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Re: A New Language

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 20, 2002, 6:25
On 19 Aug 02, at 13:15, John Cowan wrote:

> In particular, Tristan da Cunha, a British possession in the South > Atlantic, first settled in 1817, and now with a population of about 300, > has only eight surviving surnames: Glass, Green, Swain, Hagan, Rogers, > Repetto, Lavarello, and Patterson (of which the last is a very recent > addition).
Similarly with Pitcairn, where most surnames come from Bounty descendants, IIRC. Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton <Philip.Newton@...>