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Re: Bagnall, Piggott, Neville
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: June 08, 2008 at 09:28:33
In Reply to: Bagnall, Piggott, Neville by marjorie Zwickel of 551

All three names sound French in origin. Perhaps they were Huguenots who fled France. There was a large settlement of these around Portarlington. Many of the males served in the Williamite war against James I in Ireland. This was in 1688-1690. Pensions records for these people exist and are online.

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