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Offline Wilkinsa01

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Francewarr
« on: Sunday 06 January 19 20:50 GMT (UK) »
Hi
I have traced back on ten Rawnsley side of the family and found the name Matilda Francewarr , father Julian
Does anyone know where the name originated from?
This is late 1700,s Leeds

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Re: Francewarr
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 06 January 19 21:32 GMT (UK) »
Have you tried variations of spelling?
There could be many ways it could have been spelt - Francewar; Francwar; Francewar; etc

eg:
https://www.genealogytoday.com/surname/finder.mv?Surname=Francwar
Lane, Burgess: Cheshire. Finney, Rogers, Gilman:Derbys
Cochran, Nicol, Paton, Bruce:Scotland. Bertolle:London
Bainbridge, Christman, Jeffs: Staffs

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Re: Francewarr
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 06 January 19 21:33 GMT (UK) »
Anglicisation of Francois?

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Re: Francewarr
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 06 January 19 22:38 GMT (UK) »
Anglicisation of Francois?
Good suggestion Mable. Reminds me of the song "Boney Was A Warrior". Google to hear this.

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Re: Francewarr
« Reply #4 on: Monday 07 January 19 09:34 GMT (UK) »
Anglicisation of Francois?

That was my first thought too :D
An early example of Franglais perhaps?

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Re: Francewarr
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 08 January 19 12:27 GMT (UK) »
OXFORDSHIRE / BERKSHIRE
Bullock, Cooper, Boler/Bowler, Wright, Robinson, Lee, Prior, Trinder, Newman, Walklin, Louch