The origins of the Barlaunche name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It comes from when the family lived in either Lancashire
, or Yorkshire
, where there were places named Barlow.
In Lancashire, the county from which most members of the family originally came, the places were Barlow Hale and Barlow Moor, near Manchester. In Derbyshire, Barlow is a parish near Chesterfield. In Yorkshire, Barlow is an area in the parish of Brayton in the West Riding.
Early Origins of the Barlaunche family
The surname Barlaunche was first found in Cheshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Barlaunche family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Barlaunche research.Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1607, 1691, 1932, 1550, 1620, 1584, 1585, 1656, 1607, 1691, 1626, 1704, 1639, 1719, 1676 and 1634 are included under the topic Early Barlaunche History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Barlaunche Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Barlaunche were recorded, including Barlow, Barlowe, Barlo, Barloe and others.
Early Notables of the Barlaunche family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Arthur Barlowe (ca. 1550-1620), one of two British captains who, under the direction of Sir Walter Raleigh, left England
in 1584 to find land in North America to claim for Queen Elizabeth I of England
, he landed at what is now known as... Another 91 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Barlaunche Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Barlaunche family to Ireland
Some of the Barlaunche family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 43 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Barlaunche family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Barlaunche family emigrate to North America: Elizabeth Barlow who settled in Virginia in 1698; and Henry Barlow settled in Virginia in 1623; Abraham, Alfred, Ashton, Benjamin, Charles, Edward, George, Henry, James, John, Noah, Robert and Thomas Barlow, all landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1771 and 1863.
The Barlaunche Motto
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: En foi prest
Motto Translation: Ready in faith.