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English Surnames. Essays on Family Nomenclature, Historical, Etymological and Humorous. With Chapters of Rebuses and Canting Arms, The Roll of Battel Abbey, A List Of Latinized Surnames, &c. &c., by Mark Antony Lower, published 1842 (240 pp., London: John Russell Smith) accessible at: & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

English Surnames. Essays on Family Nomenclature, Historical, Etymological & Humorous, With Chapters on Rebuses & Canting Arms, The Roll of Battle Abbey, etc , by Mark Antony Lower, published 1844 (2nd edition, London: John Russell Smith) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

English Surnames; An Essay on Family Nomenclature, Historical, Etymological, And Humorous, by Mark Antony Lower, published 1849 (3rd edition, London: John Russell Smith) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

English Surnames. An Essay on Family Nomenclature, Historical, Etymological and Humorous, With several Illustrative Appendices , by Mark Antony Lower, published 1875 (4th enlarged edition, London: John Russell Smith) accessible at: West Sussex Libraries

The Surnames of West Sussex, by Francis Leeson, published 1964 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 13848]

Nicknames in Western Sussex - 1, by Francis Leeson, published June 1974 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 1 no. 5, article, pp.124-128) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7965] & The Keep [LIB/501253] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Nicknames in Western Sussex - 2, by Francis Leeson, published September 1974 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 1 no. 6, article, pp.154-157) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7965] & The Keep [LIB/501253] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Surnames from the Landscape of Western Sussex, by Francis Leeson, published December 1974 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 1 no. 7, article, pp.207-210) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7965] & The Keep [LIB/501253] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

West Sussex Surnames, by Frank Leeson, published 1975 (pamphlet) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14940] & West Sussex Libraries

Surnames from the Landscape of Western Sussex - 2, by Francis Leeson, published March 1975 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 1 no. 8, article, pp.252-255) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7965] & The Keep [LIB/501253] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Surnames from Personal Names in Western Sussex - 1, by Francis Leeson, published June 1975 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 2 no. 1, article, pp.32-35) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7966] & The Keep [LIB/501254] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Surnames from Personal Names in Western Sussex - 2, by Francis Leeson, published September 1975 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 2 no. 2, article, pp.48-51) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7966] & The Keep [LIB/501254] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Surnames from Personal Names in Western Sussex - 3, by Francis Leeson, published December 1975 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 2 no. 3, article, pp.90-94) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7966] & The Keep [LIB/501254] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Problematic Surnames of Western Sussex, by Francis Leeson, published December 1975 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 2 no. 3, article, pp.94-95) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7966] & The Keep [LIB/501254] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Problematic Surnames of Western Sussex, by Francis Leeson, published June 1976 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 2 no. 5, article, pp.170-172) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7966] & The Keep [LIB/501254] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Puritan Baptismal Names - 1, by Mary Wigan, published December 1976 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 2 no. 7, article, pp.245-246) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7966] & The Keep [LIB/501254] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Puritan Baptismal Names - 2, by Neil Caplan, published December 1976 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 2 no. 7, article, pp.246-247) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 7966] & The Keep [LIB/501254] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Moulton's 'Deeds', by Frank Leeson, published September 1980 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 4 no. 5, article, pp.169-174) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8672] & The Keep [LIB/501256] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Where our Anglo-Saxon Ancestors may have come from, by Dr. Walter Piroth, published December 1980 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 4 no. 6, article, pp.183-185) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8672] & The Keep [LIB/501256] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Where our Anglo-Saxon Ancestors may have come from - some doubts, by Richard Coates, published September 1981 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 4 no. 9, article, pp.287-291) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 8672] & The Keep [LIB/501256] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

The Origins of the Name of Scrase, by R. L. Scrase, published March 1983 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 5 no. 5, article, pp.141-142) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9174] & The Keep [LIB/501257] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Moulton's 'Deeds', 2nd Instalment, by FrankLeeson, published June 1985 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 6 no. 6, article, p.231) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 9788] & The Keep [LIB/501258] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

The Verrall Surname, by Michael S. Verrall, published March 1988 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 8 no. 1, article, pp.27-28) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 10736] & The Keep [LIB/501260] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

The Surnames of Sussex, by Richard McKinley, published October 1988 (483 pp., Leopard's Head Press Ltd., ISBN-10: 0904920143 & ISBN-13: 9780904920147) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/506766][Lib/500146] & West Sussex Libraries & East Sussex Libraries

Teggeherugge and Teghe - A Surname Origin, by Graham Crossingham Gower, published December 1996 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 12 no. 4, article, pp.146-148) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14879] & The Keep [LIB/508811] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.
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Variations of the surname Teggeherugge are: Teghe, Teg, Tegge, Teegue, Teag, Theghe, Tedge, Tegh, Teague, Tickeridge, de Theghegheregge, atte Teghe and le Teghe.

The Name of Madgwick, by David Brown, published September 1999 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 13 no. 7, article, p.257) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 14880] & The Keep [LIB/508822] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.

Three place-name related Sussex surnames, by M. J. Leppard, published 2010 in Sussex Archæological Collections (vol. 148, short article, p.254) accessible at: W.S.R.O. [Lib 18613] & The Keep [LIB/500366] & S.A.S. library   View Online

Surnames as Given Names, by Peter Evershed, published March 2013 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 20 no. 5, article, pp.212-213) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/508976] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.
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From my researches into family history it appears that the use of surnames as given names can be classified into five categories. Named after an ancestor, Named after the family of the child's mother, Named after a close family friend, Named after a public figure and To point the finger at the putative father of an illegitimate child.

Where Did Your Surname Come From?, by Marylynne Tilleyshort, published December 2013 in Sussex Family Historian (vol. 20 no. 8, article, p.377) accessible at: The Keep [LIB/508979] & CD SFH40 from S.F.H.G.
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This is the question that is most often asked when I am introduced to people. This is a question I have never been able to answer. Even within our family we have struggled to find the real reason. There were lots of theories but nothing to prove where the name came from