The Strathclyde-Briton people of ancient Scotland
were the first to use the name Robbertombe. The Robbertombe family lived in Lanarkshire.
Early Origins of the Robbertombe family
The surname Robbertombe was first found in Lanarkshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig) a former county in the central Strathclyde region of Scotland
, now divided into the Council Areas of North Lanarkshire
, South Lanarkshire, and the City of Glasgow, where they held a family seat
in Roberton from very ancient times. The name was given by Robert, brother of Lambin, about the year 1220, often confused with Robertson, this name appears to be as old as if not older than the Robertsons of Struan.
Early History of the Robbertombe family
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Robbertombe Spelling Variations
The variation in the spelling of Medieval names is a result of the lack of spelling rules in the English language prior to the last few hundred
years. Before that time, scribes spelled according to sound, often varying the spelling of name within a single document. Robbertombe has appeared as Roberton, Robertoun, Robertown and others.
Early Notables of the Robbertombe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Robbertombe family to the New World and Oceana
As the persecution of Clan
families continued, they sailed for North America in increasing numbers. In most cases, they found the freedom and opportunity they sought. Land was often available and the American War of Independence
allowed Scots an opportunity to solidify their independence from the English crown. These settlers and their ancestors went on to play essential roles in the forging of the nations of the United States and Canada. Among them: John Roberton who arrived in Philadelphia in 1829.