For example:

William Howell of Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, sang Our Gallant Ship..

Does it mean the place where the person was born? Or could it also just mean the place where they lived?

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I would take it to mean the place where they live, not necessarily that they were born there.

  • Yes. I think it effectively refers to their address. Commented Jul 5, 2016 at 10:21

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