Stanners History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Stanners family

The surname Stanners was first found in Suffolk, where Stanmar was the first of the family listed there in 1066. [1]

A few years later, Stanmer was listed at Bury, Suffolk in 1095. Almost 200 years later, the Latin form of the name, Stanmarus, was listed in Norfolk c. 1250. John Stamer was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Sussex in 1296 and a few years later, Robert le Stamere was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of 1327. The name is through to have been from Stanmore (Middlesex) or Stanmer (Sussex). [2]

Great Stanmore is a parish, in the union of Hendon, hundred of Gore, county of Middlesex and is best known as the location of "the first meeting, after the conclusion of the late war, of the Prince Regent and his illustrious guests the Emperor of Russia and the King of Prussia, with Louis XVIII." [3] Not far away, is Little Stanmore, a parish, in the union of Hendon, hundred of Gore.

Stanmer is a parish, in the union of Newhaven, hundred of Ringmer, rape of Pevensey, ion Sussex. [3]

Some sources claim the name is from the Old English stamera for stammerer, or from Old English stamerian 'to stammer'. [4]

Early History of the Stanners family

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Stanners Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Stammer, Stammers, Stamer, Stamers and others.

Early Notables of the Stanners family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Stanners family to Ireland

Some of the Stanners family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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United States Stanners migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stanners Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • John Stanners, aged 29, who immigrated to the United States from Dalkeith, in 1905
  • Wm. Paul Stanners, aged 20, who settled in America from Galway, Ireland, in 1906
  • Jeanie Stanners, aged 32, who settled in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • Maggie Stanners, aged 24, who immigrated to America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1910
  • Agnes Stanners, aged 20, who landed in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Stanners migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stanners Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
  • Joseph Stanners, aged 38, who immigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1923

Australia Stanners migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Stanners Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Winnifred Stanners, aged 22, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Sultana" [5]


  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  4. ^ Harrison, Henry, Surnames of the United Kingdom: A Concise Etymological Dictionary Baltimore: Geneological Publishing Company, 2013. Print
  5. ^ South Australian Register Saturday 4th February 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Sultana 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/sultana1854.shtml.


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