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jood
19-01-15, 10:30
This is not research, but I wasn't sure where to place it. Partly because someone might want to have a go at sharpening the pic, but I also need someone to be able to read it for me. It may be one document on top of another, but I am interested in the bottom part.

http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad193/joody_anne/FGoring.png

Christine in Herts
19-01-15, 13:20
What detail did you want from the bottom part? It's just the formal signing off section: "Given under my hand this day..." I'm not suggesting it doesn't have useful info (dates and names-signed) but that it isn't the "meat" of the document.

Christine in Herts
19-01-15, 14:29
The uneven texture makes it tricky to read, but it appears to be the appointment of a Deputy Lieutenant in the County of Lincolnshire on 5 June 1802.

Some googling finds that it's: "A certificate of Commission for Robert Nelles (1761-1842), Esquire, as Deputy Lieutenant. It is signed by Robert Hamilton, Lieutenant, County Lincoln, and Francis Goring, his secretary, in Queenston." (http://images.ourontario.ca/grimsby/69071/data)

What more info do you need?

Darksecretz
19-01-15, 14:31
it looks like Fran [Francis?] Goring, secretary to the Lieut is that the bit you meant Jood?

Darksecretz
19-01-15, 14:32
snap Christine :)

Christine in Herts
19-01-15, 14:35
snap Christine :)

Always pleasing to have one's efforts confirmed! :)

jood
19-01-15, 20:19
Sorry Christine, I thought the part just under the red seal didn't belong to the bit above it. I could be wrong tho. I knew it was Francis Goring (my ancestor) - that being the reason why I wondered what it said.

Thanks Christine, and Julie, for your input and giving me the website as well!!! Great work!