Here we provide some examples of various handwriting styles which may help you to decipher some of the handwriting you may come across in your research. Here are examples of various styles of the letter B.
These are typical capital letter B's
Here are some more capital B's in a different style:
Seeing the letters on their own like this does not always give the best representation of them.
Here are some words beginning with the capital letter B
Here are some more in the second style:- Some of these are not that easy to decipher
Now for some words beginning with lower case letter b's
These are all in the same style, and their sizes vary according to the writer:- The first 3 are looped, the others are not looped
Once again we will now show some words beginning with the lower case letter b:
Notice how the last two are harder to read. Here's some examples of lower case letter b's without the loop characteristic:
Notice once again how much harder it is to read the last 2 words.