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Offline Grothenwell

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Marriage witness name
« on: Monday 26 November 18 23:00 GMT (UK) »
Hello can any one make out the name of a witness to my 4 x Gt Grandparents please. It is written below William Smith, in the presence of ? I think perhaps the surname might be “adams” as that is the Brides surname, who makes a mark rather than a signature.

Aberdeenshire; Brechin, Robb, Clark, Hardie, Johnston, Watt, Elmslie, Milne, Harper, Adam, Edmond, Laing, Gibson, Aedie, Jameson, Argo & Doverty.
Booth, Watson, Grothenwell, Ewen, Mackie, Simpson, Piper, Taylor, Davidson, Willox, Chalmers & Gordon
Still, Fraser, Robertson, Burnet &
Lumsden

Banffshire; Cruickshank, Bennet, Broug, Allen, West & Lyal

Caithness; Sutherland

Herefordshire, Worcester, Monmouthshire, Gloucestershire; Wagstaff, Jones & Turner

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Re: Marriage witness name
« Reply #1 on: Monday 26 November 18 23:52 GMT (UK) »
I think it's mary adams

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Re: Marriage witness name
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 27 November 18 03:44 GMT (UK) »
I also think the last name is Adams. Not sure about the first name, although it does look like the last letter is ‘ y ‘

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Re: Marriage witness name
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 27 November 18 07:21 GMT (UK) »
Thank you. The Bride did have a sister named Mary (and Betty), so I think that is most likely her.
Aberdeenshire; Brechin, Robb, Clark, Hardie, Johnston, Watt, Elmslie, Milne, Harper, Adam, Edmond, Laing, Gibson, Aedie, Jameson, Argo & Doverty.
Booth, Watson, Grothenwell, Ewen, Mackie, Simpson, Piper, Taylor, Davidson, Willox, Chalmers & Gordon
Still, Fraser, Robertson, Burnet &
Lumsden

Banffshire; Cruickshank, Bennet, Broug, Allen, West & Lyal

Caithness; Sutherland

Herefordshire, Worcester, Monmouthshire, Gloucestershire; Wagstaff, Jones & Turner