What does a cross (X) on the left side mean for a Sologhead, Ireland baptism record? A number of rows have this.

Direct link (day 25): https://registers.nli.ie/registers/vtls000632758#page/24/mode/1up

It doesn't seem to be a cancellation. As I can't see another baptism near the date (the child didn't die). It wouldn't be a person making (signature), as that doesn't make sense for this document.

I'm wondering if it is something to do with costs.

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Ok, I think I found the answer, basically just use the next number. The number must have been "23" with the cross next to it. In Ancestry's database, they have used the next number which is "24" for the baptism date.

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