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Re: what day of May, please?
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 03 September 20 09:22 BST (UK) »
 ;D

I can see a scrawled x that looks like an ec but not 2

PS - it's the burial of my 6 x great grandfather!
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Re: what day of May, please?
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 03 September 20 09:31 BST (UK) »
;D

I can see a scrawled x that looks like an ec but not 2

PS - it's the burial of my 6 x great grandfather!

Definitely 2 'x's Gadget.
Big loopy things before the 'iij'

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Have you got some more of the page?
Can you see the dates of the month for the other entries?
Perhaps that will help work out this one.
Lane, Burgess: Cheshire. Finney, Rogers, Gilman:Derbys
Cochran, Nicol, Paton, Bruce:Scotland. Bertolle:London
Bainbridge, Christman, Jeffs: Staffs

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Re: what day of May, please?
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 03 September 20 09:37 BST (UK) »
I wish I hadn't written anything. I am absolutely clueless.  :-[

I'm so glad we have experts on here!  :)
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Re: what day of May, please?
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 03 September 20 09:52 BST (UK) »

Added:
Have you got some more of the page?
Can you see the dates of the month for the other entries?
Perhaps that will help work out this one.


Sorry - my line keeps dropping.  The previous entry is the first line.

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Re: what day of May, please?
« Reply #13 on: Thursday 03 September 20 09:57 BST (UK) »
That says xvij th, that is 17th
Bumstead - London, Suffolk
Plant, Woolnough, Wase, Suffolk
Flexney, Godfrey, Burson, Hobby -  Oxfordshire
Street, Mitchell - Gloucestershire
Horwood, Heale Drew - Bristol
Gibbs, Gait, Noyes, Peters, Padfield, Board, York, Rogers, Horler, Heale, Emery, Clavey, Mogg, - Somerset
Fook, Snell - Devon
M(a)cDonald, Yuell, Gollan, McKenzie - Rosshire
McLennan, Mackintosh - Inverness
Williams, Jones - Angelsey & Caernarvon

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Re: what day of May, please?
« Reply #14 on: Thursday 03 September 20 10:03 BST (UK) »
Thanks all.

I now see that Karen and I read the first x as an e because of the upstroke join to the next one!

Sloppy joined up writing  ;D ;D ;D

(FindMyPast has it as 23rd  :) )
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Re: what day of May, please?
« Reply #15 on: Thursday 03 September 20 10:05 BST (UK) »
Thanks all.

I now see that Karen and I read the first x as an e because of the upstroke join to the next one!

Sloppy joined up writing  ;D ;D ;D



Yes! Very 'sloppy' 'x's from out perspective.  :)
Lane, Burgess: Cheshire. Finney, Rogers, Gilman:Derbys
Cochran, Nicol, Paton, Bruce:Scotland. Bertolle:London
Bainbridge, Christman, Jeffs: Staffs