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Stillborn babies

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Yvonne Report 13 Apr 2020 23:18

Does anyone know if stillborn babies' births/deaths are recorded.


Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 14 Apr 2020 08:20

The register was started in 1927 and isn’t an open online record

It was only open to the parents at one time

This is the current info

Current GRO policy on obtaining stillbirth certificates: "Due to the sensitive nature of stillbirth registrations, the procedure for ordering a certificate of the entry differs from other types of certificates. We will only send out the application form after we have been contacted by phone or in writing by the mother or father (if he is named on the certificate). In cases where the parents are deceased, a brother or sister can apply if they can provide their parents' dates of death."

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Yvonne Report 14 Apr 2020 16:09

Thanks Shirley. This happened in 1924 and the mother died shortly after.