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The name Hamblett is of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from when a family lived in Chiddingley, Sussex, where they took their name from Hamley Bridge. Undoubtedly the original bearer of the name lived next to the bridge, and it is possible that the maintenance and upkeep of the bridge were his responsibility.

Hamblett Early Origins



The surname Hamblett was first found in Hertfordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Hamblett Spelling Variations


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Hamblett Spelling Variations



Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Hamblett family name include Hambley, Hambly, Hamley, Hamby and others.

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Hamblett Early History


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Hamblett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hamblett research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hamblett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hamblett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hamblett Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hamblett Notables 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 were:

Hamblett Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Hamblett, aged 28, a housemaid, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waimea" in 1876
  • Alice Hamblett, aged 21, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waimea" in 1876
  • Harriet Hamblett, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Waimea" in 1876

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hamblett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hamblett (post 1700)



  • Robert B. Hamblett, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944; Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Nashua 1st Ward, 1948
  • Frank Hamblett, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1952
  • Charles J. Hamblett, American politician, U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1898-1907

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hamblett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hamblett 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 6 November 2015 at 10:22.

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