Tag: palaeography

22 Is there a transcription standard that separates unclear words from added words? 2012-10-24T11:32:46.767

18 What is the Russian town in this census listing? 2012-10-16T01:43:16.440

16 Determining what old document with Illegible handwriting says? 2012-10-14T21:47:01.330

13 Can anyone decipher the comment above Louis' name on this 1940 census record? 2012-12-04T06:27:20.497

12 How do I distinguish a handwritten long "s"(ſ) and a lowercase "f"? 2012-11-21T18:30:24.477

11 Help needed reading a place of birth in an 1871 census record from Glamorgan, Wales 2012-11-21T12:40:02.520

10 Where was Berditoscher, Russia in 1912? 2016-06-15T01:50:14.717

9 How can I find out the name of this street? 2012-10-26T22:23:56.657

9 Deciphering 1868 Irish marriage record? 2017-03-18T18:13:37.323

8 Old German script. What is the wife's name in this 1837 baptismal ledger from Stark County, Ohio? 2013-01-04T16:38:08.420

8 Help reading an Ellis island record 2013-02-21T00:13:18.157

8 Meaning of “dofhoadayne” in 1648 Will of William Noake from Longburton, Dorset, England? 2014-09-13T09:57:46.763

8 Deciphering an Intended Marriage from England around 1800 2014-12-21T00:45:35.687

8 Reading comment in 1825 baptism register? 2015-09-13T11:16:37.037

8 Reading name and occupation of 18th century ancestors from Kirchheim unter Teck, Württemberg, Germany? 2015-10-06T08:40:16.410

8 19th Century Debtors Prison Records, London 2016-05-18T18:39:53.463

8 What is written over some of these Irish birth records? 2018-07-29T19:35:43.873

8 Reading city name in Eastern Europe on passport from around 1900? 2018-10-29T14:55:09.613

7 How do I decide two signatures match? 2012-11-09T02:46:20.937

7 What was George August Imprisoned For? 2013-01-07T18:55:05.550

7 Help needed reading an occupation and place name 2013-02-09T17:02:32.390

7 Ellis Island immigration record handwriting help 2013-03-05T15:24:44.990

7 Techniques for reading poor or illegible images? 2014-04-09T14:17:40.647

7 Making it easier to read scans of records when other side of page bleeds through? 2014-07-27T12:18:50.177

7 Can you identify this Russian town: "Chashvato, Podolski"? 2015-06-29T21:06:34.260

7 Reading given name of German great-grandaunt? 2015-11-11T23:05:23.240

7 What is this place in County of York on UK War Office Marriage Record? 2017-09-03T10:15:29.747

7 Where is Gellovsasvetgood, Eazasso, Russia? 2017-09-23T03:20:20.850

6 What Island is likely to be mentioned on 19th Century Somerset Will? 2013-10-21T08:29:22.540

6 Deciphering three words from mid 19th Century Cornwall Marriage Certificate? 2014-05-29T23:22:59.327

6 Learning German scripts (handwriting and printing) used in 19th century records 2014-11-04T19:37:57.987

6 Deciphering letters with "crossed lines" from 1813 Battle of Vitoria? 2014-11-16T17:31:44.143

6 Reading handwriting of David L. Aldrich's Occupation in 1860 Census? 2015-03-07T18:18:18.670

6 What are these words in the 1841 will of Elisha Strong? 2015-09-07T15:09:07.770

6 What are the dates on these documents? 2016-05-05T16:13:36.680

6 Meaning of "Map" as birthplace on NY 1855 Census? 2016-06-01T14:37:16.907

6 Reading entry from Quarter Sessions Order Book of Dorset, England 1682-1693? 2016-10-08T03:41:34.050

6 Reading a Canadian 'Oceans Arrival' form completed in 1924 2016-10-10T18:42:21.067

6 Is there any place like "Wertinberge" in Germany? 2017-01-11T18:27:20.590

6 What is this town in Macedonia, Greece? 2017-09-24T06:53:15.910

6 Deciphering place names in Northern Alsace? 2018-07-08T14:05:09.680

6 Deciphering cause of death? 2019-03-20T18:51:50.837

6 What is the parenthetical phrase in this Irish baptism record? 2019-06-05T16:09:39.153

6 Reading church name in Gaelic on Marriage Certificate 2019-10-29T19:04:02.020

6 What is written in this excerpt from a Manifest of Alien Passengers for the US arriving at Providence? 2019-12-08T03:51:55.187

5 Decipher Writing (Philadelphia Street Address) 2013-11-27T19:48:40.190

5 What might word "wise" mean on 1764 Marriage Record of John Smyth and Sarah Osment from Stoke Damerel, Devon, England? 2014-06-25T09:24:42.183

