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From: "Lawrence Greenall" <>
Subject: RE: No Response/Trying again ROBERTSON
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 21:03:04 +0100
Try it for someone not in your immediate family - all the relationships you
list would be considered so. And of course Scotland has its own different
I find it strange that you've never had to state on the order form your
relationship to the person whose certificate you're ordering! Have the rules
been relaxed in the last few years? Maybe I'll think about collecting all
the Greenalls one day!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter [mailto:]
> Sent: 25 August 2004 12:39
> To: Lawrence Greenall;
> Subject: Re: No Response/Trying again ROBERTSON
> I beg to differ - I have ordered, and received, several certificates of
> relatives dated after 1901. I have never been asked for any proof of a
> relationship - just ordered by the normal online process.
> These include my father's birth certificate (1906), my maternal
> grandparent's marriage certificate (1915), my half-brother's marriage
> certificate (1964), and my grandmother's death certificate (1978).
> All the above from the GRO.
> I also have certificates of my wife's relatives from GROS, Edinburgh - the
> following records can be viewed online (pay-per view) at
> www.scotlandspeople.com :
> Births to 1903; Marriages to 1928; Deaths to 1953.#
> (Perth, Scotland)
> English origins: Davis; Goad; Bennett, Wheeler; Curd; Field; Blanks;
> Areas: East Sussex; Kent; South & East London
> Scots origins: Cumming; Cameron; Grant; Stuart; More;
> MacLeod; Wilson;
> Areas: Nairn; Moray; Inverness; Banffshire