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Erikoinen Report 15 Apr 2006 20:01

Siewertson/sen - 0 occurences, tried Siewert - Middx and Siewerts - Sculcoates Slemmings only 2 occurences not enough for an opinion both Petworth Sussex ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapkins - Alton, Hants and Croydon, Surrey -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Evans - West coast Wales? 11.5% of population Cardiganshire - 17.1% Aberayon 14.8 % Lampeter Davies - Glamorgan 31.2 % (nearly 1 in 3) Camarthan 15.2% - Merthyr Tydfyl 8.5% Trunks - Bridgwater Campion - Nothamptonshire,- Louth, Lincs and Newton Abbot, Devon - Champion - Southern England - Cornwall, Helston Chivers - Somerset, Clutton,Frome & Bath Ridgewell - Essex Saffron Maldren & Braintree


GillfromStaffs Report 15 Apr 2006 20:02

Hi Ken i have Shenton Proctor(er) Forrester Richardson Moreton Hope Thank's Gill


Tracy Report 15 Apr 2006 20:08

Hi Ken, could you look at the name Potter for me. Thanks


Erikoinen Report 15 Apr 2006 20:09

Lockyer - Southern England from Devon to Kent notably Wimborne & Fordingbridge, Dorset Wheeler - Reading, Isle of Wight, Henley? Hopley - Cheshire - Chester & Whitchurch S Charnock - Lancs (& to some extent W. Riding) Wigan Bolton - Lancs (& to some extent W. Riding) Blackburn & Bolton Saunders - Southern England in general, Kent, Surrey, Middx - Bucks and I O W Bracey - Gloucs (& to some extent East Anglia) , Barton Regis Keynsham Frost - Strong occurence in London, West Ham, Hackney, Islington and Lambeth suspect influx to city from East Anglia


Christine Report 15 Apr 2006 20:26

Thanks for interesting info.Could you try Hansford,Petheram and Innes CP


Erikoinen Report 15 Apr 2006 20:37

Shenton - Staffs, Cheadle (Cheshire, Lancs) Procter - Lancs (& to some extent W.Riding) Lunesdale & Settle Proctor - Lancs (& to some extent W.Riding) Preston, Blackburn, & Burnley - although there is a large % of population in Lincolnshire for both possible shift across country? Forrester - Stoke on Trent - or - Stirlingshire Richardson (assumed) - Northern England widespread Northumberland? Moreton - Staffordshire (& Warwickshire), Nuneaton & Northwich Hope - North England - Co. Durham, Auckland, Sunderland & Tynemouth ( Lancs - Bolton, Blackburn & Leigh) ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Potter - not easy widespread across England appears to be an industrial area name, Birmingham & Kidderminster or West Derby


Erikoinen Report 15 Apr 2006 20:45

Hansford - definitely Southern England, would say Dorset - Bridport (poss. Dorchester) Petheram (Petherham) - I had thought this would be Cornwall but was wrong - Axbridge, Somerset Innes - Aberdeenshire


Kat Report 15 Apr 2006 20:50

Hi thanks for your offer mine are Roberts Wilson Cartwright Newman France Hemming Smith Kat


Erikoinen Report 15 Apr 2006 21:15

Unusual lot of names you got there Kat lol Smith - Central England (most likely) Roberts - NW Wales in particular Caernarvonshire Cartwright - Staffs, Stourbridge, Dudley and Wolverhampton ( Wigan and Huddersfield) Newman - Southern England, Westbury, Wiltshire (London) France - West Riding, Huddersfield Hemming - Warwickshire,- Aston, Alcester


Horatia Report 15 Apr 2006 21:23

Hi Ken, Thanks for your kind offer. How about these surnames: ABLITT WILDING YARHAM DUNTHORNE KEMP Cheers, Horatia


Erikoinen Report 15 Apr 2006 21:37

FORD - 2200 occurences in Lancs, 3400 in Middx, 1645 in Devon but as percentage of population highest county concentration Wiltshire. Narrowed down highest occurences Barton Regis 513, Aston 397, Birmingham 321 as percentage of pop. Mere 1.4%, Tisbury 1.1%, Wilton 1%, Sth Molton 1%, Dursley 0.9%, Chapel-en-le-Firth 0.8%, not sure what to make of this other than predominently West of England Pool - Wolverhampton and W. Derby industrial gathering?


