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Gorringe History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Gorringe family


The surname Gorringe was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Gorringe family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gorringe research.
Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1532, 1653, 1789 and 1802 are included under the topic Early Gorringe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Gorringe Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Goring, Goreng, Göring, Goringet, Geur, Gerling and many more.

Early Notables of the Gorringe family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gorringe family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gorringe Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Robert Gorringe, (b. 1839), aged 36, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Helen Denny" arriving in Hawkes Bay, Napier, North Island, New Zealand on 20th September 1875 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Gorringe, (b. 1839), aged 36, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Helen Denny" arriving in Hawkes Bay, Napier, North Island, New Zealand on 20th September 1875 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html

Contemporary Notables of the name Gorringe (post 1700)


  • Henry Honychurch Gorringe (1841-1885), American naval officer, best known for successfully removing Cleopatra's needle from Alexandria, Egypt and re-erecting it in Central Park, New York City
  • Allan Lindsay Gorringe (1884-1918), English cricketer
  • Hubert Maurice Gorringe (1886-1958), English cricketer
  • Captain Frank Clifford Gorringe (b. 1889), English World War I flying ace credited with 14 aerial victories
  • The Reverend Professor Timothy Jervis Gorringe (b. 1946), English St Luke's Professor of Theological Studies in the University of Exeter
  • Horace Charles "Horrie" Gorringe (1895-1994), Tasmanian-born, Australian rules football player, inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 2011
  • Lieutenant General Sir George Frederick Gorringe KCB, KCMG, DSO (1868-1945), English Field Commander in the British Army during the Anglo-Boer War, World War I, on the Palestine and Western Fronts

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Citations


  1. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html


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