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Trying to decipher a 1855 Birth record
« on: Wednesday 14 October 20 17:34 BST (UK) »
This is an image of part of an 1855 birth.   Specifically it's the column with the parents marriage date and place and then the details of other children from the marriage.  I think I can get some of it, but would appreciate if anyone can pick out anything more.

So far I think the marriage is 1838, Co Donegal. 
The children details ...
3 boys and ? girls living
? boys and 1 girl deceased

As far as I can ascertain, there may have been 8 children living or dead at this time.

Andrew

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Re: Trying to decipher a 1855 Birth record
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 14 October 20 17:48 BST (UK) »
I agree 1838 Co Donegal then would say 2 girls living, 2 boys deceased. So yes, 8 children before this birth.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray Feb ish 1814 said to be nr Chatham Kent.
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: Trying to decipher a 1855 Birth record
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 14 October 20 17:52 BST (UK) »
Have you asked scotlandspeople if they would mind sending you a clearer image - sometimes it helps?
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Re: Trying to decipher a 1855 Birth record
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 14 October 20 17:54 BST (UK) »
Have you asked scotlandspeople if they would mind sending you a clearer image - sometimes it helps?

Ah, I didn't know you could do that.  Thank you.
Is it just a case of emailing them with the image and the reference ?

Andrew

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Re: Trying to decipher a 1855 Birth record
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 14 October 20 19:06 BST (UK) »
Go back to the image on your account on SP and click on 'Report an Issue'.

However they are not doing re-scans in the meantime because of Covid-19.

FWIW I read it as "1838 County of Donegal. ?2 boys and 2 girls living, 2 boys and 1 girl deceased".
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Re: Trying to decipher a 1855 Birth record
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 15 October 20 09:09 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the responses all.

I have put in a request for a clearer image if possible, but as you say, it may be a while before I see it.
However, there does seem to be a reasonable consensus regards the number of children living or deceased, with maybe the only doubt being whether its 2 or 3 boys living.

Thanks again folks
Andrew     

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Re: Trying to decipher a 1855 Birth record
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 15 October 20 09:54 BST (UK) »
Have you looked anywhere for baptism of children with those parents' names? Do you have any idea when the parents moved to Scotland? You could try familysearch, the parish registers on https://registers.nli.ie/ post 1838 for the parish where the parents were married, ScotlandsPeople church records 1838 - 1855, by county on https://www.rootsireland.ie [though you need subscription for latter - you can get one for a day].
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray Feb ish 1814 said to be nr Chatham Kent.
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