lamlin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the lamlin family
The surname lamlin was first found in Cheshire where the family name was first referenced in the year 1163 when William Lancelin held lands. Bebington in Cheshire was once a stronghold of the family. "The Lancelyns appear to have possessed lands in Lower Bebington as early as the Conquest; their heiress brought the manor in the reign of Elizabeth to the Greens, and it continued in the male line of that family till 1711." 
Another stronghold for the family was found in Poulton, with Spittal. "The family of Lancelyn were settled here soon after the Conquest. Their heiress in the 16th century brought the manor of Poulton to the Greens." 
Important Dates for the lamlin family
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lamlin Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname lamlin include Lancelin, Lancell, Lancelyn, Lancellyn, Lamlin, Lamelyng and many more.
Early Notables of the lamlin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the lamlin family
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants: 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..
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- ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.