Thank you (was: Calgary, Alberta Adoption 1943)
It's been awhile since i posted here, but now I have a question
that I can't find the answer for. Hope someone can help me.
What can a person born and adopted as a baby in 1943 in Calgary
do to find his biological parents?
He is still alive so I don't want to post personal information in this
Appreciate any and all advice.
thank you, Groetjes Peter
Thanks to all who replied to my question.
Susan, Gord , Robert , Carol , Bill and Beverley thanks for your help .
I have copied and pasted all your answers together , and will give it to
the man's daughter. She will be able to take it from there.
Appreciate you're quick and detailed response.
- Please note that your reply will now only go to
the original sender
At the October meeting of the AFHS Computer Group I mentioned a letter I
received recently that had been written by my greatgreatgreatuncle, who
was living in the Murray Township of Upper Canada in 1834, to his
brother in Essex, England.
In this three page letter he urges his brother, sister, and a brother in
law to emigrate to Canada. He describes conditions in Upper Canada at
that time, available jobs and wages. He also details what items an
immigrant should bring as well as the best route to Upper Canada from
Montreal. Several attendees at the meeting asked that I make this letter
available. E-mail was out of the question for several reasons so I have
made it available on my website, www.mumford.ca/file Be sure to point
your browser to this address, not just mumford.ca
Also available at this site is a 35 page document detailing how the Poor
Laws of England were interpreted and enforced in northwest Essex from
1735 to 1835. While many of you are probably familiar with the Poor
Laws this article brings up details you are not likely to find in a
history book. After reading it I found myself wondering why any of the
poor remained in England. Their treatment was horrific and life on the
frontier in Upper Canada would seem like a vacation in comparison.
The documents are in Word format.