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Longsdon Early Origins



The surname Longsdon was first found in Derbyshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Longsdon Spelling Variations


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Longsdon Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Longsdon, Lonsdon, Longden, Longsden, Lonsden and others.

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Longsdon Early History


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Longsdon Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Longsdon research. Another 318 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1250, 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Longsdon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Longsdon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Longsdon Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Longsdon 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:

Longsdon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Longsdon, who arrived on a ship in New York city in 1821

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Contemporary Notables of the name Longsdon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Longsdon (post 1700)



  • Rupert Longsdon, English polar explorer and adventurer, member of the first team to reach the southern pole of Inaccessibility since an expedition in 1965

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Longsdon Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Longsdon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Longsdon 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 2 February 2015 at 09:34.

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