Malbon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Malbon family

The surname Malbon was first found in Cheshire 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 year 1250 when Ellen de Malbanc was the heiress. She married Sir Robert of Stockport. The family held a family seat at Mottram.

Early History of the Malbon family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Malbon research. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1695, 1768 and 1740 are included under the topic Early Malbon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Malbon Spelling Variations

The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Malbon has been recorded under many different variations, including Malbon, Malbone, Mallebone, Marlybone, Mallibone and others.

Early Notables of the Malbon family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include Colonel Godfrey Malbone (1695-1768) of Virginia and Connecticut. He made his fortune as a shipping merchant and slave trader, becoming one of the wealthiest men...
Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Malbon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Malbon migration to the United States +

For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Malbon or a variant listed above:

Malbon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Richard Malbon, who arrived in New Haven, Connecticut in 1637 [1]
  • Peter Malbon, who landed in Virginia in 1665 [1]
Malbon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Daniel Malbon, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Malbon (post 1700) +

  • Anthony Jordan Malbon (b. 1991), English footballer
  • Vice Admiral Sir Fabian Malbon KBE (b. 1946), retired Royal Navy officer, Naval Secretary (1996–1998), Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey (2005–2011)
  • Joy Malbon, award-winning Canadian journalist for CTV National News


  1. ^ 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)


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