Walne Surname Study Posts

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100 years ago: First World War Wound

The Preston Herald reported on 16 June, 1917, that Private H Walne L.N.L (Loyal North Lancashire Regiment) had been wounded. “Pte Herbert Walne, L.N.L, whose parents

150 years ago: Unpaid wages

Daniel Walne, of Pulham and Brockdish, was a regular face at the local Petty Sessions – both as plaintiff and complainant. On 31 May, 1867,

150 years ago: An Ulcombe wedding

On May 16, 1867, John Walne of Lenham, Kent, married Emily ‘fourth daughter of the late Mr James Hatch, of Chegworth, Ulcomb (sic)’. Rev. P

100 years ago: a WWI death

Horace George Walne was killed instantly by a shell during the Battle of Arras on 11 April, 1917. He was one of three men of

150 years ago: The Bath Bachelors’ Ball

Mr Alfred Septimus Walne and a little ‘flirting’. From the Western Daily Press (22 February 1867, Page 3): The biennial ball given by the bachelors of

1911: Spelling

In 1911, eleven individuals appeared on their schedule as ‘Warnes Walne’, the others I read as ‘Walne’, although the transcription varies wildly. Were all of

1911: Where born?

In the interests of surname research, only those men and women born Walnes and still being so in 1911 are in included in this graphic.

1911: Married in? Children? Age?

How many of the 262 (for now – already one down on my previous post!) Walnes in the 1911 census were Walnes by marriage? 59