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Offline Shane Jones

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Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« on: Saturday 09 March 19 12:02 GMT (UK) »
G'day may I please get some help to Decipher these as I am unable

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Re: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 09 March 19 12:22 GMT (UK) »
Welcome to rootschat  :).

I will have a go later [have to go out] but someone else may come along in the meantime. For future reference - the first pic would be easier to see if scanned or photographed at a higher resolution....as it pixelates when enlarged.

My stab at 2nd:
14 William Bewley Jones; ats Mayhew ?Janor by War(ran)t of ?P(e)t(i)t(ion)s? dated same day.
It would be useful to know the column headings and the sources of the documents.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 09 March 19 13:10 GMT (UK) »
Another take on the second one:

14. William Bewlay Jones al[ia]s Mayhew & ano[the]r by War[ran]t of Pl[ain]t[if]fs dated same day.
Researching among others:
Bartle, Bilton, Campbell, Craven, Emmott, Harcourt, Hirst, Kellet(t), Kennedy,
Meaburn, Mennile/Meynell, Metcalf(e), Palliser, Robinson, Rutter, Shipley, Stow, Wilkinson

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Re: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 09 March 19 13:27 GMT (UK) »
The first one - with a couple of words I can't get.

On the left:
Wood Mayor (probably referring to a Lord Mayor named Wood - maybe this was during his term of office)

Top right - the date etc:
Tuesday the 4th March 1817
and in the fiftysecond year of
the Reign of George the third of the
united Kingdom of Great
Britain and Ireland King etc

The main section:
Upon the humble Request of William
Bewley Jones who obtained an order of
this Court of the 24 day of October 1816 to be
made free of this City by Redemption in the
Company of Pattenmakers paying
unto .... Chamberlain for this City's ....
the Sum of Fortysix Shillings and Eight
Pence It is now ordered that he be admitted
accordingly, altho' it is more than three
Months since he obtained the said order
Notwithstanding the order made by this
Court the 21st day of February 1726 to
the contrary.
                                Woodthorpe
Researching among others:
Bartle, Bilton, Campbell, Craven, Emmott, Harcourt, Hirst, Kellet(t), Kennedy,
Meaburn, Mennile/Meynell, Metcalf(e), Palliser, Robinson, Rutter, Shipley, Stow, Wilkinson

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Re: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 09 March 19 13:54 GMT (UK) »
Brill....yes, my stab at the 2nd was somewhat hasty & off.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 09 March 19 14:17 GMT (UK) »
Brill....yes, my stab at the 2nd was somewhat hasty & off.

So it's not just me, then - I did a rushed reply to something yesterday and had to go back later because I realised I'd missed out something important.  :-[
Researching among others:
Bartle, Bilton, Campbell, Craven, Emmott, Harcourt, Hirst, Kellet(t), Kennedy,
Meaburn, Mennile/Meynell, Metcalf(e), Palliser, Robinson, Rutter, Shipley, Stow, Wilkinson

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Re: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 09 March 19 14:31 GMT (UK) »
Thank you very much ;D

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Re: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 09 March 19 16:59 GMT (UK) »
Not al(ia)s, but ats, which = 'at the suit of ...'.

Presumably it's one of the discharge registers from debtors' prison (e.g. the Marshalsea)?

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Re: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 09 March 19 17:11 GMT (UK) »
The first one - with a couple of words I can't get.

unto .... Chamberlain for this City's ....

I think it's ... unto Mr Chamberlain for this Citys use