5 Apr 1873 Gaskin, Gaskill, Gascoigne
Osvskin. Gaskillj Oascoifne. A few days ago a cause was . culled . in Court which . was entered . on the Ju lge's docket, Gaskins as one of the .parties ; the gentlemen of the bar informed His Honor, Judge Clarke, that the name was not Gaskins . bnt GaskilL His Honor remarked that they were both wrong. . as the true name was Gasooiojt, bat that there" were twenty, different; manners of spelling the. name, and referred to Campbell's Lives of the Chief Justice.' 1 . , . We find vol. 1, page 122,' 'SriV WiLliam Gascoiojje, familiar to us all f romjthe. ajuacdote ofhlsTiaying committed . the l?rince of Wales tq prison and from being ,eoaspieuonfsonar acter iu Qne,qf ihemopt poMilaro- the dramas of ShakcSpedrdr' JrIenfy IV being proclaimed King, one of the first acs of hi reign was to appoint 'Gascoigne Chief Justice of King's Bench, and- tq ..confer on.hiav. the Igjuafcf knightrroodT A.TJKOO: ' " I have preferred tbe more modern spelling of this name, rvJascoigne). but it is found spelt in more than twenty .other different manners : Gaskin, Gauscin, Gosooygne, Gascoigne, Gascoyn, 3ascnn, Gasken, Gaskyn, Gasknn, Gaston, Gaston e, " Gastoyn, Gastoygae. Gas-gniu, Gasguyne, awsken Vaeoin, Girss-eoynVr Gsakoigney wnd DeGasguofle. x For Christian name, ' William ' was the great patronimio in the family, perhaps in compliment to thy conqueror -w and in their pedigree are counted 1C. Williams Unea'dy succeeding each other."