Local names

Tharston:

Based on all the National Census Returns from 1841 to 1911 the most common family names are in order of occurrence with bracketed notes on some alternative spellings:

GOOSE, MEARS (Mear), SMITH, WRIGHT, HUNT, FEEK (Feeke, Feck), SEAMAN, HOWELL (Howel), GOWING, RICHES, DUFFIELD, LUDKIN, FULLER, HARVEY, CHAPPELL (Chapple, Chappel, Chaple), LLOYD, ABBS, HARDY, WICKS, KING, PECK, BUCK, MARSHALL, POTTER, BARBER, GOODRUM (Goodram), BROOKES, CLAMP, STONE, BALDRY, EVERETT, BROWN (Browne), CHATTEN, LINCOLN, MOORE, FLATT, ALEXANDER, ELLIOTT (Elliot), HEWITT, JERMY, LONG, MATTHEWS, NEAVE, WOMACK, BALES, BIGGS, BROOKES (Brooks), PIDGEON, BARRETT, CANNELL

NOTE: Some licence has been taken where spellings of surnames have more than one variation and this liberty is based loosely around local knowledge and common sense. Please check alternative spellings as this is frequently a cause of not finding a correct person.

Hopefully more for other villages will follow .....

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