Search for content in message boards

George Family in Wales

Replies: 5

Re: George Family in Wales

Posted: 1 Jan 2012 6:39AM GMT
Classification: Query
The naming system you refer to is “Welsh Patronymic” where the forename of the father becomes the surname of the son, what is missing is ‘ap’ ('son of' or just 'of') therefore David Pritchard (a corruption of Richard) is in fact David Ap Richard Ap Dafydd and David’s father is in reality Richard Ap Dafydd Ap Llwyd.

See ;

For the lineage of DLG I would refer to ;

about half way down the page.

Patronics where popular in strong welsh nationalist areas of the country pre 19th century, however one place that it is never found is here in “Little England beyond Wales” or sometimes referred to as S.W. Pembrokeshire.

ORIEL a welsh window on a surname
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Cookielady03 14 May 2005 5:48PM GMT 
garethmorgan4... 14 Sep 2007 11:04AM GMT 
Cookielady03 14 Sep 2007 2:11PM GMT 
Robbiekins 1 Jan 2012 2:24AM GMT 
Orielbenfro 1 Jan 2012 1:39PM GMT 
garethmorgan4... 2 Jan 2012 2:25AM GMT 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic