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Pickvance Early Origins



The surname Pickvance was first found in Bedfordshire (Old English: Bedanfordscir), located in Southeast-central England, formerly part of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia, where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Norman influence of English history dominated after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. The family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Pickvance Spelling Variations


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Pickvance Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pickavance, Pickavent, Pickvance, Pickance, Prikavance, Pickas, Pickus, Pickavan and many more.

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Pickvance Early History


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Pickvance Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pickvance research. Another 288 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1455, 1487, and 1662 are included under the topic Early Pickvance History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pickvance Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pickvance Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pickvance 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 or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pickvance (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pickvance (post 1700)



  • Chris Pickvance, Professor of Urban Studies at Kent University, England
  • David Pickvance, composer

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Pickvance Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    2. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. 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.
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Pickvance Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pickvance 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 17 April 2015 at 07:45.

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