Should have added you would be quite correct, as it is another abbreviation, to
transcribe it as 'Christen'.
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Just why I was so dull as not to see that before I don't know. Sometimes you cannot see the wood for the trees! They often wrote Christopher as Xpofer.
Oh, well done! That's what it is the xp for Christ and 'en' for 'ian'
I have sent him a PM for his e-mail, Pam!
There are really only two types of 'shorthand' involved in this document, which is either the upright
curled tail denoting missing letters or a squiggle over the word often involving the letter 'p'...
You have done extremely well, Charles!
I will go through it carefully now, it may be tomorrow now, and get back to you with my results.
Thank you Pam. I wasn't suggesting everyone could read it easily! Rather that the document was clear
apart from the creases!
Charles, there are books on old handwriting, it is best to look online,...
Well you are OK with what yo have done to the beginning of line 10, although technically it should be
transcribed precisely as it is i.e. [p(ar)ishe of Northcadburye] etc.
Line 10 - Tenement Lying...
parish of Northcadbury
Tenement lying belong-
St James, Poole
1827 Nov 11 William Seymour bach otp (of the parish)& Ann Langdown widow otp lic
witnesses John Watson; Eliza Ann Shephard
It looks like the William Rose Seymour died...
19th Feb 1712 Lydia d John & Sarah Etheridge at Winnall
Source - CD Baptisms 1660-1751 Hampshire Genealogical Society
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Yes, the mother was entered as Anne and overwritten to Jane.
If you Google 'Dorset Archives Online Catalogue', then enter 'Richard Miller Poole' you will get lots of entries.
The one that caught my eye was on about page 5 to 7, Catalogue No., PL/K/1/3/1/43,...
My Father was born 18th June 1912 and my Mother 6th February 1916.
The 1939 Register has my Dad as 26th June 1913 and my Mum as 23rd February 1916.
I believe this was probably the date my Mum's...
The hearing was at the Central Criminal Court. It is on 'Old Bailey Online'. No further details except man assaulted was
Alfred Keep. Both a George Ashton and an Alfred Keep appear in the 1841...
On Anc under Criminal Registers, a George Ashton, aged 22 is fined one shilling [1/-] for assault. Heard
3rd Jan 1842. If a report could be found in newspapers....
I think it is Kent. The habit with other some other words is to give a tail!
It may possibly be Kenton, the first letter I read for a 'K' not an 'H'.
The parents it seems were William Hitchcox [born Isleworth Mx c 1807 and Mary England
married 1826, so well before Richard was baptized at Atherton in 1831. Wife Mary Hannah
was recorded as...
Well I had time to get the details before deletion [and, yes they were difficult to read].
I have checked the birth of Caroline in GRO Index 1855 Mar qtr Banbury Union mmn GOLBY.
Youngest Alice M...
Well it seems this Richard England is to be found in the 1861 Census, also the 1851 and the 1841 with
his parents William and Elizabeth, father also a joiner. Father is deceased by 1851. Looks as if...
I think you are right on all counts. Well done Dundee10!
Florence seems a popular first name among the male Sullivans.
Probably they were Roman Catholic which is why no Baptisms
It is James Smith & Eliner GOTYER
Margaret 77 in 1861 is Montgomery, Newtown. That is mystifying if she is a sister to Mary [Agnes].
If you Google 'patience chadbourne', then scroll to third entry for Chadbourne Family
Association, it gives a run down on research done.
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