Hymes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Hymes family
The surname Hymes 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.
Early History of the Hymes family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hymes research. Another 48 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1613, 1685, 1613, 1720, 1692, 1780, 1692, 1690, 1750 and 1716 are included under the topic Early Hymes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Hymes Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Highmore, Hyghmore, Hymore, Highmoor, Hymoor, Hyghmoor, Highmoore, Hyghmoore, Hymoore, Highmour, Hyghmoure, Hymour, Hymer, Highmer and many more.
Early Notables of the Hymes family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the family at this time was Nathaniel Highmore (1613-1685), English physician, son of Nathaniel Highmore, Rector of Candel-Purse, Dorsetshire, born at Fordingbridge, Hampshire, on 6 February 1613. 
Thomas Highmore (d. 1720), was Serjeant-Painter, the son of Abraham Highmore, and cousin of Nathaniel Highmore, M.D. [q. v.] He was created Serjeant-Painter to William III. 
Joseph Highmore (1692-1780), was an English painter, third son of Edward Highmore, a...
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In the United States, the name Hymes is the 12,202nd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 
Hymes migration to Australia +
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Hymes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Richard Hymes, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Britannia" in 1846 
Contemporary Notables of the name Hymes (post 1700) +
- John Hymes, American Democratic Party politician, Postmaster at Barry, Maryland, 1835-51 
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