Cullombe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Cullombe name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in either of the settlements called Culham in the counties of Berkshire and Oxfordshire. The surname Cullombe belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Cullombe family
The surname Cullombe was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat from very ancient times, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Important Dates for the Cullombe family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cullombe research. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1855, 1574, 1633, 1597, 1662, 1587, 1664, 1628, 1680, 1657, 1720, 1690, 1702, 1705, 1674, 1754, 1699 and 1774 are included under the topic Early Cullombe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cullombe Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Cullombe has undergone many spelling variations, including Cullum, Culme, Cullam and others.
Early Notables of the Cullombe family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Hugh Cullum; Sir Henry Culmer (c. 1574-1633), 1st Baron Culmer; and Sir Richard Culmer (1597-1662), English peer; Thomas Cullum (c. 1587-1664), 1st Baronet of Hastede, Suffolk; Thomas Cullum (1628-1680), 2nd Baronet of...
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Migration of the Cullombe family to Ireland
Some of the Cullombe family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cullombe family
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Cullombe were among those contributors: Elizabeth Cullum and her husband settled in Maryland in 1720; another Elizabeth Cullum, her two daughters, her son George, and husband, settled in New York State in 1820..
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