Guild of One-Name Studies
One-name studies, Genealogy
Variants: Kenington, Keninton, Kennyngton, Kynnington
Category: 2 - A study where research using core genealogical datasets and transcriptions is well under way, but currently in some countries only.
Contact: Mrs Nicola Murphy
This is just some brief information about my ONS regarding the wonderful Lincolnshire surname of Kennington.
Or Kennyngton, Or Kenyngton. or … you get the idea.
The Kennington clan fist entered my family tree on my mother's side - my great-great-grandmother, Alice K, was the first Kennington tree I started investigating. When I started, I didn't realise that there WAS such a thing as a one-name study ...
I'll be primarily looking at the distribution of the surname in the UK, including trying as far as possible to trace its origins in Lincolnshire/Yorkshire. I'll also try and hunt down the first people with that surname (or one of its variants) in different countries such as the USA and Australia/New Zealand. Wish me luck!
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