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Linford History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Linford family


The surname Linford was first found in Norfolk where the name was first found. They claim descent as a tenant of the lands of Lynford, held by Stanard, a Norman noble, from Roger Bigod who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Today, Linford Manor is an old manor house that has been converted into a recording studio complex in Great Linford, Milton Keynes, England. Little Linford is a village in the county of Buckinghamshire, England. The name literally means 'ford where maple trees grow' derived from the Old English hlyn + ford [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Early History of the Linford family


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Linford Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Lynford, Linford, Linforth, Lynforth, Linfoot, Lynfoot, Lindford, Lyndford, Lindforth, Lyndforth, Lineford, Lyneford, Lineforth, Linefoot, Lenforth and many more.

Early Notables of the Linford family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Linford family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Linford Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ann Linford, who landed in Virginia in 1650 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Ann Linford, who arrived in Virginia in 1650

Linford Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Winifred Linford, who settled in America in 1743
  • Samuel Linford, who arrived in Virginia in 1774

Linford Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Linford, aged 30, who arrived in New York in 1812 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • L.G. Linford, aged 35, who landed in America from England, in 1892

Linford Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Raymond Thomas Linford, aged 45, who settled in America from London, in 1904
  • Geo. W. Linford, aged 39, who emigrated to the United States from Glasgow, in 1906
  • Albert Ernest Linford, aged 29, who landed in America from London, England, in 1907
  • Samuel Linford, aged 23, who landed in America from Tamworth, England, in 1907
  • Lancelot Donald Linford, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Folkstone, England, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Linford Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Maude E. Linford, aged 32, who emigrated to Ottawa, Canada, in 1915
  • Walter James Linford, aged 33, who settled in Ottawa, Canada, in 1915
  • Alfred Linford, aged 62, who settled in Vancouver, Canada, in 1918

Contemporary Notables of the name Linford (post 1700)


  • John Russell Linford (b. 1957), retired English footballer
  • Steve Linford (b. 1956), British anti-spam campaigner, founder of The Spamhaus Project
  • Lewis Linford (b. 1987), British actor, best-known for playing the character of Lee Naylor in the British television soap Emmerdale
  • Colin Linford, former president of the Canadian Soccer Association

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Citations


  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
  3. ^ 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)

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