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Belinda

Belinda Report 10 Apr 2013 15:04

Following on from my recent request for births for John and Henry Harris, Droitwich, 1858. I have tried twice to obtain birth certificate and twice been declined as not found. I have been advised to look on find my past site and see if it comes up with another reference. I have asked for volume 6C page 345 . Any ideas?

Thanks Belinda.

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 10 Apr 2013 15:14

Belinda,

Although civil registration began in 1837 it was not until 1874 that registering a birth became compulsory. Consequently many births were never registered during the intervening years.

FMP is unlikely to have different birth register records from any other site since all sites transcribe their records using exactly the same basic records.

Astra

Astra Report 10 Apr 2013 15:17

Should be able to get them through the GRO with no problem

Births Dec 1858 (>99%)
HARRIS Henry Droitwich 6c 345
HARRIS John Droitwich 6c 345

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 10 Apr 2013 15:19

The John Harris birth is definitely there:-

Name: HARRIS, John
Registration district: Droitwich
County: Worcestershire
Year of registration: 1858
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Mother's maiden name: Not available before 1911 Q3
Volume no: 6C
Page no: 345

and Henry:-

Name: HARRIS, Henry
Registration district: Droitwich
County: Worcestershire
Year of registration: 1858
Quarter of registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Mother's maiden name: Not available before 1911 Q3
Volume no: 6C
Page no: 345

Are you sure you asked for the correct year? I know in the past I have mistakenly typed 1900 instead of 1800. Did you put in the correct quarter - Dec. qtr.?

Kath. x

Astra

Astra Report 10 Apr 2013 15:27


Name Henry Harris
Gender Male
Christening Date 25 Dec 1858
Christening Place DODDERHILL,WORCESTER,ENGLAND
Father's Name William Harris
Mother's Name Ann
Indexing Project (Batch) Number P01808-1
System Origin England-ODM
GS Film number 0352024, 0352025


Name John Harris
Gender Male
Christening Date 25 Dec 1858
Christening Place Dodderhill, Worcester, England
Father's Name William Harris
Mother's Name Ann Harris
Indexing Project (Batch) Number C04361-9
System Origin England-EASy
GS Film number 367828
Reference ID p135,1073

Dodderhill is part of Droitwich

Belinda

Belinda Report 10 Apr 2013 15:40

Thank you so much for all your replies.

As always much appreciated.

Belinda.

mgnv

mgnv Report 10 Apr 2013 22:17

You could give up on the GRO and buy them from the local office

District Worcestershire
Postal addresss
The Register Office County Hall Spetchley Road Worcester WR5 2NP
Telephone *0845 603 2859
Fax 01905 765355
Email worcesterregisteroffice@worcestershire.gov.uk

Vicci

Vicci Report 10 Apr 2013 23:10

Name: William Harris
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Ann Harrison
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 28 Dec 1835
Event Place: Dodderhill Parish, Worcester, England
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Race:
Marital Status:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I03888-3
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 350483
Reference ID: p 70

Belinda

Belinda Report 11 Apr 2013 10:05

THANKS EVERYONE FOR HELPFUL INFORMATION.
MUCH APPRECIATED. :-D