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From: Guy Etchells <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Still Births
Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2003 16:32:35 +0100
Yes, the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1926 legislated for that
Limited searches are allowed if you are a parent of the stillborn child
or a sibling.
It is now getting to the stage where such individuals have themselves
died and it may be possible for others to obtain searches from the
register if the above have died.
>>Gerald Bennet wrote < Were still births required to be registered?
>>My understanding is NO. The criterion being, did the newborn draw
>>but a sigle breath? If the answer is yes, birth registration is
>>necessasry, followed - in the event of death - by death registratioin
> There is a separate register for them, which is not on public display. Wish
> there was, so I could find my aunts twin sister on it.
> Frances B.
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