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Clapham Early Origins



The surname Clapham was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Clapham Spelling Variations


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Clapham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Clapham, Clapeham and others.

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Clapham Early History


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Clapham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clapham research. Another 93 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1608, 1686, 1659, 1681, 1686, 1682 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Clapham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clapham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clapham Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Clapham Notables 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Clapham Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Marjorie Clapham who settled in Virginia in 1655
  • Margery Clapham, who landed in Virginia in 1655 [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)
  • Thomas Clapham, who landed in Maryland in 1662 [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)
  • John Clapham, who landed in Maryland in 1668 [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)
  • William Clapham, who arrived in Maryland in 1679 [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)

Clapham Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Clapham, who arrived in New York in 1823
  • Samuel Clapham, who arrived in New York, NY in 1837 [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)

Clapham Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Clapham, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750

Clapham Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • George Henry Clapham, who arrived in Esquimalt, British Columbia in 1862

Clapham Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Clapham, who landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • Ellen Clapham, aged 16, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Birman" in 1842
  • George Clapham, aged 18, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Birman" in 1842
  • Joseph Clapham, aged 38, a carpenter, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Birman" in 1842
  • Sarah Clapham, aged 37, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Birman" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Clapham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Clapham (post 1700)



  • Samuel Clapham (1755-1830), English Church of England clergyman, justice of the peace, and a writer
  • Charles "Charlie" Clapham (b. 1946), English chairman of Southport Football Club
  • Sir John Harold Clapham CBE, LittD, FBA (1873-1946), English economic historian at Cambridge University
  • James Richard "Jamie" Clapham (b. 1975), English footballer
  • John Greaves Clapham (1796-1854), Lower Canada-born businessman, politician and lieutenant with the Queen's Volunteers during the Lower Canada Rebellion
  • Victor J. Clapham, South African graphic artist who was awarded the Bronze Wolf, for exceptional services to world Scouting, in 1976
  • Diana Clapham (b. 1957), British silver medalist equestrian at the 1984 Summer Olympics
  • Sir Michael Clapham KBE (1912-2002), British Industrialist, president of the Confederation of British Industry (1972-1974)
  • David Philip Clapham (1931-2005), South African racing driver and motor sport journalist
  • Sara Clapham (b. 1985), New Zealand former association football player
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Clapham Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  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. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  11. ...

The Clapham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clapham 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.

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