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Offline mrcakey

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Birth certificate missing detail
« on: Tuesday 13 February 18 12:27 GMT (UK) »
Is anyone able to decipher what's in the middle here? This is a birth cert for Ann Houghton who sadly passed very shortly after she was born along with her twin brother William. I've asked for a re-scan, but I thought maybe better trained eyes could discern it.

Fifth
October 1872

??????????????

29 Inkerman
Grove
Houghton - Lancashire, inc. Manchester
Robertson - Angus
Collinge - Yorkshire, Lancashire, USA
Nedderman - Lancashire
Lane/Fryer - Kent

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Re: Birth certificate missing detail
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 12:32 GMT (UK) »
Fifth October 1872
8 O'clock  something
290  something Grove

sorry - still 2 "somethings" to work on!!!
Edmonds/Edmunds - mainly Sussex
DeBoo - London
Green - Suffolk
Parker - Sussex
Kemp - Essex
Farrington - Essex
Boniface - West Sussex

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Re: Birth certificate missing detail
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 12:33 GMT (UK) »
29 Inkerman Grove
Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days alive.

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Re: Birth certificate missing detail
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 12:47 GMT (UK) »
Looks to me like ... 8 o'clock "Bells"
But if it really is the time of birth, I believe it should say am or pm.

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Re: Birth certificate missing detail
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 13:12 GMT (UK) »
mrcakey, If you have it is the twin's entry any clearer?

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Re: Birth certificate missing detail
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 13:33 GMT (UK) »
8 o'clock "P.M."  I imagine the "" are there because PM is an abbreviation.

The time would be entered on each twin's record to establish which one was born first in case of inheritance disputes etc.  Obviously not an issue in this case as neither twin survived.

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Re: Birth certificate missing detail
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 13:46 GMT (UK) »
I would agree with Geoff-E it looks like 29 Inkerman Grove.

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Re: Birth certificate missing detail
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 13:47 GMT (UK) »
Thanks all.

I must admit I can barely see the "o'clock" myself :D but it makes sense as that's what should be there. And the "P.M." also makes sense.

I don't have the twin's certificate - I was just wanting to be 100% sure on parentage after discovering them in the GRO index.

If I get a re-scan I'll post again and let everyone know.
Houghton - Lancashire, inc. Manchester
Robertson - Angus
Collinge - Yorkshire, Lancashire, USA
Nedderman - Lancashire
Lane/Fryer - Kent

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Re: Birth certificate missing detail
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 13 February 18 14:54 GMT (UK) »
8 o'clock "P.M." 

I can see the "P.M." now!! 
Edmonds/Edmunds - mainly Sussex
DeBoo - London
Green - Suffolk
Parker - Sussex
Kemp - Essex
Farrington - Essex
Boniface - West Sussex

census information is Crown Copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk