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What do you make of this mark? (Marriage Banns Record)
« on: Saturday 13 October 18 23:36 BST (UK) »
Hi,

Could you tell me what the mark after the M stands for please?

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Re: What do you make of this mark? (Marriage Banns Record)
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 13 October 18 23:42 BST (UK) »
It looks like Mrs
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Re: What do you make of this mark? (Marriage Banns Record)
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 13 October 18 23:43 BST (UK) »
Yes Gadget...I was about to say the same.
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Re: What do you make of this mark? (Marriage Banns Record)
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 13 October 18 23:54 BST (UK) »
Another for Mrs (can't do it your way Gadget)  ;D

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Re: What do you make of this mark? (Marriage Banns Record)
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 14 October 18 00:10 BST (UK) »
My immediate reaction was Mrs.

Have seen it written that way before.

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Re: What do you make of this mark? (Marriage Banns Record)
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 14 October 18 01:33 BST (UK) »
Hi,

It looks like rs to me = Mrs.

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Re: What do you make of this mark? (Marriage Banns Record)
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 14 October 18 07:48 BST (UK) »
It used to be a common way to write Mrs.
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Re: What do you make of this mark? (Marriage Banns Record)
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 14 October 18 08:10 BST (UK) »
I agree with the others, it's 'Mrs'.  However I've not come across witnesses on a banns record before.  Is this a combined entry showing the banns dates and marriage record together?

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Re: What do you make of this mark? (Marriage Banns Record)
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 14 October 18 08:58 BST (UK) »
I wonder if it's a combined banns and marriage entry. I've seen quite a few in the Welsh records that I've looked at.



Another for Mrs (can't do it your way Gadget)  ;D

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