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    Eric Heffernan?? Adopted? Cant find anything

    No my mum only knew her as nana vincent. All very interesting!! Maybe if i head to the graveyard :( (doesnt sound to nice) and see if anything is on Dudley and Erics headstones?? If there is one that is... yes i have seen that divorce record for gladys and Eric, and i dont have a copy of...
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    Eric Heffernan?? Adopted? Cant find anything

    Sure does!! Yes it is def the right person, mum said his birth name was burke and then got adopted to a Vincent. Mums maiden name is Vincent. I wouldn't imagine also that there is too many Eric Heffernans around either. Yes i am looking into the Heffernan name now.. very interesting but...
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    Eric Heffernan?? Adopted? Cant find anything

    Yes his birth cert says Eric Heffernan ( first names ) then Burke. Hmm, maybe i try to find some info on Heffernan as a last name, not common i would imagine :)
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    Eric Heffernan?? Adopted? Cant find anything

    Hi, so i got Erics birth cert. All it gives me is his mothers name Margaret Burke and that she was 23 and that she was born West Cive Hawkes Bay,no father.. So i think Eric must have then been adopted out to the Vincent family, my mother thinks that there was a Dudley Vincent in the family...
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    Eric Heffernan?? Adopted? Cant find anything

    Vincent is the last name i am presuming Heffernan is the middle name? Sure is an unusual name.. I am going to order a birth cert and get parents names,hopefully i can find out more from that. I know he died in a retirement home and only one of his daughters was there out of his family as far...
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    Eric Heffernan?? Adopted? Cant find anything

    On BDM Nz they have spelt Heffernan wrong, but it is in the Death search. Now i have his dob 25 oct 1913 maybe i order that?
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    Eric Heffernan?? Adopted? Cant find anything

    You are right, Mums birth cert says Vincent and now that i have thought about it and looked it up so does it on the cemetery website!! Is there any other way to find more info before i use the last resort and order a birth cert for him? Thanks for your help :)
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    Eric Heffernan?? Adopted? Cant find anything

    Hi, had some luck on another thread regarding another family member. This time a bit more complicated. My mother didn't really know her father as he put her in an orphanage and by the time she got out he was out of the picture. His name could be Eric Heffernan Burke or Vincent. Mum thinks he...
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    Surname - Lockwood.. Help i am new and stuck :)

    Yes oznannie, that would be her as Thomas died in 1924 :) My goodness there is so much info for me to go thru from everybody. Question from this newbie, how do you thank someone for a post? I noticed it was done on this thread but i dont know how to do it yet:)
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    Surname - Lockwood.. Help i am new and stuck :)

    Thanks for all the info you have all contributed, very exciting. I shall get it all down and look into it all further.. Its amazing what you can find out and what you all know. I have only been doin this for the last 6 months? I look forward to learning so much more :)
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    Surname - Lockwood.. Help i am new and stuck :)

    Yes sorry, the date of birth was wrong, it should have been 1891-1892. No indication of a middle name. I know he was in WW1, not sure if that helps anything. He is buried in Hamilton Cemetery.
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    Surname - Lockwood.. Help i am new and stuck :)

    Oh and yes i am looking for info on Thomas and Charles :) Thanks again
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    Surname - Lockwood.. Help i am new and stuck :)

    Of course more info would help :) Thomas Lockwood was married to Evelyn Maude Taylor in 1913 ( New Plymouth NZ ) Thomas father is Charles Lockwood ( farmer) His mother was Hannah Maria Atkinson Hope this helps, thank you for your replies:) Many thanks
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    Surname - Lockwood.. Help i am new and stuck :)

    Hi all, i am a beginner and am slowly learning the ways :0 ... But... I am stuck with my great grandfather already!! Thomas Lockwood Born about 1902 in England. Emigrated to New Zealand at some point to live in New Plymouth. Have his parents name also but cant find anything else from them...
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