Discussion in 'Ask The Experts' started by Sis, Dec 15, 2019.
Well at least the pauper got a name in the end.
They did like to go into detail didn't they
We Scots are always precise.
I wish more records would.
He may come up in another thread if I can't find his birth. Ireland don't you know.
Not sure if I have Scottish in me or not, my great great grandmother was a Campbell.....was this a purely Scottish name or was it just a name? Never really have figured out where her ancestors came from.
"The name Campbell is traditionally understood as entirely Scottish in origin. However, both the Campbell name and dynasty have their roots in Ireland, particularly in the province of Ulster.
Geographically, Ulster and Scotland are divided by a narrow strait (Kintyre), and from the earliest times there was a shared language and culture. The very name Scotland means ‘the land of the Irish’, and Irish was the language spoken in Scotland.
The origins of the name Campbell lie in the Irish (Gaelic) language – from the Irish words for Cam = crooked, and Beál = ‘mouth’. The term ‘crooked mouth’ doesn’t refer to a physical trait, but to lying or making false promises."
Never heard this before.
@Sis do take care in the heat over your way Anne, it is so debilitating. It's heading our way so all due care being taken here too.
Even we aren’t immune next week
Thank you Wendy. Take care both of you. This is our second 4 day one this month and Summer hasn't really got going yet!!!! 43C today!!! Sorry for going off piste DB
So that's where EastEnders got their scriptwriters.....
For what it's worth my first impression was pauper,, it does seem an odd way to phrase the note though "living with pauper and Margaret Docherty dead".
Jasper would make more sense but it would be hard to see the third letter as a s rather than a u, add to that the examples of the writer's J that Sis posted.
Separate names with a comma.