Early Origins of the Luckhurst family
The surname Luckhurst was first found in Cornwall
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the Manor of Bodmin. Cornwall
was a land set apart, a land of mystique and quaint customs, more strongly related to Brittany
than to England
. It was not until the 10th century that they submitted to the Saxon rule of England. Since then, their influence has moved east into Devon
. This ancient surname has been misinterpreted in many forms from the ancient Cornish dialect.
Early History of the Luckhurst family
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Luckhurst Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Luggar, Luggard, Loveguard, Lugard, Lovegood, Lovegrove and many more.
Early Notables of the Luckhurst family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Luckhurst family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..
Historic Events for the Luckhurst family
- Mr. John H J Luckhurst (b. 1908), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Egham, Surrey, England, who sailed into battle and died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from http://www.hmshood.com/crew/memorial/roh_24may41.htm