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Linford Early Origins



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)

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Linford Spelling Variations


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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.

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Linford Early History


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Linford Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Linford research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1202 and 1273 are included under the topic Early Linford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Linford Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Linford Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Linford Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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
  • Ann Linford, who arrived in Virginia in 1650

Linford Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

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

Linford Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Linford, aged 30, arrived in New York in 1812
  • 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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Linford (post 1700)


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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


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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)

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  9. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  11. ...

The Linford Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Linford Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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