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Re: Handwriting help

Posted: 14 Jul 2013 12:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
Bertie Edwin Woollard, from Dovercourt, on the Essex coast, born 1896. 1901 census entry :

Can't see a Samuel Aherne born in 1898 in British records, nor read his entry.

Frank Wm Sharp appears to me to have no 'e'. The 'e' in 'Aherne' shows a distinct downward loop, missing in 'Sharp'. The letter 'p' is often written with an open loop, with a short line sticking out to the right. This is by no means certain here. There is a Frank Sharp born in Watford in about 1899 , according to the 1901 census. Note the census is sometimes out by a year. 1901 census :

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stevebaxter1 14 Jul 2013 1:53PM GMT 
timtracker 14 Jul 2013 6:32PM GMT 
fiddlerslass 15 Jul 2013 11:06AM GMT 
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halpark 16 Jul 2013 2:17PM GMT 
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