My name is Cathy and im looking for my sister who was adopted in 1961 her name was Helen, and she was adopted from Camden Town. Baby daughter born Sept 1961, Looking For Miss B Ledwidge who gave birth to a girl on 25/6/61 I have been told mum was sent toa home for unmarried mothers in the eastbourne area. TV antiques expert David Dickinson did manage to trace his birth mother, exchanging regular letters, photographs and phone calls. Overington was his adopted name. Robert should and will get that book of his published, as will I. I too was forced to give my baby up on 8th May 1980 where I too was sent to a home for unmarried mother’s. My story is back in June 1967 that my birth mother Heather Tocher went into a mother and baby home to give me up for adoption, my name was Anita Tocher. Many thanks. Rod Stewart. Childrens Placement Services. Featured. Now I must go to bed! I would like to be in contact with any girls who were at Francis Way Maternity Home. Where I now live witnesses say babies were taken from the back door of the local hospital and simply registered as someone else’s however some of the babies ended up in Kirkcaldy and Dysart but this was stopped in 1971. Hi, I’m a polish student from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. I have had to be hospitalized and given medicine for depression. Hi I was placed in a mother and baby home in Chelmsford Bartletts new London road in 1974 and my baby as born on 30th April 1975 I named him Christopher mark Norris I was forced to give him away by my Victorian parents I cared for him for 10 days in st johns I had kniited all his cardigans and other items the social worker came after ten days and dragged him from my arms and I was taken homeand expected to carry on with my life I was told I wild.not be able to cope never asked me if I cld I had to have a doc come to my parents house who gave me sleeping tablets I am now 56 and having him taken from me was the worst thing that has happened in my life if anyone has any info about my son or where at the Bartletts mother and baby home Chelmsford wild love to hear from you, I was adopted in 1965, born in Guidford, and adopted from an orphanage in Sheringham, and would just love to thank my birth mother ,(Elizabeth Ann Mansfield) so, if you ever read this, and never get in touch, you did the right thing, i was loved and supported…….i thank you, from the bottom of my heart, they are now both deceased, but loved me, as i’m sure you would have done. My boy friends brother and sister in law wanted a baby. I want so bad to snatch her up and run with both of my girls. She went on to marry my dad and have two daughters but she told me and still does not one day goes by when she doesn’t think of him and on his birthday she is so so sad. Can anyone help me find her? I was a hoilday romance baby. we had something to eat and we showed him pictures. In Iowa, where Mitchell gave birth, the law says birth parents have 72 hours until they sign consent documents giving the baby up for adoption, says … she must of thought she couldnt provide for my needs, i want her to know im ok,,and grateful. I can say that I was adopted by a war widow who gave me a wonderful life, a good education and the opportunity to get work. It came up again today and I said to mum she had to tell him else I would. He demanded that I abort the baby but I couldn’t do that. If anyone has any information I would be most grateful to receive it. The only positive point is I must have a birth certificate up here and my surname can be only one of four. Can anyone help please? Kind Regards Your daughter may not want contact with you now but keep your door open as she may wish to in the future. Hello Louisa Jones. When she came down Gary was gone and my grandad told her he was to be adopted there was no way she could bring him home. I was born in Norwich in January 1964 and eventually adopted in, I believe, May 1968. I was in a mother and baby home myself, but resisted the adoption advice in the face of a lot of pressure. As well as that she told me straight up that while she was pregnant, she and her boyfriend (not my father) were having a grand time getting it on. I didn’t give up my baby because I didn’t want him, I wanted to make sure he was safe and had a loving family. I have to say my stay at the Home was not unpleasant but at no time were we ever told that we had rights and were entitled to Benefits that would allow us to keep our babies. I can’t help it. Any help with this would be great, many thanks. Sally. If you are pregnant and thinking about adoption, here’s what you can expect with FCCA: Good luck in your search. I love you just the same. We met with an adoption agency and got the ball rolling. My brother in law was born on 10th October 1960 – we have his birth certificate so know exactly who is mother is (had two further sons) but she says she hasn’t given him a second thought since the adoption. this young man had a nice white car beautiful blonde wife who was pregnant and another child with them. At 28 i found out she had had another daughter after me who was also adopted but out of the family. Adoption counseling and her faith in God led her to choose