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Posted by Constanza on June 22, 1998 at 18:28:30:
In response to Laura Wallace's titles page, written by Constanza on June 22, 1998 at 09:13:52
In the subchapter "Forms of address" there is some overall information about when first names are used. Though it refers specifically to peers and baronets, it may be indicative of the custom in force among gentry. Perhaps you may e-mail Laura and ask about it. (the email address is in the page)
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