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From: "Joan Birtles" <>
Subject: Re: [LON] Newspapers for Croydon, UK 1976
Date: Sun, 8 Mar 2009 16:58:05 +1100
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Thank you Anne & Andy for your replies, will google and contact the Croydon
Local Studies at their library, just in case!!!

I have looked at the Times of London with no success there.

Cheers..........Joan

----- Original Message -----
From: "Anne Peat" <>
To: "Joan Birtles" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Saturday, March 07, 2009 10:12 PM
Subject: Re: [LON] Newspapers for Croydon, UK 1976


> Hi Joan,
> There would have been a death notice in a local or national newspaper
> if the family paid for one to be put in.
>
> There is only likely to have been an obituary if May was a prominent
> local or national figure. The local newspapers in the uK tend not to
> run detailed obituaries for anyone else.
>
> You could look in the British Library Newspaper Catalogue online for a
> suitable local newspaper
> http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/inrrooms/blnewspapers/newscat/newscat.html
>
> or The Times if your library has access to its archive.
>
> On a quick search it looks as though the Croydon Advertiser might be
> your best bet. You would need to find a place ( the main library in
> Croydon?) which has them on microfilm and would do a search for you.
>
> HTH
> Anne
>
> On 7 Mar 2009, at 08:32, Joan Birtles wrote:
>
>> Hello listers
>>
>> I have a death in Croydon, UK 29 Jan 1976 of May Alexandra
>> KINCAID. Would
>> there likely be a death/funeral notice for May and if so where could
>> I write
>> to follow up on the notice please.
>>
>> Thank you
>> Joan


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