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Subject: Re: [YKS] illegitimate child
Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 21:25:49 +0000
On Sunday, Dec 19, 2004, at 20:36 Europe/London, Robert Burns wrote:
> As far as I am aware these
> didn't allow for the child to be baptised in the fathers name but were
> to do with the poor union.
In some places the Clerk/Curate/Vicar/Rector writing in the Parish
Registers would put something like...
X purportive daughter/son of y Smith and z Brown or
or most often
X bastard daughter/son of y and z