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Lomer is a name that first reached England following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Lomer family lived in Norfolk. Their name, however, is a reference to their place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, St. Lomer, Normandy, now called Lomer-Sur-Guerne.

Lomer Early Origins



The surname Lomer was first found in Norfolk where they held a family seat from early times, after the Norman Conquest in 1066. They were originally from St. Lomer, a parish in Normandy, which is now called Lomer-Sur-Guerne. The name was anciently written Villa Sancti Lauomari.

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Lomer Spelling Variations


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Lomer Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, Anglo-Norman surnames like Lomer are characterized by many spelling variations. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages such as Norman French and Latin, even literate people regularly changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Lomer include Lomer, Lombe, Lomber, Lomener, Lomnyer, Lomar and others.

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Lomer Early History


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Lomer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lomer research. Another 121 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1693, 1722, 1718, 1722 and 1727 are included under the topic Early Lomer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lomer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lomer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir John Lomber; and John Lombe (1693-1722), an English silk spinner from Derby who obtained a Silk Spinning Patent in 1718 for fourteen years who with his half-brother built Lombe's Mill in 1722, only for his to...

Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lomer 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:

Lomer Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Lomer, English convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Agamemnon" on April 22, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lomer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lomer (post 1700)



  • Kathryn Lomer (b. 1958), Australian novelist, short story writer and poet from Tasmania, recipient of the 2004 Anne Elder Award and the 2008 Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize

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Lomer Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  2. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Lomer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lomer 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.

This page was last modified on 14 October 2016 at 23:13.

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