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William, Kate register birth of Prince George

London, Aug 3 (): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have formally registered the birth of their son Prince George.

Kensington Palace said William signed the birth registry for Prince George on Friday. The royal baby is third in line to the throne, who was born July 22 at St. Mary’s hospital in London. His name was announced by Kensington Palace as ‘His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge’ two days later.

Prince George was presented to the world on July 23 as Kate carried him outside St. Mary’s hospital for photographers and cheering onlookers.

Westminster City Council registrar Alison Cathcart came to Kensington Palace, where Prince William signed the birth register entry. When the birth register entry was signed by Prince William at Kensington Palace yesterday morning, it was witnessed by a Registrar from Westminster Register Office.

The birth certificate is signed by Prince William, as well as Ms Cathcart, whose title on the document is given as deputy registrar.

Ms Cathcart has been superintendent registrar in the Westminster City Council for 22 years. She has presided over numerous celebrity marriages including Joan Collins, Sylvester Stallone, comedian David Walliams and Barbara Windsor. She said it was a great pleasure to arrange signing of the birth certificate of Prince George.

The register entry gives the date, place of birth and full name of His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge.

William’s full name is noted as His Royal Highness Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Duke of Cambridge along with his place of birth in Paddington, Westminster. Kate Middleton’s full name is given as Catherine Elizabeth Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cambridge.

The couple’s “usual address” is given as Kensington Palace, in London. The Duke and Duchess gave their occupation as prince and princess of the United Kingdom in the register entry from which the birth certificate is produced.