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Shelley: Distinguished the multiple branches of the surname and additionally interested to see where it traces back to (my branch traces back to 17th century England currently (not related to Percy Florence Shelley!))
Lock: This surname traces back through the Channel Islands, to the States in the 18th century but also has a French and Scottish element)
Valpy: A notable ancestral family which also traces back to the Channel Islands, but spread out from through to New Zealand, England, Nova Scotia and Salem, Essex (in the States).
Fabrin: An ancestral family from Denmark whose surname spread to Italy. Has tragic roots with the Napoleonic Wars in which after multiple members served, the family a couple of generations had to flee due to Prussian invasion.
First-hand information from myself (obviously)...
Second-hand information from parents and grandparents
Michael Fraser-Allen: Collaboration with piecing together the lineage of the Every Baronetage from my 5th GG father.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Richard or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Richard: