Lomer History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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. Alternatively, Leomer was listed as a baptismal name in the Domesday Book. 
Early Origins of the Lomer family
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. 
"William de Lymars, of Leicestershire, fought in the Baronial army temp. Henry III. Stanton-Lymar, by Keworth, Nottinghamshire, took its name from John de Lymare, who, held it 30 Edward I.In 1257, on the death of John de St Amand, it was found that his sister Lucy, then the wife of Sir John de Lymare, was his next heir." 
Early History of the Lomer family
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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.
Early Notables of the Lomer family (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...
Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Lomer Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century