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son taking first name of dead father?

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son taking first name of dead father?

Posted: 2 Jan 2009 10:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
I'm wondering if anyone has come across cases, in England in the latter half of 19th century, of a son taking the first name of his deceased father? For example, a 'William' taking his dead father's name and becoming 'John William' henceforth?
Many thanks for any information.
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kesmeany 2 Jan 2009 5:11PM GMT 
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