Date of Birth
1959 to 1960
mother gave birth to a baby girl sometime before I was born in 1961 and gave
the baby up for adoption. Her maiden name was Petronella Christina Susanna
Viljoen and she probably lived in the Pretoria area at the time of the
birth. I know she nursed at the Military Hospital.
1960 to 1966
(age 33yrs) looking for my two sister,
born between 1960 - 1966 (different fathers) in Pretoria. I have very little
info to go by, but my mother is (Maiden
name): Althea Sinclair and then she married and was Althea Smith.
Which is very unusual. I think her brother Gary Sinclair was with at the
time of adoption. It would be much appreciated if anyone can help thank you.
25th January 1960 Monday
was the name I gave my baby boy, when he was born in Durban. Mervyn, I
would love to know how you are and where you are at present.
27th January 1960 Wednesday
|NORMA ELIZABETH PIERCE
(Maiden Name) your daughter Vanessa is searching for you. You
gave life to her in Durban on that great summers day.
31st January 1960 Sunday
Susan! My South African Birth Mother called Susan Giles, last known address
was Wynberg, Capetown, she gave life to me alone in a London hospital at the
end of January 1960, for that I have been forever grateful.
25th February 1960 Thursday
||Craig Shambrook a male
adoptee is trying to find his BIOLOGICAL MOTHER. No
details of her are available at this stage. Graig was born in Johanneburg.
March 1960 Tuesday
my biological mom Anna
Viljoen who lived in Kimberley when I was born. You named me Annalize
Viljoen. I would love to meet you some day and start a new
relationship with you.
March 1960 Friday
searching for my adopted son.
I was forced to give you up. I have always loved you and never forgotten
3rd April 1960
am a male adoptee born in the Uitenhage/Despatch area I think. Date of
birth 3rd April 1960. I have no other details as to my biological
parents as nothing was ever discussed by my adoptive parents
who have both passed away
14th May 1960 Saturday
19th February 2002
|Rosemarie Nel a female
adoptee born in Springs is searching for her biological father PAUL
MEYBURG, who had an affair with Maria Magdalena
Niewenhuisen (maiden name) when Rosemarie was born.
19/02/2002 New Info. Rosemarie
has advised us that her biological father passed away about 6 years ago.
May 1960 Tuesday
Sandford nee Dillon is Looking for Her Biological sister Chistine
Brenner who was put up for adoption at 6 months old. You were
born in The Lady Chancellor Hospital. Our mother Nancy
Dillon passed away soon after your birth. Our father Roger
Dillon put you up for adoption. We grew up near each other in
Salisbury. The Brenners lived near us in Salisbury.
22 June 1960 Wednesday
||If you gave birth to a baby girl at Addington Hospital in
Durban on this day, we would like to hear from you. Louise Saayman
(Birth name) who has brown hair and brown eyes wishes to find her BIOLOGICAL
30th June 1960 Thursday
||David Van Der Westhuizen is
an male adoptee who was adopted almost 3 years after birth. He now wishes to trace JOHANNA (JOSINA) STRYDOM. Who was unmarried at the time. David has burn marks on his hands, which his mother may be aware of.
July 1960 Tuesday
name) born in Parow, would like contact my biological
mother. She was a nurse and unmarried at the time of my birth.
4th August 1960 Thursday
|Adoptee Baby Pringle who was
born in Bulawayo Zimbabwe at the Lady Rodwell Hospital, wishes to trace his biological
mother ANITA JOAN PRINGLE (maiden name)
14th August 1960
||Mathew Paul Van Zyl
wishes to locate his biological mother. He was born in Cape Town on the
14th August 1960 and was registered at birth as Anton
Barkhuizen. He was adopted as a baby by Basil and Magda Van Zyl.
17th August 1960 Wednesday
to hurt my adoptive mother's feelings, I would rather not list my name. If
you gave a little girl up for adoption in Durban, you may be my biological
mother/father. I know Ds. Adler of the NG church in Florida was
involved in the arrangements.
19th August 1960 Friday
||A female adoptee born in Johannesburg named Felicity Everitt at birth, and who has a birth mark on the nape of
her neck, is searching for her biological mother probably a MISS
EVERITT at the time of adoption. No further details are available.
