"a scholarly and readable study of the growth of English surnames based on the valuble work of the Names Projects Group at the National Centre for English Cultural Tradition and Language. It will appeal to the general redaer and to the student coming to the topic for the first time." Contemporary Review, 01/07/07--Sanford Lakoff
About the Author
David Hey, now retired, was Professor of Local History at Sheffield University and is the author of The Oxford Guide to Family History (1993).