Author Topic: The Importance of Setting yourself Genealogy Goals  (Read 3153 times)

Offline chiddicks

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Re: The Importance of Setting yourself Genealogy Goals
« Reply #63 on: Sunday 25 July 21 20:13 BST (UK) »
I had an ancestor living in Yorkshire; birth place in census recorded as 'Botley'.  Real birthplace was Birtley, (Durham).
Another had birthplace of 'Morton'; family had lived in Murton and New York, not far from North Shields.
I suspect these ancestors may have had strong North East accents and the census taker just recorded as heard.

Extremely common for census errors, local accents and dialects, especially if an incumbent was from out of the area.
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Re: The Importance of Setting yourself Genealogy Goals
« Reply #64 on: Sunday 25 July 21 20:22 BST (UK) »
My best was an ancestor from Old Cleve, Somerset recorded as Oak Leaf, Somerset.
Wiltshire:  Banks, Taylor
Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
Bristol:  Banks, Duddridge, Barnard
Down:  Ennis, McGee
Wicklow:  Chapman, Pepper
Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
Wisconsin:  Ennis, Chapman, Logan, Ware
Maine:  Ware, Mitchell, Tarr, Davis