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Offline PaulineJ

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Re: what do I do when the census records don't match?
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:24 GMT (UK) »
KATE SMITH b 1889 didn't have a father at birth/baptism.
Any later "father" would appear to be a polite fiction.

The MOTHER of Kate b 1889 would appear to be Kate b 1874, who was the daughter of Caroline.

Neither Kate has a father at birth/baptism
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Re: what do I do when the census records don't match?
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:27 GMT (UK) »
Thank you Pauline, is that on her birth certificate? How else can we confirm that?

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Re: what do I do when the census records don't match?
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:28 GMT (UK) »
Thank you Pauline, is that on her birth certificate? How else can we confirm that?

(doesn't appear to have a father)

Which particular piece of info are you querying?
The information is in previous posts, go back and read them carefully.
It's easy to miss information if you rush
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Re: what do I do when the census records don't match?
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:33 GMT (UK) »
It is confusing that her father isn't listed. Is it best I order a birth certificate to get confirmation? Thanks

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Re: what do I do when the census records don't match?
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:34 GMT (UK) »
Which "her" ?

at reply 6 there are the baptism of BOTH Kates.
At other posts there is the absence of a Mother's maiden name in the birth indexes.
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Re: what do I do when the census records don't match?
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:37 GMT (UK) »
I was referring to Kate Smith's (1889) father , it says that he isn't listed and that any later father is a polite fiction.

Ah, sorry, reading back through all the posts now.

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Re: what do I do when the census records don't match?
« Reply #15 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:39 GMT (UK) »
There are TWO Kate Smiths.
Kate the daughter of Caroline and Kate the daughter of Kate
 If you do not indicate which one you are on about , you will confuse yourself and everyone else.
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Re: what do I do when the census records don't match?
« Reply #16 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:40 GMT (UK) »
Look both the Kate Elizabeth children in 1874 and 1890 were ilegitimate children of firstly Caroline and then Kate Elizabeth b 1874, the Thomas Francis Smith was born 30th October 1888 and baptism 20th January 1889 Mother Kate Singlewoman
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Re: what do I do when the census records don't match?
« Reply #17 on: Sunday 18 February 18 22:43 GMT (UK) »
Thank you, now I think I understand

Kate Smith 1 - 1874, mother Caroline

Kate Smith 2 - 1889, mother Kate Smith
Thomas Francis Smith, 1888 - also mother Kate

Thanks for your help. Sorry for the confusion.