Interpreting a place name

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  1. WelchRegLost

    WelchRegLost Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone work out where James Smith was born on this 1911 census

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  2. Londoner

    Londoner Will always roll up her sleeves and dig around

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    Merthyr, with a W for Wales I suspect.
     
  3. Bonzo Dog

    Bonzo Dog Still the Mad Scientist?

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    Merthyr Tydfil
     
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    WelchRegLost Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Londoner and Bonzo, what kind of threw me was the transcription saying Merthyr Stafford
     
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    Bonzo Dog Still the Mad Scientist?

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    A* strikes again? :rolleyes: :)
     
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  6. Sis

    Sis Rootles out resources!

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    You wouldn't believe some of the census transcriptons I read yesterday on FMP! Trouble is what was written was quite clear to read!
     
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  7. Archie's Mum

    Archie's Mum Always digging up clues

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    That place in Wales.. Merthyr....yep the scientist got it I think.
     
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    Bonzo Dog Still the Mad Scientist?

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    Oh yes we would Sis. :D
     
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    WelchRegLost Well-Known Member

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    Oh I would, Jacob transcribed as Peter (and no Peter anywhere on the page for it to be a "I was looking a the wrong line)
     
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    Bonzo Dog Still the Mad Scientist?

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    Can't find the image but the e and i in Daniel look remarkably like s h. He is the son of Mr and Mrs BACON :D
     
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