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False names

Postby John Howard Norfolk » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:15 pm

I have first hand experience of outright lies on civil registration. My grandmother's marriage certificate in 1897 bears a totally fictitious name for her father! An amusing but unsucessful attempt to give some respectability to her birth by recording the name "Marlow Prior" as her father simply because she was illegitimate and her mother (maiden name Prior) had very belatedly married a Mr Marlow!
It didnt take me long to unravel that deception.
John Howard Norfolk (grandson of Florence Sophia Prior)
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Re: False names

Postby KarlatheTanner » Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:00 am

I believe I have a similar issue. I'm really stuck with a relative whom has no record previous to entering into Canada. He has state two forenames for his father and two nationalities of his father. The women which he used as next of kin, as far as I can see, have no connection to his sir name nor each other. And many other inconsistencies. What do you think of this situation?

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