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From: Malcolm Hulme <>
Subject: Re: [LAN] British Passports
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2000 00:33:27 +0000
At 00:16 18/01/00 +0000, you wrote:
>On the subject of Passports, I have an ancestor who gives his place of birth
>on the census records as Cape of Good Hope. Assuming he was the son of a
>British subject, at the Cape for the second occupation 1806, would he or his
>parents have had a passport issued to them.
The son would probably not have had a passport. I don't think that British
children under 16 years were able to obtain a passport until Feb 7th 1968
(it was compulsory to provide an up-to-date photograph for each 5-year
I have no idea about the requirements of the Cape of Good Hope.
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