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PERCY AGER BORN 09.03.1913

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Joan Report 23 May 2020 18:53


I'm looking for the son of Percy and his wife Marjorie Edith Williams. They had a little boy in 1940 but gave him to a relative when they split up. They then reconciled and wanted their child back but the 'adoptive' parents wouldn't return him although agreed they could keep in touch with him in the role of aunty and uncle.

The little boy was called William.

Percy was my late grandma's younger brother.

Many thanks for your help. Joan :-)


ErikaH Report 23 May 2020 19:21

Have you looked on here in ‘search all member trees’

Have you looked anywhere? To save duplication.............

Presumably, the boy wasn’t actually adopted, so his name will not have changed, unless it was changed unofficially

Do you know the surname of the couple who brought him up?


alviegal Report 23 May 2020 20:17

So this is them in 1939. J has been added in green ink, imo it looks more like a T, if anything.

88 The Crescent, Hayes and Harlington U.D., Middlesex, England

Ager household
(2 people)

Percy J Ager 09 Mar 1913 Male Lorry Driver Heavy Worker Married 270 1
Marjorie E Ager 03 Aug 1910 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 270 2


ArgyllGran Report 23 May 2020 20:37

Percy Frederick Ager
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
Name: Percy Frederick Ager
Death Age: 59
Birth Date: 9 Mar 1913
Registration Date: Jan 1973
[Feb 1973]
[Mar 1973]
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration district: Petersfield
Inferred County: Hampshire
Volume: 6b
Page: 1345

However, that's no help with William.


ArgyllGran Report 23 May 2020 20:39

William had the middle initial F at birth - quite likely Frederick.


KathleenBell Report 23 May 2020 20:41

William had the middle initial F according to his birth record.

Kath. x

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 23 May 2020 20:41

He seems to be William F Ager

Only his birth shows on freebmd

My first thought was is this my nanS family as she was jessie ager father Samuel but they lived in the West Ham .east ham area


ErikaH Report 24 May 2020 13:32


GRO Reference: 1910 S Quarter in STAINES Volume 03A Page 7


Joan Report 25 May 2020 19:13

Thank you everyone for replying to my post . I am very new to all this and still trying to find my way round the site. I am going to try and print off your replies to study as it's difficult When I'm just reading them on my mobile. I will then try and reply to you individually.

Thanks again