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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: Japanese translation please
« on: Saturday 11 June 22 23:24 BST (UK)  »
My Japanese daughter-in-law sent the following reply regarding the translation:

1st "Hakone Atami Sightseeing Memorial July 8, 1950" 2nd "At Jukkokutoge July 8, 1950" The letters written on the side of the bus in the photo are "Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd. Sightseeing Motors" Club "I think

Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: French burial 1789
« on: Friday 15 April 22 23:24 BST (UK)  »
I did wonder if "dr" could be an abbreviated form of "dernier" which would give "dernier son", so perhaps "after ..... sung to the last sound" but it's certainly not an expression I've ever come across before.  Hopefully someone knows better than me.  The missing word woud doubtless provide a clue if it were legible.

Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: French burial 1789
« on: Friday 15 April 22 11:09 BST (UK)  »
Very small contribution:

line 5: ....ont assisté...

Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: 1709 French baptism
« on: Monday 04 April 22 15:28 BST (UK)  »
The father's surname looks like either DAIX or DAUX both of which seem to be present in the area.  The writer dots his Is but there seems to be an extra stroke.  I agree the mother's surname looks like ANDRE.  Her first name could be Ernelde - don't know if that exists, though it could be a variation on the feminine of Arnould which does seem to be present there.

Just some suggestions.

Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: French Birth registration 1900
« on: Monday 14 March 22 08:32 GMT (UK)  »
A note in the margin of Marie Thérèse's birth certificate says she was married  on 20 November 1916 in Amiens to Leonard Athol McKenzie.

Sorry but no time to look for the entry just now.


Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition / Re: French marriages - in Latin
« on: Saturday 08 January 22 20:52 GMT (UK)  »
An online tree gives the date date of death of Catherine DELESTIENNE (sic) as 7 August 1701 at Ciply, Mons, Hainaut, Wallonie, Belgique, which may be worth following up.

Europe / Re: Where is this original French street plan?
« on: Thursday 16 December 21 13:02 GMT (UK)  »
In reply to a post on the relevant Généanet forum someone has said the street map can be consulted at the "archives municipales" in Montreuil-sur-mer:

and adds this reference which appears to be to a book rather than the actual map :

Sorry but no time to phone to check today, I'm afraid.

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