as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they he;d estates in that shire.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Colliford research.Another 295 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1166, 1455, 1487, 1666, 1617, 1698, 1660, 1724, 1690 and 1699 are included under the topic Early Colliford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Colliford, Collyford, Culliford, Cullyford, Collaford, Cullaford, Culiford, Coliford, Culliforth, Colliforth, Collaforth, Collyforth and many more.
Distinguished members of the family include Robert Culliford (c.
1666 - ?) was an English pirate from Cornwall
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