5 Interpreting names and abbreviations at the end of wills? 2014-07-21T11:52:14.393

5 What does huba mean in this Polish Catholic marriage record? 2015-06-03T14:40:14.380

5 Identifying difficult words in 1651 will? 2015-08-28T01:57:02.203

5 Identifying Australian soldier named Williams in World War I photograph (1917)? 2015-11-08T01:40:18.310

5 Identifying Australian soldier named Bennett in World War I photograph (1917)? 2015-11-08T02:33:09.560

5 Using signature comparison as genealogical evidence? 2016-01-27T03:42:16.210

5 Reading words on old document relating to share of Will? 2016-03-08T21:18:42.920

5 What is the first word in this baptism record? 2016-05-16T19:20:45.530

5 What is German translation of this Marriage record written in Kurrent? 2017-12-07T17:17:27.433

5 What does location Boshte mean? 2017-12-31T21:49:42.487

5 Translating German/Latin in German marriage record from 1706? 2018-02-06T14:30:18.200

5 Interpreting (yet another) 17th century German church record? 2018-06-23T11:55:02.083

5 Are these two signatures from the same person? 2018-06-26T02:31:04.050

5 Where is Shemelincsi, Volynsk guberniya in Russia? 2018-08-08T19:25:06.810

5 What was William H. Clements' military service shown on this military grave registration? 2018-09-15T02:33:47.413

5 Reading a word in an 1841 census image 2018-12-29T09:51:51.710

5 Vertical line and colon ("|:") in register entry 2020-01-06T10:37:39.767

5 Groom's birth place entry additions 2020-04-13T06:36:59.210

5 Recognize a handwritten word from a Spanish town 2020-06-03T10:09:00.887

5 Why would the filing date of a birth certificate be prior to the date of birth? 2020-06-17T05:19:22.010

5 Transcribing and making sense of baptism record written in Kurrent 2020-12-07T13:14:49.613

4 Can anyone decipher the name of this Royal Navy ship in Beruit in 1861? 2013-02-01T16:05:30.040

4 What word appears after after the birthdate of this Scottish record? 2013-03-31T02:10:50.633

4 October 2nd or 20th? 2013-05-27T05:38:38.523

4 Is word (like) etus likely to appear on 19th Century Cornwall Will? 2013-12-10T09:51:41.150

4 Reading a will to get land information? 2014-05-24T18:07:09.120

4 Who officiated at this baptism? (need help with handwriting) 2014-07-08T00:28:03.930

4 What is the name of the sister and what is the town in this passenger list? 2014-08-28T20:38:07.873

4 Was William Chichester recorded as Judge in 1841 Census at Dymock, Gloucestershire, England? 2014-11-30T07:28:29.253

4 What is written after John Lark's name? 2014-12-18T00:04:33.490

4 How to read Swiss Church Book / Kirchenbücher Collection Indexes? 2015-06-30T21:40:33.040

4 What Polish village is named in this document? 2015-07-09T19:41:54.457

4 Reading Irish birthplace on 1851 Wales Census? 2015-08-18T19:51:11.957

4 Is it really written "Bauer" here? 2015-11-15T19:44:55.910

4 What is the spelling of this hand written name? 2016-01-01T17:50:05.710

4 Deciphering place name in 1841 Census for Tavistock, Devon, England? 2016-02-20T01:53:56.317

4 Reading marriage bond from 1838 Kentucky USA? 2016-08-29T17:34:11.673

4 Reading 1625 burial record from East Quantoxhead, Somerset, England? 2017-01-11T23:53:44.537

4 Deciphering word related to Farrier occupation in 1881 Census? 2017-01-15T22:58:48.637

4 Deciphering Irish Locations & Names (1873 Marriage License) 2017-04-27T20:56:53.470

4 Reading surname in 1873 diary from Fullarton, South Australia? 2017-06-08T09:18:51.493

4 Where can I locate historical blank US naturalization forms? 2017-06-16T16:42:18.930

4 What is this percentage column in the Virginia Land Tax Records? 2017-09-09T00:22:45.800

4 What does Orring County North Carolina mean in Quaker records? 2017-10-29T16:26:21.117

4 Reading occupations in 1841 UK census for James Nichols and his father William? 2017-11-07T05:18:00.077

4 Reading illegible document from Scotland's People? 2017-11-21T16:17:35.310

4 Identifying cause of death on Scottish record 2017-11-30T16:24:46.287

4 Reading word on 1908 death certificate from New South Wales? 2018-01-17T11:35:12.267

4 What is the cause of death on this certificate? 2018-03-19T12:05:22.763

4 What is being recorded in this Latin church vital record? 2018-04-17T16:30:50.997

4 Reading surname from US, Massachusetts Boston - Crew Lists, 1917-1943? 2018-06-03T01:43:59.213

4 What is the meaning of the handwritten notation on the pension record of Charles Clements? 2018-09-03T17:54:08.640