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MickT

MickT Report 16 Apr 2006 15:49

Hi Ken If you get the chance could you check:----- Turley Barber Arscott Willis TiA Mickt

marie from stoke

marie from stoke Report 16 Apr 2006 15:56

Hello Ken, if you have time would you look up: Caron Connor Messenger Lang Whitehead Thankyou Very Much Marie: )

Erikoinen

Erikoinen Report 16 Apr 2006 16:12

Tilden - SUSSEX - HASTINGS No doubt LOL Coventry - 3 areas Central Scotland (Kinrosshire & Fifeshire) Lancs (W. Derby & Wirral), Berks. (Bradfield) Waite - W. Riding, Wharfedale (Bradford & Leeds) Norman - mainly Southern England - North Devon, Barnstaple but not Cornwall ---------------------------------------------------------- Chapman - fairly common name exclusively English generally Eastern / SE counties ( Aysgarth N.Riding?) ---------------------------------------------------------- Turley - West Midlands, Dudley & Wolverhampton, Staffs. Barber - Macclesfield, West Midlands Arscott - DEVON emphatically, Okehampton (Totnes) Willis quite widespread concentrations in major cities London, Bristol, Liverpool and Birmingham makes it hard to determine origin ( Faringdon, Berkshire )

MickT

MickT Report 16 Apr 2006 16:26

Hi Ken Thanks for looking.---------but, with mine anyway---- Turley Lambeth(from c.1820. Whitechapel c.1760) Barber Pretty much the same. Willis Nothumberland/Durham Arscott also N&D, but originally SW Devon (Tavistock area) Mickt

Erikoinen

Erikoinen Report 16 Apr 2006 16:28

Caron - Hackney, London is this an imported name? Conner - Liverpool, W. Derby and Prescot { Connor - LIverpool } again I suspect this to be an immigration trail Messenger - Cumberland, Cockermouth and Wigton ( to lesser extent Middx & Surrey) Lang - very interesting stark differences Devon, Newton Abbot, Totnes Tavistock & Okehampton - Lanarkshire - Blackburn and Preston Whitehead - Lancs Oldham & Saddleworth

marie from stoke

marie from stoke Report 16 Apr 2006 16:54

Thankyou Ken, this is very interesting, my Carons upto now come from the Middlesex area Bethnal Green going back to the beginning of the 1800s, but pretty sure have a French Connection. My Connors come from the Manchester Area upto now anyway, was told maybe Ireland. My Lang name also Manchester but possible county Cork in Ireland although a possible Scottish name. Whiteheads all upto now have come from Stoke on Trent, but I have noticed over many months of research that a lot of people with the name Whitehead seem to come from the Oldham Area. Thanking you again! Marie : )

Margaretfinch

Margaretfinch Report 16 Apr 2006 17:13

Hi Ken the name Goodchild and Poole when you have time thank you Margaret

Linen

Linen Report 16 Apr 2006 17:25

Hi Ken, you got connected then! Good to see you. How about a couple of mine, just to keep you busy. Mobey Waddy Gregory Barker Philpot Ok, bit more than a couple but I was surprised where three of them led me, wonder what you come up with. Vivienne

Right said Fred

Right said Fred Report 16 Apr 2006 17:29

Go on then Ken - have ago with these: Colwood Chilton Downes Graves Doe

Erikoinen

Erikoinen Report 16 Apr 2006 17:45

Goodchild - SE England, Bucks & Suffolk, Wycombe & Hoxne Poole - West of England, from Lancs to Gloucs, Tetbury and Barton Regis ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi Viv I'm ready to get shot down in flames on these lol Mobey - Woodstock, Oxon Waddy - East Riding, Sculcoates (Islington & Camberwell) Gregory - Derbyshire - Bakewell (Sheffield) Barker - West and North Ridings Todmorden and Thirsk & Richmond Philpot - Suffolk, Blything (Depwade)

Erikoinen

Erikoinen Report 16 Apr 2006 17:57

Colwood - rarer than I expected Wakefield ( poss Dudley) Chilton - 2 centres Wycombe & Amersham, Bucks and Madeley ( Shropshire) Downes - Shropshire, Atcham ( and lesser extent Church Stretton) Graves - a lot more localised than I expected Louth, Lincs Doe - Essex Braintree (Dunmow & Chelmsford) interesting to see a settlement in Hoo, N. Kent relatively large percentage of population

Margaretfinch

Margaretfinch Report 16 Apr 2006 18:09

Hi Ken all my Goodchilds come from Berkshire and my Pooles came from Suffolk thank you Margaret

Margaretfinch

Margaretfinch Report 16 Apr 2006 18:12

Goddard Finch Chalk Battrum Grayston When you get time Ken thank you Margaret

Erikoinen

Erikoinen Report 16 Apr 2006 18:17

Margaret rechecked yours Poole - Hoxne 0.3 % of population Goodchild - to lesser extent Newbury 0.14 % Ken xx

Linen

Linen Report 16 Apr 2006 18:24

Thanks Ken, interesting! Mobey-----spot on, thats where my family are from, even if they change the spelling from time to time. I also have Molby & Moby Waddy---I'm not up on northern, got a shock when I found out about this lot. Would Holbeck come under East Riding, thats where my lot are from, back to 1802? Barker----my birth name, even bigger shock with this lot, thought they were from Kensington, had visions of money, but no, traced them back to 1750 in Nottinghamshire. Gregory-----Doesn't come anywhere close to those you've found, Oxfordshire back to 1807 All the above Ag Labs Philpot-----I'm surprised at your findings on this one. Was there no mention of East London ? This is my mothers family & my cousin has done a lot of research confirming ancesters back to 1710. Not as far as we can determine one of ours but there was a Lord Mayor of London 1378--1379, Sir John Philipot/Philpot Most of our Philpots were weavers & it is thought they were silk weavers, Huguenots, the name originally being Philipot, son of Philip. Vivienne

Tillot

Tillot Report 16 Apr 2006 18:28

Hi Ken, Oh how interesting. Some names of interest to me are: Barker Buckett Earls Beardmore Earwicker Armishaw Many Thanks! Helen

Erikoinen

Erikoinen Report 16 Apr 2006 18:34

Margaret, I did this earlier rest to follow Finch - SE England , Essex/Suffolk borders - Sudbury (Suffolk) - Reigate

Erikoinen

Erikoinen Report 16 Apr 2006 18:46

Goddard - 2 areas Ormskirk in Lancs, & East Anglia (Woodbridge) going by your previous names expect the latter Chalk - I had thought this would be South Downs area, Hampshire, Alderbury (Fordingbridge) Battrum - Stow, Suffolk Grayston - Suffolk, Woodbidge

Erikoinen

Erikoinen Report 16 Apr 2006 19:04

Hi Viv Philpott - Poplar and Bethnal Green suit you? I tend to overlook London as it is a magnet for everyone Gregory - no change on Derbyshire Bakewell 1.2% of population are Gregorys whereas Oxfordshire is 0.1% ( Banbury poss. 0.32 %) Waddy - was there an alternative spelling to this or had they all moved away from Holbeck by mid/late 1800's? there is no trace in that area at all Ken xx

Right said Fred

Right said Fred Report 16 Apr 2006 19:09

Thanks Ken - just about right - my Doe's come from Lincolnshire though.