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Molland Early Origins



The surname Molland was first found in at Dartington, in Devon, as well as twenty-nine other lordships throughout England. William of Moulins, Sire de Falaise, Lord of Moulins in 1030, in Normandy, uncle of William the Conqueror, was granted many lands by King William. Today Molland is a civil parish and small village in the union and hundred of South Molton comprising 5972 acres.

Further north in Lancashire at Literthland, "Stephen, Earl of Boulogne, who afterwards succeeded to the crown of England, granted to Robert de Molines his land in "Liderlant," for 14s. per annum." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Again in Lancashire, the latter source that "[Melling cum Cunscough] appears to have been part of the tract of land granted by Roger de Poictou to Vivian de Molines; for the son of the latter, Sir Adam de Molines, gave in free and pure alms to the church of St. Mary, of Cockersand, certain acres of land in Melling and Cunscough." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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Molland Early History


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Molland Early History



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Molland Spelling Variations


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Molland Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mollins, Molyne, Molin, Moilines, Moullin, Moulins and many more.

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Molland Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Molland In Ireland


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Molland In Ireland



Some of the Molland family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 90 words (6 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:

Molland Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Emmeline Molland, aged 32, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879
  • Henrietta Molland, aged 11, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879
  • Ernest Molland, aged 9, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879
  • Lilly Jane Molland, aged 3, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879
  • Bessie A. Molland, aged 8 mths., who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Molland (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Molland (post 1700)



  • Joseph "Joey" Charles Molland (b. 1947), English composer and rock guitarist

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