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Early Origins of the Longmore family


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)

Early History of the Longmore family


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Another 119 words (8 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.

Longmore Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Longmore family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Longmore family to the New World and Oceana


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 [2]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)

Longmore Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anne Longmore, who settled in Virginia in 1739

Longmore Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Longmore, aged 17, who landed in New York in 1862 [2]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)
  • John Longmore, who 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 [2]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)
  • George William Longmore, who landed in Colorado in 1907 [2]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)

Longmore Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mrs. A. Longmore, British settler travelling from London, UK aboard the ship "Bride" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 21st June 1858 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  • Child Longmore, British settler travelling from London, UK aboard the ship "Bride" arriving in Auckland, New Zealand on 21st June 1858 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html

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 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bill Longmore (1938-2018), British Independent Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia Police (2012-2016)
  • Michael Colin Longmore (b. 1979), English cricketer who played for Staffordshire (1999-2005)
  • 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


  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)
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlist.html
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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