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Where did the English Linwood family come from? What is the English Linwood family crest and coat of arms? When did the Linwood family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Linwood family history?

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Lingwood, Linwood, Lynwood, Lyngwood and others.

First found in Essex 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 13th century when they held estates in that county.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Linwood research. Another 314 words(22 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Linwood History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Linwood Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Linwood Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century


  • Faith Linwood, who arrived in Virginia in 1703

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  4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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  6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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  9. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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The Linwood Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Linwood 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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