23rd August 1960 Tuesday
is looking for his biological father.
I am is biological sister, sharing the same mother, but not father. our
mother ( Noel Margaret Randall) passed away in 1965, and I found Sean in
2001. (see entry below)
|23rd August 1960 Tuesday
| Jacqueline Pratt
wishes to trace her adopted brother DAVID RANDALL
(birth name). David was born to Noel Margaret Bruton nee Randall in Pretoria.
01/10/2001 Jacqueline writes: I would just like to tell you
that, Mrs. ??? phoned me on Thursday 27th September 2001, to tell me that she had
traced David, through his adoptive mother. His name was changed to Sean. He was 'over the
moon' to find out about me, and vice versa. Sean, his mother and myself made contact on
Saturday 29th 2001, and all I can
say is that it was extremely exciting and we are looking forward to many happy
15th September 1960 Thursday
||Nadia born in Johannesburg writes:- Nadia Hassen
trying to locate her mother (ZULEKHA EBRAHM) who was supposedly
from 3 Pine Road in Fordsburg and is approximately 58 and will appreciate any help with tracing her and to find details of my Biological Father who is unknown.
October 1960 Monday
||Barend Johannes Viljoen
was adopted when he was almost 10 years old. He is now searching for his
biological parents, Gillian Christoffel Viljoen
and Susanna Catamaria Viljoen and his
three sisters. It is presumed that the children were removed from the
parents care. Both parents lived in the Johannesburg area.
October 1960 Tuesday
19/02/2003 New Info
Faurie (birth name) would like to contact my
biological parents. I was born in Cape Town on 18th October 1960 at the Mowbray Nursing Home. The adoption was arranged by the late Dr. Ziervogel of Stellenbosch, Cape Town.
19/02/2003: Charlotte has established her
biological mother's names. Her maiden name was Lottie
November 1960 Wednesday
||I am looking for my sister who was named Marjorie
Anne at birth. All I know is that she was born on 02/11/1960.I
is hoping that not too many white baby girls born in the Cape Town area on
that date were given up for adoption.
November 1960 Sunday
My name is Felicity.
I would like to be in touch with my biological
mother. The only details I have of her is that she was a
medical/law student during the 1960's.
She is also musically talented.
November 1960 Saturday
||I am searching for my adopted son Mark Fairclough who was born in Bulawayo. Adoptive parents: Brian Anderson Fairclough born Leeds UK on13/02/1930. Rose May Fairclough ( nee Hibbert ) Born Heidelberg SA on 25/06/1934. Brother: Larry Allan Fairclough ( 6 years older than Mark). Mark, I would dearly love to see you, and get to know you. You are always in my thoughts.
November 1960 Tuesday
12/01/2004 New Info
|A Lady born in Port Elizabeth namely Barbara is searching for her BIOLOGICAL
MOTHER. No further details are available at this time.
12/01/2004: I have
subsequently found out that my birth mother's name was Bridget Mary
birth name was Beverly
My birth mother was unmarried at the time, English speaking and belonged to
the Presbyterian Church
November 1960 Thursday
11/11/2002 New Info.
|I was born at the Boksburg-Benoni hospital on the East Rand at
+/- 8:15 am. I went home with my adoptive parents when I was 6 days old. The
adoption nearly never went through because of something to do with my
biological fathers religion.
11/11/2002: We have established that I was
registered as Claudette Zonia van Niekerk,
and my biological mothers miaden name was Zonia
Hope van Niekerk.
Her last known address at the time of my birth
Kempston Ave, Benoni
December 1960 Tuesday
am desperate to find my biological mother whose name was Maria Badenhorst
at the time I was born and living at 10 Kelvin Court in Pretoria. You named me Hester, but 10 days later I was adopted and
renamed Francina Oberholzer. I was born in the Moedersbond Hospital.
27th December 1960 Tuesday
||Maybe the BIOLOGICAL MOTHER of Darnell Sardinha was hoping to have her baby on
Christmas day. Darnell (a male adoptee) who was born in Virginia OFS. wishes to find his mom and give her the satisfaction of seeing her baby boy again.