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Offline Rebecca Totten

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Liverpool Workouse Register Handwriting Help
« on: Sunday 07 April 19 17:25 BST (UK) »
Hi i am having trouble reading what it says on this Liverpool Workhouse Register page and wondered if anyone could help me with it. I think the end part says 26 Wilton street but not sure about the rest.

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Re: Liverpool Workouse Register Handwriting Help
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 07 April 19 17:29 BST (UK) »
1 - B Ling - Father Laurence a Scullery Man -R.C. -  Mother Mary same address - 26 Wilton Street
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Re: Liverpool Workouse Register Handwriting Help
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 07 April 19 18:00 BST (UK) »
Thank you!
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Re: Liverpool Workouse Register Handwriting Help
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 07 April 19 19:08 BST (UK) »
I'm not familiar with streets in Liverpool, but from a comparison with the rest of the handwriting, it could possibly be Welton Street, and similarly the surname might be Leng.

The extract doesn't have any unambiguous examples of the letter 'i' - where they occur elsewhere, are they dotted?
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Re: Liverpool Workouse Register Handwriting Help
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 07 April 19 19:14 BST (UK) »
I think it may say B Sing, rather than B Ling.  The first letter is nothing like the fancy L which starts Laurence, and is quite like the S at the start of Scullery.
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Re: Liverpool Workouse Register Handwriting Help
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 07 April 19 20:41 BST (UK) »
Quote from: alpinecottage link=topic=811189.msg6712916#agreemsg6712916 date=1554660853
I think it may say B Sing, rather than B Ling.  The first letter is nothing like the fancy L which starts Laurence, and is quite like the S at the start of Scullery.

Have to agree B Sing, especially as I can find no Welton St in Liverpool on NLS maps, however I did find Wilton St, in Everton.

Here are two maps:-
Wilton St. transparency
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This one was published in 1851.
Wilton St 1851
If you scroll the map up (I.e. Wilton St disappears off the top) there is a 'Parish Workhouse' on Mount Pleasant
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WILSON; Lancs, Lanrks.
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BORASTON; Salop, Worcs,
TYLER; Salop, Herefords.