Birth Reg Welcome › Forums › General Family History › Birth Reg This topic contains 4 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by kuanyin48 3 months, 1 week ago. Author Posts December 24, 2017 at 12:09 pm #927 kuanyin48Participant Hi I know this has been asked before (old age) When was a person given 42 days to reg a birth I have a child buried 01-1922 age 18 months but birth reg 1922 Thanks Dave W December 24, 2017 at 12:18 pm #928 kuanyin48Participant Hi would still like an answer but upon checking I don’t think he was reg Thanks Dave W December 29, 2017 at 2:03 pm #933 AngelaKeymaster Dave. The Births and Deaths Act of 1874 stated that all births had to be registered within 42 days and a penalty was introduced for non-registration within this period. December 29, 2017 at 6:29 pm #934 LynParticipant My grandmother failed to register a birth within the required time and was fined £2 back in 1904 Lyn March 6, 2018 at 10:38 am #1043 kuanyin48Participant Thanks for the answer. SORRY its taken so long to reply Dave W Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.