adoption. and delivered food to our foster homes. My birth mother was 15 and was sent to a mother and baby home in Bournemouth. time is NOT a healer you have no choice but to live with your pain. I too had to care for my son for 10 days before the social services wrenched him from my arms in the car park of the hospital. I was adopted in October 1951 from a home in Aldershot Surrey called St Agnes. It didn’t matter if there was any risk to me or that I was being used because it was good for her. I hope someone reads this and puts 2 and 2 together and comes up with the right equation. There will be no computerised records records will be hidden away in some vault or cellar unless the nuns had a bonfire. I was born at 11 St. Albans Avenue on 24th. years later he question why he was dark and the other were blue eyes and blond. Now it's called date rape. Hi It is a book that would best be described as a love letter to the mother I didn’t know. My name was Carole Williams at the time she was born I called her Jennifer. The men involved didn’t come into it at all. I was raised among criminals who lied all the time about who I really was. They have the ways of doing the tracing – I don’t believe it is the two presenters themselves. They all rejected my mother and I as a result of my illegitimacy. My brother is not at all angry about being given up he understands that his mother had no choice. It’s been so hard. The pain of giving up a baby for adoption is still raw for some mothers 50 years later, as a fascinating two-part documentary showed. I recently had to fill some forms that included my birth details etc. The only option that was drummed into us “It will be best for baby”. This doesn’t allegedly happen now but it wasn’t supposed to happen then, the adoption act was Scotland 1949 referring to adoption agencies but social services only came into being in 1948 and they deny all knowledge of what went on. My message to Bella was also to Jeff. Tech. I was adopted in 1959 through The National Children’s Adoption Association. I have cousins I can talk to. A reader, Kim, brings back our adoption series with the story of her search for her birth family:. Not sure what to do next. Thanks. I extend my love and support to all natural Mothers, and their children,may you find the peace you deserve. Did my punishment fit my cime? Hi ..Can anyone say how much NORCAP would charge? I was so terrorised that I was just a little silent mouse. Especially because it wasn’t her doing to be conceived. my adoption file only has my birth parents names & adress at the time. at the time I knew nothing of his story. I manage to find my half sister and brothers through facebook, fifteen years later. ... even if you give the baby up to another family, that baby will always be a part of you. Looking for my half sister adopted in the name of ‘Martine Savage’ birthday 3rd November 1971. My adoptive parents used to tell me the story about how they got the phone call from the adoption agency on their tenth anniversary, telling them they’d been chosen by my birth mother. Some of the stories were heart-wrenching. I was in a Mother and Baby home in Baddow Road Chelmsford in the 1950s. Can anyone tell me what the laundries were like in the mid 70s? Please if u see this we would like to meet u. Hi im looking for a child for my mother inlaw as she like many had to part with her son on her mothers say so 6 wks after giving birth in a unit for mother and baby and has struggled with this loss all of her life. Hi, my wife wrote on here earlier this year, still looking for my birth mum, my birth certificate says Northamptonshire adoption service, does anyone no anything about what this means, is all that I kinda no is mums surname was piper, maybe age 19 at the time and she had me in in an adoption center in Northamptonshire 4/5/1970, had me and left me there, my birth certificate is dated 5 months later October 1970, I can only guess this is when my adoptive parents picked me up, any information however small would be helpful many thanks, Paul. We where told she would have been about sixteen at the time and she was sent from Essex up north somewhere. I have learned that almost every woman who gave up a child thinks about their son or daughter every day for the rest of their lives – the reverse is also true. She was giving me away anyway and I’d never know. I have come to realise its a possibility my friend was born in burdhurst parents and baby unit. If you are Joanne and would rather not be in contact with your birth mother she understands, but it is important to her that you know her medical history. I hand you over. I was therefore stuck apart from a clue when the priest at Mount St Marty’s Catholic church, Richmond Hill, Leeds said he had seen my records. To Mary I still live in the area. My story does not exactly tie in with your book. After all these years i do not know where he is or even if he is alive or dead. She said she recognized your eyes. Any information re this matter I would be very grateful for. I try to understand the hurt she went through but theres a part of me that is now angry at her. I also believe that i have a female sibling? My Dad’s dob is 15/04/1943 He was