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Mettam Early Origins



The surname Mettam was first found in the East Riding of Yorkshire at Metham, a township, in the parish and union of Howden, wapentake of Howdenshire. "The township comprises 920 acres, of which two-thirds are arable. Metham Hall was built by Sir George Metham, whose family were long seated here." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
At the time of the Domesday census, in 1086, Metham was occupied by Ilbert de Lacy, a Norman noble.

Some of the family were later found at Marr in the West Riding of Yorkshire. "It was once the residence of the family of Metham, of whose spacious and handsome mansion considerable remains existed some years since." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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Mettam Spelling Variations


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Mettam Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Metham, Methem, Mettam, Mettham, Meetham, Meatham, Meethem, Methan and many more.

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Mettam Early History


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Mettam Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mettam research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1276 and 1573 are included under the topic Early Mettam History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mettam Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mettam Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Mettam In Ireland


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Mettam In Ireland



Some of the Mettam family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 words (3 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mettam Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Samual Mettam (alternatively Methen) arrived in Virgina in 1713

Mettam Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Samual Mettam arrived in New York in 1854
  • Samuel Mettam, aged 33, landed in New York in 1854

Mettam Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Mettam arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Pegasus" in 1865
  • Jane Mettam arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Pegasus" in 1865
  • George Patrick Mettam arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Pegasus" in 1865
  • James J. Mettam arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Pegasus" in 1865
  • Jane Elizabeth Mettam arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Pegasus" in 1865
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mettam (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mettam (post 1700)



  • Edward "Ned" Mettam (1868-1943), English footballer who made 85 appearances for Lincoln City (1889-1896)
  • Leon Mettam (b. 1986), English footballer, who currently plays for Tamworth
  • Elizabeth "Libby" Mettam, Australian politician, Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for Vasse (2014-)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  2. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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