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Offline louis665

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Need help on hand writing
« on: Sunday 05 May 19 14:04 BST (UK) »
The recognised part is ‘To Miss Bennett,4th Nov. a souvenir from the’.... with the unrecognised as attached.

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Re: Need help on hand writing
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 05 May 19 14:05 BST (UK) »
... the girls of the house of "maw" or "man" ....?

(it might help if we can see more of the writing and if you give us more information on context)

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Re: Need help on hand writing
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 05 May 19 14:24 BST (UK) »
Thanks,Ruskie. Unfortunately,this is all the words from a label in a box.

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Re: Need help on hand writing
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 05 May 19 14:29 BST (UK) »
I'd go with 'Maw'. Maybe 'Maw' was a name for 'Ma' - the head of some sort of house for 'girls'?
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: Need help on hand writing
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 05 May 19 14:33 BST (UK) »
Must be a very big label.

Have made it smaller so maybe more legible!

the girls of the house of "maw"
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Re: Need help on hand writing
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 05 May 19 14:40 BST (UK) »
Could you put up the first part - To Miss  Bennett, etc.

This would help to distinguish between an n and a w


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Re: Need help on hand writing
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 05 May 19 17:25 BST (UK) »
Thanks All!As attached.


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Re: Need help on hand writing
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 05 May 19 17:32 BST (UK) »
Hiya -

Another one for - from the girls of the house of "maw"  

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Re: Need help on hand writing
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 05 May 19 17:40 BST (UK) »
It seems the word Maw is a Scottish term for mother/mom according to this website (I've never heard of it before)

http://www.scotranslate.com/translate/scottish/maw/1/443#.XM8Ra2zsbIU

Josey has already suggested this  :)
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