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The lineage of the name Slocombe begins with the Anglo-Saxon tribes in Britain. It is a result of when they lived in Slocombe found on the Isle of Wight and in the county of Devon. The surname Slocombe was originally derived from the Old English word Slahcumb which means dweller in the valley.

Slocombe Early Origins



The surname Slocombe was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Slocombe Spelling Variations


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Slocombe Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Slocombe has undergone many spelling variations, including Slocum, Slowcombe, Slocombe, Slocum, Slocumb and others.

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Slocombe Early History


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Slocombe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Slocombe research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the year 1630 is included under the topic Early Slocombe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Slocombe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Slocombe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Slocombe 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:

Slocombe Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Slocombe (aged 21) arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aliquis"

Slocombe Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Slocombe, aged 24, a bootmaker, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Ionic" in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Slocombe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Slocombe (post 1700)



  • Walter Becker Slocombe (b. 1941), American Rhodes Scholar and former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (1994-2001)
  • Douglas Slocombe OBE, BSC, ASC (1913-2016), British three-time Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominated cinematographer, perhaps best known for his work on the three Indiana Jones movies starring Harrison Ford

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Slocombe Historic Events


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Slocombe Historic Events




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Slocombe Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    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. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Slocombe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Slocombe 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 3 September 2016 at 01:43.

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