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by Richard Mckinley

  • ISBN: 0582018692
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Richard Mckinley
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (May 23, 1990)
  • Pages: 238
  • ePub book: 1294 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1310 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 433

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Good general history of surnames in Britain

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The book uses the study of surnames to illuminate social history and draws attention to the complex patterns of population mobility that have always characterized British Society. It also describes regional and class differences in surnames, some features of which survive to our own time. Approaches to Local History.

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Local history is the study of the history of a relatively small geographic area; typically a specific settlement, parish or county

Local history is the study of the history of a relatively small geographic area; typically a specific settlement, parish or county. English local history came to the fore with the antiquarians of the 19th century and was particularly emphasised by the creation of the Victoria County History series in England.

A history of British surnames. Book · May 2014 with 6 Reads. How we measure 'reads'. The approach relies on the existence of appropriate historical surname lists, which are plentiful, and, as we have shown, can also be supplemented by lists based on place-names.

Aiming to avoid technical terminology, Richard McKinley provides an introduction to the history of hereditary surnames in Britain from their first appearance to the present day. Devoting a chapter to each of the main categories of name, he enables readers to set the facts they discover about their own ancestry, family history and surnames into the context of general surname development. The author deals with those names that originate in England, Wales and Scotland; and since these tend to have their own distinct histories, he discusses developments in each of the three countries separately, wherever appropriate. The book uses the study of surnames to illuminate social history and draws attention to the complex patterns of population mobility that have always characterized British Society. It also describes regional and class differences in surnames, some features of which survive to our own time.