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Nightryder

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Moggie57,Ive searched the 1841 & 1851 but no Doctor or undertaker, I looked up old occupations & the closest is Danter but thats a female overseer in a silk winding factory,Ive even looked through all wills I can find but nothing comes up,the more I look at it, the more the long ''squiggle'' after what could be the last d makes me think the word is not dead but I cant figure out what else it could possibly be.
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The writing is such that there seems to be long squiggles on quite a few letters we can see. Take the r and j for instance. I think it is either dead or my favourite decd for deceased.
Is the date of the marriage 1847, if can you find Henry on the census before and after. What is the name of the bride?
 

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Looking at the 'ac' in Jackson I still go with Dead, dave.

If it was 'Dec'd.' I'd expect to see the ''' and the '.' :)
 

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Looking at the marriage Charles Henry Wright and Sarah Quilter, there are on the church records 3 that could be 'Dead' and 3 that could be 'Decd.'

Not sure what the significance of the difference is!

Peter
 
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