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Can't find birth place or informations

Elwyn

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Birth certificates weren’t introduced in Scotland till 1855 so you won’t get a birth certificate for Ann if she was born there c 1840. You might find her baptism. If she was RC or Church of Scotland (at birth) those records are on the Scotlandspeople site.

Ages vary all the time on 19th century certificates. People didn't always know their exact age and sometimes they had reasons for skewing the age, eg if they were under 21 and wished to avoid parental consent, or if joining the armed forces and there were minimum or maximum age limits. And then with death certificates, it was often just the informant’s best guess.
 
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Birth certificates weren’t introduced in Scotland till 1855 so you won’t get a birth certificate for Ann if she was born there c 1840. You might find her baptism. If she was RC or Church of Scotland (at birth) those records are on the Scotlandspeople site.

Ages vary all the time on 19th century certificates. People didn't always know their exact age and sometimes they had reasons for skewing the age, eg if they were under 21 and wished to avoid parental consent, or if joining the armed forces and there were minimum or maximum age limits. And then with death certificates, it was often just the informant’s best guess.
Okay thank you, that makes sense :)
 

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