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Date of Birth?
« on: Friday 28 August 20 16:22 BST (UK) »
It would be great if someone could help me with the date of birth in this baptismal record. I am wondering what the date is. Is it the 9th, assuming that the figure preceeding it has been crossed out, or is it the 29th, assuming the figure has a smudge?
Any help is appreciated!
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Re: Date of Birth?
« Reply #1 on: Friday 28 August 20 16:26 BST (UK) »
Looks like 29 March to me. I think the 2 was originally a 1.
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Re: Date of Birth?
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 29 August 20 09:41 BST (UK) »
Looks like 29 March to me. I think the 2 was originally a 1.

Agree. In trying to amend the writer has put a blot on by accident. 


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« Reply #3 on: Saturday 29 August 20 10:08 BST (UK) »
I agree, a 1 changed to a 2 smudged in the process.
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Re: Date of Birth?
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 29 August 20 10:14 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the replies and consensus. I'll go with the 29th although it would be nice to get some sort of confirmation.
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Re: Date of Birth?
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 29 August 20 10:35 BST (UK) »
The only way to confirm it would be to get a copy of the birth record from GRO.

GRO Reference: 1856  J Quarter in WEST DERBY  Volume 08B  Page 432
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Re: Date of Birth?
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 29 August 20 11:09 BST (UK) »
The only way to confirm it would be to get a copy of the birth record from GRO.

GRO Reference: 1856  J Quarter in WEST DERBY  Volume 08B  Page 432

Now why didn't I think of that? Seriously, it had completely slipped my mind!
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