Knowing the history of our ancestor’s surnames can help us in research, particularly Irish research. In this episode I interview author Robert Bell of The Book of Ulster Surnames, reissued in 2021. Robert share why surname research matters and some pieces of Scots Irish history you won’t want to miss.
The Book of Ulster Surnames by Robert Bell
The History of Ulster by Jonathan Bardon
Place Names of Ulster by Jonathan Bardon
A Dictionary of English Surnames by P.H. Reaney
Surnames of Scotland: Their Origin, Meaning and History by George F. Black
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