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Pontifex Early Origins



The surname Pontifex was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Kitley. One branch of the family was found in the parish of Woodbury in Devon. "The church [of Woodbury] contains some ancient monuments, among which is one to Chief Justice Sir Edmund Pollexfen." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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Pontifex Spelling Variations


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Pontifex Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pollexfen, Pollfexen, Polfaxen, Pollfaxen and many more.

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Pontifex Early History


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Pontifex Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pontifex research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1689, 1632, 1691, 1689, 1636, 1715, 1679, 1689, 1690 and 1172 are included under the topic Early Pontifex History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pontifex Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pontifex Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family at this time was Sir Henry Pollexfen (1632-1691), a British judge and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales and Chief Justice of the Common Pleas in...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pontifex Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pontifex In Ireland


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Pontifex In Ireland



Some of the Pontifex family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  3. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  8. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
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The Pontifex Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pontifex 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.

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