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help needed in reading this old writing 1671
« on: Monday 23 June 14 14:43 BST (UK) »
can anyone read what the rest says done a bit of the deciphering
 
suama ye wife of william ????? august ye 27 1671

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Re: help needed in reading this old writing 1671
« Reply #1 on: Monday 23 June 14 14:50 BST (UK) »
Might the name be Susanna with the second s omitted?  :-\
the wife of William
?en?en was buried
August the 27 1671

(just a guess I have no idea really  ;))

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Re: help needed in reading this old writing 1671
« Reply #2 on: Monday 23 June 14 15:17 BST (UK) »
I read it as "Suanna the wife of William Spencer was Buryed August the 27, 1671."

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Re: help needed in reading this old writing 1671
« Reply #3 on: Monday 23 June 14 23:09 BST (UK) »
think you're right as there are quite a lot of spencers in barton in fabis nottm

also the one below william wooley does it say he was over a hundred years old


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Re: help needed in reading this old writing 1671
« Reply #4 on: Monday 23 June 14 23:22 BST (UK) »
also the one below william wooley does it say he was over a hundred years old

Yes, it looks like he was "a hundrd and 5 of age and upwards." Impressive.

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COMPLETED Re: help needed in reading this old writing 1671
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 24 June 14 23:46 BST (UK) »
can anyone read what the rest says done a bit of the deciphering
 
suama ye wife of william ????? august ye 27 1671

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Re: COMPLETED help needed in reading this old writing 1671
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 24 June 14 23:47 BST (UK) »
also the one below william wooley does it say he was over a hundred years old

Yes, it looks like he was "a hundrd and 5 of age and upwards." Impressive.