Tichbourn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Tichbourn family

The surname Tichbourn was first found in Hampshire at Tichborne (Tichbourne) a village and civil parish 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Winchester. The place name dates back to Saxon times when it was first listed as Ticceburna c. 909. [1] Literally the place name means "stream frequented by young goats," from the Old English words "ticce" + "burna." [1]

"Tichbourne in Hampshire has for a period of unknown antiquity, probably before the Conquest, been in the possession of a family who derived their name from it. " [2] "The church [of Aldershott, Southampton] contains a curious monument to the Titchbourne family, whose ancient seat has been converted into a farmhouse." [3]

Important Dates for the Tichbourn family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tichbourn research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1558, 1586, 1558, 1488, 1629, 1581, 1667, 1620, 1604, 1682, 1647, 1656 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Tichbourn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tichbourn Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tichborne, Tichbourne, Titchborne and others.

Early Notables of the Tichbourn family (pre 1700)

Notables of the family at this time include Chidiock Tichborne (1558?-1586), was an English conspirator, born at Southampton about 1558, was the son of Peter Tichborne by his wife Elizabeth. "This branch of the family traced descent from Roger de Ticheburne, knight in Henry II's reign, through Henry, younger son of John Tichborne, sheriff of Hampshire in 1488, and great-grandfather of Sir Benjamin, the first Baronet (d. 1629.) Tichborne was the fifth of the conspirators to be hanged on 20 Sept., " a member of...
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Migration of the Tichbourn family to Ireland

Some of the Tichbourn family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 40 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Tichbourn migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tichbourn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Winifred Tichbourn and husband arrived in Barbados with their servants in 1680

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  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  2. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
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