Three surname puzzles: Badge, Bersey and Cheffers

These three surnames were all a lot more common in Cornwall in the later 1800s than anywhere else, but their origin is unclear or open to debate. If any reader has anything which will help clarify these particular puzzles do leave a comment. Badge might be a short version of Badger, which could apply to … Continue reading Three surname puzzles: Badge, Bersey and Cheffers