Early Origins of the Pomphrett 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 Pomphrett family
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Pomphrett Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pomphray, Pomfrey, Pomfrett, Pomfret, Pomfray and others.
Early Notables of the Pomphrett family (pre 1700)
Bedfordshire in 1695. Born in Luton, Bedfordshire, his father was Thomas Pomfret, vicar...
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Migration of the Pomphrett family to Ireland
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Migration of the Pomphrett family to the New World and Oceana
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Pomphrett Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
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