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Melbourne Early Origins



The surname Melbourne was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Melbourne Spelling Variations


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Melbourne Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Milburn, Milborne, Milbourn, Milbourne, Milburne, Melbourne and many more.

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Melbourne Early History


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Melbourne Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Melbourne research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1536, 1464, 1633, 1660, 1660, 1622, 1668, 1649, 1720 and 1743 are included under the topic Early Melbourne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Melbourne Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Melbourne Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Simon Melburn, High Sheriff of Herefordshire in 1464; William Milborne (c 1633-1660), an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660; Luke Milbourne...

Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Melbourne 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:

Melbourne Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Melbourne, aged 4, arrived in South Australia in 1860 aboard the ship "Schah Jehan"
  • Margaret Melbourne, aged 24, a dressmaker, arrived in South Australia in 1860 aboard the ship "Schah Jehan"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Melbourne (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Melbourne (post 1700)



  • Roy M. Melbourne, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Montreal, 1938; Istanbul, 1943
  • Ralph Melbourne, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Guilford, 1934
  • P. G. III Melbourne, American politician, Mayor of Laurel, Maryland, 1962-64
  • John T. Melbourne, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Stafford, 1908, 1910
  • William Lamb Melbourne (1779-1848), English statesman

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    3. 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.
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Melbourne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Melbourne 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 January 2016 at 10:11.

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