Lamarsh History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The lineage of the name Lamarsh begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in the parish of Lammas in the dioceses of Norwich which was registered in the Domesday Book of 1086, as the holding of Ralph de Beaufour. This place-name may also be associated with the village of Lamarsh in the county of Essex. Lamarsh was recorded as a thriving farming community on lands held by Ranulf Peverel.
Early Origins of the Lamarsh family
The surname Lamarsh was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Lamarsh family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lamarsh research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1190, 1248, 1273, 1367, 1620, 1642 and 1360 are included under the topic Early Lamarsh History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Lamarsh Spelling Variations
Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Lamarsh has undergone many spelling variations, including Lammas, Lamas, Lammass, Lammasse, Lammesse, Lamnesse, Lammers, Lammis, Lamis and many more.
Early Notables of the Lamarsh family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lamarsh family
To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Lamarsh were among those contributors: Henry and John Lammers, who journeyed to Indiana in 1852; Charlotte Lammers to New York in 1856; and William Lamis to Sacramento in 1867.
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