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George William Featherstonhaugh did not pronounce his name "Fanshaw."  This is the modern British way. George William Featherstonhaugh is my great-great-great grandfather. Family lore does not recognize a change in how the name is pronounced, and we do not say it that way.

Stephen C. Featherstonhaugh
Highland, NY