SURNAMES I'm researching

SURNAMES that I am researching

The main surnames I am researching are:

        CAWTHORN - from Emneth, Three Holes & Christchurch, Cambridgeshire, U.K.
                         [+ Cambs/South Lincolnshire border + Cambs/West Norfolk borders.]
                         late 1600s onwards.

        SCOTT - from Welney 1700s onwards; and Christchurch, Cambridgeshire 
                             early 1800s onwards - my paternal grandmother was SCOTT.

                  + CANADA - unfortunately, I have no idea where - from abt 1903 onwards
        PALMER & DeSilva PALMER - from Burwell, nr Cambridge - 1600s onwards; 
                               Methwold, West Norfolk - 1851 onwards
                               Hilgay and neighbouring villages, West Norfolk - 1880 onwards
                               Brandon, Suffolk - 1900 onwards
                               Wisbech, Cambs. - 1882 onwards
                               Rawstenstall & Rossendale, Lancs. - 1865 onwards
                               Fleetwood, Lancs. - abt 1915 onwards
   And to a slightly lesser extent:-

        BERRY - Upwell & Christchurch, Cambs; Hannah, daughter of John & Tansley married my Gt Gt Grandfather, 
                              George CAWTHORN at Upwell St Peter's, 17 September, 1863

        DAWSON - in the St Ives, Hunts area, but originally from Exning, near Burwell, Cambs; 
                               Marry into the PALMER family 1843.

        O'CONNOR - My Gt Gt Grandmother came from Bandon, Co. Cork, Ireland
                               - that's all I know! She would have married John WATSON in about 1852/3.

        SCALES - from Baldock, Hertfordshire; my grandmother was Florence Harriet SCALES.  
                               She married Ernest William William PALMER in 1912 at the Little Church Street Methodist Church,Wisbech.

        SMITH - from Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Ellen SMITH married my Gt Grandfather, Charles SCALES

        WALTON - from "Marson" in Bedfordshire.  Hannah married my Gt Gt Gt Grandfather,
                               Joseph CAWTHORN in about 1833.

        WATSON - from Wretton in West Norfolk; Catherine married my Gt Grandfather
                               Louis Henry PALMER at St Augustine's, Wisbech, 11 March, 1883
        WEATHERSTON - from Berwick, Northumberland - 1850s onwards;         
                                     & South Shields, Co. Durham from 1880s onwards (PALMER connection)

 And to an even slightly lesser extent:-

            - from the Fenland area around Chatteris, Wisbech & Upwell, Cambridgeshire, U.K.

        HAWKINS & DILLEY - from the Hitchin/Great Wymondley area of Hertfordshire

        BARSBY - in Auckland, New Zealand from about 1910 onwards.

        JOHNSTON,- from Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland & now in North Island, New Zealand.
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