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1939 Register

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Sheila Report 26 Dec 2018 15:13

I was looking at the register for my local town and I saw that the married names of some entries had been added although I know that the marriages did not take place until the late 1940's and early 1950's.

How and why did this happen ?



+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Dec 2018 15:40

The 1939 Register was a working document until about 1992. When a woman married, the name change was noted on the register with a date the name change was inscribed.

It can be very useful to us, giving a clue who a female married and approx when.