Devon Surnames - References


Max Hooper


1 Which are Devon Surnames?

1.1 Guppy's List of Devon Surnames

1.2 Names I think ought to be added

2 Early Distribution of some Surnames in Devon

2.1 Sample Surname Distribution Maps

3. References




  1. Bryant,D., 1971, Demographic trends in South Devon in the mid nineteenth centuries in Gregory, K.J., & Ravenhill, W.L.D., 1971, Exeter Essays in Geography. Exeter University Press.
  2. Bulson, P.S., 1978, A note on the origins & distribution of some West Country families using the 1978 Telephone Directories. A typescript mss. seen in the West Country Studies Library in Exeter, among the DCRS collections.
  3. Cottle, B., 1967, The Penguin Dictionary of Surnames, London.
  4. Dark, A., 1998, Surnames and One-Name Studies. Hillingdon Family Hist. Soc. (no. 12 in the series Beginning Genealogy).
  5. Erskine, A.M., 1969, The Devonshire Lay Subsidy of 1332, DCRS vol. 14 (new series).
  6. Gray, T., 1990, Early-Stuart Mariners and Shipping, DCRS vol. 33 (new series).
  7. Gover, J.E.B., Mawer, A., & Stenton, F.M., 1931, The Place-Names of Devon. vol I. English Place-Name Society. Vol. VIII. Cambridge.
  8. Gover, J.E.B., Mawer,A., & Stenton,F.M., 1932, The Place-Names of Devon. vol II. English Place-Name Society Vol. IX. Cambridge.
  9. Guppy, H.B., 1890, The Homes of Family Names, London. (Has been re-published at least twice in the USA, most recently in 1998.)
  10. Hey, D., 1993/2002, The Oxford Guide to Family History. Oxford University Press.
  11. Hey, D., 1997, The Local History of Family Names. Pub. as a suppl. to The Local Historian, vol 27, no. 4, pp I-XX (Nov 1997).
  12. Hoskins, W. G., 1941, The occupation of land in Devonshire 1650-1800, D.& C. N.& Q. 21, 2-12.
  13. Hoskins, W.G., 1954, Devon, London.
  14. Hoskins, W.G., 1959, Devon and Its People. Newton Abbott.
  15. Hoskins, W.G., 1966, Old Devon. Newton Abbott.
  16. Hoskins, W.G., 1984, Local History in England. London (Third ed.).
  17. Lasker, G.W., & Mascie-Taylor, C.G.N., 1990, Atlas of British Surnames, pub for GOONS by Wayne State University Press, Detroit.
  18. McInley, R.A., 1990, A History of British Surnames. London.
  19. Postles, D., 1995, The surnames of Devon, Oxford.
  20. Ravenstein, E.G., 1885, The Laws of Migration, Jour. Roy. Stats. Soc. 48 167--227
  21. Ravenstein, E.G., 1889, The Laws of Migration, Jour. Roy. Stats. Soc. 52 214;-301
  22. Rogers, C.D., 1995, The Surname Detective. Manchester University Press.
  23. Round, J.H., 1930, Family Origins and other Studies, Edited by W. Page, 1930, London.
  24. Rowe, M.M. & Jackson A.M., 1973, Exeter Freemen. DCRS. Extra Series no. 1.
  25. Stoate, T.L., 1986, Devon Subsidy Rolls 1543-1545, Bristol.
  26. Stoate, T.L., 1985, Cornwall Subsidies in the Reign of Henry VIII, Bristol.