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What on earth does that mean?
Like many hobbies and areas of research; genealogy has
its own abbreviations, words and phrases that mean nothing
to the uninitiated. This part of the archive will provides
a brief explanation of at least some of them.
There are three sections.
The letters in brackets are sometimes included in abbreviations. We'll probably add to this list from time to time
- Some common Latin words
- Words and phrases defined - Includes some information on taxes, monetary system, parish registers and other stuff we thought might be of use.
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