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Re: Surname of illegitimate child
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 08 June 08 22:21 BST (UK) »
two of my children have no fathers details on their birth certs purely because we are not married andhe did not come register the births and didnt sign a declaration  however i did give them the fathers surname



 
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Re: Surname of illegitimate child
« Reply #10 on: Monday 09 June 08 20:09 BST (UK) »
In Scotland it was quite common for an illegitimate child to be given the father's surname as a middle name, thereby unofficially acknowledging him.
GRAY - Inveresk; Lanarkshire
LINDSAY - Lanarkshire
PURDIE - Lanarkshire; W. Lothian
POZZI - Elgin; Lancashire
MACKENZIE, MORISON, MACRAE - Lewis
ARCHIBALD, HAY, HUNTER, SNADDON - Clackmannanshire
COXON, HALL, JACKSON, SHOTTON - Northumberland

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Re: Surname of illegitimate child
« Reply #11 on: Monday 04 December 17 12:31 GMT (UK) »
Hi there i have just found out my grandmother had a child out of marriage 1920ish but gave up for adoption aged 3 but cannot find any birth records any clues where to start. Child wad called Ruth grandmothers maiden name was Bibby. My grandmother was in a orphanage in Norwood till she went into service presumably aged 14-16. Help !

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Re: Surname of illegitimate child
« Reply #12 on: Monday 04 December 17 13:57 GMT (UK) »
Hi there i have just found out my grandmother had a child out of marriage 1920ish but gave up for adoption aged 3 but cannot find any birth records any clues where to start. Child wad called Ruth grandmothers maiden name was Bibby. My grandmother was in a orphanage in Norwood till she went into service presumably aged 14-16. Help !

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