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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #234 on: Wednesday 25 January 17 00:12 GMT (UK) »
Anybody found a Frisworth? Female name

Frisworth Floar married a John Gibbins in Rutland in 1748. Looking it seems it was a hand me down name as well. Did a quick search and not many Frisworths around
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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #235 on: Wednesday 25 January 17 08:11 GMT (UK) »
Anybody found a Frisworth? Female name

Frisworth Floar married a John Gibbins in Rutland in 1748. Looking it seems it was a hand me down name as well. Did a quick search and not many Frisworths around

 :o  Never ever heard of Frisworth!!  Perhaps it was a surname that became a first name?
Rowse in Brixham, Tenby, Hull & Ramsgate. Strongman, in Falmouth. Champion. Coke. Eame/s. Gibbons. Passmore. Pulsever. Sparkes in Brixham & Ramsgate. Toms in Cornwall. Waymoth. Wyatt.

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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #236 on: Wednesday 25 January 17 08:26 GMT (UK) »
:o  Never ever heard of Frisworth!!  Perhaps it was a surname that became a first name?
Must admit I had a look at the image and it could be Grisworth on one but there is a clear marriage cert with Frisworth. Mostly around Whissendine as well
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Paternal: Gibbins,McNamara, Jenkins, Schumann,  Inwood, Sheehan, Quinlan, Tierney, Cole

Maternal: Munn, Simpson , Brighton, Clayfield, Westmacott, Corbell, Hatherell, Blacksell/Blackstone, Boothey , Muirhead

Son: Bull, Kneebone, Lehmann, Cronin, Fowler, Yates, Biglands, Rix, Carpenter, Pethick, Carrick, Male, London, Jacka, Tilbrook, Scott, Hampshire, Buckley

Brickwalls-   Schumann, Simpson,Westmacott/Wennicot
Scott, Cronin
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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #237 on: Saturday 11 March 17 18:24 GMT (UK) »
I have an Abishai Wilde who had brothers Nicholas, Ignatious, Emmanuel and Zurishaddai along with a sister, Salomana.   One of Nicholas' offspring married a Bathia Leech (female).
Abishai had twin sons who he named William Ewart Gladstone and John Milton Granville

My sister went to school with both a Pearl Buttons and a Pearl Barley.

But my favourite:  Do you think it wise to call your son Orson, Mrs Carte?
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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #238 on: Sunday 12 March 17 00:29 GMT (UK) »
 ;D ;D ;D. - Took me a minute or two, but very good!!
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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #239 on: Wednesday 24 January 18 03:01 GMT (UK) »
:o  Never ever heard of Frisworth!!  Perhaps it was a surname that became a first name?
Must admit I had a look at the image and it could be Grisworth on one but there is a clear marriage cert with Frisworth. Mostly around Whissendine as well

Serendipitious as I have just discovered Frisworth MASON is one of my maternal 7th great grandmothers.

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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #240 on: Wednesday 24 January 18 19:54 GMT (UK) »
Has anyone had a 'Maretta'? My 3x Great Grandmother was called Maretta Ann Slater. She was commonly known as Annie.

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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #241 on: Friday 23 March 18 14:29 GMT (UK) »
Just come across the marriage between Waterhouse Crymble LINDSAY [Esq] and his lucky wife Elizabeth LEE on 12 Aug 1784.

I wonder if Waterhouse Crymble had a nick name or maybe he simply went by his surname? ;D

Was his naming prophetic ???

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Re: Unusual First Names
« Reply #242 on: Friday 23 March 18 17:02 GMT (UK) »
How about Careless Guest who married in 1809 in Sedgley Staffordshire
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