Register of Births: First Eastern District [1864-1893]

Description: The registers in this series contain information about births in the First Eastern District. The birth registers of First Eastern District start on 5 September 1864 and end on 31 May 1893. Each register lists births in date sequence. 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. Extent of original material: 7 volumes.