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Offline JohninSussex

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Re: Help! with relative using different names
« Reply #18 on: Monday 05 February 18 21:54 GMT (UK) »

Would he have encountered difficulties with electoral roll and general officialdom (getting a bank account/house etc...) by not using his Birth Certificate name do you think?

As for the electoral roll, the 2017 general election was the first one where voters had to supply a National Insurance Number to get registered (or prove your identity in some other way).  So up to then your name on the electoral roll did not have to match any other records.

More generally, the difficulties someone will encounter in choosing to use a different name from their "legal" one mostly come from the modern era of computers taking over people's jobs (such as bank managers'), combined with anti terrorism/anti money laundering rules being applied rigidly.
Rutter, Sampson, Swinerd, Head, Redman in Kent.  Others in Cheshire, Manchester, Glos/War/Worcs.
RUTTER family and Matilda Sampson's Will:

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