Early Origins of the Gleymham family
The surname Gleymham was first found in Suffolk
where Great Glemham is a village and a civil parish in the Suffolk
Coastal District and Little Glemham is a small village a few miles away. Both places date back to the Domesday Book
where they were listed as Glaimham which probably meant "homestead or village noted for its revelry or games," having derived from the Old English words gleam + ham. CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Glemham Hall is an Elizabethan stately home on the outskirts of the village of Little Glemham and was built around 1560 by the De Glemham family.
Early History of the Gleymham family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gleymham research.Another 373 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1103, 1177, 1449, 1532, 1560, 1820, 1455, 1487, 1513, 1591, 1617, 1625, 1644, 1632, 1593, 1597, 1601, 1604, 1614, 1622, 1594, 1649, 1621, 1625, 1576, 1621, 1622, 1603 and 1670 are included under the topic Early Gleymham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Gleymham Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Glenham, Glemham, Clenham, Glanham, Clanham, Glenam, Glenum, Clanam, Clenam, Gleymham, Cleynham, Gleman, Gleeman, Cleeman and many more.
Early Notables of the Gleymham family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include Sir Henry Glemham (died 1632) was an English politician, Member of Parliament for Lewes (1593-1597), for Suffolk
in 1601, for Ipswich in 1604 and for Aldeburgh (1614-1622); and his son, Sir Thomas Glemham (c.
1594-1649), an English soldier, landowner and politician who sat in the... Another 53 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gleymham Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gleymham family to the New World and Oceana
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..