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From: "Edna & Ken" <>
Subject: [DEV] Free BMD and errors
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2003 09:59:01 -0500
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Hi, I was born in December (4th Qtr) and when I was at St. Catherine's
House in 1980, I looked myself up there I was in January (1st Qtr) the
Edna - Ottawa
----- Original Message -----
From: "Philip Keast" <>
Sent: Saturday, January 18, 2003 8:20 AM
Subject: Re: [DEV] Free BMD and errors
> I was under the impression that the dates on FreeBMD were simply a
> to the quarter in which the event occurred.
> Hence an event on the 11th July 1895 would be in the third quarter ending
> 30th Sept and thus recorded as Sept 1895.
> Of course, I could be wrong.....
> Phil Keast
> KeastConnect Project
> Cornwall Family History Society #11217
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Andrew FRANKS" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, January 18, 2003 12:39 PM
> Subject: [DEV] Free BMD and errors
> > Has anyone noticed differences in the BMD database from the true birth
> cert entries?
> > My grandfather's birth is recorded as Sept 1895 when I know he was born
> 11th July 1895. He was not baptised in Sep 1895 either. He was baptised
> a child of 2 or 3. They also have a marriage date for my ancestors which
> out by 2 months.
> > I know they do say you should report errors.
> > Interested to know if anyone else has come accross many discrepancies
> why this might be. Surely someone would not read July as Sept or Oct as
> > Hope someone can enlighten me.
> > Carol in Berkshire
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