Monthly Archives: February 2015

  1. Derivation of English surnames

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    February 18, 2015 by Carmel

    There is an interesting article on ancestry.com about the derivation of some English surnames.  For example, surnames often developed as …
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  2. Witches burned at the stake

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    February 7, 2015 by Carmel

    The social disease of witch hunting was at its peak in the mid-1600s in Scotland.  Anyone who was feared to …
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