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Friday Fun - 14 Aug 2015

Hello there,

I don’t really know why, but I just though I’d mess about on google (great fun), & look up a couple of my Great Grand Uncles (brothers of my Dad’s Grandmother) Arthur Merriman & William Rowland Merriman (both dying in the 1st WW) 64 more words

Surnames

N is for Names

Names are interesting things: we place so much weight upon them as a part of who we are, even though we had absolutely no say in the name we reeived. 969 more words

Japan

Published by Sourceline: Scottish Surnames and Spelling

It is important to note that spelling was not consistent until dictionaries made it standard in the 1800s. Until this time, spelling was quite fluid and tended to be according to the enumerator or registrar. 25 more words

Genealogy

AUGUST ALPHABET: ADAMS Charlie, schoolkeeper at Sandleton-on-Sea High School

My August Challenge

Write an A – Z of surnames used in Julia’s Room, Magnificent Britain and A Single To Filey.

ADAMS Charlie, schoolkeeper at Sandleton-on-Sea High School… 769 more words

Ebook

Here I Go Again, and Again, and Finally - Again

Here we go again. 2014 gave way to 2015 and I am no closer to becoming a consistent genealogist, a consistent blogger nor am I any closer to unraveling my family’s mysteries. 417 more words

Life

Scottish Surnames and Spelling


It is important to note that spelling was not consistent until dictionaries made it standard in the 1800s. Until this time, spelling was quite fluid and tended to be according to the enumerator or registrar. 46 more words

Random Fact: Week 29

Second names of Icelanders are names of their parents plus the word ‘son’ for men and ‘daughter’ for women. The second name of a man whose father’s name is Jón would be Jónsson (son of Jón). 60 more words

Women