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From: "Stella Howlett" <>
Subject: RE: Question for the List
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2001 17:34:25 -0700
> From: Brenda & Tony MacCulloch
> perhaps they died at birth or shortly after, before they
> were able to be
> christened or baptised. they could have their birth
> recorded, but wouldn't
> have been able to have them buried in the consecrated
> church graveyard.
I think you'll find that if they were buried in a churchyard, there
would have been a record in the parish records. If somone was
buried in unconsecrated ground, a note saying so would have been
added to the record.