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From: Lynne Tann-watson <>
Subject: Re: FINCHLEY
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 22:19:31 +0100
at a guess, Middlesex.
Esther Mott wrote:
> I'm hoping somebody on the list will have the answer to this one:
> My g-grandfather, James Sorrell BARWELL, entered the birth of his daughter
> Louise Sarah as having taken place 11 May, 1869 in Finchley McLesres(?).
> I've only seen a transcript, not the actual bible, and the transcriber (many
> years ago) clearly had trouble reading the word, but thought it was
> something like "McLesres". Anybody know what or where it is? There is also
> a family comment that James always said the area was a center for the silver
> industry. Does that ring any bells?
> I've found Louise Sarah's birth registration in the index for Barnet, so
> Finchley is doubtless correct, but we'd love to know what "McLesres" means!
> Esther Mott emott @danger.net
> Tiburon, California
> MOTT, BARWELL, BURROWS, SORRELL, PAVIS
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