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  • Albert Lancaster Lloyd (1908 - 1982)
    Albert Lancaster Lloyd (29 February 1908 – 29 September 1982), usually known as A. L. Lloyd or Bert Lloyd, was an English folk singer and collector of folk songs, and as such was a key figure in the ...
  • Alice Howse (1572 - 1653)
    Rev. John Howse, perhaps the son of Thomas and Alice (Hinton) Howse, was born about 1570 and   died on 30/Aug/1630 - Eastwell Par., Co. Kent, England - bur: 2/Sep/1630. His wife was Alice, perhaps Lloy...
  • Alice Lloyd (c.1776 - 1867)
  • Alice Lloyd (1645 - d.)
  • Alice Drew (1603 - d.)
    Children William Drew (1627 - 1669). Married Elizabeth Matthews. Bartholomew Drew (abt 1630 - ). Thomas Drew (1632 - ) James Drew (1633 - ) Samuel Drew (1635 - ) Links

About the Lloyd surname

According to Behind the Name: The Etymology and History of Surnames, the name Lloyd "is an ancient surname that originates from Wales. The first bearers of the name Lloyd were thought to have originated in Mid Wales around the early 1300s. There is record of a Richard Loyt dating back to 1327, and an Ithell Lloyd in 1391. Lloyd is a nickname from the Welsh word llwyd, meaning 'grey' or 'hoary'." The Wikipedia entry for the surname provides the additional information that ll "represents the voiceless alveolar lateral fricative of Welsh, and was sometimes also represented as fl, yielding the related name Floyd." The Internet Surname Database states that the name can be considered to be both Old Welsh and Medieval English and provides a brief overview of early mentions of the name.