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change of name

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Edwin

Edwin Report 17 Mar 2013 22:25

if a child is born out of wedlock and takes his mothers name,can this be changed on the birth cert?

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 17 Mar 2013 22:47

I think the birth can be re-registered if his father agrees to be on the cert. Both entries will be on the indexes.

This site might help (assuming this took place England or Wales)

http://www.ukdp.co.uk/name-change-birth-certificate-england-and-wales/

Jan

**Ann**

**Ann** Report 17 Mar 2013 22:50

http://www.ukdp.co.uk/name-change-birth-certificate-england-and-wales/

This link should help.

InspectorGreenPen

InspectorGreenPen Report 18 Mar 2013 07:22

The link to this little site should be in every genealogist's bookmarks or favourites.

http://home.clara.net/dixons/Certificates/indexbd.htm

The rules did change over time so it also depends on when the event took place.

Edwin

Edwin Report 18 Mar 2013 13:03

Thank's everyone for your help .problem solved.
Edwin