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The surname Hyghmoor was first found in Cumberland, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Armathwaite from very ancient times some say before the Norman Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Highmore, Hyghmore, Hymore, Highmoor, Hymoor, Hyghmoor, Highmoore, Hyghmoore, Hymoore, Highmour, Hyghmoure, Hymour, Hymer, Highmer and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hyghmoor research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hyghmoor History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hyghmoor Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Highmore, who settled in New England in 1749. Gabriel Hymer settled in New Jersey in 1763. In Newfoundland the Highmore's settled at Fogo, Bell Island and St.John's. Joseph Highmore settled at Fogo in 1855..
The Hyghmoor Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hyghmoor 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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