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From: "Irene Mitchell" <>
Subject: Re: [WLN] Whitburn village name?
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 17:54:23 -0700
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Jeannette said:
> The OPR has a birth listed in what looks like "Fulshiels". Is or was
> there such a place, or what else could it be?
>

Jeannette:
I was just looking at the 1841 Census (on FreeCEN) and there are two
families in Whitburn (Fordyce and Gowans) whose address has been transcribed
as "E Foulshills". Many of these addresses are difficult to transcribe, so
Foulshills and Fulshiels could be one and the same.

Mitch.




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