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  1. There is one problem with looking for baptisms...

    There is one problem with looking for baptisms that must not be forgotten, any christen may baptise a child, it does not have to take place in a church and the baptism may not be recorded in any...
  2. I have not read the newspaper article you mention...

    I have not read the newspaper article you mention but I suspect it was little to do with the child being illegitimate and more to do with the introduction of civil registration.

    The problem being...
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    In these gender neutral times are we allowed to...

    In these gender neutral times are we allowed to question whether Martha is really Matthew?

    Sorry it just jumped in my mind when I read about the census error. ;)
    Cheers
    Guy
  4. That is correct they have been collated from...

    That is correct they have been collated from various sources, newspapers, wills, obits etc. in an attempt to provide the information.
    Cheers
    Guy
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    There was also a custom of adding a "religious"...

    There was also a custom of adding a "religious" name on baptism.
    Cheers
    Guy
  6. Bastard (the correct legal term at that time)...

    Bastard (the correct legal term at that time) children have always been allowed to inherit, however to do so he/she would have to be named in a will. It was not until 1927 that this changed.
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    The first genealogy program I used was A-Gene on...

    The first genealogy program I used was A-Gene on the Commodore Amiga in the late 1980s, I later transferred to a second-hand IBM 5150 PC in the early 90s with my first family history website online...
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    The first thing I would say is as with many other...

    The first thing I would say is as with many other instances in family history do not view the above with 21st century eyes. Our ancestors did not live in the same way as we do and the rules they...
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    If one sticks to the letter of the law no, one...

    If one sticks to the letter of the law no, one cannot make a copy for personal use only unless the copyright owner has given permission for that.

    However things are not as simple as that, it is...
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    YES The longer answer is it depends on where...

    YES

    The longer answer is it depends on where the person lives. Here in Europe we have a section of copyright legislation called database right which protects works such as databases, wills etc....
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    It depends on what company one tests with. ...

    It depends on what company one tests with.

    Originally the ethnicity was determined by the samples the various companies were presented with when they attempts to develop a database of ethnic...
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    Where would Richard fit in the family, if first...

    Where would Richard fit in the family, if first or last they may have moved into or out of the parish? Have you found Pitman and Ann's marriage entry?
    I first have you tried looking for him under...
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    The records you have noticed are of infants who...

    The records you have noticed are of infants who have died after birth not stillborns.
    There are about 30,000 stillbirths a year in England which equates to about 1 in every 200 births. Around 600...
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    https://anguline.co.uk/cert/bmlb.jpg To add an...

    https://anguline.co.uk/cert/bmlb.jpg

    To add an image you have to upload the image to a website then add the url of the image when asked.
    Cheers
    Guy
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    No it does not make any difference where the...

    No it does not make any difference where the actual processing takes place the resultant DNA will still give the same answer.

    MyHeritage is slightly better for those who have British ancestry...
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    You do not mention where this took place. In...

    You do not mention where this took place.
    In England & Wales the Statute of Wills enacted 1540 (Statute of Wills 32 Hen. 8, c. 1) allowed landholders to leave a will to determine who would inherit...
  17. Wikipedia has some details of special types of...

    Wikipedia has some details of special types of Landing Craft including Landing Craft Gun and Landing Craft Gun L
    See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_craft there is also an image.

    Click the...
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    DoVE (Digitisation of Vital Events) is/was the...

    DoVE (Digitisation of Vital Events) is/was the project to digitise and index birth, death and marriage records for England and Wales from 1837 to 2006.

    EAGLE (Electronic Access to GRO Legacy...
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    Arthurk, There is only one way to change ones...

    Arthurk, There is only one way to change ones name in England and Wales and that is by using the new name, everything else (including Marriage,‘Deed Poll’, Newspaper Announcement, etc.) are only...
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    Helachau, I addressed that in the second & third...

    Helachau, I addressed that in the second & third sentences of my first answer!

    “The answer is very simple.
    Under the law of England and Wales a person's name is the name they use, if the person...
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    Of course it can, when the bride signs using her...

    Of course it can, when the bride signs using her new surname that sets out the usual manner she intends to sign her name henceforth.
    If she is one with her husband as the customary marriage service...
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    I had to post my reply hurriedly as Virgin was...

    I had to post my reply hurriedly as Virgin was having problems yesterday so I did not complete my reply.

    Sorry but there seems to be some confusion the Schedules on the 1936 Marriage Act concern...
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    The answer is very simple. Under the law of...

    The answer is very simple.
    Under the law of England and Wales a person's name is the name they use, if the person has not made the decision to change their name a marriage does not change their...
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    To a certain extent you are arguing about...

    To a certain extent you are arguing about semantics of the wording, an ancestor born in 1840 or even 1540 may have been the origin of some the DNA you have today.
    If a DNA test shows that you and...
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    That argument does not really hold water as it is...

    That argument does not really hold water as it is possible to download ones raw data from MyHeritage (and most other DNA testing sites) and upload it to other testers sites such as Ancestry & FTDNA...
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