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Spilmend is a name that first reached England following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Spilmend family lived in Norfolk.

Early Origins of the Spilmend family


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

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Early History of the Spilmend family

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Early History of the Spilmend family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spilmend research.
Another 216 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1214, 1626, 1588, 1606, 1663, 1645, 1648 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Spilmend History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spilmend Spelling Variations

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Spilmend Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries. For that reason, spelling variations are common among many Anglo-Norman names. The shape of the English language was frequently changed with the introduction of elements of Norman French, Latin, and other European languages; even the spelling of literate people's names were subsequently modified. Spilmend has been recorded under many different variations, including Speelman, Spellman, Spelman, Spilman, Spillman, Spillane, O'Spillane, Spilane, Spallon, Spollin, Splaine and many more.

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Early Notables of the Spilmend family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Spilmend family (pre 1700)


Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Sir Henry Spelman; Sir John Spilman (also spelt Spielman) (died 1626) German-born entrepreneur who founded the first commercially successful paper-mill in Kent, England in...
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Migration of the Spilmend family to Ireland

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Migration of the Spilmend family to Ireland


Some of the Spilmend family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Spilmend family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Spilmend family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the uncertainty of the political and religious uncertainty found in England, many English families boarded ships at great expense to sail for the colonies held by Britain. The passages were expensive, though, and the boats were unsafe, overcrowded, and ridden with disease. Those who were hardy and lucky enough to make the passage intact were rewarded with land, opportunity, and social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families went on to be important contributors to the young nations of Canada and the United States where they settled. Spilmends were some of the first of the immigrants to arrive in North America: James, John, Michael, Robert, Spellman who all settled in Philadelphia between 1844 to 1851; Elizabeth Spillane settled in Pennsylvania in 1773; Ellen and Joan Spillane settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1847 and 1849 respectively.

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