Mallabund History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Mallabund family
The surname Mallabund 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.
Important Dates for the Mallabund family
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Mallabund 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. Mallabund has been recorded under many different variations, including Malbon, Malbone, Mallebone, Marlybone, Mallibone and others.
Early Notables of the Mallabund 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...
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Migration of the Mallabund family
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 Mallabund or a variant listed above: 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..