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What is the first name of the letter writer?
« on: Friday 19 April 19 19:56 BST (UK) »
Hi,

Can anyone make out what the first name of the letter writer is?

Thanks!
Bennett, Bowling, Braedine/Brodie, Bulmer, Burns, Cochrane, Devlin, Ellis, Garth, Henderson, Holm/Holmes, Kershaw, Masson, McClernon/McLaren/MacLaren, McComb, McKee, Pitt, Rawood, Riddel, Robinson, Whitaker, Wood

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Re: What is the first name of the letter writer?
« Reply #1 on: Friday 19 April 19 20:02 BST (UK) »



Liffin





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Re: What is the first name of the letter writer?
« Reply #2 on: Friday 19 April 19 20:15 BST (UK) »
Begins with an S, as in sincerely?

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Re: What is the first name of the letter writer?
« Reply #3 on: Friday 19 April 19 20:51 BST (UK) »
Looks like Siffri.
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Re: What is the first name of the letter writer?
« Reply #4 on: Friday 19 April 19 21:07 BST (UK) »
It would appear that there are two dots above the name so perhaps the name is Siffin.

The dots for an 'i' always seem to be to the far right of the letter (hope that makes sense  :) )

What year was the letter written and from which country?

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Re: What is the first name of the letter writer?
« Reply #5 on: Friday 19 April 19 21:12 BST (UK) »
How about Griffin?
currently concentrating on NUTCHER & MARSHALL families, Hampshire.
and family of Thomas ANDERSON a Tailor of Perth, Scotland

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Re: What is the first name of the letter writer?
« Reply #6 on: Friday 19 April 19 21:20 BST (UK) »
The letter was written in 1905 in Rochdale, Lanc. expressing sympathies for the death of someone in Montreal Canada.  I have pictures of the whole letter (which I also can't really read :) ) but the pictures are too large to attach.
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Re: What is the first name of the letter writer?
« Reply #7 on: Friday 19 April 19 21:25 BST (UK) »
You could  use the "Snipping Tool" and post it in sections.
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Re: What is the first name of the letter writer?
« Reply #8 on: Friday 19 April 19 21:28 BST (UK) »
Does it have the street address or just Rochdale?
Does he mention names of family, wife for instance?

I can only see one Whitaker family in Rochdale in 1901.
Head is Charles Henry b 1851 a butcher,  wife Sophia

Added..but there are 72 individuals showing in 1911.

None with *iffi* in their name. 
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and family of Thomas ANDERSON a Tailor of Perth, Scotland