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From: "Warren Wetmore" <>
Subject: Re: [CTMID] Re: CTMIDDLE-D Digest V02 #44
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 15:28:13 -0600
Names with -thorp(e)[one syllable, both
spellings], -thwait(e)[ditto],and -by are all from the Danish invaders of
the late 800s, who settled in the north.
Many of those names DID and DO have a syllable or two before -thorp(e)
E.g., Althorp, Goldthwaite.
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Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 7:10 AM
Subject: [CTMID] Re: CTMIDDLE-D Digest V02 #44
| Then the surname Thorp(e) has to be from Northern England, yes? I have
| of those. Could it be they once had another syllable or two before the
| Thorp(e)? I take it these families didn't move about a great deal;
| generation upon generation stayed in the same town or general location.
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