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  • #927

    kuanyin48
    Participant

    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

  • #928

    kuanyin48
    Participant

    Hi would still like an answer but upon checking I don’t think he was reg Thanks Dave W

  • #933

    Angela
    Keymaster

    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.

     

  • #934

    Lyn
    Participant

    My grandmother failed to register a birth within the required time and was fined £2 back in 1904

    Lyn

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