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"The French" burials in the Lilleshall area
« on: Monday 15 February 16 09:59 GMT (UK) »
I have found a couple of burials in the Lilleshall area which describe the person as "of the French". Does anyone know what this means?

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Re: "The French" burials in the Lilleshall area
« Reply #1 on: Monday 15 February 16 15:18 GMT (UK) »
Hougonaut maybe?

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Re: "The French" burials in the Lilleshall area
« Reply #2 on: Monday 15 February 16 15:57 GMT (UK) »
Can you provide the names and burial years?
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Re: "The French" burials in the Lilleshall area
« Reply #3 on: Monday 15 February 16 16:29 GMT (UK) »
Richard Tither buried 21/7/1724 at Lilleshall. On the same page is a Francis Rowley. Both state "of the French"

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Re: "The French" burials in the Lilleshall area
« Reply #4 on: Monday 15 February 16 20:00 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I think you will find it says Trench which is a place about 3 miles from Lilleshall

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Re: "The French" burials in the Lilleshall area
« Reply #5 on: Monday 15 February 16 20:09 GMT (UK) »
That makes sense! Thanks