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The surname Allyncrombe was first used in the Scottish/English Borderlands by an ancient Scottish people called the Strathclyde- Britons. It was a name for someone who lived in Roxburghshire (Borders) at Ancrum, a small village which had earlier been called Alncromb, which literally meant "a bend in the river Ale."

Allyncrombe Early Origins



The surname Allyncrombe was first found in Dumbartonshire, where they held a family seat in the lands of Ancrum from about the 11th century.

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Allyncrombe Early History


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Allyncrombe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Allyncrombe research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1358, 1361, 1370 and 1781 are included under the topic Early Allyncrombe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Allyncrombe Spelling Variations


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Allyncrombe Spelling Variations



The many spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names result from the fact that scribes in that era spelled words according to sound. Translation too, was an undeveloped science, and many names were altered into complete obscurity. Over the years Allyncrombe has been spelled Ancram, Ancrum, Ancrumb, Anckrum, Ancromb, Allyncrum, Alncrum, Alyncrome, Allyncom and many more.

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Allyncrombe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Allyncrombe Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



To escape the uncertainties and discrimination faced in Scotland, many decided to head out for North America. Once they arrived, many Scots fought with relish in the American War of Independence; some went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Many ancestors of these Scots have recovered their lost national heritage in the 20th century through Clan organizations and Scottish historical societies. Among the settlers to North America were: William Ancrum who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1766.

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