born in Nottingham and moved with his parents at only 6mths old to Haroldhill. Thank you, I was adopted in April 1977, I have always known I was adopted and had the most fantastic childhood and blessed with the best parents I could have ever wished for, I dont know anything about my birth mother or father and I would never ask my mum or dad about them as I wouldnt want to put them through that, I dont think they would mind but I just dont want to do it to them, I have a really strong feeling that my natural mother was very young and had to give me up, I dont know for sure but I was in foster care until I was 6 weeks old, I am not angry that my mother had me adopted in fact I would love to let her now that I am thankful for that heart wrenching choice she had to make on that day in April 77 if you ever read this please dont feel bad anymore I love my family and have a wonderful time, I now have 3 children of my own and I am extremey happy in life, maybe one day I will get to tell you this face to face but I dont want to upset anyone by doing this as my natural mum may have her own family now with no knowings of me, anyway will stop waffling on and hope I everyone gets what they are looking for, love to you all xxx, by the way I was born in Northamptonshire on 25th April 1977 if this means anything to you plz get in touch on here x. Hello. If you are not ready to be a parent, don’t have the resources to care for a child, or don’t have any support for your pregnancy, giving baby up for adoption is the most unselfish thing you can do. That hurt so badly I can’t even describe it. My bedtime story, as a … Amelia's Story Amelia placed her baby girl for adoption. My dad was born 06/03/1959. We left the following morning and my new mum was given some documents about me she had to take somewhere else. I was put up for adoption in 1967, i am only just starting the journey of trying to find my birth mother and finding it really hard to find information, I have my case notes which gives her name,age and address ( but I suspect she only stayed there until I was born) I was adopted to the parkers Elsie & victor at Wimbledon court in 1943,and lived in Wimbledon/ raynes park. I’ve only found all this pout since mid 2006 and only realised I really did come from Scotland in mid 2006. I was born on 10-09-1968 in Sheffield. She named me Sophie but I was adopted and my name was changed. Fly…. All she said was my mum wanted them destroyed to ‘protect me’ but I’ve no idea what from. Your mother sounds pretty self absorbed, to say the least, but not all parents are saintly. After fifty years the mother of my child born in 1963 and I have recently been in touch again and she gave birth to our son in St Johns Mother and baby home Ashley Hill Bristol Then she was moved to south Mead at Cliffton, she cared for the baby for 12 weeks then it was taken from her, I now live in Australia and I have promised to see if we could get in touch with our son but I would like some guidance in how people try and find their children, he will be 51 on 22 September and we would dearly love to find him as its been far to long and we would really love to have a reunion and to try and explain to him why all this was done. Many mothers were desperate to find out what had happened to their children but it wasn’t until the Children Act of 1975 that children were given the right to search for their birth parents. While there will be struggles throughout the healing journey, there is also so much peace and joy to be had for birth mothers. I was searching in the eighties and early nineties then she found me and is now age 50, wherever she is. thank you, Looking on behalf of my husband Robert born 6th October 1967 in the Greater London area . It follows their lives long-term, from discovery of their pregnancies through the present, and identifies the Birthmother Syndrome a pattern of … I was 18, initially the father stood by me. I used to dream about being adopted by a nice couple who lived in the country and had lots of pets (my mother always hated animals). I visited the site of my home a while ago and it is once more a family house. Kashmir Hill Former Staff. I was sent to a mother and baby home at age 16 at 5 months pregnant in 1969 as my mother was ashamed of me and what the neighbours would say. i understand that my birth dad was going to go to stop the odoption, but then never turned up in the end. I have just learned about this possibility and have no idea where to start to look for this person. (#3451) This birth mother is a single mother and just found out she was pregnant. I was so … Lindsay's book makes it clear that giving a child up for adoption is a tough and painful decision, one requiring great courage, love, and faith in a better future. Real Adoption Stories from Angel Adoptive Families Ashly & Guillermo The end of the journey will always be worth it because you will be holding your little bundle of joy and words cannot express how much you love them. I am producing a play next year (2011) called Be My Baby at the Erith Playhouse about four girls who are being forced to give up their babies for adoption. I am here to help or just to listen to your story. You had no