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Anybody know a Linda Bennett

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Christina Report 4 Jul 2024 18:37

Hi I have been looking for my half sister for years and I’m not very good at it, if any one knows her please get in touch maiden name Parris and married David g bennett many thanks


nameslessone Report 4 Jul 2024 20:04

Christina - welcome to Genes and the boards.

It is very unlikely that Linda or anyone that knows of her would see your post.

Try looking for them on the Electoral Roll ( see at the top right) but bear in mind that one can now choose to not be shown.


nameslessone Report 4 Jul 2024 20:07

According to the excellent free site they were married in Oxfordshire in 1975.


Jink20 Report 4 Jul 2024 22:57
Have you tried X,Facebook etc etc ????
May be able to trace them if they are in the friends lists of another family member using Facebook

Anyone in the family sending them/ their children Christmas cards ????


FreeBMD- Try to find any children she may have had and then look for those children on Facebook. Linda may a friend listed on the person's page


Companies House- Did Linda or David have their own company?
They may be listed on Companies House

Google Linda/David and then click on "Images" tab on result page to see if there have been any images of her posted on the Internet.


LinkedIn- Linda or David may have uploaded their professional resume onto this website



Family Tree search on Ancestry/Find My Past- take out a free trial to conduct a search
The tree owner may know how to contact them

Or a search on all members trees here on GR


To aid other researchers

When/Where was the last information you had available about Linda?
Middle name
Place of Birth
Other siblings?

What research have you conducted to try to find her? It may avoid others duplicating what has already been completed.


nameslessone Report 5 Jul 2024 09:00

According to freebmd Linda didn’t have a middle name.

I couldn’t spot them on 192 or the ER on here. Couldn’t see any children either.

A lot of David G’s listed on Facebook.

Googling doesn’t pick up a LinkedIn.


ErikaH Report 5 Jul 2024 10:13

Research suggests that Linda was born 1954, which may help………….

Depending on when OP last had contact, many changes could have taken place - she may not now be called Bennett, for instance


Christina Report 5 Jul 2024 11:04

Hi thank you all for your help, I last see her when I was about 6, she went on to have children, no1 in the family knows anything about her apart from my brother and we have little to go on x


Jink20 Report 5 Jul 2024 11:20

"She went on to have children" - How did you come by this information?
Do you know how many? Birth location etc etc

"No1 in the family knows anything about her apart from my brother"
Are you in a position to disclose what information your brother may have??
Does he send her a Christmas card??

FreeBMD result

Search parameters: Surname Bennett - MMN Parris

Only 1 result after 1975

Births 1984 (>99%)


Jink20 Report 5 Jul 2024 11:29

Anyone with Facebook in a position to check above named person for an account and cross check Friends against Linda/David ?


ErikaH Report 5 Jul 2024 12:05

If you look at the birth record IN FULL, you will note that it isn’t straightforward ;-)


ErikaH Report 5 Jul 2024 12:34

Laura is on current ER

ADDED 17.15

She is also in a GR member’s tree


Christina Report 6 Jul 2024 16:58

Linda was from my dads first marriage born in Woolwich 1954, married David Bennett in 1975, no1 in the family has anymore information other than she had a son Mathew I believe, I find it all confusing as I’m not too sure how to these sites x


ErikaH Report 6 Jul 2024 17:21

I have sent a PM with some guidance which I hope OP will find useful, and productive


ArgyllGran Report 6 Jul 2024 18:03

There are quite a number of Matthews with mmn Parris, born in various places, and with various surnames - but not Bennett.

For instance, there's one registered in Maidstone in 1975 - if Maidstone is a constant factor.
He was living in Maidstone from at least 2004 until at least 2020.

There was a marriage of possible parents in Tonbridge in 1972 - ( not Linda).
That couple had two sons in Tonbridge 1972 and 1974 , and were still in Tonbridge from at least 2008 until at least 2017.

I don't know if the Maidstone child would be the same family or not - I suspect not.