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Offline markheal

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Named after Horatio Hubert KITCHENER 1850-1916
« on: Tuesday 17 November 20 15:23 GMT (UK) »
Whilst searching by forename only, I see many people with forename Kitchener probably named after the well known 1st Earl Horatio Herbert, [mostly births 1898-1917],_1st_Earl_Kitchener.

I was additionally surprised to find the HAMPSHIRE middle name, this being the name of the RN ship upon which he died 5th June 1915.

I wonder if there are any other examples of forenames denoting a place of death [or birth].

[I have just seen 165 other HAMPSHIRE middle names!]

Kitchener Hampshire HARTELL
BIRTH 22 MAY 1916 Borden, TEWKESBURY, Gloucestershire, England
DEATH DEC 1994 CHELTENHAM, Gloucestershire, England
BRETT, Sligo
CROCKFORD, Hampshire.
GAUNTLETT, Worldwide
HEAL, HEALE, HELE, Chew Magna, Somerset
HENRY, Sligo
POPE, London docklands,
PRIDDY, Dorset,
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Re: Named after Horatio Hubert KITCHENER 1850-1916
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 18 November 20 21:03 GMT (UK) »
My grandfather's middle name was Simla.
My investigations lead me to the conclusion that he was named after his godfather, also a Simla, who had been a missionary in that town in India.
Not actually a birthplace or death place, but close :)
Weedon - Hertfordshire and W. Australia
Herbertson, Congalton, Paterson - Scotland
Reed, Elmer - Hunts.
Branson - Bucks. and Birmingham
Warren, Ball, Jones - Birmingham
Fuller, Bourne, Sheepwash - Kent
Brittain - Beds. and W. Australia