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From: Sheila Jones <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Name spelling variations
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 09:56:34 +0100
I have much the same sort of problem in the same place!
My interest is in the HOARE family (also spelt HORE, HOORE etc.) in
I record the surname consistently as HOARE as this is the spelling I
associate with most as it was my maiden name. However, I then use the
notes facilities within my genealogy programme to record the sources and
associated spelling for each event I am recording. Similarly, I also have
COLLINS and COLLINGS in Stockland and record them as COLLINS with a similar
note where the name appears as COLLINGS
I also record the county as it was for the event - so Dorset prior to 1842
and Devon from 1842.