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Monica Appleyard
Monica Appleyard

A WOMAN who was adopted at birth is trying to trace her natural family.

Marguerita Wright, 55, of Eastbourne, wants to find anyone who knew her mum Monica Appleyard, who she thinks lived in the Hastings area before emigrating to Australia in 1966.

Mrs Wright met her birth mum in 1992, but Mrs Appleyard sadly died in 2007. Now she wants to get in touch with any of her other family members who she hopes still live in 1066 Country.

Anyone who was related to Mrs Appleyard can call Mrs Wright on 07763 230926 or email