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Old 14-06-24, 13:19
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Can anyone offer any ideas, information or help please in my search for a lost descendant. Peter Connerty as I have hit the dreaded brick wall as I can find no GRO birth entry
I have discovered the following information:

St Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church Scotland Road Liverpool,
Baptism 18.10.1840 Born 19.08.1840 Peter Connerty son of Charles and Margaret nee Trainer. Godparents Dennis Grannell & Ann Grannell.

1841 Census, Collingwood Buildings, Collingwood Street Liverpool registration district Liverpool, sub reg district St Martin, piece 563, book 4, folio 11, page number 14, Peter Connorty age 8 months. His parents and siblings are a 100% match.

Death certificate Peter 29th December 1842 Grenville Street North, St Martin Liverpool age 2 years 4 months, son of Charles & Margaret Connaty

Charles & Margaret Connarty nee Trainer had another son, born 3rd February 1843 at Grenville Street North whom they also named Peter. This Peter’s baptism records the surname as Conarty.

During my research the surname Connerty has been spelled many different ways which has not helped me.

Any information, suggestions or advice would be gratefully appreciated.

Best regards BPC
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Old 14-06-24, 13:21
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Sorry to say that not all births were registered in those early days of civil registration so there might be no birth entry to find. Is it just the birth registration that you are looking for or something else?

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Old 14-06-24, 21:47
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In the early years of civil registration, registrars were responsible for locating parents of newborn children to register births. In cities in particular, inevitably, the registrar could not be expected to be aware of every child born, so as kiterunner said, not all births were registered.

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Old 15-06-24, 10:25
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Thanks for the swift responses. I had found a record at the GRO for Peter's sister Mary Connaughty born 24th September 1837 so believed that Peter must have been officially registered. So as mentioned it seems feasible in a sprawling city like Liverpool where people often moved to cheaper lodgings births were missed.
Once again Thank you.
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Old 15-06-24, 10:34
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Is this him?

GRO Reference: 1843 M Quarter in LIVERPOOL Volume 20 Page 438

I searched on BMD for births in Liverpool with Con*y and Connaty came up. Then I went to the GRO.

Edit: Is it the other birth you want?

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Old 15-06-24, 13:16
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Thanks for your help and time but this a record for Peter's younger brother.
Thanks h32
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