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laybourn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestry of the name laybourn dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the village of Leybourne. laybourn is a habitation name from the broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.

Early Origins of the laybourn family


The surname laybourn was first found in Kent at Leybourne, a parish, in the union of Malling, hundred of Larkfield, lathe of Aylesford. "There are considerable remains of a castle, consisting of a gateway flanked by circular towers, various arches, walls, &c., and traces of the moat by which it was surrounded; part of the ruin has long been converted into a dwelling-house." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
A later branch of the family was found at Ashton with Stodday in Lancashire. "Ashton Hall, once the seat of the knightly family of Leyburne, and now the property of the Duke of Hamilton, is a quadrangular edifice, with a projecting wing to the east, and a square tower with angular turrets on the west; it was probably erected in the fourteenth century." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Early History of the laybourn family


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Another 531 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1192, 1488, 1299, 1593, 1677, 1615, 1702, 1685, 1688, 1770, 1626, 1716 and 1600 are included under the topic Early laybourn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

laybourn Spelling Variations


Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name laybourn have been found, including Labern, Labourne, Laborn, Labron, Laburn, Layburn, Layborn, Layborne, Laybourn, Laybourne, Leiburn, Leybourne, Leyborne, Leyburn, Leyburne and many more.

Early Notables of the laybourn family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include Sir Roger de Leiburn, summoned to the English Parliament in 1299; George Leyburn (1593-1677), an English Catholic priest, President of the English College; John Leyburn (1615-1702), an English Roman...
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Migration of the laybourn family to Ireland


Some of the laybourn family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the laybourn family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

laybourn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Adam Laybourn, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Portland" in 1864
  • Mary Ann Laybourn, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Portland" in 1864
  • Susan Laybourn, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Portland" in 1864
  • Margaret Laybourn, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Portland" in 1864
  • Thomas Laybourn, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Portland" in 1864
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name laybourn (post 1700)


  • George R. Laybourn, American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 51st District, 1899-1902; Member of Minnesota State Senate 51st District, 1903-10 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Vilhelm Laybourn (1885-1955), Danish modern pentathlete at the 1912 Summer Olympics
  • Thomas Laybourn (b. 1977), Danish badminton champion at the 2006 European Badminton Championships

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Citations


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 28) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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