choice and your kids love you xx, I am trying to find a home for unmarried mother’s that was in harrow on the hill that existed in the 60s that I know is no longer there my mother as a teenager went there to have her baby and after a short time of her looking after him he was given up for adoption. I was resident in the ‘home ‘ with 4 other girls and we had to wash clean and cook for a family of 6. My mother was 16 years old and came from Poland with her parents’. The daily breakfast plan included making porridge ourselves and mounds of extra toast – the reason being, we could snack on cold toast and jam after the housework which involved heavy cleaning. she is 93 years old. When our names came up and there was the potential for reunion, I agonized about whether to do it or not fearing that I might hurt her, but ultimately decided it might be the only chance I had and went ahead. I miss him every day. I was lucky because my parents came to take me and my baby home but I had to witness the distress of other girls who were forced to give their babies up for adoption No one ever told us that there were benefits available so that these girls could have kept their babies, i was born march 14,1967 adopted at 6 days old, i was born in butler,pa i also have 4 missing siblings . Only 3 lodges now exist the Unity Lodge apparently disappeared in 2011 whilst Kingston Unity Friends Society is now in Wakefield and have no records that far back they say ‘the grand master’ of the lodge would have the records To make matters worse Kingston Unity club was the haunt of dishonest and corrupt police officers who tried to blackmail me for years into doing things that were dishonest which would have made me as bad as them. I am searching for a mother who had a male child on 7/20/69 the day the man walked on the moon. He was taken away from me at 6 wks old and went to be adopted. Thanks – Jeff. the cries of the babies haunt me to this day as I probably heard him cry and wasn’t allowed to hold or feed him. She did change her mind decades later. The choice to give my child up for adoption was a simple one. They were expected to go away to mother and baby homes, and six weeks later, sign over their child to someone else. If this sounds familliar to you and you think this is the baby boy you gave up please contact me at I also have a recent pic for any birth family members. Kind Regards How to “Give a Baby Up” for Adoption; Why Adoption Isn’t “Giving Up” Making Your Adoption Plan; Your Adoption Hospital Plan; Placing Multiple Children for Adoption; Adoption Laws & Legal Rights; Adoption Paperwork Guide; Financial Support for Adoption; Requirements to Choose Adoption. Was anyone in the St Agatha’s mother and baby unit in Stratford during autumn 1960 who could give us some background on what it was like. She was in two minds about taking me but the woman driving the car said it was too late to take me back now so she agreed to take me and when asked said I was going to be called ‘Geoffrey’ yuk I never liked the name. I felt somewhat the same about my father. Elliott, the author, also has her own story to tell – she was adopted as a baby in 1951 and her own experiences pepper this informative work. we all got back together. ... though she hadn't known her mother had given up a baby for adoption. Seems the home was around for quite a long time. I guess she had a son and I would like to try and locate him or find out if this is true before I confront my mother about it. They still have all my information. Giving a baby up for adoption is a courageous, selfless, and loving choice for your child's future. In the 1950s and 1960s, the stigma of illegitimacy was such that many young women in their late teens and early 20s were more or less forced to give up their babies. My heart goes out to everyone that is affected one way or another with adoption. He was rumoured to be in the Guards. The year of birth was probably 1964 (but as don’t know the dates could be 1963 or 1965). I was wondering if you could confirm the day of the week in 1974 that your daughter was born if in May? Learn how your comment data is processed. He would certainly have know her. His mother was under 18, and lived in Clare County Michigan when she had him……..and unfortunately, that’s all we know. I was passed through Dysart monastery and can describe the inside whilst I was with my ‘new mum ‘ in 1956 when she took the letters to another place where ‘nun’s were somewhere near Leeds. Hi there, like you I don’t have much information. Siobhan, I have some idea about how you feel in this situation. Also the story is this girl came looking for my nan when she was a teen but my nan turned her away (we r not sure how true this is). I wasn’t adopted, I was kept but have always wanted to know why my mum went there. Has anyone any knowledge of Scots babies and children being given away to ‘deserving people in Leeds’ who were [paid through the Oddfellows. For those of you who who have asked – I have published my book – finally. I dont think so. I did not “give him up” or “give him away.” Placing him was one of the hardest things I have ever done. If this rings any bells anywhere please leave message here-good luck