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English surnames their sources and significations by Charles Wareing Bardsley

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Published by Prentice-Hall in London .
Written in English


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Originally published, London, Chatto and Windus, 1889.

StatementbyCharles Wareing Bardsley.
The Physical Object
Pagination612p. ;
Number of Pages612
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18426620M

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