You'll come across Church baptism records which will only name the
mother.. and SOMETIMES then a comment "illigitimate
You will come across cases where the child was registered baptised and
brought up as a sibling of the mother.
There are many scenarios as to what the Irish did.
On 30/09/2014 16:41, Valerie Ackroyd via wrote:
Anyway, was wondering what the Irish did? I have seen movies (most
about homes for unwed mothers in Ireland but wondered if you
families keeping the
child in the late 1800s, early 1900s? Would they have listed the child
as illegitimate on
the baptismal certificate?