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Help re ordering a birth cert.

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ZZzzz Report 7 Aug 2013 23:19

My friend is hoping to find a half sister, but does not have a lot of info and GRO want exact DOB, parents names etc, so is it possible to still get this cert without all that info.
If anyone could help it will be brilliant. Thank you.


brummiejan Report 7 Aug 2013 23:38

I don't think you can get a cert less than 50 years old without this information.
Have you tried looking for birth announcements in the local paper? If you can find one it might offer some clues.


ZZzzz Report 8 Aug 2013 00:03

Thank you Jan, but the birth was 1969 ish, and illegitimate so probably not in the papers, sadly.


brummiejan Report 8 Aug 2013 00:07

Can I just check - I assume you have found a birth and are trying to get the cert to check if the same mother?
Have you checked other members' trees to see if there happens to be a match? Using all family names you have obviously.


ZZzzz Report 8 Aug 2013 00:40

I have Jan but no matches. I will look at other options tomorrow. :-)