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Our 2,768 members have registered
2,405 study surnames with us
and a further 6,120 variant names.

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About the study

This study started with various Mark families in Cumberland and Westmorland and soon branched out into other parts of the British Isles and eventually gathered interest in many other parts of the world.

Variant names

The most frequent variants to the surname Mark include Marke, Marks and Mark-Bell.


Data held on Mark families includes;

Births, marriages and deaths within the civil registration period of 1837 to 2005
Church records for many parishes in Cumberland and Westmorland
Quaker Records for many counties in England and in Ireland
Norfolk marriage index 1801 to 1837
Census returns for England
Wills proved at the PCC, PCC York, Carlisle Durham, Hexham, Lancashire
1873 Owners of Land, England
English Manorial Records
Soldier Index WO97
Extracts from many published works


A Mark surname DNA project is being administered with Familytreedna which is steadily growing in membership.