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Norwich Early Origins



The surname Norwich was first found in Norfolk where one of the first record of the name was Sir John de Norwich who had a "licence to make a castle of his house in Mettingham, in which he founded a chantry dedicated to God and the Virgin Mary. He also established a college at Raveningham, in Norfolk, in 1343, for a master and eight chaplains. " [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Norwich Spelling Variations


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Norwich Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Norwich, Norwick, Norrich, Norrick and others.

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Norwich Early History


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Norwich Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Norwich research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1510, 1600, 1094, 1342, 1416, 1613, 1661, 1654 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Norwich History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Norwich Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Norwich Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Norwich 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:

Norwich Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • T. Norwich, aged 27, who emigrated to America, in 1896

Norwich Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Julius Norwich, aged 46, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1907
  • Samuel Norwich, aged 61, who landed in America, in 1922
  • Emma Norwich, aged 48, who settled in America, in 1923

Norwich Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Craven Norwich, aged 23, who settled in Canada, in 1918

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See Also


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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. 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).
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  5. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  10. 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).
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The Norwich Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Norwich 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 9 February 2016 at 08:31.

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