Her mother, Beryl Nirens (nee Morris), now aged 85, was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
in March, 1933. Beryl had a brother, Noel Morris, and their mum was
Beryl moved to Australia in 1955 with husband Simon Nirens.
Debbie is visiting Manchester in May and would like to meet up
with any cousins.
JOYCE Gill is trying to trace the family of Leeds jeweller
Arthur moved to Bournemouth after his retirement, where he resided
until his death.
He had a son, Malcolm.
Arthur was raised in Hightown/ Cheetham Hill, Manchester, around
the 1950s, by Joyce’s paternal grandmother Ella Cohen.
Her father, Sydney Cohen, was Arthur’s half-brother.
MYSTERY surrounds the history of a wartime book which has been
discovered in the deepest recesses of our editor’s office.
The book, which appears to be the script of a radio broadcast,
was created by “directors of programmes” Rosyln Kaplan and Pearl
Klaff — members of the IVB Broadcasting Corporation.
It seems to be from the end of the Second World War and includes hand-drawn
images and paintings.
The unnamed book also features names of “technical staff” such
as Nancy Johnston, Rosemary Mathew, Celia Landsman and Marguerite
If you can shed light on the book or any of the names, call newsdesk
0161-741 2631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org