Pogmore History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Pogmore family

The surname Pogmore was first found in Worcestershire, at Pedmore, now a residential suburb of Stourbridge in the West Midlands. Pedmore Hall still stands today. Pedmore Manor was held by Turgar in the time of Edward the Confessor. It appears in the Domesday Survey as one of the possessions of William Fitz Ansculf and was listed there as Pevemore.

Records of 1176 show the spelling as Pubemora. The place name literally meant "marsh of a man called Pybba" from the Old English personal name + mor. [1]

Giffard 'de Pebmore' was probably the first record of the name as he appeared on a deed dated c. 1179-1189. Philip de Pedmore, appears as a witness to an inspeximus charter of the borough of Halesowen in the latter part of the reign of Henry III and somewhat later date in which he is termed 'Philip lord of Pedmore.' It is thought he died before 1292, when 'the lady of Pebmore,' probably his widow, held the manor.

Early History of the Pogmore family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pogmore research. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1295, 1332, 1417, 1172 and 1683 are included under the topic Early Pogmore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Pogmore Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Podmore, Padmore, Podmoor, Padmoor, Padmor, Podymore, Padimore, Podimore, Padymoor, Potmore, Patmore, Patimore, Patymore, Patmoor and many more.

Early Notables of the Pogmore family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Pogmore family to Ireland

Some of the Pogmore family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 67 words (5 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Pogmore family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Podmore, who arrived in America in 1768; and Richard S. Podmore, who arrived in Iowa in 1850.


Contemporary Notables of the name Pogmore (post 1700) +

  • Second Lieutenant Rigby Pogmore, British officer Royal Garrison Artillery awarded the Military Cross at the 1918 Birthday Honours
  • Ashley Pogmore, Australian model and actress from Sydney who appeared in Australia's Next Top Model (season 8)


  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)


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