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Polkinghorne Early Origins



The surname Polkinghorne was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Polkinghorne Spelling Variations


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Polkinghorne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Polkinghorne, Polkingham, Polkinham and others.

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Polkinghorne Early History


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Polkinghorne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Polkinghorne research. Another 264 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Polkinghorne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Polkinghorne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Polkinghorne Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Polkinghorne Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Polkinghorne arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Waterloo" in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WATERLOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Waterloo.htm
  • Richard Polkinghorne arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Pakenham" in 1849
  • Jane R. Polkinghorne arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Pakenham" in 1849
  • Peter Polkinghorne, aged 43, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord Raglan"
  • William Polkinghorne, aged 4, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Lord Raglan"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Polkinghorne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Polkinghorne (post 1700)



  • Francis Polkinghorne Pascoe (1813-1893), English entomologist from Cornwall who was mainly interested in Coleoptera
  • James Polkinghorne (1788-1854), Cornish champion wrestler, best known for his match on 23 October 1826 against Abraham Cann of Colebrooke, champion of Devon
  • David Polkinghorne (b. 1956), Australian rules footballer who played with Hawthorn in the VFL from 1975 to 1984
  • James Polkinghorne (b. 1989), Australian rules footballer for the Brisbane Lions in the Australian Football League
  • Clare Polkinghorne (b. 1989), Australian footballer, member of the Australian National Team (2006-), Brisbane Roar Captain (2007-)
  • The Rev Dr John Polkinghorne KBE, FRS (b. 1930), British particle physicist and theologian, Professor of Mathematical physics at the University of Cambridge from 1968 to 1979
  • Adam William Polkinghorne (b. 1975), Australian cricket player

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) WATERLOO 1840. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1840Waterloo.htm

Other References

  1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  3. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  9. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  10. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
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The Polkinghorne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Polkinghorne 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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