Great post here from Dom – with also some good points to remember when wanting to trace details about your own adoption case.
Adoption is often a very emotive issue, and there are arguments both for and against those wishing to seek out their birth parents or children given up for adoption. Whilst I have no direct experience with adoption – you have to go back a few generations on my father’s side before you get to any – I do have some with researching the adoptions of others.
Back in 2008 my partner’s aunt, Annie, asked me to help her track down information about her birth family. It was late in her own life that Annie discovered she’d been adopted, when applying for a passport. Sadly, her adoptive mother –…
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