Author Topic: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition  (Read 297 times)

Offline bbart

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Re: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 09 March 19 17:51 GMT (UK) »
If this helps, the second image is an 1817 entry in the series London, England, King's Bench and Fleet Prison Discharge Books and Prisoner Lists, 1734-1862.

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Re: Handwriting Deciphering & Recognition
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 09 March 19 19:04 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)?

Fair enough - I'm not very familiar with these.

And credit to josey, who suggested ats right from the start.
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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 #11 on: Saturday 09 March 19 19:31 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)?

Fair enough - I'm not very familiar with these.

And credit to josey, who suggested ats right from the start.

Sorry, I should have clarified that Mayhew is therefore one of the creditors, not an alternative name for William Bewlay Jones (as might have been inferred if it had read alias).

Yes, credit to Josey for suggesting ats earlier!