Longham History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Longham comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name for a person who because of their physical characteristics was referred to as the tall man.

Early Origins of the Longham family

The surname Longham was first found in Buckinghamshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Longham family

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Longham Spelling Variations

Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Longham has undergone many spelling variations, including Langman, Langeman, Langaman, Langmann, Langemann, Langmon, Langemon, Langmen and many more.

Early Notables of the Longham family (pre 1700)

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Australia Longham migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Longham Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. John Longham, (b. 1806), aged 25, Irish shepherd who was convicted in County Laois (Queen's County), Ireland for 7 years for manslaughter, transported aboard the "Captain Cook" on 5th November 1831, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [1]


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 17th December 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/captain-cook


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