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From: "Marine" <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] CHANGE OF SURNAMES
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2002 16:12:37 -0000
I have just checked in properties go http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk, sorry
I missed the uk bit last time.
If not Google and ask for London Gazette.
Searching for Copelin, Pont, Attrell. Reeves
----- Original Message -----
From: "john keers" <>
To: "'Marine'" <>
Sent: Saturday, December 21, 2002 1:11 PM
Subject: RE: [Lon] CHANGE OF SURNAMES
> Thank you for the web site ref. Unfortunately it does not seem to work
for me ,
> Can you please confirm the full address. I've searched Google and only
find Australian Archives on line!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marine [SMTP:]
> Sent: 21 December 2002 10:15
> Subject: Re: [Lon] CHANGE OF SURNAMES
> If you want to see if there was a deed poll change, go to
> Select London Gazette
> Go to archive
> Enter name the person was
> Select the option 1900-1999,
> Select search and wait, every gazette where the name appears or the one
> where the name change was notified will appear
> It is a slow site but I have found it very useful especially as I do
> military research
> Royal Marines
> Member RMHS
> Searching for Copelin, Pont, Attrell. Reeves
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "john keers" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 8:37 PM
> Subject: [Lon] CHANGE OF SURNAMES
> > Was it legal for a person to change their surname in the early 1900s,
> without the benefit of remarriage?
> > The case I have is a child being registered with the surname of the
> current husband of the mother.
> > Could he then live, marry, have children and die, using the surname of
> another man,(who his mother did not marry,) legally?
> > Would it have involved a 'change of name by deed-pole?
> > If so, is there any way of checking?
> > Puzzled!
> > Marion
> > ______________________________
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