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Stillborn Birth

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Between my mum being born and her younger brother being born, my grandmother had another baby that was fullterm, but either stillborn or died within half an hour of birth. Basically there were complications with the birth and it was bad weather and the midwife put her car in a ditch whilst driving up the track to the farm and broke her ankle, so couldn't do anything once my grandfather found her. This is sometime between 1941 and 1947 and the baby was buried in the local churchyard. Question is, would the birth be registered?
 
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Between my mum being born and her younger brother being born, my grandmother had another baby that was fullterm, but either stillborn or died within half an hour of birth. Basically there were complications with the birth and it was bad weather and the midwife put her car in a ditch whilst driving up the track to the farm and broke her ankle, so couldn't do anything once my grandfather found her. This is sometime between 1941 and 1947 and the baby was buried in the local churchyard. Question is, would the birth be registered?
If the baby drew breath then it would have a birth and death registered. If the child was born asleep then it would be registered but in the stillbirth register, (which is not searchable online). However, if the child didnt live long after its birth it might not have been registered with a name, it might just be 'male' or 'female' bloggs, you could try a different tack, which would be to find the grave number, and contact the local council OR the local archives/library and see if the burial records are on fische for you to look through. It might help.
 

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