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DazedConfused Report 6 Feb 2013 15:17

Although the surname Jakes may have come from France there is also another route it has come through

A Jakes or Jakesman - the man who took the night waste away. A Jakes was an alternate name for a loo.


PatinCyprus Report 6 Feb 2013 14:10

Ancestry only USA at the moment.


Annina Report 6 Feb 2013 13:55

Hi Geoffrey,I believe that Ancestry organise one,it isn't cheap though.


Geoffrey Report 5 Feb 2013 03:34

Can Any of you good folk recomend a Good service ,as i wish to know about my bloodline.
Ideally where my ancestors may have come from, i have been advised as my Sir name was Jakes in Cambridge 1830s St Neots,Gamlingay it was probably anglisized.1800s North West Durham became Jacques.
Thanks Fellow Mongrels
Geoff Jacques :-)