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Where did the Scottish Whyburgh family come from? What is the Scottish Whyburgh family crest and coat of arms? When did the Whyburgh family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Whyburgh family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Wybergh, Wyberg, Whyberg, Whybergh, Wyborough, Wyburgh, Whyburgh, Wyburg, Whyburg, Whybourg, Wybourgh, Wibergh, Wiberg, Wibourg, Wibourgh and many more.
First found in Westmorland, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Clifton Hall. Their family records can prove an unbroken line resident at Clifton Hall since 1367. Before the acquisition of Clifton Hall through the marriage of William de Wybergh to Eleanor, daughter and heiress of Gilbert Engayne, the family of Wybergh held a family seat at St.Bees, a parish in which Whitehaven is situated. St.Bees or St.Bees Head on which there is a lighthouse, is said to have been founded by St. Bega, an Irish saint who founded a monastery there about 650 A.D.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Whyburgh research. Another 209 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1663 and 1827 are included under the topic Early Whyburgh History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Whyburgh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles M. and John Wiberg who settled in New York State in 1834.
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Hominem te esse memento
Motto Translation: Remember that thou art a man.
The Whyburgh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Whyburgh 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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