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Traditional Naming Conventions

Given names were frequently repeated with families as some of us know which causes confusion more often than not. In my own family tree I have several named William Hunter. This is a short explanation to help if you have the same problem. If a man called William Hunter had four sons, and they each…

Famous Hunter – Aylmer Hunter-Weston

Lieutenant-General Sir Aylmer Gould Hunter-Weston KCB DSO GCStJ He was a British Army general who served in World War I at Gallipoli and was also a Scottish Unionist MP. He was born at Hunterston, West Kilbride, on 23 September 1864, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel John Gould Read Hunter-Weston (1823-1904), and his second wife, who was…