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Ask the Expert – paternity ponderings ›

21 July, 2010 by jessmoore

Our expert Stephen Rigden, pictured right, answers your questions. From Ruth Monnier in Brisbane, Australia: ‘I’m wondering if you can help me with a paternity query. I have noticed that in some baptismal registers the father’s name is left blank and it sometimes may also state that the baby was illegitimate. Also, on a birth certificate the name of the… Read more ›