Author Topic: Handwriting help please?  (Read 3699 times)

Offline worth

  • RootsChat Senior
  • ****
  • Posts: 312
    • View Profile
Handwriting help please?
« on: Saturday 31 January 15 18:02 GMT (UK) »
Hi all
Can anyone read what the informants surname is please, I can see its Richard B????? and hes a grandson but I cant make out the letters?

Offline GillyJ

  • RootsChat Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 191
    • View Profile
Re: Handwriting help please?
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 31 January 15 18:05 GMT (UK) »
Could it be Brodin or Brochin?

Offline ..claire..

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 6,913
  • Genealogy...Life in the Past Lane
    • View Profile
Re: Handwriting help please?
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 31 January 15 18:10 GMT (UK) »
Hi

Wonder if its BROCKIE ~ there is one showing up in 1861/71 Scottish census in Smailholm, Roxburghshire

claire
Luce, Tippett , Thomson, Dolling ~ Devon & Cornwall
Mocquard ~ London, France
Census info is Crown Copyright http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk


Offline Kay99

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 6,074
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Re: Handwriting help please?
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 31 January 15 18:13 GMT (UK) »
I also think Brockie -Living at Bettyfield as in 1881 census

Kay

Offline JJen

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 7,360
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Re: Handwriting help please?
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 31 January 15 18:13 GMT (UK) »
Hi,

The Richard Brockie on this 1881 looks to be the most likely candidate -

Richard Brockie   29 b. Smailholm, Roxburgh. Shepherd
Ellen Brockie   30
William Brockie   6
James Brockie   4
Agnes Brockie   2
Joseph Brockie   4 Mo

Bettyfield, Smailholm, Roxburgh

JJ

Offline worth

  • RootsChat Senior
  • ****
  • Posts: 312
    • View Profile
Re: Handwriting help please?
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 31 January 15 18:25 GMT (UK) »
OOh thanks you guys, off to check the 1871 and 81 census out now x  :D

Offline M Carter

  • RootsChat Extra
  • **
  • Posts: 36
  • I've not edited my PROFILE yet
    • View Profile
Re: Handwriting help please?
« Reply #6 on: Friday 06 February 15 16:09 GMT (UK) »
The name is Richard Waugh.     WAUGH
M Carter
Telfer, Mair, Andison, Elliot, Murray, Turnbull Castleton.  Riddell, Hawick.
Bell, Ewes, Langholm area.
Martin, Wilson, Elliot. Teviothead.

Offline M Carter

  • RootsChat Extra
  • **
  • Posts: 36
  • I've not edited my PROFILE yet
    • View Profile
Re: Handwriting help please?
« Reply #7 on: Friday 06 February 15 16:10 GMT (UK) »
Sorry looking at the wrong Richard.  It is Brockie.
M Carter
Telfer, Mair, Andison, Elliot, Murray, Turnbull Castleton.  Riddell, Hawick.
Bell, Ewes, Langholm area.
Martin, Wilson, Elliot. Teviothead.

Offline donkeykong

  • RootsChat Extra
  • **
  • Posts: 13
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Re: Handwriting help please?
« Reply #8 on: Friday 06 February 15 17:12 GMT (UK) »
It could be BROOKES