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Re: Unfortunate surnames of the past
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 04 September 04 01:25 BST (UK) »
There was also the dashing Army officer with the rather unfortunate name of Lt Col.Drew Peacock :( (Say it fast!)

A single man,apparently ;D



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Re: Unfortunate surnames of the past
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 04 September 04 07:13 BST (UK) »
I still love my Giggles  :D
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Re: Unfortunate surnames of the past
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 04 September 04 16:29 BST (UK) »

I have a Doink on my tree. There's an umlaut somewhere, but I'm not sure where.

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Re: Unfortunate surnames of the past
« Reply #12 on: Saturday 04 September 04 16:31 BST (UK) »
I noticed a number of members of the SEX family while going through the parish records of Ibsley, Hants. A particular favorite name of mine from my own tree is Fanny Shuter (ping-pong ball anyone?)  :o

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Re: Unfortunate surnames of the past
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 04 September 04 16:35 BST (UK) »
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Re: Unfortunate surnames of the past
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 04 September 04 18:25 BST (UK) »
 :o  ;D
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Re: Unfortunate surnames of the past
« Reply #15 on: Monday 03 July 06 03:44 BST (UK) »
My hubbies Gran new a girl by the name of Nora lamb
She married a guy by the name of Bone
dont know if she used norah lamb bone
or norah bone
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Re: Unfortunate surnames of the past
« Reply #16 on: Tuesday 04 July 06 00:08 BST (UK) »
I was looking round Bosham church with some mates when we spied on a gravestone "Eliza Nutter." We weren't sure if it was a name or a statement?
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Re: Unfortunate surnames of the past
« Reply #17 on: Wednesday 05 July 06 00:05 BST (UK) »
Well Iv been researching my Woodcock family and way way back found siblings called Fanny and Willy Woodcock!!!
Sorry...it made me laugh!
Alison
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