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The Bloxham surname is derived from a place name, such as Bloxham in Oxfordshire and Bloxholm in Lincolnshire, both of which are recorded in Domesday Book.

Bloxham Early Origins



The surname Bloxham was first found in Oxfordshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Bloxham Spelling Variations


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Bloxham Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Bloxham has been recorded under many different variations, including Blossom, Blossome, Bloxam, Bloxham, Bloxsome, Blossun, Bloyan, Bloxholmedax, Bloxen and many more.

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Bloxham Early History


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Bloxham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bloxham research. Another 294 words (21 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bloxham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bloxham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bloxham Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Bloxham In Ireland


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Bloxham In Ireland



Some of the Bloxham family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 97 words (7 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



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Bloxham or a variant listed above:

Bloxham Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Joseph Bloxham who settled on the Potomac in 1729

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bloxham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bloxham (post 1700)



  • William Bloxham (1835-1911), American politician, two time Florida Governor
  • Tom Bloxham MBE, English award winning property developer
  • Ken Bloxham (1954-2000), New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • Josh Bloxham (b. 1990), New Zealand basketball player
  • Jenny Bloxham, New Zealand politician, Member of the New Zealand Parliament from 1996 to 1999

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    4. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    5. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    6. 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.
    7. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Bloxham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bloxham 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 29 December 2012 at 16:26.

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