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Polkingham History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Polkingham family


The surname Polkingham was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Polkingham family


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Polkingham Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Polkinghorne, Polkingham, Polkinham and others.

Early Notables of the Polkingham family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Polkingham family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Polkingham Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Polkingham, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Poictiers" in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) POICTIERS 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Poictiers.htm
  • Peggy Polkingham, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Poictiers" in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) POICTIERS 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Poictiers.htm
  • Charlotte Polkingham, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Poictiers" in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) POICTIERS 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Poictiers.htm
  • Josiah Polkingham, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Poictiers" in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) POICTIERS 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Poictiers.htm
  • Mary Polkingham, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Poictiers" in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) POICTIERS 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Poictiers.htm

Historic Events for the Polkingham family



Halifax Explosion

  • Mr. William George  Polkingham (1844-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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Citations


  1. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) POICTIERS 1848. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1848Poictiers.htm
  2. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

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