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From: "William H. Magill" <>
Subject: Re: [Sc-Ir] Where are my Lowrys?!
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 11:45:05 -0500
References: <200501160501.j0G51gko006026@lists5.rootsweb.com> <008401c4fc26$49216a60$df6bdac3@oemcomputer>
On 16 Jan, 2005, at 18:51, Boyd Gray wrote:
> With reference to the recently published Griffiths Valuation records:
> This does not bode well for the accuracy of any other parish included
> this source. So, beware, you could be led seriously astray if you
> take any
> of this source as gospel. I do not want to offend those worthy folk
> spend so much time copying out sources for us but, as has been said
> times before on this list, only use a transcription as a starting
> point for
> doing your own research. We all make mistakes.
Similarly, I have encountered my relatives living in the "wrong"
One Griffin's source lists them in "Magherally" and another in
Both are in County Down. So, depending upon the spelling and clarity of
source, and the "disposition" of the transcriber, an entry of
"Magheral-scribble" could be interpreted either way -- as "ly" or "in."
William H. Magill