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The name Banham has a long Anglo-Saxon heritage. The name comes from when a family lived in Norfolk.

Banham Early Origins



The surname Banham 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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Banham Spelling Variations


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Banham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Banham have been found, including Baynham, Bayneham, Bainham, Banham, Banam and others.

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Banham Early History


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Banham Early History



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

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Banham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Banham Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Banham In Ireland


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Banham In Ireland



Some of the Banham 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Banham Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Banham arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Stebonheath" in 1849

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Banham Historic Events


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Banham Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Robert G Banham, British Ordinary Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and survived the sinking

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Banham Family Crest Products


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Banham Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. 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.
    6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Banham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Banham 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 October 2016 at 20:53.

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