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From: Firebird <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Birth certificates
Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2010 16:08:45 +0000
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Ann and Steve Rickett wrote:

> Please can anybody tell me if birth certificates issued in 1874
> will show the maiden name of the mother?

Yes they will. All birth certs from the start of civil registration
(1 July 1837) have the maiden name of the mother and sometimes a
former married name as well if she was a widow when she remarried.

You'll find this a useful site to bookmark:
http://home.clara.net/dixons/Certificates/indexbd.htm



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