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Re: Super fun name game
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 23 February 12 00:15 GMT (UK) »
Silly Lusty
Silly Darling H Going
Darling Heaviside
Heavy Wickens
Heaven Peachey   :)
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Super fun name game
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 23 February 12 00:33 GMT (UK) »
Here's the whole family (all births so their real names)

Father Skitter
Mother Lena Seste
Brother Herbert Hughes
Sister Cockshott
Auntie Matilda Munro
Uncle Hetty Thornton
Cousin Fanny Webb
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« Reply #20 on: Thursday 23 February 12 00:54 GMT (UK) »
a slightly different theme. surnames of couples on the marriage index post 1915
good      lord
house    martin
fry        day
head     case
moon    light
cherry   cake
flower   potts
bacon   rolls
ackland. lymington/southampton
hulme.   biddulph moor/southampton
mcrea.   aberdeen/southampton
gordon.  aberdeen
weir.      aberdeen/southampton
griffiths. llannefydd
roberts. llannefydd
davies. ffestiniog/llannefydd
linton.  southampton
callen. eling/totton


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Re: Super fun name game
« Reply #21 on: Thursday 23 February 12 07:01 GMT (UK) »
About a month ago on Chaser ITV 5 PM  Bradley Walsh had a job getting the name out through laughing
Fanny Smelling.

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« Reply #22 on: Thursday 23 February 12 07:38 GMT (UK) »
Oh yes, it was "Fanny Schmeller" I think they replayed it on Scott mill's radio show!
I'm loving extravaganza!! And The surnames of the couples :)

I have to include:

Wolf Bear Frenckel - just because I cant imagine the pressure on him to be a *real* man!  :o
Vanderkist; London and beyond!
Doe; Suffolk
Hunt; Surrey, London
Reeves; Croydon, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire
Porrett: England, Yorkshire, London
Ward; Croydon, Wiltshire
Batchelor; Croydon, Brighton
Ellis; Croydon, Dorset, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire
MacPherson; Scotland
Wills; Cornwall
Taylor; Suffolk
Aldous; Suffolk
Poll; Suffolk
Gathercoal; Suffolk

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« Reply #23 on: Thursday 23 February 12 12:09 GMT (UK) »
just couldn't stop laghing at some names, poor people
in the "awwwwww nice" catagory,
pink day
lettuce fry
poppy jellyman
poppy purple
 8)

in the "strange people" catagory
apple plunkett
applelonia jumbloot
cockey smith
peter physick carrott
 :D

in the "what were they thinking" catagory
ruby cockhead
boner jones

 :o
ackland. lymington/southampton
hulme.   biddulph moor/southampton
mcrea.   aberdeen/southampton
gordon.  aberdeen
weir.      aberdeen/southampton
griffiths. llannefydd
roberts. llannefydd
davies. ffestiniog/llannefydd
linton.  southampton
callen. eling/totton

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« Reply #24 on: Thursday 23 February 12 12:43 GMT (UK) »

Dirty King
Thin Wavey Line Hudson  :o
Chubb Chubb
Fatal Frederick Grucutt
Death Peter P C B Proudfoot [named Death, but lived to age 46]
Posthumous Mince

I think you officially win at findest the weirdest avm22 - Posthumous Mince made me laugh out loud in my office - hehe! Thin Wavey Line has GOT to be someone not being able to read handwriting, I can just imagine a weary clerk in his 60's 'What the heck does that say? Stuff it, I'm writing what I see' :p
Vanderkist; London and beyond!
Doe; Suffolk
Hunt; Surrey, London
Reeves; Croydon, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire
Porrett: England, Yorkshire, London
Ward; Croydon, Wiltshire
Batchelor; Croydon, Brighton
Ellis; Croydon, Dorset, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire
MacPherson; Scotland
Wills; Cornwall
Taylor; Suffolk
Aldous; Suffolk
Poll; Suffolk
Gathercoal; Suffolk

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« Reply #25 on: Thursday 23 February 12 14:35 GMT (UK) »
All on FreeBMD:

Admonition Carpenter Brock

Bright Green

Epiphany Moon

Pleasant Raspberry

Lovely Annie Laurie Langridge

Lovelyest John Moorcraft

Wonderful Counsellor Whitaker

Sexey Ann Luton

Diamond Jubilee Roo
(not the only Diamond Jubilee born in 1897 - I wonder if any one will give their child that name this year)

And, I'm sorry to say,
Ophelia Fanny Hole

In 1844 Comfort Gibbins married Frederick Paine - becoming Comfort Paine.
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« Reply #26 on: Thursday 23 February 12 15:19 GMT (UK) »
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And, I'm sorry to say,
Ophelia Fanny Hole



She was born in Bristol - and this becomes even worse in a Bristolian accent! "O feel yer fanny 'ole!"
Vanderkist; London and beyond!
Doe; Suffolk
Hunt; Surrey, London
Reeves; Croydon, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire
Porrett: England, Yorkshire, London
Ward; Croydon, Wiltshire
Batchelor; Croydon, Brighton
Ellis; Croydon, Dorset, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire
MacPherson; Scotland
Wills; Cornwall
Taylor; Suffolk
Aldous; Suffolk
Poll; Suffolk
Gathercoal; Suffolk