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Recorded in a variety of spellings including Master, the patronymics Masters and Masterson, the occupational Masterman, this is an ancient Anglo-Scottish surname, but one originally of Roman (Latin) origins. It derives from the word 'magister', meaning a superior, one who was in charge. This word dates back to the very dawn of written history, at least two thousand b.c. It could mean a chief or elder of a tribe or village, and later, a more general meaning of an educated person, when few were, such as a teacher or magistrate. Whilst almost certainly a word used during the Roman occupation of England between 55 and 410 a...

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Chaoimbhin O Luchaireán

Hi there , my name is chaoimbhin, I am searching for any information on my great grandfather Patrick masterson , married Lizzie rice , I believe he came from country down , also he died in a poor hospital after a really bad accident, my grans dad , she always spoke so lovingly of him , I just want to find any of his family

Joe Lavigne

James Masterson married Mary Lynch in 1822 at Castlepollard.


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