March 2018

It’s in the Papers

It’s in the Papers We’ve scoured the pages of newspapers recently added to the British Newspaper Archive website to bring you some P*rr*tt-related articles. WESTON-SUPER-MARE GAZETTE AND GENERAL ADVERTISER (UK) – 1st August 1877 Mr. John Carnock, farmer, of Nibley, Gloucestershire, has obtained a decree nisi for a disolution of marriage on the ground of …

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The Origins of the P*rr*tt surname

The Origins of the P*rr*tt surname The Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland for 1852 gives the following explanation for the origins of the P*rr*tt surname. “The ancient family of Perrott derived their name from Castle Perrot, in Brittany, built in 957, by William de Perrott, whose great-grandson, Sir Richard Perrott, …

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