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Need a little help with first name.
« on: Monday 22 August 16 19:02 BST (UK) »
Hi all,

I have a witness to a marriage I need help deciphering the first name of.

_________  Butcher. (John perhaps?)

Any help gratefully received.

Sean
Webb (Sussex), Barham (Sussex, Norfolk/Suffolk), Day (Somerset), Rowett(Somerset, Cornwall), White (Leighlinbridge), Deane (Roscommon), Quinn (Roscommon)

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Re: Need a little help with first name.
« Reply #1 on: Monday 22 August 16 19:18 BST (UK) »
John was usually written as Jno.

I would say this one might be Josh i.e Joshua, but that is only a guess really!
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Re: Need a little help with first name.
« Reply #2 on: Monday 22 August 16 20:10 BST (UK) »
What's the year and place?


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Re: Need a little help with first name.
« Reply #3 on: Monday 22 August 16 20:57 BST (UK) »
Perhaps Johanas if your test is an older one

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Re: Need a little help with first name.
« Reply #4 on: Monday 22 August 16 21:34 BST (UK) »
John.

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Re: Need a little help with first name.
« Reply #5 on: Monday 22 August 16 21:54 BST (UK) »
What's the year and place?
1796 Whatlington, Sussex.
Webb (Sussex), Barham (Sussex, Norfolk/Suffolk), Day (Somerset), Rowett(Somerset, Cornwall), White (Leighlinbridge), Deane (Roscommon), Quinn (Roscommon)

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Re: Need a little help with first name.
« Reply #6 on: Monday 22 August 16 22:26 BST (UK) »
Jonathan?
Carol
CAPES Hull. KIRK  Leeds, Hull. JONES  Wales,  Lancashire. CARROLL Ireland, Lancashire, U.S.A. BROUGHTON Leicester, Goole, Hull BORRILL  Lincolnshire, Durham, Hull. GROOM  Wishbech, Hull. ANTHONY St. John's Nfld. BUCKNALL Lincolnshire, Hull. BUTT Harbour Grace, Newfoundland. PARSONS  Western Bay, Newfoundland. MONAGHAN  Ireland, U.S.A. PERRY Cheshire, Liverpool.
 
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Re: Need a little help with first name.
« Reply #7 on: Monday 22 August 16 22:58 BST (UK) »
Jonathan?
Carol

I thought Jonathan too. I see a J and an o and a small n.
(Jno is usually short for John.)

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Re: Need a little help with first name.
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 23 August 16 19:37 BST (UK) »
I think it could be Joh for Joseph.
GRAY - Inveresk; Lanarkshire
LINDSAY - Lanarkshire
PURDIE - Lanarkshire; W. Lothian
POZZI - Elgin; Lancashire
MACKENZIE, MORISON - Isle of Lewis
ARCHIBALD, HAY, HUNTER, SNADDON - Clackmannanshire
COXON, HALL, JACKSON, SHOTTON - Northumberland