St. Amour History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the St. Amour family
The surname St. Amour was first found in Gloucestershire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, where they were recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086.
Important Dates for the St. Amour family
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St. Amour Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Stammer, Stammers, Stamer, Stamers and others.
Early Notables of the St. Amour family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the St. Amour family to Ireland
Some of the St. Amour family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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St. Amour migration to New Zealand
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
St. Amour Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Richard St. Amour, who landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1843
- Mr. St Amour, British settler travelling from London aboard the ship "Mandarin" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 14th November 1843 
- ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html