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The name Bangham first arose amongst the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. It is derived from their having lived in Norfolk.

Bangham Early Origins



The surname Bangham was first found in the county of Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Bangham Spelling Variations


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Bangham Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Bangham has appeared include Baynham, Bayneham, Bainham, Banham, Banam and others.

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Bangham Early History


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Bangham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bangham research. Another 254 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1476 is included under the topic Early Bangham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bangham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bangham Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bangham Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bangham In Ireland


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Bangham In Ireland



Some of the Bangham family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 108 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Bangham arrived in North America very early: William Baynham who settled in New England in 1718; Richard Baynham settled in Maryland in 1774; Henry Baynham also settled in New England in 1763.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bangham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bangham (post 1700)



  • Evert M. Bangham (1880-1952), American politician, Mayor of Royal Oak, Michigan, 1937-38
  • Arthur D. Bangham (1859-1918), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State Senate 9th District, 1901-04

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Bangham Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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    The Bangham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bangham 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 11 December 2015 at 09:46.

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