Thanks for your reply, but it's best to stay on list for others who may
be following this thread. For Outlook Express, use the Reply All button.
While there may be a 100 year privacy restriction in Canada, it doesn't
apply in UK.
You say John Drummond Miller was born in Scotland c1897. You should find
his birth on Scotland's People and also find him in 1901 census.
You say Jessie Campbell was born in Canada c1900. This falls outside 100
years, so you should be able to find her parents as well and possibly their
marriage and other children. They should also be in Canadian census records.
I'm wondering if John Drummond Miller served in WWI. It may be worth
checking, but he could be a bit young. The question is how did he come to be
They married in Canada about 1929 and had a daughter Marianne in 1930,
before returning to Nottingham later that year. You corroborated this by
adding Jessie evidence that Jessie was in Kelham, Newark on Trent around
I searched http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
and found a Joan Miller b1940 at Newark with mother's name Campbell. I also
found a marriage of Marianne Miller to Alastair Campbell in 1955 at
Southwell. If you look at Google maps, these are all in the same area.
I think they're probably worth following up and perhaps purchasing
Records on the FreeBMD site generally decline after 1937, depending on
volunteer transcribers and locality. But if you look on Ancestry you should
get them right up to 2006 which will enable you to search for all subsequent
BDM events including deaths of John and Jessie, marriage of Joan and
children of Marianne.
With all those leads to follow, you'll understand why you have to do the