What’s in a name? Find out...

Macclesfield Express - - FRONT PAGE -

THE next in the se­ries of ‘His­tory Live’ events at Hollinsclough Vil­lage Hall will in­clude a talk about sur­names.

Speaker Brian Rich will present a talk on the his­tory and sig­nif­i­cance of sur­names.

He will look at why some sur­names have dis­ap­peared – such as Swyn­lib­ber and Oilthe­gate.

And he will un­cover the ori­gins of some names which have sur­vived un­til mod­ern, in­clud­ing Coates, Crap­per and Cruik­shank.

The talk takes place on Wed­nes­day, June 1, at 7.30pm,

For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Janet by phon­ing 01298 84624 or email­ing janet­nash@gmail.com.

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