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The name Blore comes from one of the family having worked as a blower, or one who plays the horn.

Early Origins of the Blore family


The surname Blore was first found in Staffordshire at Blore Heath, a sparsely populated area of farmland best known as the site of the first major battle in the English Wars of the Roses fought on 23 September 1459.

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Early History of the Blore family

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Early History of the Blore family


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Blore Spelling Variations

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Blore 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 Blore have been found, including: Bloor, Blore, Bloare, Bloore, Blour, Bloure and others.

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Early Notables of the Blore family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Blore family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Blore family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Blore family to the New World and Oceana


Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Blore, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Blore Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Blore, who settled in Virginia in 1610
  • John Blore, who landed in Virginia in 1610 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Francis Blore, who landed in Virginia in 1620 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Francis Blore, who settled in Virginia in 1624
  • William Blore, who settled in Virginia in 1636
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blore Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Fred. Blore, aged 27, a carpenter, who arrived in South Australia in 1852 aboard the ship "Chatham" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHATHAM 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/chatham1852.shtml.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blore (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blore (post 1700)


  • Gary T. Blore, American Rear Admiral of the United States Coast Guard, Commander of the Thirteenth Coast Guard District
  • Edward William Blore (1828-1885), English amateur cricketer
  • Eric Blore (1887-1959), English actor
  • Edward Blore (1787-1879), English artist and architect
  • Hannah Blore, Welsh professional sailor

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Citations

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ South Australian Register Tuesday 3 February 1852. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) CHATHAM 1852. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/chatham1852.shtml.

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