Goodbye Mr. Chips, Woodbeade, Rummage and Nithercott

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English surnames are still going extinct!  It all started when family patrilineal surnames began in England ~700 years ago.  Since then some people keep having daughters and then no more surname.  Roughly 200, 000 surnames have gone into the ether from England and Wales since 1901.  I hope that you have said your last goodbyes to Mrs. Butterworth as well as Mr. Portendorfer.

Source Daily Mail

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