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Foundlings Birth Reg.

gibbo

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I only just found out that if you key in "unknown" into the surname section that birth registrations for Foundlings will come up. There are hundreds and hundreds of them.

A example of a Birth reg. from Victoria Australia.

UNKNOWN FEMALE
Given names Found Brighton Beach
Event Birth
Father's name Unknown
Mother's maiden name (Unknown)
Reg. year 1905
Reg. no 19848

UNKNOWN FEMALE
Given names Found Normanby Road
Event Birth
Father's name Unknown
Mother's maiden name (Unknown)
Reg. year 1900
Reg. no 20536
 
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Thanks Gibbo,
very handy to know..and guess what.. works for NSW Births too, some have 1st names & mother's 1st name, works on Deaths as well but have to work in small period of years - ie 1895 - 1898 gives results but takes too long on a 10 or 20 years....

regards Val
 
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Hi Val,

I just thought it might help someone who has a Foundling in their family, cross reference it with orphange records etc. to find more information to confirm or eliminate anything. I dont know how much info would be on the certificates but at least it would have the home / orphange or who ever reg. them.
 

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One like this could be really helpful

UNKNOWN
Given names Called Eva Belle
Event Birth
Father's name Found Maud St
Mother's maiden name Adopted Mrs J Mackie (Geelong)
Reg. year 1891
Reg. no 23445

AND

MACKIE
Given names Eva Belle
Event Birth
Father's name Unknown
Mother's maiden name (Unknown)
Reg. year 1891
Reg. no 23445
 

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it's great for anything really...as possible some of our missing ones could have been transposed as a foundling....

here's a couple...
UNKNOWN GERTRUDE 27278/1899 FOUNDLING – SYDNEY
UNKNOWN FOUND MALE VAUCLUSE 17329/1900 FOUNDLING VAUCLUSE
UNKNOWN UNNAMED MALE 6263/1896 JIMMY - MARION -PARRAMATTA
 

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