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Pomphrey Early Origins



The surname Pomphrey was first found in Yorkshire, where they held a family seat from very early times and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Pomphrey Spelling Variations


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Pomphrey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pomphray, Pomfrey, Pomfrett, Pomfret, Pomfray and others.

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Pomphrey Early History


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Pomphrey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pomphrey research. Another 261 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1190, 1357, 1423, 1488, 1667, 1702 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Pomphrey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pomphrey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pomphrey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pomphrey 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 were:

Pomphrey Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Pomphrey, who arrived in Maryland in 1663

Pomphrey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Pomphrey, aged 23, who landed in America, in 1892

Pomphrey Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John F. Pomphrey, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Henry Pomphrey, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1918
  • John F. Pomphrey, aged 42, who emigrated to East Orange, New Jersey, in 1920
  • Edward William Pomphrey, aged 24, who landed in America from London, England, in 1921
  • Frederick J. Pomphrey, aged 40, who settled in America, in 1921
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pomphrey Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Thomas C Pomphrey, aged 27, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1909

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pomphrey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pomphrey (post 1700)



  • Robert Henry "Bob" Pomphrey (b. 1944), former English cricketer

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Pomphrey Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
    3. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    5. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    9. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Pomphrey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pomphrey 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 14 June 2014 at 12:49.

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