The Registers of Windlesham, Surrey, from 1677 to 1783: With Biographical Notices of Some Past and Present Families Now Residing in the Parish, Etc (Google eBook)

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1881 - Registers of births, etc - 64 pages
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Page 55 - It is this removal from one village to another, and from one town to another, which has originated that distich quoted by old Vestigan In 'ford,' in ' ham,' in ' ley,' in ' ton,' The most of English surnames run. And yet, strange as it may seem, it is very doubtful whether for a lengthened period, at least, the owners of these names were of Saxon origin. The position of the Saxon peasantry forbade that they should be in any but a small degree accessory to this increase. The very villenage they...
Page 57 - Charlotte third daughter of the Rev. Dr. Lushington of Eastbourne, Sussex, and had issue : 1.
Page 56 - ... Crawford's Officers of State. A younger male branch of this family retained, with the family name, possession of a part of the estate called Little or Wester Caldwell, about a mile to the west of the principal residence. They failed towards the end of the seventeenth century, in the person of John Caldwell, who represented Renfrewshire in the first Scottish Parliament after the Revolution, as one of his ancestors had done in the early part of the same century. See No. XXX. of this vol. under...
Page 58 - ... These famous antiquarians that had been Both gardeners to the rose and lily queen, Transplanted now themselves, sleep here ; and when Angels shall, with their trumpets awaken men, And fire shall purge the world, these hence shall rise And change their garden for a paradise.

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