Author Topic: FindMyPast has decided I'm a "Nibling" !!!  (Read 3522 times)

Offline Biggles50

  • RootsChat Aristocrat
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,045
    • View Profile
Re: FindMyPast has decided I'm a "Nibling" !!!
« Reply #45 on: Wednesday 13 December 23 22:24 GMT (UK) »

Male and female brains explained

Offline Rena

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 4,859
  • Crown Copyright:
    • View Profile
Aberdeen: Findlay-Shirras,McCarthy: MidLothian: Mason,Telford,Darling,Cruikshanks,Bennett,Sime, Bell: Lanarks:Crum, Brown, MacKenzie,Cameron, Glen, Millar; Ross: Urray:Mackenzie:  Moray: Findlay; Marshall/Marischell: Perthshire: Brown Ferguson: Wales: McCarthy, Thomas: England: Almond, Askin, Dodson, Well(es). Harrison, Maw, McCarthy, Munford, Pye, Shearing, Smith, Smythe, Speight, Strike, Wallis/Wallace, Ward, Wells;Germany: Flamme,Ehlers, Bielstein, Germer, Mohlm, Reupke

Offline coombs

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 7,535
  • Research the dead....forget the living.
    • View Profile
Re: FindMyPast has decided I'm a "Nibling" !!!
« Reply #47 on: Saturday 16 December 23 18:47 GMT (UK) »
In regards to nibling, a gender neutral term for niece/nephew, way back in the 1500s and 1600s and later, a "cousin" or "cosen" was also a nephew or niece as well as actual cousin. Many wills say things such as "I give an bequeath to my cosen John Smith of Shoreditch".

LONDON, Coombs, Roberts, Auber, Helsdon, Fradine, Morin, Goodacre
DORSET Coombs, Munday
NORFOLK Helsdon, Riches, Harbord, Budery
KENT Roberts, Goodacre
SUSSEX Walder, Boniface, Dinnage, Standen, Lee, Botten, Wickham, Jupp
SUFFOLK Titshall, Frost, Fairweather, Mayhew, Archer, Eade, Scarfe
DURHAM Stewart, Musgrave, Wilson, Forster
SCOTLAND Stewart in Selkirk
USA Musgrave, Saix
ESSEX Cornwell, Stock, Quilter, Lawrence, Whale, Clift
OXON Edgington, Smith, Inkpen, Snell, Batten, Brain