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Subject: Re: [Ess] Writtle Parish records
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 16:13:11 +0000
Hello from Essex, Bob.
I don't have access to the originals but I happened to be looking at the film today. You may already know that the
problem isn't the usual one of legibility or faded ink. The original book must be very tightly bound, because the
last word of the longer lines disappears into a dark shadow. The surname appears to start Ma.....
There are MATHAMS and MAY families in the village. Sorry I can't help you further.
Quoting "Bob H." <>:
> Hello Essex,
> Would someone be able to help please - Wendy Hibbert, the very helpful
> Writtle resident - has suggested that "the original registers should be
> referred to":-
> I would like clarification of the surname for:-
> Sarah dau. of William ??? and Elizabeth baptised 15 Mar. 1761 at Writtle.
> Thank you,
> Bob H.
> Perth, Western Australia.