Early Origins of the Mcclam family
The surname Mcclam was first found in Northumberland
, where they were Lords of the manor of West Denton. The earliest record of this name in Scotland
appears to be of Adam Lamb of Sympering, who witnessed a charter of lands in Grayden in c. 1288. Adam Lamb and Lambe fiz Austyn de Nibreim (Austin Lamb) both rendered homage in 1296 to King Edward I
on his brief conquest of Scotland
. Thomas Lambe was a tenant
in 1376. John Lambe of Scotland
received twenty pounds from Richard II of England
for killing Oweyn of Wales
, "the King's enemy in France." Duncan Lam held a tenement in Edinburgh in 1392. A master Archibald Lame taught young monks at the Abbey of Arbroath in 1486. CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
Early History of the Mcclam family
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Mcclam Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Mcclam family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mcclam family to Ireland
Some of the Mcclam family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Mcclam family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John, Edward, and Elizabeth Lamb, who settled in Salem, Massachusetts in 1630; Nancy and Nellie Lamb, who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1736; John Lamb, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1774.
- ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)