What are these Words?

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  1. MollyMay

    MollyMay Knows where to find the answers!

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    From Anc London England, Selected Poor Law Removal and Settlement Records
    1698-1930 - Bethnal Green Orders of Removals for Susannah Salter born about 1836

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    ............in this house with a BC (base child). Matilda 10 now ill Ellen 8 Emma 5
    **** never *** . He says he thinks his father belongs to BG (Bethnal Green) but
    says he......

    Any ideas on the two words either side of never?
     
  2. Steve Bumstead

    Steve Bumstead Well-Known Member

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    I think the second one is Etc - an ampersand and a c. Still looking at the first one, but it's obviously an abbreviation
     
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    mugwortismy cat Tenacious to the End!

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    I agree with Steve re etc
    All i have for the first word is "Claim[an]t" but am far from convinced ...
     
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  4. AnnB

    AnnB Editor in Chief who is Hot off the Press!

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    Looking at the rest of the document, I think it reads Eamt - which is E(x)am(inen)t. Earlier in the document it is abbreviated to Examt. I suspect these may be the rough notes made by the overseers, so it didn’t really matter how they abbreviated things, as long as they knew what they meant!
     
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    burt Where there's a will there's a way!

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    Yes, I agree with AnnB.
     
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  6. MollyMay

    MollyMay Knows where to find the answers!

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    Thank you Steve, Muggy, Ann and Burt.

    I really couldn't see anything, but what you have found looks correct
    Thanks again:)
     

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