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NOTES AND QUERIES:

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Medium of Enter-Communication

FOR

LITERARY MEN, ARTISTS, ANTIQUARIES,

GENEALOGISTS, ETC.

"When found, make a note of."- CAPTAIN CUTTLE.

VOLUME SECOND.

MAY-DECEMBER, 1850.

LONDON:

GEORGE BELL, 186. FLEET STREET.

1851.

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quirements, through which such difficulties might find
solution, and such requirements be supplied. The
little band of kind friends who first rallied round us

PARISH REGISTERS.STATISTICS.

Among the good services rendered to the public
by yourself and your correspondents, few, I think,
will be found more important than that of having
drawn their attention to Mr. Wyatt Edgell's valu-
able suggestions on the transcription of Parochial
Registers. The supposed impracticability of his
plan has perhaps hitherto deterred those most
competent to the work from giving it the consider-
ation which it deserves. I believe the scheme to
be perfectly practicable; and, as a first move in
the work, I send you the result of my own deal-
ings with the registers of my parish.

It is many years since I felt the desideratum
which Mr. Edgell has brought before the public

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