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A challenge
« on: Thursday 31 January 19 16:25 GMT (UK) »
On Radio 4 the other day, an expert in the relevant field said that all Europeans who do not have completely non-European ancestry can trace their latest common ancestor to as late as the fourteenth century & they would be from southern Germany.


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Re: A challenge
« Reply #1 on: Friday 01 February 19 18:13 GMT (UK) »
Is that because they are very good at record keeping in Southern Germany? Or ... 

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Re: A challenge
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 02 February 19 00:54 GMT (UK) »
We all know the definition of an expert, don't we...........................

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Re: A challenge
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 02 February 19 03:06 GMT (UK) »
Which radio programme? Is it on BBC Iplayer/BBC Sounds?

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Re: A challenge
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 05 February 19 22:42 GMT (UK) »
Was this expert an American? So many of them are.....  ::)
I am Australian, from all the lands I come (my ancestors, at least!)

Pine/Pyne, Dowdeswell, Kempster, Sando/Sandoe/Sandow, Nancarrow, Carrington, Hounslow, Youatt, Richardson, Jarmyn, Oxlade, Coad, Bentham, Holloway, Lindner, Pittaway, and too many others to name.
Devon, Dorset, Gloucs, Cornwall, Yorks, Bucks, Oxfordshire, Wilts, Germany, Sweden, and of course London, to name a few.

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Re: A challenge
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 05 February 19 23:03 GMT (UK) »
The latest common ancestor, the result of  a mathematical study
.http://www.rootschat.com/links/05q2/   
  WILSON;-Wiltshire.
 SOUL;-Gloucestershire.
 SANSUM;-Berkshire-Wiltshire
 BASSON-BASTON;- Berkshire,- Oxfordshire.
 BRIDGES;- Wiltshire.
 DOWDESWELL;-Wiltshire,Gloucestershire
 JORDAN;- Berkshire.
 COX;- Berkshire.
 GOUDY;- Suffolk.
 CHATFIELD;-Sussex-- London
 MORGAN;-Blaenavon-Abersychan
 FISHER;- Berkshire.
 BLOMFIELD-BLOOMFIELD-BLUMFIELD;-Suffolk.
DOVE. Essex-London
YOUNG-Berkshire
ARDEN.
PINEGAR-COLLIER-HUGHES-JEFFERIES-HUNT-MOSS-FRY

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Re: A challenge
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 05 February 19 23:09 GMT (UK) »
Surely this expert was referring to continental Europe? I don't imagine every single person in the UK, or Scandinavia even, having German ancestry, however distant. I certainly don't, and I have virtually 100% English and Irish ancestry, with a dash of Scottish and Swedish thrown in.
I am Australian, from all the lands I come (my ancestors, at least!)

Pine/Pyne, Dowdeswell, Kempster, Sando/Sandoe/Sandow, Nancarrow, Carrington, Hounslow, Youatt, Richardson, Jarmyn, Oxlade, Coad, Bentham, Holloway, Lindner, Pittaway, and too many others to name.
Devon, Dorset, Gloucs, Cornwall, Yorks, Bucks, Oxfordshire, Wilts, Germany, Sweden, and of course London, to name a few.

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Re: A challenge
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 05 February 19 23:20 GMT (UK) »
Latest common ancestor, 600 years ago. Germany was not a country then, it would have been the Holy Roman Empire if my memory, and maths, serves me well. Everyone is descended from Charlemagne
.http://www.rootschat.com/links/05q2/   
  WILSON;-Wiltshire.
 SOUL;-Gloucestershire.
 SANSUM;-Berkshire-Wiltshire
 BASSON-BASTON;- Berkshire,- Oxfordshire.
 BRIDGES;- Wiltshire.
 DOWDESWELL;-Wiltshire,Gloucestershire
 JORDAN;- Berkshire.
 COX;- Berkshire.
 GOUDY;- Suffolk.
 CHATFIELD;-Sussex-- London
 MORGAN;-Blaenavon-Abersychan
 FISHER;- Berkshire.
 BLOMFIELD-BLOOMFIELD-BLUMFIELD;-Suffolk.
DOVE. Essex-London
YOUNG-Berkshire
ARDEN.
PINEGAR-COLLIER-HUGHES-JEFFERIES-HUNT-MOSS-FRY

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.http://www.rootschat.com/links/05q2/   
  WILSON;-Wiltshire.
 SOUL;-Gloucestershire.
 SANSUM;-Berkshire-Wiltshire
 BASSON-BASTON;- Berkshire,- Oxfordshire.
 BRIDGES;- Wiltshire.
 DOWDESWELL;-Wiltshire,Gloucestershire
 JORDAN;- Berkshire.
 COX;- Berkshire.
 GOUDY;- Suffolk.
 CHATFIELD;-Sussex-- London
 MORGAN;-Blaenavon-Abersychan
 FISHER;- Berkshire.
 BLOMFIELD-BLOOMFIELD-BLUMFIELD;-Suffolk.
DOVE. Essex-London
YOUNG-Berkshire
ARDEN.
PINEGAR-COLLIER-HUGHES-JEFFERIES-HUNT-MOSS-FRY