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From: "Joan Strachan" <>
Subject: RE: [Ess] Re: Orange used as a forename
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 18:27:29 -0400
How interesting! Yesterday I transcribed a birth registry for FreeBMD for a
baby named Orange Gardener. If anyone is interested, it was 1858 2nd
quarter registered at Hambledon,2a page 91.
I was quite entranced at the fanciful naming and here you are talking about
people named Orange and Golden.
Such a coincidence.
Joan in Canada
From: Colleen [mailto:]
Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2006 6:05 PM
Subject: [Ess] Re: Orange used as a forename
Now you've got me at it, just found several men in Essex with the Christian
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From: "Delia Gleave" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I know I still haven't sorted out the Lemon Cranfield nightmare, but I
> have now come across a surprisingly high number of Essex-born males named
> Golden throughout the censuses. A quick look at neighbouring counties has
> turned up a lot fewer.
> Am I to expect to find men named Ochre, Mustard and Gamboge in the near
> Your thoughts, as always, would be much appreciated.
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