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The ancestors of the name Allom date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Allom family lived in Hallamshire, an ancient part of Yorkshire encompassing the modern cities of Ecclesfield and Sheffield. Allam is an abbreviated form of Hallam.

Allom Early Origins



The surname Allom was first found in Yorkshire, and the name is an abbreviated form of Hallam. Hallamshire was an ancient part of Yorkshire encompassing the present cities Ecclesfield and Sheffield. This county is the home of the ancient Allams, or Hallams, and they have held a family seat there from times of great antiquity.

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Allom Spelling Variations


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Allom Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Allom are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Allom include: Allam, Allem, Allum, Hallam, Hallum, Allom and others.

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Allom Early History


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Allom Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Allom research. Another 237 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1758, 1790, 1655 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Allom History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Allom Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Allom Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Allom Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Allom Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • W. C. Allom arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Woodall" in 1849

Allom Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Alb James Allom landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1842 aboard the ship Brougham
  • Albert James Allom, aged 17, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Brougham" in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Allom (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Allom (post 1700)



  • Anthony Thomas Carrick Allom (b. 1938), English cricketer
  • Thomas Allom (1804-1872), English architect, artist, and topographical illustrator, founding member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Tom Allom, English sound engineer and record producer, active in the 1970s and 1980s
  • Sir Charles Carrick Allom (1865-1947), British decorator, trained as an architect knighted for his work on Buckingham Palace

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Allom Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    7. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Allom Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Allom 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 25 May 2016 at 18:10.

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