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Re: Foulger/Foulser
Posted by: Graham Watson (ID *****7243) Date: May 08, 2008 at 13:45:43
In Reply to: Re: Foulger/Foulser by david foulger of 66

Well - 5 years is quite a long time to wait for a response...
But I too am descended from Foulgers (from Norfolk) and was also wondering if the name derived from Fougeres. I know that de Fougeres was a noble that arrived during the Norman Conquest and was given land in Norfolk - it seems logical to me that Foulger would be a corruption of the french name Fougeres so if you have any theories or information that backs this up I'd be happy to know.
Look forward to your reply,
Graham


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