"In Search Of The Father Of All Penn(e)(y)f(e)athers"
Website Last Updated: 24th November 2014
Welcome to the Pennyfather, Pennefather, Pennyfeather Surname Study.
This study has been registered with The Surname Society at http://surname-society.org/
All names on this website can be viewed by selecting the "Index" tab above.
The CiD reference in the index is the unique project reference assigned to the individual.
These can be explained as follows:
0xxx - appears in the England and Wales birth index
1xxx - first appears in the England and Wales marriage index
2xxx - first appears in the England and Wales death index
3xxx - only appears in the England parish records
AUxxxx - Australia
CAxxxx - Canada
IExxxx - Ireland
KNxxxx - St.Kitts & Nevis
USxxxx - United States
Other references are as defined in David Pennefather's "Pennefather History" document.
9xxx - not currently identified as being referenced in any of the above sources but being used as a temporary reference until moved to the above numbering schemes when more details known.
I would like to thank David Pennefather for his excellent ‘Pennefather History’ so much of what this website is based upon.
I would like to thank Dennis Pennyfather for his work on compiling Pennyfather trees within England.