Where are your Cornwell family from?
Warbleton and the surrounds. All from Sussex it seems.
My branch moved from Sussex to London between 1883 -1886.
Same mine seem to be from Sussex and then east London
Well you might have a link… between you. How lucky.
Same Pete. What was your furthest back Cornwell’s name and dates? I might have them on my tree already!
Stephen Cornwall born 1824 distant relative
He’s my 2nd great grandfather.
An interesting surname of English origin is either a locational name from Cornwall in Oxfordshire so called from the Old English pre 7th Century “corn” a metathesised form of “cron”, “cran” meaning “crane” plus “well(a)” spring, stream, or it is a regional name from the county of Cornwall, so called from the Old English pre 7th Century tribal name…[Read more]