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Find Your Roots...

No, not a Gardening website, but one that may help identify where your family roots may have originated:

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/may/15/oxford-surnames-dictionary-goes-free-for-family...

That should break the monotony for a few minutes πŸ‘

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Gutted.. my hair is so long I needed help finding my roots..

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I couldn't find mine, only derivatives of the my fathers name. As he didn't know who HIS father was, my previous attempts at finding my ancestry ended right there. rofl

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@OldFart wrote:
Gutted.. my hair is so long I needed help finding my roots..

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I still can't get into the "free" website - must be a con. Will have to try from laptop later.

 

For you, @OldFart, I've always got Thyme yahoo

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@pgn 

found mine, after clicking numerous pages as no search box, name showed but for details need to subscribe [one those "free for a month" then xxx type - which I`m always doubtful about] so left it.

Dunno if its a con or not but would`ve been interesting  

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I know where we're from, our roots were firmly planted across the Irish Sea for 200+ years until we settled in Yorkshire in the roaring 20s.

 

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That Surnames website's still not Cumin up for me, @OldFart πŸ™„

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I guess something just aren’t mint to be @pgn
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Oregano go on in this vein for a while yet, @OldFart?
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A bit like Basil Fawlty on here.....yahoo

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