1904 Minnie Manns (General)

by Jefff @, West London, Middlesex, Saturday, November 24, 2018, 15:30 (387 days ago) @ Ladies

Thanks for confirming things - interesting how she changed her name over the years, not the first time I've seen folk do that, not helpful to us haha.

Re Minnie yes I'm absolutely sure it was a nickname/petname, altho as you've found sometimes children were given unusual names of this ilk from the off as an official registration. So often on Census forms we see children recorded under their petnames rather than their official ones, especially in the many cases where they'd been Christened with the same names as their parents - so were understandably known by their second or pet names to avoid confusion.
Or as in the case of one of my aunts, my Grampy was under strict orders to use one chosen Christian name when he went to register her birth, yet for reasons we don't now understand he gave her a different one when got to the registrar's office !
My Nan was NOT impressed but it was a done-deal so had to stand !!

atb J


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