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From: Liz <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Certificates for those born less than 100 years ago
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 10:27:25 +0100
References: <Hts3tiA1An8AFwpr@varneys.demon.co.uk> <00ca01c46863$6951b530$2d587018@susan2rd9pl5sx> <011201c468b7$04c045b0$5a8389d9@Davis>
> I have not seen the original mail to which you refer, but it seems illogical
> not to be able to obtain certificates less than 100 years old.
> Many people, for various reasons (other than family research) have a genuine
> requirement to obtain certified copies of entries of births, etc.
> These requirements will continue and must be met.
Not. Or not as we would want them.
> I suspect a misunderstanding somewhere here?!
No misunderstanding. Certificates for the last hundred years will in
the near future, if proposals are adopted, be in a censored form ....
certain details such as for example Cause of death or Occupation of
parents will be witheld. It has been a cause celebre in genealogy for a
couple of years .... much will be found in our archives under various
references to changes in Civil Registration ......
Or you can download the proposals from the URL John Brown gave.
Many of us have been racing against time to obtain twentieth century
certs before they are bowdlerised.
Liz (Greenwich UK)
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