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Is there anyway we can find out whether Doris Gwendolyn Fuller born in 1938 died before or after 2000?

We don't have a date and have lost contact with the rest of the family.
 

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Sorry, was a bit vague wasn't it.

Doris was born in Southwark/Lambeth, London. She never married. We think she died in London or in a twenty mile radius of it during the last ten years. Only myself, my very elderly mother (93) and a childhood friend seem to remember her. All relations who knew are now dead or have forgotten her existance which is rather sad.

Thank you for your kind interest in our quest.

Lori
 

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Can't thank you guys enough for looking for Doris for us.

Now we are wondering if she really is dead or not! It's been really difficult to find out anything about Doris after 1956 when we last saw her as a pretty teenager.

Mum, the old chum and myself will have to put on our thinking caps on. A old neighbour of the family said that she believed Doris had died recently, that was about four years ago but couldn't remember where she heard the information, we doubt it came from the family as like us, they had all moved away many years before.

Our only other contact, now dead, told us that Doris had never married.

Back to the drawing board for us it seems. We are so grateful for your help and keeping our fingers crossed that the news of her death was inaccurate.

Lori
 

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Can't thank you guys enough for looking for Doris for us.

Now we are wondering if she really is dead or not! It's been really difficult to find out anything about Doris after 1956 when we last saw her as a pretty teenager.

Mum, the old chum and myself will have to put on our thinking caps on. A old neighbour of the family said that she believed Doris had died recently, that was about four years ago but couldn't remember where she heard the information, we doubt it came from the family as like us, they had all moved away many years before.

Our only other contact, now dead, told us that Doris had never married.

Back to the drawing board for us it seems. We are so grateful for your help and keeping our fingers crossed that the news of her death was inaccurate.

Lori

Hi Lori,
Ask anyone and everyone that you know to see if they remember anything, and I mean anything. Rummage through boxes and draws, letters.
Shake the tree, you may be surprised. Also assume nothing, she may well be alive, as 70 is not a great age nowadays.
Go on, get shakeing.:) :)

Steve.:)
 

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Shaken tree until it lost its leaves Steve.

What supports the story that Doris has died is that I typed her name in 192.com and there was a report of Doris G Fuller which infers that she is deceased. I'm useless at navigating sites and can't get further information, can you have a go?

We realize that she would be elderly now as are we ourselves and possibly has past away, however, we would all like to know so that we can put our search to rest.

Its 45+ degrees here in Australia, possums and birds are dying all around Melbourne. I'm a bit worried that one of us might join them out of sheer frustration. This search has been going on for a very long time, anything you can do to help would be just great.

Lori
 

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Shaken tree until it lost its leaves Steve.

What supports the story that Doris has died is that I typed her name in 192.com and there was a report of Doris G Fuller which infers that she is deceased. I'm useless at navigating sites and can't get further information, can you have a go?

We realize that she would be elderly now as are we ourselves and possibly has past away, however, we would all like to know so that we can put our search to rest.

Its 45+ degrees here in Australia, possums and birds are dying all around Melbourne. I'm a bit worried that one of us might join them out of sheer frustration. This search has been going on for a very long time, anything you can do to help would be just great.

Lori
Hi Lori,
Had a quick look on 192.com in the electoral register. Some hits, but as usual, they want money to view. :mad:
Much as I would like to view, my resources are limited.:'(
If you navigate away, I'm sure you push the right button eventually.

Steve,:)
 

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That's the problem Steve, also doing research on family ancestry so never quite know which site to spend my limited resources on. I registered with 192.com but am now too scared to use what looks like free access in case they start to bill me.

Just lost $120.00 to Australian Telecom in a similar way. They sent a security programme I told them explicitly I neither wanted nor needed. They admit they did this and that I never authorised them to deduct money from my Visa account but since they already had the details they did. Despite repeated claims that they are refunding the money since early November, they still haven't.

I can understand having to pay for a complete certificate but it seems rather petty to me to have to pay to know if the death of a person is registered when undoubtably the information has been entered into a computer bought with tax payers money and by an individual whose wages are coming out of public funds.

Ok, rant over.. back to the searches. I know you would help further if you could matey.

Lori
 

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That's the problem Steve, also doing research on family ancestry so never quite know which site to spend my limited resources on. I registered with 192.com but am now too scared to use what looks like free access in case they start to bill me.

Just lost $120.00 to Australian Telecom in a similar way. They sent a security programme I told them explicitly I neither wanted nor needed. They admit they did this and that I never authorised them to deduct money from my Visa account but since they already had the details they did. Despite repeated claims that they are refunding the money since early November, they still haven't.

I can understand having to pay for a complete certificate but it seems rather petty to me to have to pay to know if the death of a person is registered when undoubtably the information has been entered into a computer bought with tax payers money and by an individual whose wages are coming out of public funds.

Ok, rant over.. back to the searches. I know you would help further if you could matey.

Lori
Hi Lori, something tells me you've read some of my posts.:) Rants etc.

I'll keep poking about, you never know what might turn up.

Steve.:)
 

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Steve, I'm very much a newbie here, so unfortunately haven't read your rants. Actually, when I saw that you had answered so quickly, my immediate thought was that I was going to get a reprimand for my outburst but had a chuckle instead!

Rightly or wrongly, I feel a great injustice was done to Doris and our search for her will go on.

Very best wishes from Australia Steve,

Lori
 

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Hi Lori,

i just had the same problem as you with Australia's Telecom provider, with a missing $430. The cheque was always in the mail when I inquired, I still haven't received it!!! In the end I insisted on speaking to a manager in credit control after about 6 months of wrangling. They say they can't transfer the money to your account, but they can, so insist it comes back to you as a credit on your bill, don't trust them to send a cheque.

I'm probably stating the obvious here, but I suppose you have already tried the phone book to find your lady?

Cheers,
Jill
 

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Doris is found!

Not only found, more importantly, she is alive, is well and we are able to contact her. After 54 years of wondering and occasional searches, just goes to show, persistance pays.

Thought I'd let you guys know we had a happy ending and to thank you for your support.
 
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