That's about what I guessed, as far as the abbreviation goes, but I
didn't know that so many people might use it. Thanks again for your
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On Jan 31, 2005, at 12:37 AM, Paul Vivash wrote:
"Clr" or, more usually, "Clk" immediately following a name would be
abbreviation for 'clerk' and indicate an ordained clergyman. You would
surprised at how many people enjoyed that status, including
and even some medical doctors so quite often the abbreviation will
wills even if the individual was not a vicar or rector of a church.
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From: "Venita Roylance" <venitar(a)mac.com>
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 1:42 AM
Subject: [Dyfed] CLR?? CTR??
> Hi Experts,
> Another question about clerics, if you please. In some of their
> I see what looks like either the letters CLR or CTR with a line going
> through all three where the cross of a lower case "T" should be. What
> do they stand for? I'm sure it has something to with their position,
> but I don't know enough about the Anglican/Welsh church to know what
> it is.
> Many thanks in advance!!
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