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Acclume History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Anglo-Saxon name Acclume comes from the family having resided in either of two parishes called Aclom in the county of Yorkshire.

Early Origins of the Acclume family


The surname Acclume was first found in the north Riding of Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Aclam, an ancient village with a Church, a village which dates back to the bronze age. At the time of the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086 this land was held by the Count of Mortain from the King.

Early History of the Acclume family


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Acclume Spelling Variations


Acclume has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Spelling variants included: Aclom, Aclam, Acclom, Acclam, Aclome, Aclame, Acklom, Acklam, Acclame, Acclome, Acklome and many more.

Early Notables of the Acclume family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Acclume family to the New World and Oceana


In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Acclumes to arrive on North American shores: William Andrew Acklam landed in America in 1750.

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