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Offline tiawooster

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« on: Tuesday 14 May 13 07:58 BST (UK) »
Can anyone tell me the correct spelling of sneinton. On my first cousin 2x removed birth certificate in 1873 it is snenton.
Alley, Nottingham, Wandsworth, London
Brookes,  Sneinton, LondonNottinhamshire, Leicestershire
Cochrane, Glasgow, London
Caley, Durham, Yorkshire
Schofield, London, Hampshire
Solomon, London, Portsmouth
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Re: sneinton
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 14 May 13 09:15 BST (UK) »

Now days it is  spelt  Sneinton but in the old days it was spelt both ways.

Branfoot of Leeds; Nall of Nottingham; Wallis of Stapleford Nottinghamshire; Challand of  East Bridgford Notinghamshire: Hall of Fransfield Nottinghamshire;
Morral of Stanton By Dale, Derbyshire;

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Re: sneinton
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 14 May 13 10:00 BST (UK) »
Sneinton was "Sneynton" 1086-1599

Then it mainly became "Sneinton" - but there were 10 different spellings noted - usually the "i" or "y" was kept.

On the certificate you have it was probably spellt as heard

Thornhill, Cresswell, Sisson, Harriman, Cripps, Eyre, Walter, Marson, Battison, Holmes, Bailey, Hardman, Fairhurst Noon-mainly in Derbys/Notts-but also Northampton, Oxford, Leics, Lancs-England
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