Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale’s Birth Certificate. Florence was born while her parents were on a Grand Tour of Italy and was named after the town of her birth. (Catalogue ref: RG5/83/4058)


F. No. 4058

These are to certify, that Florence Daughter of William Edward Nightingale and Frances his Wife, who was Daughter of Wm. Smith Esq. M.P. was Born in

in the Parish of

in the City of Florence the twelfth Day of May in the Year Eighteen hundred and twenty at whose Birth we were present.

[signatures, Gale and Lombard]

Registered at Dr Williams’s Library, Redcross Street, near Cripplegate, London

July 12th 1820 Thomas Morgan Registrar.

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