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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: Bulkley Ancestors In Normandy 1050-1150
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 05:05:10 -0000
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"taf" <> wrote in message

> On Feb 7, 9:19 am, paul bulkley <> wrote:
>> Richard Bulceleia is recorded to have been a witness
>> to a Bunbury charter 1170/1180. Should we not imagine
>> that if the family name is named after the village
>> that the village should have been named Bulceleai?
> I just noticed that when you posted on this last June, you said the
> name was Richun de Bulceleia. Richun is not Richard, and 'de'
> Bulceleia clearly points to it being a toponym, making the links to
> Bucklers all the more tenuous.
> That being said, Bunbury is 2 miles away from Bulkeley, Cheshire. Why
> are you trying so hard to convince yourself and the rest of us that
> Bulceleia has nothing to do with Bulkeley, Cheshire, two miles away?
> With geography like this, you had better do better than "what if the
> experts are wrong?" or complaints that the modern spelling of the town
> of Bulkeley is different.
> taf

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