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Re: Dewhurst name origin (alternate theory)
Posted by: Lynne Dewhurst McBurney Date: March 12, 2002 at 18:25:41
In Reply to: Dewhurst name origin by Kathy of 261

Hmm...My stepmother (Theresa Dewhurst) has done extensive research, and came up with a slightly different answer: "Dewhurst" means "Deer Park" and was meant to signify that the family were game wardens, of a sort, to the crown or local manor. I'll check with her and see whether her sources were as unimpeachable as those cited here, and will post more later.

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