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Bament History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The saga of the Bament family begins among the people of the ancient tribe of the Picts. They lived in the old lands of Balmanno in Kincardine. The name is a topographic or local surname, which was given to a family who held a barony or lands, had houses, manors or estates in the area.

Early Origins of the Bament family


The surname Bament was first found in Kincardine, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Bament family


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Bament Spelling Variations


Although Medieval Scotland lacked a basic set of spelling rules, which meant that scribes recorded names according to their sounds it was not uncommon for the names of a father and son to be recorded differently. As a result, there are many spelling variations of Scottish single names. Bament has been written Balmano, Belmano, Belmanno, Bolmano, Ballmanno and many more.

Early Notables of the Bament family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bament family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bament Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • George Bament, aged 21, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Lysander" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Lysander.htm
  • William Bament, aged 25, a farm servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Lysander" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Lysander.htm
  • William Bament, aged 25, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Lysander.htm
  • George Bament, aged 21, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Lysander.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Bament (post 1700)


  • John Bament, Australian State Director for Northern Territory, Australian Mathematics Competition
  • Wendy Bament, British veterinary nurse at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, the University of Edinburgh

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Lysander.htm

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