Month: June 2013

Changing names: the mystery of George Lilley

The Holford name may be a simple variation of the original German name, Holtorp, but Mum's maiden name, Simmonds, is a complete departure from the past, as far as I can work out. Mum told me before she died that her grandfather, George Simmonds, whom … Continue reading Changing names: the mystery of George Lilley