Title

Births; District Freetown; 2nd May 1886 - 29th May 1887

Date

2 May 1886 - 29 Apr 1887

Description

The registers in this series contain information about births in the District of Freetown. The birth registers of Freetown District commenced on 4 March 1856 and ended on 10 February 1891. Information for each entry is recorded under standard headings including ‘number’, ‘when born’, ‘name, if any’, ‘sex’, ‘name and surname of father’, ‘name and maiden surname of mother’, ‘rank or profession of father’, ‘signature, description, and residence of informant’, ‘when registered’, ‘signature of registrar’ and ‘baptismal name, if added after Registration of Birth’. This last column relating to the baptismal name was frequently left blank.

Individuals listed by number.

Language

English

Coverage

Rights

Please obtain permission from the Sierra Leone Public Archives to use this material for purposes other than research.

Citation

Sierra Leone. Government Secretariat, “Births; District Freetown; 2nd May 1886 - 29th May 1887,” The Harriet Tubman Resource Centre Digital Archive, accessed May 19, 2019, http://digital.tubmaninstitute.ca/items/show/697.

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