elizabeth marchant 1867 unmarried mother on birth cert are records normally kept of fathers name in the parish thanks

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Anonymous, the answer is "it depends."

It depends on the time period and location.

For example, in the parish records of the German town of my ancestor, during certain but not all eras, the pastor would record the name of the birth father, if known.

Where was Elizabeth Marchant born?
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