Shopping Cart
0 Items
100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016


The name Alchorne is an old Anglo-Saxon name. It comes from when a family lived in the village of Alchorne in the parish of Rotherfield, Sussex.

 More

Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Alchorne were recorded, including Alcorn, Alcorne, Aldcorn, Aldcorne, Allcorn, Allcorne, Alchorn, Alchorne, Auldcorn, Auldcorne, Elcorn, Elcorne, Elchorne, Euldcorn, Euldchorne, Haldcorn, Halcorn and many more.

First found in the county of Sussex, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest of 1066.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alchorne research. Another 286 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1476, 1541, 1591, and 1687 are included under the topic Early Alchorne History in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

More information is included under the topic Early Alchorne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the Alchorne family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Alchorne family emigrate to North America: John Alchorn, a child apprentice sent to Barbados in 1750; James Alcorn, who settled in New York State in 1804; and Michael Alchorn, who was on record in Philadelphia in 1811..

 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Alchorne Armorial History With Coat of ArmsAlchorne Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Alchorne Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageAlchorne Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Alchorne Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesAlchorne Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Alchorne Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainAlchorne Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Alchorne Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugAlchorne Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Alchorne Armorial History with FrameAlchorne Armorial History with Frame
Alchorne Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsAlchorne Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

  1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  11. ...

The Alchorne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alchorne Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 27 October 2010 at 13:14.

Sign Up


100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!