The distinguished surname lamplugh is derived from "Lamplugh," the name of a parish in the English county of Cumberland
. The name thus refers to "one who came from Lamplugh."
Early Origins of the lamplugh family
The surname lamplugh was first found in Cumberland
, on the Scottish-English borders where the family trace back to the time of Henry II. "A race of valourous gentlemen successively for their worthyness knyghted in the field, all of most of them." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
Early History of the lamplugh family
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lamplugh Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Lamplugh, Lampley, Lamply, Lamplue, Lamphier and others.
Early Notables of the lamplugh family (pre 1700)
Migration of the lamplugh family to Ireland
Some of the lamplugh family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the lamplugh family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
lamplugh Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Henry Lamplugh, aged 17, a fitter, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duke of Edinburgh" in 1873
Contemporary Notables of the name lamplugh (post 1700)
- Susanna "Suzy" Lamplugh (b. 1961), British estate agent who was reported missing on 28 July 1986; her remains were never found, eponym of The Suzy Lamplugh Trust
- Thomas Lamplugh, British politician, Member of Parliament for Cumberland
- George William Lamplugh (1859-1926), British geologist, Fellow of the Royal Society in 1905 and winner of the Wollaston Medal of the Geological Society in 1925, eponym of Lamplugh Glacier, Alaska
- Rt. Rev. Kenneth Lamplugh (1901-1979), English prelate, Bishop of Southampton (1951 –1972)
- General Steven Lamplugh,