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One Name Study

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Mark Report 22 Oct 2017 12:43

I am writing this post in the hopes that someone may be able to offer some advice/support. I have for quite a while now been unable to find the parents of my 4x great grandfather and have been considering the above. I realise by undertaking such a study it would involve a tremendous amount of work but hopefully would produce results to enable me to continue my search. Thanks


Nyx Report 22 Oct 2017 12:49

Hi Mark,

Don't forget to try Google first, not all studies of a surname are done via the official site, for instance I have found fairly exhaustive studies of part of my family that were based on one you might for example google "Appleyard family, Oxfordshire" ( try different variations of the names and places) and find someone has done research on the parish registers etc.

If you want to post some details I will have a look?

When I get time I think i will try a one name study on one branch of my family, just to see if I can finally tie up the ones in London with others of the surname in Wiltshire ...and find the missing link! :-D