Smokescreen - Ken Matthews' quest for the truth
Smokescreen - one man's fight for justice


The relevant pages of the 1926 Adoption Act [the Act which governs the years of Ken's birth and adoption (if indeed there were ever actually any adoption papers - see "The Adoption")] are linked below [click on underlined page numbers to access] - see particularly paragraph 2 on page 248 .....

page 245

page 246

page 247

page 248


The Research Division of the House of Commons Library in London stated in a letter dated 16th November 1995 "..... adopted under the Adoption of Children Act 1926. By section 5 (2) of that Act adoption did not affect a child's inheritance rights in the birth family. This should not therefore affect Mr. Matthews' position in relation to Captain Fletcher ..... "


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There are many pages of research and proofs to be added to this website - Ken Matthews and his wife Penny have discovered so many "coincidences" that it makes disturbing reading. These are the main areas of enquiry that will be covered [some are still under construction but we're adding new info regularly] - click on any of the boxes below to reach the relevant area.

Ken's story the "adoption" the 1926 adoption act
John Fletcher the love affair Ivy Pinn
Copped Hall Margam Saltoun
John Fletcher's will the death the cremation
the medical records the death certificate the ashes
the E.C. Talbot trust the family tree the photos
newspaper articles the curious "divorce papers" ........... now on line guestbook

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