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Conflict between Kent Online Parish Records and FamilySearch.org database - which to believe?

I have an ancestor, William Vollins or Vallins, who I believe was the son of Richard Vollins and Mary (Bowler), b 1777 in St Mary Cray, Kent (near Orpington). There are many other Vollins/Vallins ...
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What is a plausible explanation for this inconsistency?

In the 1910 census, I have a family headed by Elias Riback (b. 1876), with wife Sophia (b. 1873) and children Annie (b. 1898), Harry (b. 1902), Bessie (b. 1904), David (b. 1906), and Bernard (b. ...
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How should I deal with conflicting information?

How should I record and report information which conflicts (e.g. differing birth dates for what I believe to be the same person)?