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Date of birth and baptism

Good evening

Hoping someone could just clarify something for me please.
I was looking up a baptism record for Edith Widdowson born in 1906 to Ada and Benjamin Widdowson. I have found a record saying that Edith was born on 13 August 1906 and baptised on 8 August 1906 at St Stephens at Netherthorpe.
Is it possible these dates are the wrong way round?

Thank you


Re: Date of birth and baptism

Hi Kerry,

What is in our database (transcription) is exactly what is in St Stephens Parish Registers. As you know we can not change what is written in the registers.

If and when you find out exactly when she was born please let me know and I will add it in the form of a note.

Regards Elaine.

Re: Date of birth and baptism

Edith Widdowson married George Spooner in 1934. They are on the 1939 Register where Edith's date of birth is given as 13 JULY 1906.That makes sense.

Re: Date of birth and baptism

Thanks Dave have added a note to the entry.


Re: Date of birth and baptism

Thanks everyone. I’ll go with the 1939 register, like Dave said, it makes more sense.☺️