I have just read down and see that the N applied to William. I am relieved to see it....it would seem so awful to have gone on and had all the other children and left William. My Annie Outridge (my great grandmother was the next child). Have a lovely story of James in Trieste where I think if memory serves the next three children were born....not eveyone can aspire to a child called Napoleon Edward Streudolph. But when did William part from the family...perhaps when he found his wife to be and her ties to Ireland were too strong to let her emigrate.