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bufton surname

bufton surname

Posted: 2 Jul 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 28 May 2002 2:57AM GMT
Surnames: BUFTON, BUFFINGTON
I am looking for any information regarding the above said surnames...any information would be of great help

Re: bufton surname

Posted: 10 Mar 2013 3:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi,
Plenty of Bufton surnames showing on the England and Wales census.

Regards

Sandra

Re: bufton surname

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 3:29AM GMT
Classification: Query
Yes plenty of mailing lists.
Bufton is basically a Welsh/English border name. During my research I have come across researchers for the two major family groupings in Wales and Hertfordshire (which is close to the Wales border). Many of the Hertfordshire lines can trace the family back to Wales. In Shropshire the name Bufton goes back to the early 1600’s. A genealogical site state that the four main counties where the highest cluster of the Bufton name can be found are Hereford, Worcester equal numbers, Powys (Wales) and Shropshire. There were three families in Portsea. No apparent connection between the name Bufton and Buffingtont or no more than any other variations of this name.
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