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History of Christian Names, A. 2 vols. By the author of “The Heir of Redclyffe,” “Landmarks of History.” John W Parker and Son West Strand, London Part appeared in MP as ‘Name-Fancying’, May 1852 to August 1862 Book Non-fiction: history, onomastics. ( 1863 )


A revised edition was published in 1884. The book drew on a long-standing interest of CMY's, which she had expressed in a series of articles on 'Name-fancying', published in MP (May 1852-August 1862).