to all in THE search!!!!!!!! Questions such as is she still alive? In 1974 this was the Leeds area DVLC but in 1956 it was the headquarters of the Kingston Unity Friends Society and upstairs was the unity lodge of the Oddfellows institute which at the time was the Leeds version of the masons. I think my friend was a war child as her father was in the forcers in America and he left before she was born I would be interested to talk to anyone that has a father in the either American or other troops. On occasion, we also use cookies to collect information from our toddlers, but that’s a totally different thing. Whoops. If there is anyone that is interested in having their stories written or any comments or opinions about how something like this should be written please send me an email to Im looking for my brothers birth parents and or any family he is Bi-Racial and was born in october 1968 to a very young mother she was aproximately 15 at the time and he was was adopted the following spring in 1969. I remember articles in the Yorkshire Evening Post from 1983 and every 5 years since relating to babies given away through Aberdeen Royal Infirmary maternity unit through Leeds General Infirmary Unity maternity unit but the Evening Post never reply, the babies were given away in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Is mum living in fear? I went to visit my son in the foster home in secret, any chance to hold him and keep every precious moment. Although many prospective birth mothers understand the potential for grief after “giving up” a child for adoption, the strength of emotions during the adoption process is sometimes overlooked or underestimated. Thanks xx, my brother was also born there in 1967, my mum stayed there when she was 15 having my half brother, she said she could keep the baby for 10 days and then they took him, she was very depressed for a long time as she had bonded by then, but her parents wouldnt let her keep him. But not all reunions ended so well. If ANY of you wish to read the first chapter of my book, please do by clicking this link: My Aunt had placed a letter on file when I had the strength, finally, to look into my story knowing that my birth mother had died when I was 10. Thanks for any help! Bentley Heath, Dorridge. I know I have another family somewhere. Looking for Eileen McBurney, hospital nurse. I was placed in the Free Church Home for Unmarried Mothers, 11 St Albans Avenue, Bournemouth. Privacy Policy. Or hopeing to find any siblings. I have been in contact with my son since 2005, he has had a happy childhood, with loving adoptive parents. Essex. If any of this rings true to anyone please get in touch. Can you answer a couple of my quesions? I was given the name Paul WIlloughby . All I know is she was sent/taken to Scotland and tried to find her birth mother in the early 60’s but was apparently turned away and not welcomed. Our birth mothers name is Susan Bell, me and my wee sister whom was also adopted out but have since found her and we are in daily contact to which is the best feeling in the whole world to know i have my wee sister in my life after over 20 years of looking for her. Your Carole Wilson. Hello, I am looking for my birth mother. If anyone knows about the births back in 1940 or anything on the family name Martin, please leave a comment. If u don’t want to meet me A letter n photo of u would be lovely, Thank you Lisa/Melanie. but she lived. I am looking for my fathers biological family. Was adopted and lived with adoptive parents in Wimbledon. Did anyone ever lie about their names or would that have been impossible? I presume that Wood Street was actually St John’s. If anyone knows of any information regarding homes in Bournemouth, West District in 1966 would be much appreciated. Claire was the name given to baby by the mother at the time. Some people claim that I simply made my choice out of grief, and I get why they think that. I have been told that there is a possibility I have a brother even two. My aunt doesn’t remember the girls birth name and I have no idea where to start. However, once the initial baby love wore off after about a year and my mother realised that she had no job, no proper home and had lost her youth it was clear she regretted not having me adopted. I have recently been contacted by my half-brother who was given up for adoption in 1950, long before my mother met my father. He was born early July 1964 or 65. My mother was Irish & lived in Philbeach Gardens Kensington. Despite knowing my birth mother all of my life there is no bond there whatsoever. The day he was given up for adoption, the Nun came into me, I gave her a baby grow, vests and cardigans along with my baby. And this caused such a turn around in our world. I knew nothing about him and neither does my sister though apparently he was in secret contact with my mother for the last 10 years of her life. All details surrounding adoption information were kept secret for so many years and frankly, I still don’t know how much I really want to know. It’s set back in the early 50s. it is always with you – no matter how happy you are in your current life. 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