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The ancient Scottish name Alyncrome was first used by the Strathclyde-Briton people of the Scottish/English Borderlands. The original bearer of the name lived in Roxburghshire (Borders) at Ancrum, a small village which had earlier been called Alncromb, which literally meant "a bend in the river Ale."

Alyncrome Early Origins



The surname Alyncrome 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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Alyncrome Early History


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Alyncrome Early History



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

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Alyncrome Spelling Variations


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Alyncrome Spelling Variations



Spelling and translation were hardly exact sciences in Medieval Scotland. Sound, rather than any set of rules, was the basis for spellings, so one name was often spelled different ways even within a single document. Spelling variations are thus an extremely common occurrence in Medieval Scottish names. Alyncrome has been spelled Ancram, Ancrum, Ancrumb, Anckrum, Ancromb, Allyncrum, Alncrum, Alyncrome, Allyncom and many more.

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Alyncrome Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alyncrome Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Such hard times forced many to leave their homeland in search of opportunity across the Atlantic. Many of these families settled along the east coast of North America in communities that would become the backbones of the young nations of the United States and Canada. The ancestors of many of these families have rediscovered their roots in the 20th century through the establishment of Clan societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. Among them: William Ancrum who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1766.

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