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Masham Early Origins



The surname Masham was first found in Yorkshire 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 14th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Masham Early History


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Masham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Masham research. Another 291 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1712, 1772, 1670, 1734, 1711, 1714, 1659 and 1708 are included under the topic Early Masham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Masham Spelling Variations


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Masham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Masham, Massam, Masseham and others.

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Masham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Masham Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Masham Notables 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:

Masham Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Masham, who landed in Maryland in 1676 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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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Contemporary Notables of the name Masham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Masham (post 1700)



  • Abigail Masham, English courtier

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Masham Family Crest Products


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