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The surname Legge was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Legge, Legg and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Legge research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1647, 1691, 1673, 1682, 1683, 1685 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Legge History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Legge Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the Legge family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Legge Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Legge Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
This page was last modified on 14 June 2014 at 14:59.