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Our English surnames

their sources and significations.

by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley

  • 289 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Chatto and Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Personal -- English

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Charles Wareing Bardsley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS2505 .B35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, p., 1 l., 543, [1] p.
    Number of Pages543
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7015102M
    LC Control Number10000070
    OCLC/WorldCa4483586

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