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Delph Early Origins



The surname Delph was first found in Cheshire at Doddington, an ecclesiastical district, in the parish of Wybunbury, union and hundred of Nantwich. "In a mutilated tower which formed part of Doddington Castle, erected by Sir John Delves in 1364, are preserved statues of Lord Audley and his four squires, who fought under the Black Prince at Poitiers." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Delph Spelling Variations


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Delph Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Delves, Delve, Delph, Delf, Delves, Delvere, Dellves, Dellfs, Telf, Telve, Telves and many more.

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Delph Early History


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Delph Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delph research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Delph History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delph Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delph Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Delph In Ireland


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Delph In Ireland



Some of the Delph family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 115 words (8 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



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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Contemporary Notables of the name Delph (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Delph (post 1700)



  • Paul Delph (1957-1996), American singer, songwriter, producer, engineer, and studio musician
  • Mike Delph (b. 1970), Republican member of the Indiana State Senate
  • Marvin Delph (b. 1957), retired American basketball player
  • John Millbank Delph (1805-1891), American politician, Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, 1850-52, 1861-63; Member of Kentucky State House of Representatives
  • Grayce Delph, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944
  • Fabian Delph (b. 1989), English footballer

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Je ne puis
Motto Translation: I cannot.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



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

Other References

  1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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The Delph Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delph 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 7 April 2016 at 10:06.

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