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The Surnames of Wales

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Common surnames in Wales can be a major stumbling block for those researching their Welsh ancestry. This book attempts to dispel many of the myths which surround the subject of surnames in Wales (such as the widely-held belief that nearly everyone in Wales has the surname Jones).  It also describes the development of surnames within Wales down to modern times.  Also, there are maps showing the distribution of the more interesting or typical surnames in the early part of the nineteenth century.  The book draws heavily upon examples of surnames and given names recorded in ancient pedigrees and more recent family history research

Pages:  323