The name Tavender reached England
in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest
of 1066. The name Tavender is for a person who kept a tavern
or public house.
Early Origins of the Tavender family
The surname Tavender was first found in Essex
where they held a family seat
from early times.
Early History of the Tavender family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Tavender research.Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1066, 1305, 1361, 1759, 1397, 1407, 1397, 1402, 1406, 1407, 1417, 1417, 1490, 1545, 1505, 1575, 1572, 1584, 1638, 1680, 1768, 1736, 1739, 1690 and 1706 are included under the topic Early Tavender History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Tavender Spelling Variations
It is only in the last few hundred
years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, Anglo-Norman surnames like Tavender are characterized by many spelling variations
. Scribes and monks in the Middle Ages spelled names they sounded, so it is common to find several variations that refer to a single person. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages such as Norman French and Latin, even literate people regularly changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Tavender include Taverner, Tabenor, Tabiner, Tavernor, Taviner, Tavenor and many more.
Early Notables of the Tavender family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was William Taverner ( fl.
1397-1407), of Leominster, an English politician, Member of Parliamnet for Leominster in 1397, 1402, 1406 and 1407; William Taverner (fl. 1417), an English politician, Member of the Parliament for Lyme Regis in 1417; John Taverner (1490-1545), English composer and organist... Another 74 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tavender Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Tavender family to Ireland
Some of the Tavender family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland
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Migration of the Tavender family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Tavender Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- David Tavender, aged 23, a stonemason, who arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Neptune" CITATION[CLOSE]
South Australian Register Wednesday 26 October 1853. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Neptune 1853. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/neptune1853.shtml.