Kat Report 15 Apr 2006 21:46

wow! thats a great result.Many thanks here is feedback on the names Kind regards Kat Roberts- absolutely N.Wales and caernarvonshire also denbighshire and merionethshire.My Roberts have a connection to the grandmother of the Earl of Snowden researching it at mo so this info is great. Cartwright-yes again all my Cartwrights from Dudley area Hemming-yes warwickshire Aston France-? but this is a newish name Newman- yes some of our newmans were in southern england for a few years ,but came from the North, the name was changed from Neumann after WW1 my grt grandfather was German.(hence the name change) that just leaves the unusual ones!! Smith-they are everywhere but mine are from the north Dare I ask any luck with Wilson? Thanks again


Sharon Report 15 Apr 2006 21:54

Hi and thanks for the offer, mine are: WARREN FUNNELL


Erikoinen Report 15 Apr 2006 22:11

Lawrence - Middx, Surrey, Kent - Islington, Lambeth, Wandsworth Lewis - Sth Wales Glamorganshire, Monmouthshire ( & Carmarthenshire) Merthyr Tydfil & Pontypridd Metcalf - Lancs (W. Riding) Blackburn & Burnley ( Bradford & Leeds) Metcalfe - West and North Ridings, Aysgarth, Bradford and Skipton would hazard a guess that move to industrial areas caused dropping of 'e' Mulford - Berks. - Wantage Pleass - Somerset, Taunton Powell - Welsh borders predominantly south, Merthyr Tydfil & Hereford Rapsey - Cornwall & Devon, Truro and Honiton Richards - Sth Wales & West country Merthyr Tydfil, Pontypridd - Penzance & Redruth Samuel - Sth Wales Llanelli, Merthyr Tydfil ( Pontypridd) Seaborne - Welsh borders, either side -Kington Radnorshire & Hereford Tolley - Worcs. Kidderminster, Bromsgrove


Erikoinen Report 15 Apr 2006 22:15

Ablitt - Suffolk - Woodbridge Wilding - Lancs, Preston ( Suffolk, Hartismere) Yarham & Dunthorne - Norfolk, Walsingham Kemp - Sussex Ticehurst and Hailsham - Halstead , Essex - Blean, Kent ( Hoxne, Suffolk) going by the majority of your names I assume your Wildings and Kemps are from Suffolk?


Erikoinen Report 15 Apr 2006 22:19

Warren - mainly Southern England (possibly Newton Abbot ) Funnell - SE England - Sussex, Lewes, Brighton, Hailsham


Glen Report 15 Apr 2006 22:22

Hi Ken, Thanks for offer. I'd be grateful for: HAILEY CRICKMORE PATEMAN DOWNING

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 15 Apr 2006 22:25

Thank you, Ken. Interesting about my SADD / SAD family - so far they are from Suffolk back to the early 18th century.


Horatia Report 15 Apr 2006 22:27

Hi Ken, You were spot on with my Yarhams and Dunthornes. Well done! My Kemps came from the same area as my Yarhams and Dunthornes (Walsingham and Docking). (NORFOLK) Ablitts came from Sutton, Waldringfield and Needham Market. (SUFFOLK) Wildings are also called Wilden and came from Needham Market (SUFFOLK) Thanks for this - much appreciated! Cheers, Horatia

Jules of the Desert

Jules of the Desert Report 15 Apr 2006 22:28

Hi Ken - could you check on my names please? Dawes Blower(s) Stanway Grindley Pascall Many thanks Jxx