Date of Birth
April 1940 Friday
Crozet a male adoptee from the UK, is searching for
his Biological mother, probably a Miss.
BROWN at the time of birth. Peter was born at
Cala in the Transkei, and was adopted during April of the same year.
August 1940 Sunday
brother of an adoptee who we believe was never told that he was adopted
is searching for his brother. Joe Stewart
wishes to trace his brother possibly born Krugersdorp. He was adopted by
a KLEYNHANS FAMILY. His
biological parents were Nellie Ethel Stewart,
father a Mr. Keogh who was Irish.
January 1941 Wednesday
||We are looking for Maria
Deysel's biological parents or any other
brothers or sisters. She is currently 60 years old and would
like to know if she has any biological family.
was named Catherine Johnson after birth.
Iwould like to find the whereabouts of my biological mother Catherine
Jennie Johnson (maiden name) and any information on who my
October 1941 Saturday
02/05/2003 New Info
Florence Parkins is searching for her biological
mother, who may have left South Africa in September 1970 for
England, would like to trace anyone with surname of Gradige
or if anyone knows of who biological father might be, or has links with
02/05/2003: it has been established that Maureen
was registered as Florence Gradidge
on 18th October 1941, by her biological mother
Eva Alice Gradidge, on 18th October
1941. The last address where she was residing at was 1109,Umgeni
November 1941 Saturday
Antoinette Koch (birth name) wants to know if her biological
mother MARJORIE WILHELMINA ELIZABETH KOCK is
still alive. She would like to make contact with her BM, her sister or
any other family. Her mother was married to PETER
KOCH who died in January 1939.
July 1942 Saturday
30/01/2003 New Info
Can any living relatives of Anna
Magrieta Pretorius (maiden name) please contact us.
Anna M Pretorius lived at no 5 Wessels street, Braamfontein JHB
during the early 1940's. We
believe that Walter F Reilly is her
biological son and we would love to meet her.
Walter is 60 years old this year and has on many occasions before
tried to find his mother. Any help will be appreciated.
fathers' name was Louis Botha, he moved to Cape Town when finding out
that Anna Magrietha Pretorius was pregnant. We originally believed
that his father was killed during the war somewhere up in the Northern
Transvaal. We know that
Walter was a sick baby, born prematurely and suffered with pneumonia.
He was only released from hospital on the 15th of August 1942. Adoption
was finalized on 10 August 1943. Anna Magrietha Pretorius' schooling
was completed up to std 6 at Roodepoort
July 1942 Sunday
|Helen who was born in
Johannesburg is searching for her biological mother Nancy McKenzie (maiden name)
05/07/2004: Nancy McKenzie passed away on 28th March 1996. Helen's 2
brothers and one sister where found even before her entry was added to
December 1942 Sunday
Joan Fourie (birth name ) who was born in Swakopmund, wishes to
find her BIOLOGICAL MOTHER. No
further details are available.
December 1942 Thursday
Donavin Hattingh, am searching for my
biological grandfather, Vincent Jones.
My father, Edward, was adopted in Jo'burg in 1948 after the passing of
his mother. His adoptive parents were Johannes and Thelma Hattingh who
relocated to Natal. One elder sister and younger brother were also
adopted by other families.
||A baby born and
named (Georgina) Elizabeth Anne Claire, was
born at the Queen Victoria Maternity Home in Johannesburg, wishes to
find her biological mother ISABEL STELLA SMITH,
or any other living relatives.
July 1943 Friday
Hearn (birth name) a male adoptee is searching for his biological
mother, WINIFRED HEARN
(Maiden name) who was born on 5th June 1925. Dennis was born in the
Queen Victoria Maternity Home in Johannesburg, and was adopted in
January 1944.Winifred should be about 74 years old at present.
March 1944 Monday.
no 1069/47 refers to Aletta (birth name) a
baby girl who was born in Vereeniging and adopted in 1947. She is now
searching for her biological mother MAGGIE (maiden
13/5/2001: We have
been informed that Maggie has passed away, but contact has been made with
3rd May 1944 Wednesday
Leonard Cloete (birth name) is searching for his
biological mother Louisa
Margret Cloete. She was 19 years old. Leonard
was her first child. She attained an education level of std V. Was employed
as a Railway Stewardess. Afrikaans speaking. She was born in Johannesburg
and her parent address at that stage was 45 High Road, Fordsburg.
September 1944 Sunday
Bock a female adoptee, who was born in Hastings United Kingdom,
wishes to trace her BIOLOGICAL MOTHER.
No further details are available at this time.
April 1945 Monday
male adoptee who was born in Bloemfontein, now known as Jan
Abram Du Toit is searching for his BIOLOGICAL
MOTHER. He has Blue eyes. No further details are available.
May 1945 Sunday
Harvey a male adoptee, from the USA who was born in Johannesburg
and adopted through Cotlands Baby Sanctuary in JHB. on 19th October 1945,
is searching for his BIOLOGICAL
MOTHER, ANY SIBLINGS and his FATHER. (Name
Unknown) His adoption number is 1244/45.
||I am trying to locate my biological Parents,
Alfred Robert Bassett, born in the early 1900s, and who was apparently living in Johannesburg at the time. If he is not alive, I would love to find any siblings. My biological mother is/was
Patricia June Smith who had me at Addington Hospital, Durban on the 14th June, 1945 and who stayed at Oak Tree Lodge for a short while.
baby girl registered as Ann Jennifer Bridgman also
known as Carol Ann, who was born in Germiston, wishes to trace her
biological parents. Her biological mother was Joan
Bridgman who became pregnant when her husband was on active
service, she was 21 years old at the time of birth. Her biological father
is Norman Ryan who worked on the mines
as a fitter, was 22 years old, was described as being tall ,fair with blue
eyes and good looking.
Joan Mc Innes (nee Heggie) a female adoptee who is currently in Brisbane
Australia. Born in Pretoria on 17th June 1945 is looking for her
Biological Mother - Dorothy Mc Cormack, (unwed nurse) any Siblings, and
Father (name unknown) Adoption No. unknown - Dorothy would be in her 70's
July 1945 Wednesday
de Waal a male adoptee born to a MISS
BARKHUIZEN (maiden name) in Springs is searching
for his biological mother. No further details are available.
August 1945 Sunday
lady born at the Queen Victoria Maternity Home in Johannesburg wishes to
find her biological mother ANGELINA WASSERMAN,
Who was born about 1929 and lived in Port Elizabeth.
October 1945 Saturday
27/06/2004 New Info
Watson is searching for his BIOLOGICAL
MOTHER name unknown. His biological father is believed to
be Captain T.R.J. Taylor, who was one of the victums of the Ventura
crash near Malakal in 1945.
26/06/2004: David has been given the background to
his adoption. His biological mother was Rosalie