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He changed his name!

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My grandfather was born William Terrell in Bermondsey in 1875. I can track him as far as the 1901 census.
The next sighting of him is in 1906, when his first son was born. By that time he had changed his name to William Blake and was living in Leyton. Money was very scarce for the family so I don't imagine that he changed his name by deed poll but I'd really like to know WHY he changed his name. Anybody out there know anything about the Terrells of Bermondsey?
 

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