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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)



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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 [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 setted 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

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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)
  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)

Other References

  1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. 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.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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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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