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Mail for Ella Morris(George Morris?)

Postby Marylouise » Sun, 04 May 2014 11:01 am

We have moved house and large parcel(says "childs present") was delivered to us for the above mentioned person who lived here before us.So far haven't been able to track down new address and there is no return address to the UK.If anyone knows them(they lived in Sunset Ave) please answer here,thanks!It would be a shame if we had to give back to Post Office and it might get lost

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Postby BedokAmerican » Sun, 04 May 2014 7:35 pm

Too bad there wasn't a return address on the package. Seems odd because I'd think that a customs form would be attached on the outside of the box that contained that information.

An option might be to ask nearby neighbors if they know the family and if they still keep in touch and/or where they went. Even if they have an email address, that would probably help. Also, maybe they were/are members of one of the British associations locally and someone there can give a phone number/email or try and contact them on your behalf if you explain the situation.

I could be totally off base by suggesting this (and I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong), but maybe contact the Ministry of Manpower and see if they can look up individuals by name based on employment pass/dependent pass because it probably has a database of where everyone lives and works, though it might not be public. Possibly the package could be delivered to Ella or her husband at their place of employment if there's no updated home address. Of course, this might only work if the Morris family is still in Singapore.

Also, since they lived in a house, they might have had a car (or still have one if they're still in Sg), so maybe the Land Transport Authority can track them down. I don't know.

If you don't have any luck reaching them, an option could be to open the package* and see if the sender put any contact info in there. If not, consider donating the gift to charity. You could also take it back to the post office unopened. But like you said, it might get lost.

* I don't know if opening someone else's mail is a federal offense in Singapore.

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Postby BedokAmerican » Mon, 05 May 2014 7:09 am

You could also see if the landlord has a forwarding address.

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Postby Marylouise » Mon, 05 May 2014 8:31 am

Thank you!All great suggestions,will give those a go

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Postby Barnsley » Tue, 06 May 2014 9:57 am

Any updates :D
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Postby judyp » Tue, 06 May 2014 11:50 am

Suggest you look at this.
Could just be a coincidence, who knows?

https://www.orionbooks.co.uk/books/deta ... 0297871385

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Postby the lynx » Tue, 06 May 2014 12:48 pm

judyp wrote:Suggest you look at this.
Could just be a coincidence, who knows?

https://www.orionbooks.co.uk/books/deta ... 0297871385


That's so freaky. Ella Morris marries George Morris in the story and the author was born in Singapore.

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Postby Travailes » Tue, 06 May 2014 12:59 pm

She if she is on FB ?
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Re: Mail for Ella Morris(George Morris?)

Postby Marylouise » Sun, 17 May 2015 7:54 am

Update....
Its been a year...and another birthday gift has arrived with no return address.More mail came through the year,one for James Morris and I found him on fb and sent a message however it went into the "other folder" so there is no notification.I tried messaging one or two on his friends list same issue with other folder.I googled him and found him mentioned on a British Club football post.So I have sent an email to the British Club.Ok I'm done I think,starting to feel like I'm stalking the poor family! regarding last years gift for Ella Morris in May, at Christmas I donated it to a local charity.Anyone in the BC here? thanks,marylouise

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Re: Mail for Ella Morris(George Morris?)

Postby JR8 » Sun, 17 May 2015 12:27 pm

I laud your noble intentions, but I think you care about their post more then they do.
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