Re: illigitmacy

Jocelyn Gould

RCA = Register of Corrected Entries where information obtained subsequent to the issue of the death certificate includes information not previously available.  I have two of them for deaths in Scotland.


On 28/02/2020 1:01 am, Curt Mills, WE7U wrote:
So what does "RCA" stand for?

On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 6:52 AM Les Horn <> wrote:
It should be noted that, in Scotland, a child born illegitimately became legitimate upon the subsequent marriage of its parents. Post 1855 this would be recorded as an RCA in the Register of Births. This is particularly important when it comes to inheritance.


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