Lilburn History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lilburn family

The surname Lilburn was first found in Durham at East Thickley, a township, in the parish of St. Andrew Auckland, district of Shildon, union of Auckland. "It belonged for many generations to the Lilburn family, of whom was Col. Lilburn, a celebrated leader on the side of the parliament in the civil war." [1]

Early History of the Lilburn family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lilburn research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1170, 1510, 1600, 1455, 1487, 1614, 1657, 1585, 1666, 1654, 1613, 1665 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Lilburn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lilburn Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lillburn, Lillborn, Lillbourne, Lilbourne, Lilburn, Lilliburn, Liliburn, Liliborn, Lilbourn, Lillibourne, Lillyborn, Lilyborn and many more.

Early Notables of the Lilburn family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include John Lilburne (1614-1657), English political leader of the Levelers, a movement seeking democratic revision of the constitution and the social system of England; George Lilburne (ca.1585-1666), an English merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1654...
Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lilburn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Lilburn migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lilburn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Lilburn, who landed in New York in 1820 [2]

Australia Lilburn migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Lilburn Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • John Lilburn, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Princess Helena" in 1850 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lilburn (post 1700) +

  • Douglas Gordon Lilburn ONZ FRCM (1915-2001), New Zealand composer
  • Lilburn Williams Boggs (1796-1860), American politician, Postmaster at Independence, Missouri, 1827-31; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1832-36; Governor of Missouri, 1836-40;
  • Lilburn Williams Boggs (1796-1860), American politician, sixth Governor of Missouri from 1836 to 1840
  • Lilburn J. Titus, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1972 [4]


  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PANAMA 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850PrincessHelena.gif
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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