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Re: Present-Day Deards in England-orgin of the nam
Posted by: Robert Deards Date: January 20, 2002 at 21:08:56
In Reply to: Present-Day Deards in England by Paul Deards of 52

deards was a name from northern france and was spelt
De Ardes. The connection is with wood and forrestry I have details back to 1342 or there abouts. The migrated to England, as a result of the religious upheaval of the time and settled in Kent and Essex as toymakers & artisans, they also became hauliers in the are of Hitchen and Finchley.

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