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Luckhurst Early Origins



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 and Wales 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, Somerset and Dorset. This ancient surname has been misinterpreted in many forms from the ancient Cornish dialect.

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Luckhurst Spelling Variations


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Luckhurst Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Luggar, Luggard, Loveguard, Lugard, Lovegood, Lovegrove and many more.

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Luckhurst Early History


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Luckhurst Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Luckhurst research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1095, 1199, 1327, and 1858 are included under the topic Early Luckhurst History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Luckhurst Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Luckhurst Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Luckhurst 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 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..

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Luckhurst Historic Events


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Luckhurst Historic Events




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Luckhurst Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Luckhurst Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Luckhurst 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 21 June 2015 at 10:24.

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