This is a list to help adoptees who are either searching or living in the
UK and Eire to trace their birth families. It is intended as a platform
for the exchange of ideas between adoptees, birth parents and other
people who are involved in the search. Suitable topics to post are
'how to search', useful search resources, success stories, appeals for
advice, help, genealogical research.
To subscribe to Adoptees-UKIE, send the message
subscribe adoptees-ukie 'yourfirstname' 'yourlastname'
Substitute your own first and last names for "yourfirstname" and
"yourlastname". Subscription requests omitting a subscriber name
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Adoptees-UKIE was started in 1997 by 3 adoptees with a UK connection to help adoptees and birth-parents who are living or searching in the UK and the Republic of Ireland with their search, and also so that they could exchange ideas, search techniques and experiences.
The Adoptees-UKIE Mailing List is run by:
Martin Burns firstname.lastname@example.org
Jackie Lockwood email@example.com
Howard Wilkins firstname.lastname@example.org
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