Mallebund History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Mallebund family
The surname Mallebund 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 Mallebund family
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Mallebund Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Mallebund were recorded, including Malbon, Malbone, Mallebone, Marlybone, Mallibone and others.
Early Notables of the Mallebund 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 Mallebund family
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Mallebund family emigrate to North America: 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..