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Clenham Early Origins



The surname Clenham was first found in Suffolk where Great Glemham is a village and a civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal District and Little Glemham is a small village a few miles away. Both places date back to the Domesday Book where they were listed as Glaimham which probably meant "homestead or village noted for its revelry or games," having derived from the Old English words gleam + ham. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Glemham Hall is an Elizabethan stately home on the outskirts of the village of Little Glemham and was built around 1560 by the De Glemham family.

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Clenham Spelling Variations


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Clenham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Glenham, Glemham, Clenham, Glanham, Clanham, Glenam, Glenum, Clanam, Clenam, Gleymham, Cleynham, Gleman, Gleeman, Cleeman and many more.

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Clenham Early History


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Clenham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Clenham research. Another 373 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1103, 1177, 1449, 1532, 1560, 1820, 1455, 1487, 1513, 1591, 1617, 1625, 1644, 1632, 1593, 1597, 1601, 1604, 1614, 1622, 1594, 1649, 1621, 1625, 1576, 1621, 1622, 1603 and 1670 are included under the topic Early Clenham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Clenham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Clenham Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Sir Henry Glemham (died 1632) was an English politician, Member of Parliament for Lewes (1593-1597), for Suffolk in 1601, for Ipswich in 1604 and for Aldeburgh (1614-1622); and his son, Sir Thomas Glemham ( c. 1594-1649), an English soldier, landowner and politician who sat in the...

Another 53 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Clenham 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 or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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The Clenham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Clenham 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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