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Offline Melbell

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Copy birth certificate for Army child born 1865 in Ireland?
« on: Friday 01 December 17 14:21 GMT (UK) »
Please can anyone tell me if I can get a copy birth certificate for an Army child born in Athlone in 1865?  I have the reference number from the GRO Regimental Index and I know who the parents were.  What I don't know is if I have to apply to the British or Irish authorities.  If Irish, which organisation?  I am sorry, but I get confused about where and how to apply for things in Ireland, and I  cannot seem to find the answer online anywhere.

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Re: Copy birth certificate for Army child born 1865 in Ireland?
« Reply #1 on: Friday 01 December 17 14:42 GMT (UK) »
You apply to the GRO using their reference.
CHOULES All ,  COKER Harwich Essex & Rochester Kent 
COLE Gt. Oakley, & Lt. Oakley, Essex.
DUNCAN Kent
EVERITT Colchester,  Dovercourt & Harwich Essex
GULLIVER/GULLOFER Fifehead Magdalen Dorset
HORSCROFT Kent.
KING Sturminster Newton, Dorset. MONK Odiham Ham.
SCOTT Wrabness, Essex
WILKINS Stour Provost, Dorset.
WICKHAM All in North Essex.
WICKHAM Medway Towns, Kent from 1880
WICKHAM, Ipswich, Suffolk.

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Re: Copy birth certificate for Army child born 1865 in Ireland?
« Reply #2 on: Friday 01 December 17 16:07 GMT (UK) »
Check under civil records on this site. If the birth was registered in Ireland (and many army births were), you'll see the certificate free.

https://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/
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Re: Copy birth certificate for Army child born 1865 in Ireland?
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 02 December 17 08:30 GMT (UK) »
Jebber and Elwyn

Many thanks for your helpful replies.

Melbell