Re: 1911 Census corrections
- From: "Garry Douglas" <garry@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 09:01:04 -0000
"cecilia" <myths@xxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Ron Bass writ backwards wrote:
[...] His second son, was registered, christened, married and
buried as Cecil BASS. But he appears on the return (and therefore in
the index) as Cicel BASS. [...]
That sort of thing happens to my name a lot, even by those that know
it well or those that are copying something in front of them.
And while probably irrelevant to an English census, Cicel is perhaps closer
to the "spelling" of the sometimes used North American pronunciation of
Cecil which I have heard as see-sell.