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Is it normal to be baptised on same day as birth?

Since the baptism record transcript has a field for birth date as well the baptism date, probably THIS child was baptised on the date of birth. At this point, you probably have seen a wider range of ...
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Is it normal to be baptised on same day as birth?

In the Diocese of Gurk just adjacent (north) to the Diocese of Ljubljana it was also quite common that newborns were baptized on the same day from what I saw when looking at the church records there. ...
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Private baptism in one church followed by baptism in another?

This is not an answer but things are getting too deep in the comments. LDS Film 350509 contains part of the Bishop's transcripts for St. Mary's Church, Kidderminster, 1820-1875, specifically Baptisms,...
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Does the Church of Latter Day Saints perform a 'baptism for the dead' ritual for everyone they obtain records for?

Members of the LDS church are not as homogeneous as they would like to be, so even the official policies of why they do things, and what they will do with information is open to some interpretation ...
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Is it normal to be baptised on same day as birth?

In my investigations in Spanish catholic records I found that the difference is on the order of 1 week. And, when baptism occurs at the same day or the day after is very often (around 80%) a clear ...
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Is it normal to be baptised on same day as birth?

If that was an English registration I would suspect a very sickly baby that was not expected to survive long enough for the usual gap to baptism and the priest was called to ensure the child's soul ...
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How long after birth would a Catholic baptism have occurred in the late 19th Century in Mexico?

Typically I have found that Catholics in the 1890s (French, German, American, etc.) had their children baptized within the first 4 or 5 weeks, or whenever mom and baby felt recovered/presentable. Some ...
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