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From: "patricia salter" <>
Subject: Re: Odd Christian names
Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2004 08:15:07 +0100
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I think I have a name in one of my lines to top them all - CREATTUR - it was
given to a baby back in the 1600's who only lived a few days! I think the
politically correct would have had a field day with his parents.
Cheers
Patti



----- Original Message -----
From: "Susan Hembury Kellow" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 9:58 PM
Subject: Re: Odd Christian names


> How about "Raidy" for another unusual monicker? My father in law (and to
> keep this email vaguely within the remits of an Essex mailing list, I
hasten
> to add his mother was Alice KING of Nazeing!) was christened Walter Raidy
> KELLOW in honour of the fact that he was born on 17th February 1918, right
> in the middle of a large and noisy air raid upon Lambeth, London; it seems
> his Mum had to put up with being peppered with disintegrating bits of
> ceiling plaster as well as enduring the normal trials of childbirth. When
> Dad first explained to me about the "Raidy" bit, I honestly thought he was
> having me on, but I recently discovered an internet site that confirmed,
> sure enough, there WAS a raid on that date and in that location.
>
> Sue
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "colleen morrison" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 7:56 PM
> Subject: Re: Odd Christian names
>
>
> > Can't resist adding my unusual name to this :-)
> >
> > Zeppelina
> >
> > 'This is a historic night, said Dr John Salter of Tolleshunt D'Arcy, and
> > this baby must have a historic name - Zeppelina!.' Zep's parents
respected
> > their old doc so much that they obliged and Zeppelina it was. The name
> > caused Zep mingled joy and misery at school, she's always been a
> celebrity,
> > but boys were frightened of her. The historic night in question was 24/9
> > 1916, the night the zeppelin L33 crashed in a field near Abbots Hall
Farm,
> > Little Wigborough.
> >
> > Any advances on a male Scarlet, 2 female Dudley Moores and, unique in
the
> > UK, I believe, female Zeppelina named after a Zeppelin?
> >
> > Colleen
>
>
>



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