Your brother in law will not be able to view the original registers, only
the index to the local registers, if there is one available to the public.
When I visited a local register office in Somerset, there was not. The data
in the local index (if any) will be repeated in the consolidated England and
Wales register which is available on FreeBMD.org.uk, although the process of
sending the data to London and creating the consolidated index has created
The child in 1848 would have been registered only if it was born alive. If
it was stillborn, there was no requirement to register it.
From: dyfed-bounces(a)rootsweb.com [mailto:email@example.com] On
Behalf Of Karen
Sent: 29 April 2014 04:55
Subject: [Dyfed] Visit to Aberystwyth
My brother-in-law will be visiting Aberystwyth in July. Would it be possible
for him to visit the local BMD Registry, to search for a birth certificate?
I am looking for births for children of a David Jones and wife Mary Hopkins
from 1839 to 1848.
I know of three children so far, David c1840, Lewis c 1844 and Margaret c
There must have been one in 1848, as Mary died in child birth.
And any other suggest places that he may visit whilst there would be
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