Betty Hayes (nee Beryl Victoria May Mottershead) from Cheshire UK
by Sheila Haynes
(Jersey Channel Islands)
Betty Hayes - nee Beryl Victoria May Mottershead
My Mother Betty Hayes left the family home in Southall Middlesex in 1960 never to be seen or heard of again.
After several unsuccessful searches in the UK we found an entry on the ships list from Liverpool to Montreal on The Empress of France. This simply stated that a married female called Hayes travelled in August 1960. The last known address was marked as Travel Plan UK which was a travel company that she would have booked through. Going through the list this person appeared to be travelling on her own.
We later discovered that my mother was seeing an American or Canadian called Frank before she left. We have got no further forward in finding out if this was indeed her as because of the strict rules in Canada I am unable to see the incoming list to say where she would have been going and need to prove that she has been dead for 20 years.
As she would be 93 years old now there is only a slim chance that she is alive but even if not, the not knowing has left a huge void in my life. If anyone out there can give me any clue on how to go forward with this I would be more than grateful.
Thank you. Sheila Haynes (was Hayes)