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Discovering surnames

John William Freeman

Discovering surnames

their origins and meanings

by John William Freeman

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Published by Shire Publications in Tring .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.W. Freeman.
SeriesDiscovering guides
The Physical Object
Pagination(1),63p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20141870M

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