Author Topic: John Holroyd son of Mary and ?  (Read 302 times)

Offline goldie61

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Re: John Holroyd son of Mary and ?
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 09 April 19 05:40 BST (UK) »
Is there any significance to the mark above the l in amble, which I have marked with a question mark on the attached snip?

If it's the mark I think it is, it's part of the loop on the b.

In both records, the b and the l are both looped.



Some of the lines in the loops of the "B" are pretty faint, and make it's pretty hard to make them out!
Lane, Burgess: Cheshire. Finney, Rogers, Gilman:Derbys
Cochran, Nicol, Paton, Bruce:Scotland. Bertolle:London
Bainbridge, Christman, Jeffs: Staffs

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Re: John Holroyd son of Mary and ?
« Reply #19 on: Tuesday 09 April 19 05:44 BST (UK) »

If it's the mark I think it is, it's part of the loop on the b.

In both records, the b and the l are both looped.

Thank you for that.  It must be the loop of the b running into the top of the l, making the "flying bird" mark.  Part of the loop is quite faded, so I missed the connection.

Edit: I'm not blaming my eyes, as Goldie61 confirms the lines are faint!

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Re: John Holroyd son of Mary and ?
« Reply #20 on: Tuesday 09 April 19 05:48 BST (UK) »
It must be the loop of the b running into the top of the l, making the "flying bird" mark.

Exactly that.