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Where did the English Morcombe family come from? What is the English Morcombe family crest and coat of arms? When did the Morcombe family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Morcombe family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Morecombe, Mortcombe, Morcomb, Morecomb, Morcombe, Morcum, Morcom and many more.
First found in Dorset where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1240 when it was recorded, strangely, as Mortcombe.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morcombe research. Another 295 words(21 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Morcombe History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Morcombe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Morcombe Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Morcombe Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
The Morcombe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Morcombe Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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