Early Origins of the Mallebone family
The surname Mallebone 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 Mallebone family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mallebone research.Another 152 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1695, 1768 and 1740 are included under the topic Early Mallebone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mallebone Spelling Variations
Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred
years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations
in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon
and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Mallebone include Malbon, Malbone, Mallebone, Marlybone, Mallibone and others.
Early Notables of the Mallebone 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 Mallebone Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Mallebone family to Ireland
Some of the Mallebone family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 78 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Mallebone family to the New World and Oceana
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England
at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Mallebone were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: 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..