THE 1926 ADOPTION ACT
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 .....
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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|Ken's story||the "adoption"||the 1926 adoption act|
|John Fletcher||the love affair||Ivy Pinn|
|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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