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Subject: Re: Unregistered births 1970
Author: ChalfontR
Date: 19 July 2019
Classification: Query
Surnames:

If you are talking about the UK - it is possible, but quite unlikely.

The usual explanation is that the birth wasn't where you thought,was a year or two out, or the entry is indexed under a different name, usually because the parents were unmarried.