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From: Andrew Rodger <rodgera@...
Date sent: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 18:23:31 +1000
Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Birth Certificate in Rhodesia
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As far as I can see, Zambia was not able to provide Birth
Certificates for people born before 1973 when compulsory registration
came in. I found a site of the Embassy in Sweden which provided only
for obtaining documents for people born since then, not before, so I
suppose that initially they didn't keep any records and it took that
long after self-government to get a records system set up.
On 14 Aug 2012, at 5:33 PM, Colin Liddell wrote:
> I am helping a friend who was born in Livingstone, Rhodesia in 1956
> who would like to obtain her birth certificate.
> Can anyone suggest how she should go about it or where to apply?
> Fingers crossed!
> Colin in not so sunny Queensland
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