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Offline Hogan Kit

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Re: Ultraviolet or infrared for faded writing?
« Reply #36 on: Sunday 23 April 06 16:42 BST (UK) »
A couple more that someone might be able to decipher better than I!

Robert Williams set his hand 1762
                                  and day the   ??

Jan Williams his chifer  (cypher???)     llifer (Llyfr, book???)

Rbot

Robert Williams

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Re: Ultraviolet or infrared for faded writing?
« Reply #37 on: Sunday 23 April 06 16:51 BST (UK) »
Another interpretation I tried on the Jan Williams Robert Williams entry was

"For"   (with a large fancy F)

instead of "Rbot"

As if Jan Williams was signing for Robert Williams

So reading :

Jan Williams
his chifer
for
Robert Williams

the other highlighted writing I simply can't even make a stab at.

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Re: Ultraviolet or infrared for faded writing?
« Reply #38 on: Sunday 23 April 06 16:56 BST (UK) »
Oh!  And on the Hugh Gadwalad entry, to the left of the arithmetical calculation some previous owner had made of the earliest entry, is some writing I had previously not understood and could only see as a Pound sign - it has suddenly looked to me like Hugh C as if he began to write his name and wasn't satisfied with it, or something.  What do you make of it?