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Marchbank Early Origins



The surname Marchbank was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Scotland. Samuel Marchbanks was a fictional character created by Canadian novelist and journalist Robertson Davies. He wrote four novels about the charcter.

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Marchbank Spelling Variations


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Marchbank Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Marjoribanks, Majoribanks, Marchbanks, Marjorum and many more.

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Marchbank Early History


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Marchbank Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marchbank research. Another 194 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1316, 1554 and 1554 are included under the topic Early Marchbank History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Marchbank Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Marchbank Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Marchbank Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Marchbank In Ireland


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Marchbank In Ireland



Some of the Marchbank family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 166 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 were:

Marchbank Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • David Marchbank, aged 60, a farmer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Pacific" from Liverpool, England
  • Ann Marchbank, aged 22, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Pacific" from Liverpool, England
  • Margaret Marchbank, aged 20, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the ship "Pacific" from Liverpool, England

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Contemporary Notables of the name Marchbank (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Marchbank (post 1700)



  • Peter Marchbank, British conductor
  • James "Jim" Marchbank (b. 1878), Australian rules footballer

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Custos et pugnax
Motto Translation: A preserver and a champion.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    9. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Marchbank Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marchbank 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 15 September 2016 at 07:38.

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