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Unmarried mothers and illegitimacy in the 20th century

Much has been written about illegitimacy in the nineteenth and eighteenth centuries, but were things any different for the single mother in the early to mid-twentieth century? Yes and no might be the answer to that question. In the twentieth Read more…


Can’t find a birth certificate? A strategy for illegitimacy

Ancestry Research birth certificate

This is a general reference blog post. We cannot provide advice about how to find a birth certificate. You can of course commission a qualified genealogist to undertake research on your behalf. To hire a genealogist for assistance with locating Read more…