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Gendoline Prior

Land Army Hook, Hampshire

My name is Martin Sullivan-Royall and i am searching for my Granmother this is very sensitive to me and the story is as follows i only have limted information My Granmothers name was/or is Gwendoline Prior / she served in the WLA and was based at a hostel near Hook hampshire either Hook Southhampton or Hook near basingstoke. My Mother who's name is Barbara Christine Westlake ( adopted name ) her birth name that Gwendoline named her was Valerie Ann Prior Gwendoline gave birth to Valerie on the 12th Febuary 1946 my mother is 62 and from my investigations i would presume that Gwendoline would now be between 76 and 85 any help or details about where she may of served or any other Women who may of known her at that time would be a great help i am trying to find my Mums real Mum as she has never had a sense of belonging both her adopted parents are both deceased she had no records of her adoption or birth or mothers details until her employer had to do a CRB she was called into the mangagers office and shown her adoption papers which she had never seen i have taken upon myself to try and find out as much as i can as, Gwendoline may have had other children and more family is out there for us to find best regards Martin










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