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Re: Julie, 29.4.99, Wales
Posted by: Simon Furber Date: May 03, 1999 at 14:47:34
In Reply to: Julie, 29.4.99, Wales by Furber, Julie of 179

Hi Julie

THe name is believed to come from and original name of Furbisher/Frobisher or Furbour which mean a polisher of metal. This dates probably from France and to William the conquer who brought his furbishers with him at part of his court.

Where is wales are you ?


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