I have recently learned that my nan had a half brother no one knew about.
I can find a record of him being born in St Lukes workhouse, Chelsea...and 4 months later he and my nans mother are discharged together.
Helpfully there is an address she states she is going to, not far away in Walworth. I have the sons death cert from 1989, last address SE15....so he didn't seem to move far from where he was born.
My query is that no one in the family has heard of him, he certainly wasn't raised by the mother or grandparents... the likelihood is that he went to a children's home I would think?
However when I search for local homes there seem to be LOADS! I don't even know if I am on the right track...is there any way I can narrow the search or has anyone else any other bright ideas about what happened to this poor chap! He never seems to have married or had children, trying to track his movements is very difficult!