The name Allchin first arose amongst the Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived in the village of Alchorne in the parish of Rotherfield, Sussex.
Early Origins of the Allchin family
The surname Allchin was first found in the county of Sussex
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Allchin family
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Allchin Spelling Variations
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations
under which the name Allchin has appeared include Alcorn, Alcorne, Aldcorn, Aldcorne, Allcorn, Allcorne, Alchorn, Alchorne, Auldcorn, Auldcorne, Elcorn, Elcorne, Elchorne, Euldcorn, Euldchorne, Haldcorn, Halcorn and many more.
Early Notables of the Allchin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Allchin family to Ireland
Some of the Allchin 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 and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Allchin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Allchin Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- John Allchin, English convict from Maidstone, Kent, who was transported aboard the "Anson" on September 23, 1843, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia CITATION[CLOSE]
State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2015, January 8) Anson voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1843 with 499 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/anson/1843
- Ebenezer Allchin, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Aden" in 1849 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Aden from London via Plymouth Adealide Arriving September 12th 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849AdenRegister.htm
Contemporary Notables of the name Allchin (post 1700)
- James "Jim" Edward Allchin (b. 1951), American blues rock guitarist/singer, philanthropist, and a former Microsoft executive, best known for building Microsoft's server business
- Bridget Allchin (b. 1927), English archaeologist who specializes in South Asian archaeology, widow of Frank Allchin
- Frank Raymond Allchin FBA (1923-2010), English archaeologist who specialized in South Asian archaeology