Crawmonde History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Crawmonde family

The surname Crawmonde was first found in at Cramond, a village and parish on the outskirts of suburban Edinburgh. "This place derived its name, originally Caer Amon, from the erection of a fortress on the river Amon or Almond at its influx into the Frith of Forth. [1]

Cramond Roman Fort is a Roman-Era archaeological site at Cramond here "coins and other relics of antiquity, it is supposed to have been a Roman station, and the port through which that people obtained supplies of grain for their army." [1]

Important Dates for the Crawmonde family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crawmonde research. Another 101 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1505 are included under the topic Early Crawmonde History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Crawmonde Spelling Variations

The many spelling variations in Medieval Scottish names result from the fact that scribes in that era spelled words according to sound. Translation too, was an undeveloped science, and many names were altered into complete obscurity. Over the years Crawmonde has been spelled Cramond, Crammond, Crawmont, Crawmond, Cramund, Gramond and many more.

Early Notables of the Crawmonde family (pre 1700)

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

Migration of the Crawmonde family

To escape the uncertainties and discrimination faced in Scotland, many decided to head out for North America. Once they arrived, many Scots fought with relish in the American War of Independence; some went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Many ancestors of these Scots have recovered their lost national heritage in the 20th century through Clan organizations and Scottish historical societies. Among the settlers to North America were: William Crammond who arrived in Philadelphia in 1858; James Cramond settled in Philadelphia in 1795.

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Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
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