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From: "Kate Martinson" <>
Subject: RE: 1901 census thanks - errors
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 16:40:20 +0100
In-Reply-To: <3D6F67BF.22180.E40C28@localhost>


First time I got on, I found somebody from "Carrick Fergus, Co
Australia, Ireland"

Mind you, IGI has somebody born in Count Éclair!

LOL

Kate

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Marilyn Ainslie [mailto:]
>Sent: 30 August 2002 12:41
>To:
>Subject: Re: 1901 census thanks - errors
>
>
>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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