Tacey History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Tacey family

The surname Tacey was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they lands.

Early History of the Tacey family

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Tacey Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Tesseyman, Tyzemon, Tessington, Tissiman, Tacyman, Theysman, Tossemund, Tsymon, Theisman, Tesmond, Tessamond and many more.

Early Notables of the Tacey family (pre 1700)

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United States Tacey migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Tacey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Tacey, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]

Australia Tacey migration to Australia +

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

Tacey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. James Tacey, (b. 1829), aged 14, British labourer who was convicted in Salford, Lancashire, England for 7 years for larceny, transported aboard the "Asiatic" on 26th May 1843, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [2]
  • Caroline Tacey, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Britannia" in 1846 [3]
  • Jane Tacey, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Britannia" in 1846 [3]
  • Caroline Tacey a domestic servant, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Britannia" in 1846 [3]
  • Jane Tacey a domestic servant, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Britannia" in 1846 [3]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Tacey (post 1700) +

  • David Tacey (b. 1953), Australian academic and author, Associate Professor of English at La Trobe University


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 14th July 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/asiatic
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) BRITANNIA 1846. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1846Britannia.htm


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