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The lineage of the name Bisphame begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in or near the village of Bispham, which lies three miles from Poulton in the Fylde district of the county of Lancashire.

Bisphame Early Origins



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

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Bisphame Spelling Variations


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Bisphame Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Bisphame has undergone many spelling variations, including Bispham, Bisspham, Bisphame, Bisfam, Biscomb and many more.

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Bisphame Early History


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Bisphame Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bisphame research. Another 487 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1288, 1332, 1365, 1500, 1670 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Bisphame History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bisphame Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bisphame Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Bisphame were among those contributors: Thomas Biscomb who sailed to Massachusetts in 1768.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. 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.
    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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    10. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
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    The Bisphame Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bisphame 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 3 June 2014 at 16:17.

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