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Longmore Early Origins



The surname Longmore was first found in East Dunbartonshire at Langmuir, near Kirkintilloch, a town and former royal burgh about 8 miles (13km) northeast of Glasgow. Alternatively the name could have been derived from Longmore, near Ayr. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)
One of the first records of the name was Elice de la Longmore and Robert de Langemore of Ayrshire who rendered homage to King Edward I in his invasion of Scotland in 1296. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

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Longmore Spelling Variations


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Longmore Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Langmore, Langmuir, Langmoor, Langmuire, Longmuir, Longmore, Longmuire and many more.

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Longmore Early History


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Longmore Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Longmore research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1417, 1424, 1524, 1477 and 1663 are included under the topic Early Longmore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Longmore Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Longmore Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Longmore 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:

Longmore Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Longmore, who landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620

Longmore Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anne Longmore settled in Virginia in 1739

Longmore Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Longmore, aged 17, landed in New York in 1862
  • John Longmore arrived in Philadelphia in 1876

Longmore Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • George Williamson Longmore, who arrived in New York, NY in 1905
  • George William Longmore, who landed in Colorado in 1907

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Contemporary Notables of the name Longmore (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Longmore (post 1700)



  • Paul K. Longmore (1946-2010), American professor of history, author, and notable disability activist
  • William J. Longmore, American politician, Burgess of Bellevue, Pennsylvania, 1927-29
  • Michael Colin Longmore (b. 1979), English cricketer who played for Staffordshire (1999-2005)
  • Bill Longmore (b. 2012), British Independent Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia Police
  • Roy Longmore (1894-2001), Australian centenarian, one of the last two living veterans of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) serving in World War I
  • Francis Longmore (1826-1898), Irish-born, Australian politician in colonial Victoria, Commissioner of Railways and Roads (186-1870) and for Crown Lands in 1875 and (1877-1880)
  • The Rt Hon. Lord Justice Sir Andrew Centlivres Longmore QC (b. 1944), British lawyer and judge, Lord Justice of Appeal in 2001
  • Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Murray Longmore GCB, DSO (1885-1970), Australian-born, British early naval aviator, Commander-in-Chief of the RAF's Middle East Command from 1940 to 1941

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Black, George F., The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3)

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  4. 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.
  5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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The Longmore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Longmore 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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