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What's a REAL Cockney?

Post 1


I'm attempting to trace my family history but have very little info about my mum. I know her name and age and am trying to establish where she was born which would enable me to get her a copy of her birth certificate.

She told me she was born in London but was not a "true cockney" because she "was born on the wrong side of the river".

Any Real Cockneys out there who can help.

What's a REAL Cockney?

Post 2


she probably meant she was born 'sahf' (south) of the river.
smiley - biggrin

What's a REAL Cockney?

Post 3


you have to be born within the sound of bow bells when thay are ringing and you are popping into the world that makes you a true cockney
cockneyburdUKsmiley - biggrin

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