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|Board Name: Ireland (Adoption Related)
||Mar 03, 2004
|I am still looking for my husbands Birth Mother, Margaret Josephine McDonnell or members of her family. My husband was born, Philip Paul McDonnell on 14th September 1948 at Father Hudsons Homes in Birmingham and was handed into their care, by his Birthmother for adoption.
Philip was adopted and was renamed, Gerard Paul McKearney. He now lives in South Australia - Australia.
Margaret born in Dublin. She moved to Birmingham towards the end of 1947 and worked as an Assembler and later a Press Operator, at one of the Joseph Lucas Ltd. factories.
Her last known address was 108 Hazelville Road, Hall Green, Birmingham. She lived at this address until 1953/1954.
Margaret Josephine McDONNELL (known as Josie),was born on the 17th June 1917, in Dublin. Her father was James, born in 1873 at Co. Cavan Ireland,
Occupation Vanman. Married Margaret McDERMOTT in 1901. James and Margaret are now known to have been living at 7 Middle Gardiner Street, Dublin, from at least 1911 - 1947.
The following siblings have been found in Ireland's 1911 Census: Mary b. 1902, Ellen b. 1904, Elizabeth b. 1906, Christina b. 1909 and a Margaret who was 4 months old but must have died sometime later.
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