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Poser 277 – Births in Edinburgh, 1693

This week's poser is an extract taken from the Old Parish Registers, Births, Edinburgh, 1693 (National Records of Scotland, O.P.R. Births 685/01 0120 0072).

The handwriting is close to modern hand but still incorporates some secretary hand letters as for example the letter e. The clerk had a tendency to flourish his capital letters. Watch out for his capital letters P and B, his capital letter A and lower case letter a. The abbreviation A.D.N. used in this extract refers to the phrase 'a daughter named'.

Extract from the Old Parish Registers, Births, Edinburgh, 1693 (National Records of Scotland, O.P.R. Births 685/01 0120 0072).

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This week's question: what was the name of the newborn, when was he/she born and when baptized?

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