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any one good at archaic terms?

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  • Ronna L. Byam
    Hi everyone, I came across a challenge this week - I was looking at an 1841 census on the Isle of Wight and it said the person lived in Isle of Wight Division
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      Hi everyone,

      I came across a challenge this week – I was looking at an 1841 census on the Isle of Wight and it said the person lived in “Isle of Wight Division Hundred” and “West Medina Victory”.  Anyone know what is meant by ‘hundred’ and ‘victory’?

      Thanks,

      Ronna Byam

    • Mary Arthur
      wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundred_%28division%29 ... wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundred_%28division%29 On 2010-11-01, at 14:35,
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        On 2010-11-01, at 14:35, Ronna L. Byam wrote:

        Hi everyone,
        I came across a challenge this week – I was looking at an 1841 census on the Isle of Wight and it said the person lived in “Isle of Wight Division Hundred” and “West Medina Victory”.  Anyone know what is meant by ‘hundred’ and ‘victory’?
        Thanks,
        Ronna Byam

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