Iwas at St.Joseph's from 1931 till 1941. Do you remember me.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Eric. Nutcher (Member 10072465) on 13-Jul-2002
    I remember the Michaux brothers. Iwas at St.Joseph's from1931 to 1941

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Eric. Nutcher (Member 10072465) on 5-Oct-2002
    looking for anyone who was at St.Josephs Especially between the years 1930-1945.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Janet Pickering(Murrell) (Member 10053629) on 7-Jan-2003
    There is a new Website for people who were INCARE it is childrenshomes-uk-commonwealth if you are interested.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by bill (Member 10162786) on 19-May-2006
    I do not know the mentioned people, but my father was there from around 1929 to 1939, he was born in 1926.

    My father had started his life story shortly before he passed away in 1992, but though ill health was unable to complete it.
    His job at st josephs was to look after the boilers so there was hot water for the sisters, he had written a bit about his time there, my own impression having read... more >>

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by bill (Member 10162786) on 23-Dec-2007
    Hello Eric, my late father was at st josephs in enfield from around 1928, he would have been there during the years that you were there.
    His name was David John Hearne, he may have been known as John Hearne.
    He was handed over to the care of the crusade of rescue when his father had left him and his mother florence bennett for the second time during what seems to have been a troubled relationshi... more >>

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by eric.nutcher (Member 10232360) on 1-Nov-2008
    I knew your father very well. He was about one year older than myself. It is only recently i found out he stayed on at St.Joseph's to look after the boilers The previous boiler man was a Mr.Sexton. As far as i remember we were together throughout my time there. The same class, the same dormitary.Taught and supervised by the same nuns. I've been writing a book about St.Joseph's. Reading it through ... more >>

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by David Ryan (Member 10235108) on 4-Feb-2009
    My father went to St Josephs, his name is Sidney Ryan, I am not sure when but he was born in 1932.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Catherine Warrell (Member 10241643) on 16-Oct-2009
    I was in St Joseph's Home, Holtwhire's Hill in the 60's. My brothers were in the main building and I was in campion House, just across the yard. My name was Catherine Halpin and my brothers are John, Paul, Walter (Wockey) and Robert. We are from Watford in Hertfordshire. I was dissapointed to find the home had been knocked down when I visited a few years back. i would love to hear from anyone who ... more >>

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by sandra weselby (Member 10242164) on 6-Nov-2009
    Hello Eric remember me i am William Mccarthys daughter Sandra, you came to my house to meet my dad who you remember being at St Josephs.
    I am looking for records of my dad being there.

    when a child is taken into care would they have the details of the mother and where they were living at the time of my dad going into a home and if so where will i find these records, i do hope you can help me Eric.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by sandra weselby (Member 10242164) on 6-Nov-2009
    Hello Eric remember me i am William Mccarthys daughter Sandra, you came to my house to meet my dad who you remember being at St Josephs.
    I am looking for records of my dad being there.

    when a child is taken into care would they have the details of the mother and where they were living at the time of my dad going into a home and if so where will i find these records, i do hope you can help me Eric.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by sandra weselby (Member 10242164) on 6-Nov-2009
    Hello Eric remember me i am William Mccarthys daughter Sandra, you came to my house to meet my dad who you remember being at St Josephs.
    I am looking for records of my dad being there.

    when a child is taken into care would they have the details of the mother and where they were living at the time of my dad going into a home and if so where will i find these records, i do hope you can help me Eric.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by sandra weselby (Member 10242164) on 6-Nov-2009
    Hello Eric remember me i am William Mccarthys daughter Sandra, you came to my house to meet my dad who you remember being at St Josephs.
    I am looking for records of my dad being there.

    when a child is taken into care would they have the details of the mother and where they were living at the time of my dad going into a home and if so where will i find these records, i do hope you can help me Eric.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by bill (Member 10162786) on 11-Dec-2009
    Hello Eric, you say that you remember my dad at st josephs.
    He did indeed stay on to look after the boilers with mr sexton.
    My email address is arcamalpha2003@yahoo.co.uk if you would like to contact me, and i would love to read some of your story.

    Regards,
    Bill.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Margaret Ludlow (Member 10264759) on 29-Aug-2011
    I was at St Joseph's in the early 1960's being adopted in 1964. I am looking for anyone who knows me. I have photos of myself as a baby with another baby I just know as Ginette although i think her surname was Fowler?. I have tried to find here and other but unsuccessfully. Does anyone have any pictures of the home as I think it has now been knocked down. Also where have the records gone. i am st... more >>

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by bill (Member 10162786) on 2-Nov-2011
    Margaret, it may be worth while contacting the catholic childrens society regarding your time at st josephs, also to try and find out who your father was they may be able to guide you.
    Here is a link to their website.
    http://www.cathchild.org.uk/

    Best wishes,
    Bill Hearne.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Anthony (Member 10269884) on 23-Jan-2012
    To Margaret Ludlow, There was a picture of you sat on the grass with Jeanette Vella and Mary Jo O'Connor. Is that the picture you mean? You had a ribbon in your hair.

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Margaret Ludlow (Member 10264759) on 20-Feb-2013
    Anthony, I am certain you 're right. How do you know?. Do you have the photo?. Sorry but I have nothing and my adoptive parents are dead so no one to help me answer so many questions.
    I would love to talk to you again. Do you think you could contact me my e mail address is magsludlow@me.com. Please get in touch. Thank you

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Margaret Ludlow (Member 10264759) on 18-Feb-2014
    Does Anyone know how I can get in touch with two members here - Anthony Member 10269884 and Bill Hearne Member 10241648.i am still trying to track down the photo and others that Anthony writes about as I have none of myself as a small child.
    I am also still trying to find out who my father was. Bill mentioned a link which I have already pursued but no avail.
    I would love someone to contact me at magsludlow@me.com

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Margaret Ludlow (Member 10264759) on 18-Feb-2014
    Catherine Warrell Member 10241643, I would love to get in touch. My e-mail address is magsludlow@me.com

  • Re: St Joseph's Home, Holtwhites Hill by Amanda Morris (Member 10308334) on 28-Sep-2016
    Does anybody remember my Dad - Michael Cunningham? He went to St Josephs 1947 - 1953. please feel free toe email me amandaleemorris@bigpond.com

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