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Biscom History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Biscom is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived in or near the village of Bispham, which lies three miles from Poulton in the Fylde district of the county of Lancashire.

Early Origins of the Biscom family


The surname Biscom was first found in Lancashire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Biscom family


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Another 487 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1288, 1332, 1365, 1500, 1670 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Biscom History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Biscom Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Biscom has been spelled many different ways, including Bispham, Bisspham, Bisphame, Bisfam, Biscomb and many more.

Early Notables of the Biscom family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Biscom family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Biscoms to arrive in North America: Thomas Biscomb who sailed to Massachusetts in 1768.

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