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June 17th, 2013 11:16 PM #1Senior Member
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- Sep 2009
- the scotland in my dreams.
Namebank CAF -- Charles Dickens Edition (7 or more children.)
First, roll the die (http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/reso...ice/twelve.htm) to answer these questions.
Where do you live?
3: York, Yorkshire
4: Portsmouth, Hampshire
5: Exeter, Devon
6: Higham, Kent
7: Chatham, Kent
8: Broadstairs, Kent
9: New South Wales, Australia (your parents were deported there when you were young)
10: Rochester, Kent
11: Brighton, East Sussex
12: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
How does your family make your livelihood?
1: Writing novels and doing investigative journalism.
2: Running an inn.
3: Being miserly money-lenders.
4: As lawyers, mainly wrapped up in a complicated case that has gone on for years.
5: You don't need to. Your family are all lords and ladies and you have plenty of money.
6: You're in charge of a theatre troupe.
7: As pickpockets.
8: As blacksmiths.
9: As sea captains.
10: Running an abusive boarding school for boys.
11: Working in a shoe-blacking factory.
12: You don't. You live in a debtor's prison.
Next, pick a surname. Select a maiden or unmarried name in addition to your last name.
LN: Ayresleigh, Bazzard, Buzfuz, Carton, Chadband, Chickenstalker, Chuzzlewit, Copperfield, Crisparkle, Datchery, Defarge, Drummle, Flintwinch, Flyte, Grimwig, Gulpidge, Guppy, Hogarth, Honeythunder, Huffam, Jellyby, Jorkins, Kenge, Kidgerbury, Lewsome, Lillyvick, Meagles, Micawber, Nickleby, Noggs, Orlick, Pecksniff, Peerybingle, Pirrip, Potatoes, Pumblechook, Quilp, Rokesmith, Roylance, Rudge, Scrooge, Skimpole, Spottletoe, Sowerberry, Steerforth, Stiltstalking, Ternan, Traddles, Vholes, Wopsle.
Spouse 1: Your choice
Spouse 2: Your choice
Roll the dice (http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/reso...ice/twelve.htm) to determine the gender of each child. Roll seven times initially. An odd number signifies a boy, and an even number signifies a girl. If you roll an 11 or 12, you have had twins; roll twice more to decide the genders of the twins.
You may want to come up with a full name for some of the names you select, as many of them are traditionally nicknames.
Namebank for first children:
Girl: Agnes, Anne, Bertha, Betsey, Cecilia, Cornelia, Darnay, Elisabeth, Fanny, Florence, Henrietta, Isabella, Jemima, Katey, Lucy, Mary, Minnie, Nelly, Rachael, Sophy.
Boy: Allan, Charles, Cyrus, Ephraim, Ferdinand, Gabelle, George, Hannibal, Herbert, Jack, Jefferson, Josiah, Paul, Provis, Rogue, Solomon, Stephen, Tommy, Vincent, William.
Namebank for second children:
Girl: Ada, Beatrice, Catherine, Charley, Cherry, Clarissa, Emma, Ethel, Helen, Honoria, Judith, Lizzie, Louisa, Madeline, Manette, Margaret, Marie, Molly, Susan, Victoria.
Boy: Canon, Christopher, Decimus, Ebenezer, Edmund, Foulon, Frank, Hiram, Horatio, John, Joseph, Lawrence, Martin, Michael, Nathaniel, Nicholas, Noah, Reuben, Samuel, Tite.
Namebank for third children:
Girl: Alice, Belle, Bessie, Caroline, Dorrit, Elinor, Estella, Georgina, Helena, Jessie, Julia, Lillian, Lucinda, Maria, Mercy, Miggs, Pleasant, Sally, Therese, Violet.
Boy: Abel, Angelo, Barnaby, Caleb, Clarence, David, Fred, Gordon, Ham, Harry, Jacques, James, Jerry, Job, Nicodemus, Ralph, Richard, Sampson, Silas, Walter.
Namebank for fourth children:
Girl: Amy, Angela, Augusta, Barbara, Biddy, Clare, Edith, Emily, Enid, Frances, Harriet, Jane, Kate, Lavinia, Letitia, Malta, Mamie, Nancy, Polly, Rosa.
Boy: Anthony, Edwin, Ernest, Francis, Gaspard, Geoffrey, Hamilton, Huffam, Hugh, John Baptist, Jonas, Julius, Mark, Noddy, Oliver, Serjeant, Simon, Thomas, Tony, Wackford.
Namebank for fifth children:
Girl: Abigail, Annie, Arabella, Betty, Bridget, Charlotte, Clara, Clemency, Dolly, Dot, Eleanor, Fan, Flora, Georgiana, Lucretia, Matilda, Merry, Nell, Peg, Sophie.
Boy: Alfred, Arthur, Chevy, Dolge, Edward, Eugene, Jeremiah, Jo, Kit, Leo, Montague, Mortimer, Ned, Nemo, Newman, Pip, Prince, Robert, Uriah, Zephaniah.
Namebank for sixth children:
Girl: Abbey, Arethusa, Belinda, Charity, Cleopatra, Ellen, Hortense, Janet, Judy, Kitty, Laura, Maggy, Martha, Mary Anne, May, Ninetta, Rose, Sairey, Tilly, Volumnia.
Boy: Bayham, Bentley, Bill, Dick, Gabriel, Jacob, Matthew, Mick, Mulberry, Neville, Quinion, Reginald, Roger, Sydney, Theophile, Tom, Tracy, Wilkins, Woolwich, Zamiel.
Namebank for seventh children:
Girl: Affery, Bella, Bet, Caddy, Camilla, Dora, Elizabeth, Esther, Grace, Jenny, Lucie, Marion, Meg, Milly, Morleena, Ruth, Sarah, Sissy, Sophronia, Wren.
Boy: Adolphus, Augustus, Benjamin, Daniel, Frederick, Gaffer, Gregory, Harold, Henry, Jarvis, Jasper, Jem, Luke, Mealy, Peter, Seth, Timothy, Tip, Toby, Watt."Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like."