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From: "Marilyn Ainslie" <>
Subject: Re: 1901 census thanks - errors
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 12:40:31 +0100
In-Reply-To: <00e801c25011$89aa4a20$85f10250@ColleenMorrison>


I think this thread could easily get out of hand <g>. I've seen Great
Waltham as Greatwaldon.

Marilyn
Essex names: ADCOCK, BOREHAM, CLAYDON, COE, CROW,
CUTT, DOE, HALES, JARVIS, MEAD, OWERS, ROOT, SAVILL,
SMITH, THURGOOD, WHITE, WILLIS

On 30 Aug 2002, at 11:39, Colleen wrote:

> Hello Mal,
>
> Try some absurd distortions of the name and place name, I've found
> some in this way. For example, Robinson as Dobson, Edward as
> Edmund, my Pasks as Parks, wrong ages given too. Other lists have
> found Rusilip as Rusiley, Thorfield as Therfield etc, the whole of
> Sheringham is supposed to be transcribed as Steringham. Could we
> all post a running list of these sort of errors we find perhaps? Then we
> may be able to begin to see the likeliest mad logic to use to attempt to
> overcome these errors?
>
> Colleen
>


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