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Pascoe Pepperrell (1612)

I have just found my earliest mention of the Pepperrell surname as I spell it. The record can be found in Findmypast in the Workhouses & Poor Law collection and …

Why They Came To London

I recently received the last copy of the book “Why They Came To London” by Michael Barefoot from his son. The book is “A study of five selected ancestors who came …

One-Name Study or Not

Before I started the project I reviewed the information available to the public on both The Guild of One-Name Studies and The Surname Society; I am now a member of …

Leslie Pepperrell (1924-1978)

Born youngest of 14 in a poor Wandsworth household in 1924, Les’s thirst for education and knowledge won him many school prizes, even though he had to go to school in old …