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Sarah Fletcher

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Re: Sarah Fletcher

Posted: 1360623731000
Classification: Query
I think Armag is probably Armagh, the pronunciation is almost the same and most people couldn't write and so spelt things
phonetically. Its just that Antrim is another county. I thought perhaps there was an Antrim village or town in Armagh but I couldn't find anything to support that notion.

Even by the census in 1901 you would be surprised how many people couldn't write. Catholics for a long time under British Rule were not allowed to go to school and the Protestant church was dominant and RC relagated to chapels.

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