But while Hitts
are far easier to keep up with than the Joneses, we're not related to the Bridgend clan, although I've been asked many times over the years, 'Are you belonging to the bloke who installed my combi-boiler?'
The surname Hitt
was the bane of my life during schooldays - it rhymes with at least two rude words, was mentioned in an irritating Ian Dury song and I could never have signed a cheque in my life if I'd been called Sarah.
I have been researching the Hitt
family tree from 1710 and have come to a stop in 1901 with a George Hitt