Author Topic: decipher the handwriting please! *completed, thank you*  (Read 1680 times)

Offline Ahmed_U

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decipher the handwriting please! *completed, thank you*
« on: Sunday 22 February 09 13:03 GMT (UK) »
hi all,

Can you please help me decipher the handwriting?

I know the first line says Lincolnshire, Wilsthorpe.
The second line seems to indicate that it is the same as the first line. But what exactly is written there? I mean, I know that today if I want to use the "same as above", I use a "

e.g.

Ahmed's Book
   "            "

but they seem to be using something else to denote "same as above" - what are they using?

Thank you.

Ahmed

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Re: decipher the handwriting please!
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 22 February 09 13:06 GMT (UK) »
Hi Ahmed

They say Do - short for ditto.

Barbara
Joy, Larkin, Twort, Baker, Whibley - Brenchley and Horsmonden area Kent
Fewell and Speller - Essex and London
Headington and Bateman - London
Feltwell - Norfolk and London
Lewin - India and NZ
Evan-Thomas - Wales and London
Purser and Cook - Hunts

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« Reply #2 on: Sunday 22 February 09 13:06 GMT (UK) »
Ther're using Do short for "ditto"
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Alker - Aspull, Hindley
Marsh - Atherton
Blain - Atherton
Gill - Atherton
Hogg - Loscoe, Crich
Harrison - Heanor, Ruddington
Earnshaw - Heanor
Cope - Heanor, Loscoe, Mapperley
Daykin - Heanor, Loscoe, Mapperley


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Re: decipher the handwriting please!
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 22 February 09 13:12 GMT (UK) »
Ah! Many thanks Barbara and Sue.  :)