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Dunster surnames

Rubbing of brass to John Wyther and wife

The people of medieval Dunster came from many places, which has left traces in their surnames. A list of burgesses in 1266 is very revealing about how origins, occupations and other characteristics gave rise to surnames.

Content generated during research for Victoria County History Somerset Volume XII. More information is available on the VCH Somerset website

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High Medieval (1216-1398)
Tudor (1485-1603)