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Silly named ancestors

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Georgina Report 23 Sep 2003 15:34

So far I've uncovered Lovelys who married Easys, and I have Hoares on the other side of my family. Anyone else got any ancestral names to wince at?

Rosalind in Madeira

Rosalind in Madeira Report 23 Sep 2003 16:17

I have a Bacon and an Onions in my tree, a friend has a Salt and a Pepper who married each other. Were the offspring called Cruet!! And a guy at our FHC is called Mutton. Ros


Annie Report 23 Sep 2003 16:33

I'm researching Stiffs at the moment ! Last year I was researching Crooks ... A


Judith Report 23 Sep 2003 16:49

Georgina, whereabouts are your Hoares? Any connection to Martha Brown? A friend of mine is researching the Hoare name in Dorset (she took great pleasure in informing me that one of her ancestors was a Hoare!). Judith


Jacqui Report 23 Sep 2003 16:54

Once went to a school called "Hoar's Academy for Young Ladies" Boy did we learn some things!! Jacqui

Claire in Lincs

Claire in Lincs Report 23 Sep 2003 17:00

My sister was searching through a parish register and found a Fanny Tickler,,,,,,lol,,,im still laughing now,,,just goes to show what a dirty mind iv got,


Andy Report 23 Sep 2003 17:11

One of my Thompson ancestors married someone by the name of Lemon, but judging by the search results on censuses, the name wasn't that unusual. That's the best I can do at present. :( Can't believe that someone called Salt married someone called Pepper, that's got to be a wind-up, surely?!!?

Rosalind in Madeira

Rosalind in Madeira Report 23 Sep 2003 17:16

No, it's not a wind up. I'll try and find out when and where later.


Jan Report 23 Sep 2003 17:16

When looking for marriages for my family name of Howe, I found one who married CHARITY BALLS - wonder if her brothers were POLICEMEN? I am very sad to say she was not a relative though. Jan.


Sue Report 23 Sep 2003 17:30

I went to school with 3 sisters named April, May and June. Their surname was Day! Honest! Their brothers had 'normal 'names like Robert, Richard and John. Sue at Langley Vale


Yvette Report 23 Sep 2003 17:48

On my husbands side of the tree his grandmother was a Hooker..........Should be amusing when i start lookng into that one, lol Yvette


47551 Report 23 Sep 2003 18:05

No funny names but thanks so much for such a laugh. I am still giggling!!!! Nes


Unknown Report 23 Sep 2003 18:12

Without trying to bring the level down (honest!) one of my rellies was Fanny Bush. Sorry if i offend, but it is funny!


Unknown Report 23 Sep 2003 18:27

we have a fanny walls in ours


Sue Report 23 Sep 2003 18:28

Not rellies, but I recently came across a court case of Glasscock v. Balls


Helen Report 23 Sep 2003 18:39

Nothing to do with my ancestors but a few years ago we had a lady come into the bank where I work to open an account for her baby son Aaron. Their surname was Mycock! There was also a Mr Nakasuka had an account and Fanny Thong.


Tracy Report 23 Sep 2003 18:49

I've got Dicks and Dykes in my tree! One for the future, I went to school with a girl called Gaye Pratt!


Unknown Report 23 Sep 2003 18:49

At a cricket match the commentator solemnly reported "The Batsman's Holding, The Bowler's Willey. Fun in the baths afterwards maybe? Lol Jim


Suzy Report 23 Sep 2003 19:03

Me thinks you are joking Lesley!!


Elizabeth Report 23 Sep 2003 19:11

My 10-yr-old son thought it was an absolute hoot that there is a possible Crispianus in our genes... Liz