Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

30/4/2008

The English adventurer who settled on a tiny Pacific island 145 years ago … and left everyone with Gloucestershire accent

An English adventurer who settled on a tiny Pacific island almost 150 years ago has left a mark that has lasted to this day – everyone now speaks with a Gloucestershire accent.

There may only be a total of 63 residents on Palmerston, one of the Cook islands, but they all share the West Country burr of their ancestor Thomas Marsters. for more click here

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