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On May 24, 1543
Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer, died.
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Date(s) : 1770 to 1850
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Date(s) : 1925 to 2020
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When the various census' have been taken, a number of abbreviations were entered to aid speed.
Abbreviations for christian - firstnames are:

                      •     Alex/Alexr -    Alexander
    •     Bernd      -    Bernard
    •     Chas       -    Charles
  •     Dy/Do      -    Dorothy
  •     Edw        -    Edward
  •     Eliz          -    Elizabeth (not  Eliza)
  •     Em          -    Emma/Emily
  •     Fredk      -    Frederick
  •     Geo        -    George
  •     Hon        -    Honour
  •     Hum/Humy   - Humphrey



  •    
  •     Jas        -    James
  •     Jno        -    John
  •     Jonth      -  Jonathon
  •     Jos        -   Joseph
  •     Josh       - Joshua/Joseph
  •     Marg       -  Margaret (not Mary)
  •     Mart        -  Martha (not Margaret)
  •     Mattw      - Matthew
  •     My           - Mary
  •     Ric/Richd  - Richard
  •     Robt       -    Robert
  •     Saml       -   Samuel
  •     Ste        -     Stephen
  •     Tam        -   Tamsin/Thomasin
  •     Tho/Thos   - Thomas
  •     Wm         -   William
  •     Xian       -    Christian
  •     Xpr        -    Christopher

If you know of any other abbreviations, please let us know. Thanks.
 
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