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Anscombe Early Origins



The surname Anscombe was first found in Sussex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that county.

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Anscombe Spelling Variations


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Anscombe Spelling Variations



Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Anscombe include Aynscombe, Ainscombe, Aynscomb, Ainscomb, Haynscomb, Hainscomb, Aynscum and many more.

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Anscombe Early History


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Anscombe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Anscombe research. Another 275 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1076, 1084, 1135, 1194, 1406, 1562, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Anscombe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Anscombe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Anscombe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Anscombe 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



Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Anscombe or a variant listed above:

Anscombe Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alfred Anscombe, aged 40, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Anscombe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Anscombe (post 1700)



  • John Anscombe (1838-1881), English first class cricketer
  • Edmund Anscombe (1874-1948), English-born, New Zealand town planner and architect, known for his work on the 1925-26 NZ and South Seas International Exhibition and the 1940 New Zealand Centennial Exhibition
  • Francis John "Frank" Anscombe (1918-2001), English statistician, founding chairman of the statistics department at Yale University in 1963 who developed the Anscombe transform and Anscombe's quartet
  • Mark Anscombe, New Zealand rugby union coach
  • Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret Anscombe (1919-2001), British analytic philosopher

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    11. ...

    The Anscombe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Anscombe 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 29 January 2014 at 13:30.

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