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Details from Frances Durham's Birth Certificate

Frances Durham was born on 28 August 1910 at 16 May Street, Bishop Auckland, and her birth was registered by her mother, Jane, on 1 October 1910.

Frances Durham birth certificate
Frances' father is recorded as James Francis Durham, a 'Bandsman 2nd Durham Light Infantry'. Although Jimmy had died three weeks earlier, on 8 August, he is not shown as deceased. Frances' mother is shown as Jane Durham, formerly Green.

You can obtain a copy of the certificate from the local register office in Bishop Auckland:

Register Office
Cockton House
Waddington Street
Bishop Auckland
DL14 6HG

Alternatively contact the General Register Office in Southport:

General Register Office
OPCS
Smedley Hydro
Trafalgar Road
Birkdale
Southport
PR8 2HH