7. More on Births and Infancy

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The topics for this chapter include:

  • Stillbirth
  • Foundlings
  • Orphans and orphanages
  • Adoption
  • Illegitimacy
  • Where to find information relating to these subjects
  • Available indexes
  • Sample documents

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Index to Chapter 7.

adoption 6
affiliation order 9
BARTON 4
base born 8
bastard 8
BEESLEY 13
birth certificate 4
Bisley 10, 12
Brimpsfield 6
Cheltenham 2
churchwarden 3
civil registration 13
CLIFFORD 8
CLISSOLD 12
Consistory Court. 10
CORAM 5
Coroner’s papers 3
Dr. Barnardo’s Homes 5
Dursley 7, 10
ELKINGTON 13
examination 8
Fairford 9
foundling 3
Foundling Hospital 5
GARDINER 10, 11
Gloucester 4
GRO Birth Indexes 4
Guardians of the Poor 3
Gyde Home 6
HORNSEY 9
Horsley 10
HOWELL 7
illegitimacy 2, 7
maintenance orders 10
Müller Orphanage 5
Navy 10
orphan 3
orphanages 5
Overseers of the Poor 7
Overseers to the Poor Papers 10
penance 11, 12
Petty Sessions 7
posthumous 8
PRICE 3
putative father 7
Quakers 13
Quarter Sessions 7, 10
RICHARDS 7
singlewoman 8
Society of Friends 13
South Cerney 8
spurious 8
STALKS 10, 11
stillbirths 2
TAYLOR 13
Tewkesbury 8
TUCK 10
VIZARD 10
Wickwar 3
WILKINS 13
WILLIAMS 9
workhouse 2