Fraud, Forgery, Feuding

13th November 2018, 19:45 to 22:00 at Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End (17.4 miles)

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This talk by Gwyneth Wilkie will focus on the difficulties experienced before the introduction of civil registration in proving age, identity, lineage and entitlement - and the opportunities which arose for false claims to be made. It will also demonstrate how an understanding of the way data was recorded, transmitted and indexed can help resolve problems with the GRO indexes.
Buckinghamshire Family History Society welcomes non-members to its meetings; entry is �£4.