Twizle/Twizlle
I was speaking to my grandmother today and she remembered her grandparents names and one of the surnames was Twizle/Twizlle. (twy-zell)I have never heard of this surname before, does anyone have any information on this?My grandmothers family are for Northumberland.
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Hi,Found some wonderful old bone-handled knives and forks, they look 19th century- the makers name is JOHN TWIZLE & SONS NORTH SHIELDS.Can't find any reference anywhere.Nice Dickensian type of name.
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Twizel is a Northumbrian place name, a word for a fork in a river (Tw- as in two, twain, twice). You'll find references online to Twizel Bridge, Twizel Castle, etc., Nothumberland.
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