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Offline Samueller

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WELLER, All
« on: Saturday 03 September 11 20:38 BST (UK) »
The WELLER One-Name Study aims to collect data relating to all persons with the surname (and variant spellings) in order to inform anyone interested and to help researchers.

The scope is worldwide.  In practice most of the data collected so far relates to England or people with English ancestors. There is data for places or parishes in the following (pre 1974) English counties: Berkshire 2; Buckinghamshire 8; Cheshire 1; Essex 4; Hampshire 4; Hertfordshire 2; Kent 80; Lancashire 1; Middlesex 10; Norfolk 1; Northants 1; Oxford 16; Staffordshire 2; Surrey 32; Sussex 74; Warwickshire 1; East and West Ridings of Yorkshire 1 each.  Also Aruba (Netherlands West Indies) 1; Australia 10; Canada 4; Germany 5; Jamaica 3; New Zealand 6; Sierra Leone 1; South Africa 3; USA 9 States.
 
Monographs of varying length are on file for a'Titanic' Weller, Bernard Weller of the Zeebrugge Raid; cloth-makers of Cranbrook, Kent; Weller Coats of Arms;  Hieronymus Weller 1499;  John Weller co-founder of AC cars; the Amersham Brewery; 'The Flying Bishop' of South America; 'The Stagecoach King' of Ontario; Wellers in WW1 and WW2; Weller Potteries in Brede, Sussex, and Ohio, USA,  Weller's Hotel, Kangaroo Ground, Victoria, Australia; 'Whirlwind Weller', Canadian boxing champion; Richard Weller, clockmaker (1696-1765); the Whaling Wellers of Sydney and Otago.

More data, family histories or enquiries welcome.

Sam
Weller: Bucks, Oxford, Kent, Sussex
Aylward: Hants
Morton: Hants
Thorburn: Lancs; Peeblesshire, Roxburghshire
Thorbrand: Roxburghshire
Parlane: Lancs; Renfrewshire
Goldschmidt: Lancs; Germany
Kassell: Yorks
Hewes: Northants; Leics; Yorks

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Re: WELLER, All
« Reply #1 on: Friday 01 February 13 15:05 GMT (UK) »
My OH name is Weller we have traced back to 1540 in Cranbrook ?

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