Early Origins of the Pomfrit family
Yorkshire at Pontefract, a borough, markettown, and parish, in the Upper division of the wapentake of Osgoldcross. "This place, which appears to have risen from the ruins of Legeolium, a Roman station in the vicinity, now Castleford, was by the Saxons called Kirkby, and after the Conquest obtained the name of Pontfrete, according to some, from Pontfrete in Normandy, whence sprang the Lacys, lords of Pontefract." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Pomfrit family
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Pomfrit Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pomphray, Pomfrey, Pomfrett, Pomfret, Pomfray and others.
Early Notables of the Pomfrit family (pre 1700)
Bedfordshire in 1695. Born in Luton, Bedfordshire, his father was Thomas Pomfret, vicar...
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Migration of the Pomfrit family to Ireland
Some of the Pomfrit family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Pomfrit family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Pomfrett settled in Maine in 1624; Thomas Pomfrett settled in Barbados in 1685; William Pomfrey settled in Maryland in 1775; James Pomfrey settled in Maryland in 1730..
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