Marriage invalid after birth record blunder

A woman from Merseyside has been speaking of her shock at finding out she's officially registered as a boy. Kim Walmsley's 23 year marriage is now invalid, she's fighting to have the original record changed.

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Woman spends thousands trying to correct birth record error

A woman from Merseyside says she's spend thousands of pounds trying to correct her birth record which mistakenly registered her as a boy.

Kim Walmsley only discovered the error when she tried to renew her passport after emigrating to Australia with her husband and their five children.

She is now back in UK and has spent almost ten years fighting for the word 'boy' to be completly erased from the original birth record.

The current law will only allow an additional correction note to be added to the birth register, but Kim is fighting to have the original record changed, almost 50 years after the mistake.

Marriage declared invalid after birth record blunder

A woman from Merseyside says her 23 year marriage is now invalid, after she found out her birth record mistakenly registered her as a boy.

The current law will only allow an additional correction note to be added to the birth register, but Kim Walmsley is fighting to have the original record changed, almost 50 years after the mistake.

The official birth record incorrectly states Kim Walmsley was a boy. Credit: ITV Granada

The mother-of-five from Formby is calling for the Prime Minister to intervene.

Watch: Woman registered as boy at birth fights to change error

Officials recorded the birth Credit: ITV Granada

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Woman registered as boy at birth fights to change error

A woman from Merseyside is calling for the Prime Minister to intervene after finding out she was officially registered as a boy at birth and cannot change it.

Kim Walmsley says her 23 year marriage is now invalid, she's hoping to have the original record changed from 'boy' to 'girl'.

The current law will only allow an additional note to be added to the birth register.

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